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Any medical avances for sjögren syndrome?

Any medical avances for sjögren syndrome?

Unfortunately not : Much but supportive treatment, hydration, immunosuppressants etc but use of herbal meds is coming to the forefront. Take care! care!http://www.Ehow.Com/way_5347842_herbal-cures-sjogrens-syndrome.Html#page=0 http://en.M.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/sjogren%27s_syndrome. ...Read more

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Please list symptoms of hypothyroidism?

Please list symptoms of hypothyroidism?

Slow metabolism: All of the symptoms of hypothyroidism are related to the slowing of the metabolism in this condition: fatigue, weight gain, constipation, feeling cold, dry skin, slow heart rate, and hair loss. ...Read more

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Is family history of significance in terms of developing kidney stones? I'm other words is there a congenital link?

 Is family history of significance in terms of developing kidney stones? I'm other words is there a congenital link?

Kidney stone: In some cases, family history is important in diagnosing and managing kidney stones. The etiology of kidney stone formation is multifactorial, a small percentage of which is familial. ...Read more

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Can someone assist me in locating or compiling a comprehensive list of all the classifications of pain. Ie (neuropathic, musculoskeletal & ect)?

Can someone assist me in locating or compiling a comprehensive list of all the classifications of pain. Ie (neuropathic, musculoskeletal & ect)?

Pain: In pain management, rao is considered the bible. This well-written without seeming like an encyclopedia. There are also some very excellent books which are published by asipp, although those books can only be obtained on asipps website. Rao's book can be ordered on amazon. Medtronic also has a good listing of pains that are purely neuropathic purely somatic and pains which overlap. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of major diseases in down syndrome?

What are symptoms of major diseases in down syndrome?

Variable: The most significant symptoms happen if the child with down's has cardiac defects. Some of these defects may require surgery. Immunity issues may exist that predipose to infection and/or leukemia ( a blood cancer). ...Read more

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How many specific conditions of colitis exist?

How many specific conditions of colitis exist?

Many: Colitis means inflammation of the colon. This inflammation can be caused by infection, medications, autoimmune phenomena, radiation or poor blood supply. Signs and sxs of colitis include bleeding, diarrhea, abdominal pain, but one may have colitis and no symptoms. ...Read more

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What medical conditions are associated with under nutrition?

What medical conditions are associated with under nutrition?

Too broad an issue: It is a very broad subject to be addressed in 400 characters. Please see this site for details. http://www.merckmanuals.com/home/disorders_of_nutrition/undernutrition/undernutrition.html. ...Read more

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What are the medical causes of a disorder like schizophrenia?

What are the medical causes of a disorder like schizophrenia?

Unknown: There are many studies that are highly suggestive that this disease is caused by an abnormal metabolism or use of Dopamine and related transmitters in the brain and studies with pet scan show increase and abnormal use in the frontal part of the brain this is the area that can control mood and behaviours. ...Read more

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List of all heart disease names?

List of all heart disease names?

Need more space...: This is not a practical forum for this curious question--you probably better off googling it. But to name a few: coronary artery disease, hypertensive hd, valvular hd, cardiomyopathies (dilated, hypertrophic, tachycardic types), endocarditis, atrial fibrillation, flutter, wolf-parkinson-white syndrome, r or l bundle branch block, pvcs, pat, 1st/sec/3rd heart block, heart failure..Have fun learning. ...Read more

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What are the medical definitions of social health?

Social health: social health = amount & quality of interaction an individual has with their community. ...Read more

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What are some influential medical societies regarding the care of patients?

I think now, in 2012: ...Specialty boards that certify doctors as being competent in their specialty have the most influence. ...Read more

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Ideas of metabolic disorders testing?

Ideas of metabolic disorders testing?

Metabolic syndromeDx: Lipid panel, fasting glucose, hemoglobin a1c, and a fasting glucose to Insulin ratio. Finally, an exam to determine if you have an apple build and a family history.These last two are the most important to point to metabolic syndrome! ...Read more

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What medical conditions are related to chronic fatigue syndrome?

What medical conditions are related to chronic fatigue syndrome?

See below: Cfs identifies a heterogeneous population of people in whom fatigue, pain, cognitive complaints and virus-like symptoms are the final common consequence of a variety of different causes. Most patients have had past or current psychiatric disorders such as depression. Postinfectious fatigue cases after mononucleosis, influenza, brucellosis, lyme disease and q fever are indistinguishable from cfs. ...Read more

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What are the presenting symptoms of metabolic syndrome?

What are the presenting symptoms of metabolic syndrome?

Many: Presaging cluster of problems with metabolic syndrome is Insulin resistance associated with an apple build, weight on the middle. Insulin in excess amounts is inflammatory. Then issues such as hirsuitism, pcos, may develop in women, followed by hyperglycemia during pregnancy. Afterwards, men and women may see lipid alterations (high triglycerides, and low HDL levels. \bp problems and type 2dm comes. ...Read more

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Besides patient history of gait issues, are there any clinical signs of tumor in cervical spine?

Besides patient history of gait issues, are there any clinical signs of tumor in cervical spine?

From none to many: A tumor may be present without any symptoms to a variety including gait and spasticity issues, balance problems, numbness, tingling, weakness, dexterity issues, bowel/bladder issues, headache, pain in the neck and/or extremities, handwritng changes to name a few. ...Read more

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