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Hypotension Can Be Caused By Numerous Conditions

thumbnail of Hypotension Can Be Caused By Numerous Conditions (welks) The heart is responsible for the supply of blood in the body. Blood pressure is the force at which blood pushes against the arteries as the heart pumps. When an individual has hypotension, commonly known as low blood pressure, blood flows through the arteries and veins with ...

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Pelvic Pain is a Common Ailment and Can Be a Serious Warning Sign

thumbnail of Pelvic Pain is a Common Ailment and Can Be a Serious Warning Sign The pelvis is located at the bottom of the torso between the belly and the legs. Pelvic pain occurs in the lower abdomen, between the navel and the groin. It is commonly associated with discomfort in the region of the female reproductive organs; however, it affects both men ...

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Living With Crohn's Disease Means Minimizing the Chronic Inflammation

thumbnail of Living With Crohn's Disease Means Minimizing the Chronic Inflammation Crohn's disease is a unique inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The illness causes chronic inflammation and ulceration in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. In 1932, Dr. Burrill B. Crohn, a gastroenterologist, examined complex intestinal diseases with Drs. Leon Ginzburg and ...

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Pain Coming From the Jaw Joint Might Be a Sign of TMJ Disorders

thumbnail of Pain Coming From the Jaw Joint Might Be a Sign of TMJ Disorders The temporomandibular joints, or "TMJ" for short, are a pair of joints that connect the jawbone to the skull. They are rather unique in human anatomy in that they are bilateral yet function as a single unit; the nature of their function makes it rather problematic if one sid ...

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