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Hypertension - Primary Care 0

Hypertension: What is it and why should you worry?

Overview Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is when your blood pressure, the force of blood flowing through your blood vessels, is frequently high.  High blood pressure is extraordinarily common. Recent surveys show...

Heart Disease 0

5 Types of Heart Disease and Their Warning Symptoms

Many types of heart disease exist and each has its own symptoms and treatment. For some people, lifestyle modifications and medications can make a considerable difference in improving their health. Some may need surgery...

Syphilis 0

Syphilis: the great imitator of other infections

Syphilis is a complex sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum. It is often called ”the great imitator” because many of its signs and symptoms cannot be distinguished from those of...

CoronaVirus Infection 0

What you need to know about the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

News about the coronavirus flare-up that was first identified in China has been changing rapidly. The virus, closely linked to respiratory infections like the common cold, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle Eastern...

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Understanding Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral Neuropathy Overview Peripheral neuropathy is a neurological disorder that results in damage to the peripheral nervous system, causing weakness, pain, and numbness, usually in your hands and feet. As per the National Institute...

Chlamydia Testing 0

Chlamydia: Definition, Symptoms, and Testing Information

Chlamydia is a common bacterial sexually transmitted disease (STD) that is caused by Chlamydia trachomatis. It can spread during vaginal, anal, or oral sex with someone who’s infected. According to the Centre for Disease...

Flu Shot 0

FLU SHOT: THE BEST WAY TO FIGHT FLU

Influenza, commonly known as the flu, is a viral infection that attacks your respiratory system- your nose, throat, and lungs. For most people, flu can resolve on its own but sometimes it can lead...

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Is there a cure in sight for Alzheimer’s disease?

Alzheimer’s disease, the most common type of dementia, is a neurological disorder that involves the destruction of brain cells. It gradually destroys a person’s memory and ability to learn, make judgments, communicate and carry...