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What You Should Know About Serotonin Syndrome

When it comes to serotonin, too much of a good thing can be quite dangerous. Serotonin is one of the most important neurotransmitters in your brain, playing crucial roles in the proper functioning of nerve and brain cells as well...

Toxoplasmosis in Humans: Symptoms to Watch out For!

Long associated with cat excrement, Toxoplasma gondii can actually result from numerous causes, including eating undercooked meats. While coming into contact with the single-celled parasite tends to cause few symptoms in healthy individuals, pregnant women and those with compromised immune...

What You Need to Know About Magnesium: Benefits and Risks

Magnesium is one of the most important minerals to the human body. This mineral is essential for over 300 chemical reactions in the body. If you aren’t getting enough of this vital mineral from your diet, deficiency can occur. A...

Vasculitis: Signs, Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

A potentially life-threatening condition in which blood vessels become inflamed, vasculitis refers to a group of rare diseases with disparate effects. While there are multiple types of vasculitis, the primary symptoms include changes in the walls of blood vessels, especially...

What Is Listeria and How Can You Protect Yourself?

Listeriosis is a serious infection usually caused by eating food contaminated with the gram-positive bacterium Listeria monocytogenes, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC). The agency estimates that 1,600 people contract listeriosis each year and that 260 die....

Encephalitis: What Causes Inflammation of the Brain?

Inflammation is a common condition that many people suffer due to injury or illness. Common sites of inflammation in the body include joints such as ankles, feet, hands, and wrists. Inflammation can be chronic due to a disease, such as...

We’re Spreading Epilepsy Awareness: Seizure Triggers, Types and Treatment

Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that causes seizures and unusual behavior. We’re spreading epilepsy awareness because anyone can develop it, and numbers are staggering. Worldwide, 65 million people have epilepsy, of which, 3 million live in the United States, where...

Lupus Symptoms, Treatment, Diagnosis

Lupus affects an estimated 5 million people worldwide, including well-known figures like Seal, Paula Abdul, and Selena Gomez. However, most of the public knows very little about this condition. What Is Lupus? A systemic autoimmune disease, lupus is a condition...

What Causes a Stroke? Signs, Recovery, Treatment and Prevention

A stroke occurs when blood flow to part of the brain is cut off or reduced. When this happens, the brain stops receiving oxygen and nutrients—and brain cells start to die. Strokes can occur close to the surface of the...

Multiple Sclerosis: Types, Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Fatigue, lack of focus, stiffness, eye pain…these are troublesome conditions that many people experience at some point in their lives. They tend to be dismissed as the result of too much stress, not enough exercise, or looking at a computer...

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