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Bronchospasm

By on October 19th, 2017 in Diseases and Conditions

Bronchospasm is a condition that describes the narrowing of the airway, which directly affects your breathing. The bronchi (muscles lining the airways) in the lungs tighten leading to narrowing of the airways. As a result, the amount of oxygen that enters the blood is restricted. Even the amount of carbon dioxide that leaves the blood […]

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Brown Nails

By on October 17th, 2017 in Skin

When it comes to taking good care of the nails, people think that it is just enough to cut, trim, and decorate it. Don’t you know that your nails can say something about your health? The normal color of the nails is white to light brown with pinkish to reddish tinge. The pink to red […]

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White Stool

By on October 15th, 2017 in Diseases and Conditions

The color of the stool is an indicator that something is not going right in your body. A white stool is an alarming sign and if you notice it, make sure you contact your doctor right away. There are a lot of white stool causes and that your doctor should determine the root cause so […]

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Brachioradialis Pain

By on October 13th, 2017 in Pain Management

What is a brachioradialis muscle? What does the brachioradialis do? Brachioradialis is one of the muscles in the forearms. It is also called Venke’s muscle. It extends from the lower part of the humerus down to the radius. The humerus is the long bone in the upper arm and the radius is the long bone […]

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Swollen Uvula

By on October 10th, 2017 in Diseases and Conditions

What does it mean when your uvula is swollen ? The mouth is a very important part of the body. Its roofing has two main sections: the hard palate and soft palate. The uvula is one of the structures you can find in the mouth. It is located at the back of the throat. It […]

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Hazel Eyes

By on October 9th, 2017 in Anatomy and Body

Eyes are the windows to the soul. This is the famous saying. They say that you can learn a lot about a person by simply looking at them in the eye. The human eyes reflect one’s personality and emotion. Each and every one of us has a unique eye color and it contributes a lot […]

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Scratchy Throat

By on October 5th, 2017 in Diseases and Conditions

A scratchy throat is an indicator that there is something wrong in your body. Most of the time, it is a sign that you will have a cold. It could be caused by allergy, a strained vocal cord, or an infection of the throat. A scratchy throat should not be taken for granted. Immediate treatment […]

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Montgomery Gland

By on October 3rd, 2017 in Diseases and Conditions

The Montgomery gland is a large sebaceous gland in the breast. It represents the transition between the sweat gland and the mammary gland. It was named after an Irish obstetrician, William F. Montgomery. It is situated in the areola and it secretes oily fluid, which lubricates and protects the nipple. The part of the gland […]

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Tibiofemoral Joint

By on October 1st, 2017 in Anatomy and Body

The knee joint allows you to extend and flex the legs. It is a bicondylar type synovial joint. It is surrounded by joint capsule with ligaments strapping inside and outside of the joint. The ligaments that run along the sides of the knee are called collateral ligaments. They limit the sideways movement of the knee. […]

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Saddle Joint

By on September 30th, 2017 in Anatomy and Body

There are different types of joints in the human body. The synovial joints are the most common. Because of synovial joints, people were able to move freely. Synovial joints enable you to walk, run, type, and write. They are a complex joints characterized by articular cartilage that covers the ends of the bone. They have […]

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