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    • Erectile Dysfunction (Impotence) Impotence, also known as erectile dysfunction, is a common problem among men characterized by the consistent inability to...learn more »
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      Erectile Dysfunction (Impotence) Article
      • Erectile dysfunction facts
      • What is erectile dysfunction?
      • How common is erectile dysfunction?
      • What is normal penis anatomy?
      • How does erection occur?
      • How is erection sustained?
      • What are some of the risk factors for erectile dysfunction?
      • What are the causes of erectile dysfunction?
      • How is erectile dysfunction diagnosed?
      • What are the treatments for erectile dysfunction?
      • What medications are used to treat erectile dysfunction?
      • Oral phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) inhibitors
      • Sildenafil (Viagra)
      • Vardenafil (Levitra)
      • Tadalafil (Cialis)
      • Intracavernosal injections
      • Intraurethral suppositories
      • How effective is testosterone in treating erectile dysfunction?
      • Can low testosterone level be replaced?
      • Vacuum devices
      • Surgery for erectile dysfunction
      • What will the future bring for erectile dysfunction?
    • Moles Moles are small skin growths that may appear flat or raised and are often tan, brown, black, reddish brown, or skin colored. They...learn more »
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      Moles Article
      • Moles facts
      • What are moles?
      • What causes moles, and what are risk factors for developing moles?
      • What types of moles are there?
      • What are liver spots or age spots?
      • What are seborrheic keratoses?
      • Who is more prone to getting moles?
      • Does having more moles increase one's chance of getting melanoma?
      • Do moles ever disappear spontaneously?
      • Which skin cancers look like moles?
      • How can moles be prevented?
      • How can moles be treated? What are different types of mole removal?
      • Is there a blood test or X-ray to diagnose moles?
    • Stroke A stroke results from impaired oxygen delivery to brain cells via the bloodstream. A stroke is also referred to as a CVA, or...learn more »
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      Stroke Article
      • Stroke facts
      • What is a stroke?
      • What causes a stroke?
      • What are the risk factors for stroke?
      • What is a transient ischemic attack (TIA)?
      • What is the impact of strokes?
      • What are stroke symptoms?
      • What should be done if you suspect you or someone else is having a stroke?
      • How is a stroke diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment of a stroke?
      • Is surgical treatment done for strokes?
      • What complications can occur after a stroke?
      • What can be done to prevent a stroke?
      • What is in the future for stroke treatment?
    • Palpitations Palpitations are unpleasant sensations of irregular and/or forceful beating of the heart. Palpitations can be relieved in many...learn more »
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      Palpitations Article
      • Palpitations facts
      • What are palpitations?
      • What is the normal heartbeat?
      • What are symptoms of arrhythmias?
      • What are the causes of arrhythmias?
      • How are palpitations evaluated?
      • What is the treatment for palpitations?
    • Aneurysm An aneurysm is a weakened area of a blood vessel that causes ballooning or bulging. Rapid diagnosis and treatment of an aneurysm...learn more »
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      Aneurysm Article
      • Brain Aneurysm Overview
      • Brain Aneurysm Causes
      • Brain Aneurysm Symptoms
      • When to Seek Medical Care
      • Brain Aneurysm Diagnosis
      • The Glascow Coma Scale
      • Brain Aneurysm Other Exams and Tests
      • Brain Aneurysm Treatment
      • Brain Aneurysm Self-Care at Home
      • Brain Aneurysm Medical Treatment
      • Brain Aneurysm Medications
      • Brain Aneurysm Follow-up
      • Brain Aneurysm Prevention
    • Heart Disease Heart disease (coronary artery disease) is caused by a buildup of cholesterol deposits in the coronary arteries. Risk factors for...learn more »
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      Heart Disease Article
      • Heart disease facts
      • Introduction to heart disease
      • What are the risk factors for heart disease?
      • What are the symptoms of heart disease?
      • How is heart disease diagnosed?
      • Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG)
      • Stress testing
      • Echocardiography
      • Perfusion studies
      • Computerized tomography
      • Heart catheterization or coronary angiography
      • What is the treatment for heart disease?
      • Prevention of heart disease
      • Modifying risk factors for heart disease
      • Medications for heart disease
      • Angioplasty and stents for heart disease
      • Surgery for heart disease

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