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Health: Page 185

The most painful type of arthritis
GoutOctober 20, 2010 ET
Gout is a kind of arthritis caused by uric acid crystals forming in one or more joints. Its appearance depends on the food you eat, what you drink and your family history.
Exercising with professor Eisenstein, Part II
Bodyweight exercisingOctober 13, 2010 ET
Two common problems if you want to exercise are a lack of time and money needed for the gym. However, you can do some things at home just fine, with zero dollars spent and with great results.
Exercising with professor Eisenstein
First time in the gymOctober 6, 2010 ET
So, you decided to start exercising. That's great because it's never too early or too late for that, but at the beginning you must be very careful or you will do more harm than good. You don't need to make a plan - we made it for you.
God bless you!
Dust mite allergySeptember 29, 2010 ET
So, you are dusting and you are constantly sneezing and you hands are itchy. A half an hour later everything is normal again. Well, you have dust mite allergy and you can consider yourself lucky for having such mild symptoms.
Can I infect other people? Yes, you can.
TapewormSeptember 22, 2010 ET
Tapeworm infection is very annoying infection that can be solved very successfully, but it can also end with very serious consequences.
If I remember well, the prognosis is positive
Transient global amnesiaSeptember 15, 2010 ET
If you are healthy and experience sudden but temporary memory loss, don\'t worry. You just experienced transient global amnesia, a condition that as a rule of thumb is not dangerous.
Learn to love your wrinkles
WrinklesSeptember 8, 2010 ET
As the years are passing by, our skin becomes drier and as a consequence it is less elastic. It also loses the ability to protect us and itself from damage, and one of the most visible results of those processes are wrinkles.
Vitiligo - the pigment killer
VitiligoSeptember 1, 2010 ET
The task of our immune system is to detect and kill all bacteria, viruses, tumour cells or anything else that could invade our body. But it can make a mistake identifying harmless pollen as the worst enemy causing allergy reactions or killing pigment-producing cells that give colour to our skin.
Gallstones - the reason to leave fat food
August 25, 2010 ET
If you feel strong pain in the upper abdomen between the shoulder blades and under the right shoulder, most probably you have gallstones. Gallstones can block the normal flow of liquid and if the block exists for a longer period it can cause serious, even fatal, condition.
An effusion - one jump too much
Water on the kneeAugust 18, 2010 ET
You went to that basketball game, you jumped very elegantly up to the sky, but you fell down not so elegantly - on your knee. The next day you couldn't tell the difference between your knee and the ball. And it hurts like hell - that's because you have water on the knee.
Castleman's disease
Lymph nodeJuly 28, 2010 ET
Castleman's disease is a rare disease that can cause seriously damage of lymph nodes. Unfortunately, the cause of the disease is still unknown.
The kiss of the dangerous bug
Kissing bugJuly 21, 2010 ET
Chagas disease is a rare disease according to US and European standards. However, it is a real treat to people in Latin America: 18 million infected persons confirm that statement.

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