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Everything you need to know about histrionic personality disorder

Everything you need to know about histrionic personality disorder

Histrionic personality disorder is a psychological condition characterized by erratic and emotionally charged behavior, typically driven by a desire for attention and a distorted self-image. While histrionic personality disorder or HPD is not considered a severe mental health problem, it can be disruptive to social, occupational or academic functioning. The causes of HPD are unclear, […]

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Trigger finger surgery: What to expect

Trigger finger surgery: What to expect

Trigger finger can leave the finger or thumb stuck in a crooked position. It causes pain and stiffness and makes it hard to move the affected digit. If other treatments are not successful or the condition is severe, surgery is usually successful in restoring full movement. The recovery time for trigger finger surgery is quick, […]

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What is abnormal gait?

What is abnormal gait?

Abnormal gait or a walking abnormality is when a person is unable to walk in the usual way. This may be due to injuries, underlying conditions, or problems with the legs and feet. Walking may seems to be an uncomplicated activity. However, there are many systems of the body, such as strength, coordination, and sensation, […]

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What you should know about nipple fissures

What you should know about nipple fissures

Nipple fissures are painful cracks on the skin of the nipple and areola. Nipple fissures are common during pregnancy and breast-feeding, but may be caused by friction in some athletes. People who experience nipple fissures should treat them with care, as it is possible for the area to become infected. Home treatments can provide relief […]

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Parkinson’s stages: Signs and symptoms

Parkinson’s stages: Signs and symptoms

Parkinson’s disease is a brain disorder that causes coordination issues, including tremors and speech impediments. A person may have all or only some of the symptoms associated with Parkinson’s. While everyone with Parkinson’s experiences the disease differently, it is broken down into several stages depending on the symptoms. In this article, we look at the […]

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What exercises are good for Parkinson’s disease?

What exercises are good for Parkinson’s disease?

Exercise is a vital part of daily life for all people who want to stay fit and healthy. For people with Parkinson’s disease, however, it is more than just about staying healthy. For them, the right exercises can improve vital aspects of daily living, such as mobility and maintaining balance. In this article, we examine […]

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Head and neck cancer: Acid reflux may raise risk in seniors

Head and neck cancer: Acid reflux may raise risk in seniors

New research investigates whether the common acid reflux is a risk factor for head and neck cancer in elderly people. Acid reflux may raise the risk of malignancies in the respiratory and upper digestive tracts. Dr. Edward D. McCoul, at the Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, LA, and colleagues led the new […]

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What causes vulvar pain?

What causes vulvar pain?

The vulva is the external genitalia in women. Pain or discomfort in these sensitive tissues is fairly common with most women having experienced pain in their vulva at some point. When that pain lasts for 3 months or longer and is not due to a specific cause, it is called vulvodynia. In this article, we […]

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How social media reflects our daily mood changes

How social media reflects our daily mood changes

Researchers from the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom have used a dataset of more than 800 million Twitter messages to evaluate how collective mood changes over the course of 24 hours and across the seasons. Researchers show that social media can determine mood changes between weekdays and weekends, as well as across the […]