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    • Anorexia Anorexia is an eating disorder characterized by markedly reduced appetite or total aversion to food. Anorexia is a serious...learn more »
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      Anorexia Article
      • Anorexia nervosa facts
      • What is anorexia nervosa?
      • Who is at risk for anorexia nervosa?
      • What causes anorexia nervosa?
      • How is anorexia nervosa diagnosed?
      • What are anorexia symptoms and signs (psychological and behavioral)?
      • What are anorexia symptoms, signs, and complications (physical)?
      • What is the treatment for anorexia nervosa?
      • What is the prognosis (outcome) of anorexia nervosa?
      • How can anorexia nervosa be prevented?
      • The future of anorexia nervosa
      • Where can a person get help for anorexia nervosa?
    • Back Pain Back pain may be caused by sciatica, a herniated disc, spinal stenosis, fibromyalgia, injury and pregnancy. Possible symptoms...learn more »
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      Back Pain Article
      • Low Back Pain Overview
      • Low Back Pain Causes
      • Low Back Pain Symptoms
      • When to Seek Medical Care
      • Low Back Pain Exams and Tests
      • Self-Care at Home
      • Medical Treatment
      • Low Back Pain Medications
      • Low Back Pain Surgery
      • Other Therapy
      • Follow-up
      • Low Back Pain Prevention
      • Low Back Pain Prognosis
    • Low Testosterone (Low-T) Low testosterone can affect both men and women. Causes of low testosterone in males include undescended testicles and injury to...learn more »
      In This Article
      Low Testosterone (Low-T) Article
      • Low testosterone facts
      • What is testosterone?
      • What is low testosterone?
      • What are the causes of low testosterone?
      • What are the symptoms of low testosterone?
      • When should I seek medical care for low testosterone?
      • How is low testosterone diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for low testosterone?
      • What are the complications of low testosterone?
      • Can low testosterone be prevented?
      • What is the outlook for a patient with low testosterone?
    • Kidney Stones One in every 20 people develop a kidney stone at some point in their life. A kidney stone is a hard mineral and crystalline...learn more »
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      Kidney Stones Article
      • Kidney stone facts
      • What is a kidney stone?
      • Who is at risk for kidney stones?
      • What causes kidney stones?
      • What are the symptoms and signs of kidney stones?
      • How are kidney stones diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for kidney stones? How long does it take to pass a kidney stone?
      • How can kidney stones be prevented?
      • What is the outlook (prognosis) for kidney stones?
    • 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 »
      In This Article
      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?
    • Bone Fracture (Broken Bone) Fractures occur when bone cannot withstand the outside forces applied to the bone. Fractures can be open or closed. Types of...learn more »
      In This Article
      Bone Fracture (Broken Bone) Article
      • Bone fracture facts
      • Introduction and definition of bone fracture
      • What causes a bone fracture?
      • What are the signs and symptoms of a bone fracture?
      • What are common types of bone fractures?
      • Broken wrist
      • Broken hip
      • Broken leg
      • Broken shoulder
      • Broken hand or fingers
      • Open fracture
      • Stress fracture
      • Compression fracture
      • Broken rib
      • Skull fracture
      • Other fractures
      • Bone fracture in children
      • How is a bone fracture diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for a bone fracture?
      • Bone fracture surgery

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