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Basics of Eczema

Basics of Eczema

Eczema, also called atopic dermatitis, is a common skin condition marked by itchy and inflamed patches of skin. It’s often seen in babies and young children, appearing on the faces of infants. But eczema can come in a variety of types in children, teens, and adults. What are the symptoms of eczema? The main symptom of eczema is itchy, dry,…

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Stroke and its symptoms

Stroke and its symptoms

A stroke occurs when a blood vessel in the brain ruptures and bleeds, or when there’s a blockage in the blood supply to the brain. The rupture or blockage prevents blood and oxygen from reaching the brain’s tissues. Without oxygen, brain cells and tissue become damaged and begin to die within minutes.  Symptoms The loss of blood flow to the…

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Benefits of Quitting Smoking

Benefits of Quitting Smoking

Better circulation Blood circulation improves within 4 to 12 weeks of stopping smoking, which makes physical activity a lot easier and lowers your risk of a heart attack. Improved taste and smell Smoking damages nerve endings in your nose and mouth, dulling your senses of taste and smell. Within just 48 hours of quitting, the nerve endings begin to grow, and your…

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Mouth Ulcers and Treatment

Mouth Ulcers and Treatment

Mouth ulcers also called canker sores. They are normally small, painful lesions that develop in your mouth or at the base of your gums which makes eating, drinking, and talking uncomfortable. Women, adolescents, and people with a family history of mouth ulcers are at higher risk for developing mouth ulcers. Mouth ulcers aren’t contagious and usually go away within one…

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