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Sjogren’s Syndrome: When It’s More Than Just Dry Eyes and Dry Mouth

Everyone suffers from the occasional dry mouth or dry eyes. Usually, upping the hydration and using over-the-counter eye drops will clear up symptoms. But if symptoms persist or get worse, there could be an underlying cause, such as Sjogren’s syndrome....

Amino Acid Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease

James Parkinson, a physician in 19th-century London, is credited with being the first to detail the symptoms of a neurodegenerative disorder now called Parkinson's disease. Symptoms of the disease, however, were described as far back as 5,000 BCE in ancient...

Mercury Exposure: How to Know If You Have Mercury Poisoning and What to Do About It

Mercury has different forms, and people get exposed to it in a variety of ways. The most common way people in the U.S. get mercury poisoning is by eating fish that contains methylmercury, but there also other products that can...

What Is Bell’s Palsy and What Causes It?

Wondering what is Bell’s palsy? Bell's palsy, a type of temporary facial paralysis caused by damage or trauma to the facial nerves, affects about 40,000 Americans each year, or 1 in 5,000 people. It happens to be the most common...

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...

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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