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What Does Low Sodium Mean?

When you get your result of blood test and find yourself low in sodium, you may wonder “what does low sodium mean”. Life processes are chemical reactions and sodium helps complete those processes because it is the most positively charged ion in your body’s fluids and tissues. Those life processes …

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Subclinical Hyperthyroidism

Thyroid-stimulating hormone, also known as TSH, is made in the brain to control the amount of thyroid hormones that are in your blood. These hormones help control growth, weight, body temperature, heart rate and a host of other things. When you have subclinical hyperthyroidism, your level of TSH is too …

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Does Diabetes Make You Tired?

Blurred vision and frequent thirst are some of the most common symptoms of diabetes, but sometimes, people who have diabetes feel extremely tired. Then here comes the question: Can diabetes make you tired? Also, what could be the reasons if your diabetes is making you feel tired? Let’s find out more. Does …

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Is Liver Cancer Curable?

Cancer can affect any part of the body, and where it affects determines the odds of surviving and recovering from the illness. The liver can be affected by cancer, as can any part of the body. Cancer that originates in the liver is primary liver cancer, while secondary liver cancer …

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Vitamin D and Thyroid

One of the most important vitamins for our body is vitamin D and more is continually learned about its functions. Nearly every cell and tissue has vitamin D receptors, making it vital to the health of the entire body. Vitamin D deficiency could lead to many illnesses such as cancer, …

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Are Wrinkled Fingertips a Sign of Thyroid Problem?

Generally, pruney fingers or wrinkled fingertips occur when you keep your hands immersed in water for long enough to get your fingertips wrinkled. But sometimes, you notice those wrinkles on your fingertips without even putting your hand in water. This usually indicates an underlying medical condition. Though it is easy to handle things …

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Hypoglycemia Without Diabetes

Hypoglycemia is otherwise known as the constant presence of low blood sugar levels. This is common in people who have been diagnosed with diabetes. However, a number of people also suffer from hypoglycemia without being diagnosed with diabetes. This article will go over the symptoms suffered by those who have …

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Diseases of the Endocrine System

There are eight main glands that run through your body as part of the endocrine system. The glands produce hormones which run through your bloodstream to your organs and tissues. The hormones move slowly but they do have an effect on the entire body, including: Development and growth Metabolism which …

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Rotator Cuff Tear MRI

One of the most frequent shoulder injuries is a rotator cuff tear. Over 2 million people in the United States suffer rotator cuff issues every year and need to have a rotator cuff MRI. It is a major cause of shoulder pain and weakness and accounts for a large amount …

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