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http://www.faqs.org/faqs/medicine/asthma/general-info/index.html - 8-Mar-2000 - Hits: 205 - Rate This | Details
Cancer Treatment FAQ
Frequently asked questions about cancer treatment, including radiation and chemotherapy.
http://advocatehealth.staywellsolutionsonline.com/Search/85,P00590 - 19-Mar-2000 - Hits: 253 - Rate This | Details
Children Allergies and Asthma FAQ
This FAQ is intended to answer frequently asked questions on allergies and asthma, though the comments are geared towards parents of children, there is plenty of information for adults as well.
http://stason.org/TULARC/child-parent/allergy-asthma/ - 8-Mar-2000 - Hits: 216 - Rate This | Details
http://www.faqs.org/faqs/diabetes/faq/part1/preamble.html - 19-Mar-2000 - Hits: 261 - Rate This | Details
The name endometriosis comes from the word "endometrium." This is the tissue that lines the inside of the uterus. Endometriosis occurs when this tissue grows outside the uterus. These are called implants. Endometriosis is a common health problem in women.
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/40779 - 21-Mar-2000 - Hits: 570 - Rate This | Details
Glaucoma leads to blindness by damaging the optic nerve. Elevated pressure in the eye is a risk factor, but even people with normal pressure can lose vision to glaucoma.
https://www.glaucoma.org/glaucoma/index.php - 22-Mar-2000 - Hits: 216 - Rate This | Details
Heart Disease FAQ
A HealthCentral Heart Disease FAQ.
https://www.healthcentral.com/category/heart-disease - 20-Mar-2000 - Hits: 236 - Rate This | Details
With more than 25 million Americans affected by either bladder control or bowel control issues, the medical community has taken note. And because incontinence is a symptom rather than a disease, the method of treatment depends on diagnostic results.
Prepare yourself by getting more knowledgeable. Use this resource before you talk with a medical professional so you’ll be ready to actively participate in your treatment.
https://www.nafc.org/ - 22-Mar-2000 - Hits: 220 - Rate This | Details
Inflammatory Bowel Disease FAQ
A FAQ about Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease, as well as inflammatory bowel disease and related diseases.
http://www.faqs.org/faqs/medicine/crohns-colitis-info-faq/index.html - 10-Mar-2000 - Hits: 288 - Rate This | Details
Interstitial cystitis FAQ
Interstitial cystitis (IC) is a condition that results in recurring discomfort or pain in the bladder and the surrounding pelvic region. The symptoms vary from case to case and even in the same individual. People may experience mild discomfort, pressure, tenderness, or intense pain in the bladder and pelvic area. Symptoms may include an urgent need to urinate (urgency), a frequent need to urinate (frequency), or a combination of these symptoms. Pain may change in intensity as the bladder fills with urine or as it empties. Women's symptoms often get worse during menstruation. They may sometimes experience pain with vaginal intercourse.
Because IC varies so much in symptoms and severity, most researchers believe that it is not one, but several diseases. In recent years, scientists have started to use the term painful bladder syndrome (PBS) to describe cases with painful urinary symptoms that may not meet the strictest definition of IC. The term IC / PBS includes all cases of urinary pain that can't be attributed to other causes, such as infection or urinary stones. The term interstitial cystitis, or IC, is used alone when describing cases that meet all of the IC criteria established by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK).
https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/urologic-diseases/interstitial-cystitis-painful-bladder-syndrome - 22-Mar-2000 - Hits: 279 - Rate This | Details
Irritable Bowel Syndrome FAQ
http://www.angelfire.com/il/ibshelp/ - 18-Mar-2000 - Hits: 236 - Rate This | Details
Lupus is a chronic, autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body (skin, joints, and/or organs inside the body). Read this FAQ to find out much, much more about lupus and how to live with it.
https://resources.lupus.org/topics/fast-facts - 22-Mar-2000 - Hits: 279 - Rate This | Details
http://www.faqs.org/faqs/medicine/midwifery/united-states/index.html - 26-Mar-2000 - Hits: 187 - Rate This | Details
Muscular Dystrophy FAQs
First described in 1902, DD is a class of muscular dystrophies that primarily affect distal muscles, which are those of the lower arms, hands, lower legs and feet. Muscular dystrophies in general are a group of genetic, degenerative diseases primarily affecting voluntary muscles. This site has info on and maps the different types of MD.
General correspondence also can be addressed to:
Muscular Dystrophy Association - USA National Office 222 S. Riverside Plaza, Suite 1500 Chicago, Illinois 60606 (800) 572-1717
https://www.mda.org/disease - 22-Mar-2000 - Hits: 278 - Rate This | Details
Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI) is a genetic bone disorder characterized by fragile bones that break easily. It is also known as "brittle bone disease." The term literally means "bone that is imperfectly made from the beginning of life." A person is born with this disorder and is affected throughout his or her life time.
http://www.oif.org/ - 25-Mar-2000 - Hits: 207 - Rate This | Details
Post-Menstrual Hormone Therapy
Choosing whether or not to use postmenopausal hormone therapy is an important health decision. The Women's Health Initiative and other studies are providing important information about the risks and benefits of long-term menopausal hormone therapy to offer women some guidance about hormone use.
https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/files/docs/pht_facts.pdf - 22-Mar-2000 - Hits: 417 - Rate This | Details
Sleep Apnea FAQ
A FAQ about sleep apnea (also known as sleep apnoea). Answers common questions about sleep problems and snoring.
http://www.newtechpub.com/phantom/faq/osa_faq.htm - 18-Mar-2000 - Hits: 353 - Rate This | Details
Spina Bifida FAQ
The SBA National Resource Center has gathered the most frequently asked questions about Spina Bifida to allow easy access to important information. If the answer to your question is not here, please contact the National Resource Center. The National Resource Center on Spina Bifida is the only clearinghouse of information exclusively dedicated to Spina Bifida - from finding the closest SBA Chapter for support to locating a Spina Bifida Clinic in your area. It draws from a breadth of resources and publications to help find the information you are searching for.
http://spinabifidaassociation.org/faqs-about-sb/ - 25-Mar-2000 - Hits: 357 - Rate This | Details
VeryWellHealth.com - Overview of Asthma
What exactly is asthma? People who are newly diagnosed, or parents of children who have been, often find themselves asking this question. This comprehensive guide from VeryWellHealth.com can answer the many questions you likely have about this complex disease.
https://www.verywellhealth.com/asthma-4014760 - 8-Mar-2000 - Hits: 212 - Rate This | Details