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Esophagus Disorders

The esophagus is the tube that carries food, liquids and saliva from your mouth to the stomach. You may not be aware of your esophagus…

GERD

Also called: Gastroesophageal reflux disease  Your esophagus is the tube that carries food from your mouth to your stomach. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) happens when…

Heart Attack

Each year over a million people in the U.S. have a heart attack. About half of them die. Many people have permanent heart damage or…

Heart Diseases

If you’re like most people, you think that heart disease is a problem for others. But heart disease is the number one killer in the…

Heartburn

Heartburn is a painful burning feeling in your chest or throat. It happens when stomach acid backs up into your esophagus, the tube that carries…

High Blood Pressure

Also called: Benign essential hypertension, Essential hypertension, HBP, HTN, Hypertension Blood pressure is the force of your blood pushing against the walls of your arteries.…

Leukemia

Leukemia is cancer of the white blood cells. White blood cells help your body fight infection. Your blood cells form in your bone marrow. In…

Limb Loss

People can lose all or part of an arm or leg for a number of reasons. Common ones include Problems with blood circulation. These may…

Lung Diseases

When you breathe, your lungs take in oxygen from the air and deliver it to the bloodstream. The cells in your body need oxygen to…

Lymphoma

Lymphoma is a cancer of a part of the immune system called the lymph system. There are many types of lymphoma. One type is Hodgkin…

Panic disorder

Causes Panic disorder sometimes runs in families, but no one knows for sure why some people have it while others don’t. Researchers have found that…

Pregnancy and Medicines

Not all medicines are safe to take when you are pregnant. Some medicines can harm your baby. That includes over-the-counter or prescription drugs, herbs, and…