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Although this certainly does not come as a comfort, excessive sweating, also known as hyperhidrosis, is a condition that affects 1% to 3% of the population. The exact causes of this condition have not been established, but the results can often lead to extreme introversion and feelings of low self esteem. Yet, do not despair, if you are one in […]

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Plaque is the sticky, colorless film of bacteria that is constantly forming on teeth.  This bacteria is especially fond of carbohydrate-type foods such as sugars, breads, soft drinks and milk, to name a few.  When plaque is allowed to accumulate, it will build up and release acids that damage teeth.   Given enough time, plaque can turn into a hard substance, […]

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The human rib cage contains 24 long, thin ribs. These ribs protect important organs of the human body, such as the lungs and the heart. The top 10 pairs of the rib cage are attached to the breastbone and the thoracic spine. On the other hand, the bottom two pairs are known as floating ribs since the ligaments connect these […]

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Too much serotonin symptoms may signify a condition known as serotonin syndrome, which is a condition that occurs when the interaction between two or more drugs – including prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) pharmaceuticals, natural supplements, and illegal street drugs – cause the body to produce too much serotonin, a chemical that is beneficial and necessary for human life, but which is […]

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Serotonin syndrome symptoms arise when levels of serotonin, a chemical in the body that humans require in order to function both mentally and physically, become too high, and consequently, toxic. The distinguishing features of serotonin syndrome include agitation and restlessness, tachycardia (increased heart rate), dilated pupils, and muscle tremors and/or loss of muscular coordination.  The reason why people develop serotonin […]

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