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Choking on Mucus (Phlegm, Sputum) Causes

Mucus is produced the entire length of the digestive tract as well as the respiratory tract but most of the time we do not notice it. The color, consistency and volume of mucus can vary to some extent but when it becomes excessive it can be both annoying and uncomfortable. Excessive mucus can even impair out quality of >> Read More ...

Bowel Strangulation Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

The abdominal wall is made up of skin, muscles,fat and connective tissue. It does not have the protection of bones like the chest cavity has with the ribcage. This lack of rigidity can lead to small outpouchings known as hernias. It occurs with high pressure within the abdomen especially when the abdominal wall is weak at >> Read More ...

Insufficient Sleep Symptoms, Causes, Remedies, Treatment

How do you know when you are not getting enough sleep? It is not always as obvious as you may think. People with sleep-related problems who are experiencing significantly reduced sleeping hours are well aware that the sleep is insufficient. TBut for many people who do not suffer with an obvious sleep disorder the question >> Read More ...

Non-Healing Wounds In Diabetes, Injuries, Infections

Poor wound healing may occur in a number of situation but it is of particular concern to diabetics especially when it occurs on the legs. Due to the nature of the disease, diabetics may find that a minor injury with a small wound can rapidly progress into large ulcers and serious infections. Most diabetics are concerned >> Read More ...

Winter Vomiting Bug (Norovirus) Spread, Symptoms, Treatment

Americans traveling to the United Kingdom may hear about outbreaks of the winter vomiting bug. It may sound puzzling and even dangerous but the winter vomiting bug is just a viral gastroenteritis caused by noroviruses. The infection can occur at any time of the year although it tends to be more prominent during winter, >> Read More ...
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