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River Blindness (Onchocerciasis)

River Blindness (Onchocerciasis) – Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

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River blindness, also known as Onchocerciasis, is a disease caused by the worm Onchocerca volvulus, which affects the skin and eyes. The parasitic worm is spread to humans and livestock from the bite of a...
Flu

Healthy Habits for Safeguarding You Against Flu

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Influenza or flu is supposed to be a viral infection and it is known to attack your respiratory system including your lungs, throat, and nose. Influenza is often referred to as flu; however, it differs...
Copper Deficiency

Copper Deficiency – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

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Copper is an element that exists naturally in is required by the body in trace amounts for survival. It is found in all body tissues and is vital for the production of erythrocytes and...
Anthophobia - Fear of Flowers

Anthophobia – Fear of Flowers

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Anthophobia is not to be confused with the fear of people or Anthropophobia. Anthophobia is the term used to refer to a fear of flowers. While this may seem weird or impossible, there are people...
Paraphilia

Paraphilia (Sexual Disorders) – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

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Paraphilias are common emotional disorders characterized by sexually arousing urges, fantasies, or behaviors that are intense, recurrent, occur over a significant period of at least six months, and triggers significant distress or interfere with...
Leaky Gut Syndrome

Leaky Gut Syndrome – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

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Leaky gut syndrome is a medical condition that has gained a lot of attention in recent years. In fact, it is a subject of hot debate as those of conventional medicine have refused to...
amaxophobia

Amaxophobia – the Fear of Driving or Being a Passenger in a Car

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Although some people assume that it lacks an official name, Amaxophobia, which is the fear of driving or being a passenger in a car, is quite common and may be either mild or severe. Some...
Chagas Disease

Chagas Disease – Definition, Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

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This is an inflammatory and a highly contagious disease inflicted by the parasite Trypanosoma cruzi, which is found in the faeces of the reduviid bug also called the kissing bug. Chagas disease is a common...
Virus

Virus – Origin, Structure, Diseases and How They Work

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They have probably infected you at some point in your life. They are tiny living organisms with wide-reaching effects. They are responsible for diseases as minor as the common cold or sore throat to...
Vitamin C Deficiency

Vitamin C Deficiency – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

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Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is a water-soluble vitamin that is found in various food. Since the body cannot produce its vitamin C, it is consumed via natural food and fruits, added...

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