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Occipital Neuralgia (Headache)

Occipital Neuralgia (Headache)

What is occipital neuralgia? Occipital neuralgia is a form of headache that causes pain along the upper neck and back of the head. The pain is in the distribution of the nerves known as occipital nerves (sensory nerves that run from the upper part of the neck to the back of the head). The pain […]

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Going Vegetarian Good for Your Heart, But May Up Stroke Risk

Going Vegetarian Good for Your Heart, But May Up Stroke Risk

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Heart News THURSDAY, Sept. 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Vegetarianism is all the rage these days, but a new study suggests that slicing meat from your diet might raise your risk of stroke slightly. While vegetarians had a 22% lower risk for heart disease, they had a 20% higher risk […]

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Inner Ear Infection (Labyrinthitis)

Inner Ear Infection (Labyrinthitis)

Labyrinthitis (inner ear infections) definition and facts Inner Ear Infection (Labyrinthitis) Labyrinthitis is an inner ear condition that causes dizziness, spinning sensation (vertigo) and problems with balance. Inner ear infections and/or other ear problems can trigger labyrinthitis. Symptoms of labyrinthitis include: Researchers and doctors do not know the cause of labyrinthitis. The condition may be […]

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Abdominal Pain Causes

Abdominal Pain Causes

What Causes Abdominal Pain? Abdominal pain is pain or discomfort that a person feels anywhere between the lower chest to the distal groin. Some health care professionals include the diaphragm, pelvis (and genitals) and the retroperitoneal space. Chest and abdominal pain are the two top reasons why people go to emergency rooms, according to the […]

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Health Tip: Living With a Herniated Disc

Health Tip: Living With a Herniated Disc

(HealthDay News) — A herniated disc is a spinal injury that can be caused by excessive strain, says the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. Latest Chronic Pain News Symptoms of a herniated disc can range from a soft back ache to extreme pain or numbness. After diagnosis, doctors usually recommend that patients maintain a low, […]