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Glaucoma Causes Damage to the Optic Nerve


Glaucoma is a medical condition that affects the eyes. When people have glaucoma, they have damage to their optic nerve. A healthy optic nerve is one of the most important things you ..

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Bursitis Can Affect Any of the Many Bursa Sacs in the Body


Once the inflammation or irritation of a bursa happens, bursitis occurs. A bursa is a closed sac full of fluid and cushions the body tissues, such as bones, tendons,  muscles, and ..

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Low Bone Mass is the Trade Mark of Osteopenia


Osteopenia is a condition in which bone density is below the normal range. However, the bone density is not as low as the one associated with osteoporosis, whereby the bones are extra ..

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There is Still Much Misunderstood About Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis


Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, known as ALS, is a progressive neurodegenerative disease. It causes nerve cells to scar and harden. As the motor nerves die, the brain loses its ability ..

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Dementia Can Be a Devastating Condition To Handle


Dementia is a range of diseases that cause a person to lose their memory and ability to learn, reason, make judgments and communicate clearly. Basically, dementia is a term used to ..

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Cellulitis Can Have Serious Complications When Left Untreated


When you first hear the word cellulitis, it may conjure images of cellulite in your mind. While the two words are similar, the conditions have absolutely nothing to do with each other. ..

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