Conditions & Diseases


What is vasomotor tone October 22

What is vasomotor tone
The amount of tension on the walls of the vessels constricts or dilates the vessels. Nerve fibers in the middle layer of the vessel, known as the tunica media, secrete neurotransmitters into ...

What is a thyroid nodule October 22

What is a thyroid nodule
Thyroid nodules usually cause symptoms unless they get large enough to be seen or felt or when they press on the windpipe, causing shortness of breath or difficulty swallowing, Mayo Clinic s ...

Does a vasectomy hurt October 22

Moderate soreness and swollen testicles are common for a day or two, according to WebMD. Some men report experiencing pain or discomfort for up to a year, though. As much as 15 percent of men report their post-operative pain as "seriously aggravating

Why does diabetes cause polydipsia October 22

Diabetes mellitus is a disease characterized by abnormally high blood sugar. As explained by the U.S. National Library of Medicine's Medline Plus, high blood sugar results because the pancreas fails to produce insulin or because the body develops a r

What foods are beneficial for treating or counteracting hyperthyroidism October 20

What foods are beneficial for treating or counteracting hyperthyroidism
According to Endocrine Web, berries help increase immune system strength because of the high level of antioxidants they contain. Choose from blueberries, blackberries, strawberries or raspbe ...

Can leukemia cause you to itch October 20

Can leukemia cause you to itch
The Mayo Clinic states that early symptoms of leukemia resemble symptoms of the flu, so it is important to be proactive if one has any of these symptoms for prolonged periods. Leukemia is ca ...
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