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  • What Causes Morton’s Neuroma
    What is Morton’s Neuroma and what causes it?

    What Is Morton’s Neuroma? Morton’s neuroma (also known as Morton’s metatarsalgia, Morton’s neuralgia, plantar neuroma, and intermetatarsal neuroma) is a swelling on a nerve tunnel under the foot resulting in inflammation, swelling, and pain, which becomes chronic...

    • Posted March 31, 2014
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  • what causes trauma
    What is Trauma and What Causes It?

    , diet for trauma What Is Trauma? Trauma is used to describe any situations or experiences that may leave a person feeling distressed or in emotional or physical pain. Trauma can be overwhelming and make a person...

    • Posted March 27, 2014
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  • What is Bronchiectasis and what causes it
    What is Bronchiectasis and what causes it?

    What Is Bronchiectasis? Bronchiectasis (brong-kee-ECK-tah-sis) is a rare lung condition that often occurs in infants and older children; adults can get bronchiectasis in some cases. Without any related complications, bronchiectasis isn’t considered serious, but it can become...

    • Posted March 26, 2014
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  • Chronic Cough Causes
    Chronic Cough – What is it and what causes it?

    What Is Chronic Cough? If you have a cough that has lasted for over three weeks, it could be chronic. A health condition that is chronic means that it lasts for quite some time.

    • Posted March 26, 2014
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  • Bronchial Asthma Causes
    Bronchial Asthma – What is it and what causes it?

    What is Bronchial Asthma? Asthma is a range of several related diseases with a number of causes. It is possible for asthma to be life threatening if it only medicated, and the condition should be taken seriously....

    • Posted March 26, 2014
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  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Causes
    What is COPD and what causes it?

    What Is COPD? COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) affects millions of people in the Western world and is considered to be the fourth leading cause of death. COPD sufferers may have symptoms of emphysema and chronic bronchitis,...

    • Posted March 26, 2014
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  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
    What is Pulmonary Fibrosis and what causes it?

    What Is Pulmonary Fibrosis? Fibrosis, including IPF, is the result of thickened or scarred lung tissue. Pulmonary fibrosis, Wegener’s Granulomatosis, and Sarcoidosis all include fibrosis.

    • Posted March 26, 2014
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  • what is cystic fibrosis and what causes it
    What is Cystic Fibrosis and what causes it?

    What Is Cystic Fibrosis (CF)? Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disorder that occurs in cells lining the pancreas, sweat glands, small intestine, and lungs. Mucus houses infection and leads to the destruction of lung tissue; it...

    • Posted March 26, 2014
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  • What is Pneumoconiosis and what causes it
    What is Pneumoconiosis and what causes it?

    What Is Pneumoconiosis (Miner’s Lung)? Pneumoconiosis includes asbestosis and other industrial/dust lung conditions, like Farmer’s Lung, Berylliosis, Miner’s Lung, Aritosis, Siderosis, and Stannosis.

    • Posted March 26, 2014
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  • what causes Pulmonary Embolism
    What is Pulmonary Embolism and what causes it?

    What Is Pulmonary Embolism? Pulmonary Embolism refers to a blockage in the main artery of the lung or one of its branches. This is caused by a substance that has travelled from somewhere else in the body...

    • Posted March 26, 2014
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