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A Simple Guide to Blindness and Related Eye Diseases
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Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 22. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Vision
Blindness is the inability to see. What are the causes of Blindness? The causes of blindness are: 1. cataract 2. glaucoma 3. AMD 4. Corneal opacities 5. Diabetes retinopathy 6. trachoma 7. accidents 8. leprosy 9. Vitamin A Deficiency 10. infection of the eye especially the cornea Three-quarters of all blindness can be prevented or treated.
A Simple Guide to Myopia and Refractive Eye Diseases
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Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 21. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Vision
Refractive Eye Disease is an eye disease occurring as a result of error in the focusing of light by the eye. It results in poorer eye vision. These are : 1. Myopia or short sightedness 2. Hypermetropia or Long sightedness 3. Presbyopa or Far sightedness 4. Astigmatism
A Simple Guide to Stye and Related Eyelid Diseases
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Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 20. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Vision
The eyelids protect the eye, but they also can be prone to problems. Because the eyelids protect the eye they are in the first line of defense of the eye 1. Bacterial and viral infections Eyelids can breed bacterial and viral activity particularly where there is sweat, rubbing or poor hygiene. Examples of this are stye and chalazion eyelid infections.
A Simple Guide to Kidney Stones and Kidney Diseases
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Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 19. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
The pain of a kidney stone stuck in the ureter (the tube from the kidney to the bladder) is so severe that it has been described as second to pregnancy labor pains. The pains are usually down the flanks of the abdomen and accompanied by blood in the urine. Drinking lots of water usually clears the stuck kidney stone. An X-ray of the abdomen ( after passing the feces) will usually show the stones.
A Simple Guide to Eating Disorders
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Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 17. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders
Eating disorders is defined as the persistent refusal to eat resulting in marked loss of weight. It is a psychological problem with patient becoming obsessed with his or her so called obesity with intent to lose weight as a result. This condition is more prevalent in women than in men. Onset usually occurs in puberty. Eating disorders include: 1. Anorexia 2. Bulimia 3. Binge Eating Disorders
A Simple Guide to Liver Diseases
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Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 16. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / gastrointestinal
Jaundice is the symptom of yellowish discoloration of the skin, mucous membrane and sclera due to accumulation of bile pigments in tissues associated with the increase in serum bilirubin level. Bilirubin is the breakdown product of hemoglobin during the end of life span of a red blood cells.
A Simple Guide to Thyroid Diseases
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Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 14. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
The Thyroid gland produces the thyroid hormone which plays an important part in the metabolism of our body. The thyroid hormones regulate how the body breaks down the food we eat. It uses that energy instantly or stores it for the future. The pituitary gland in the brain actually controls how the thyroid works. It is located at the base of the brain and produces thyroid-stimulating hormone.
A Simple Guide to Sleep Disorders
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Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 13. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Sleep & sleep disorders
Sleep is something which every one of us need. It helps to rest the mind and allows the body to rest and rejuvenate itself. Sleep is described as a state of consciousness or dynamic activity which gives the body time to rest and build up strength while the brains continue to work. Sleep has four phases.
A Simple Guide to Genetic Diseases
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Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 11. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic
A genetic disease is a disease caused by a abnormal form of a gene called a variation or a change of a gene called a mutation. Genetic disorders can be caused 1. by a mutation in one gene (monogenetic disorder) Monogenetic disorders are relatively rare and are caused by a mutation in a single gene. The mutation may be present on one or both chromosomes (one chromosome from each parent)
A Simple Guide to Hemorrhoids and Anal Diseases
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Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / gastrointestinal
Hemorrhoids or piles are distended veins inside the anus which are swollen and inflamed. Hemorrhoids are either inside the anus (internal) or under the skin around the anus (external). What is the cause of hemorrhoids? Hemorrhoids usually result from straining to pass the stool out of anus. Other contributing factors include pregnancy, aging, chronic constipation or diarrhea.
A Simple Guide to Skin Fungal Infections
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Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / skin
Many people have asked me what skin fungal infections are. Skin Fungal Infections may be present on the neck, armpits, groins, foot, nails and all over the body. Skin Fungal infections occurs in humid countries and there is a lot of body sweat. Skin fungal infections are caused by a plant form type of micro-organism which invades the dead layers of the skin.
A Simple Guide to Dementia and Alzheimer's Diseases
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Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
Dementia is a disease in which brain tissue degenerates to the extent of loss of memory and other intellectual abilities serious enough to interfere with daily life. In Dementia there is a severe and progressive decline in mental function. It affects a person's ability to: 1. think, remember and reason 2. learn new information and skills 3. solve problems and make judgement
A Simple Guide to Hypertension and Heart Diseases
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Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,390. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / heart
Hypertension, or high blood pressure, refers to a condition in which the blood is pumped around the body above normal pressure. A blood pressure reading of 120/80 is read as 120 over 80 millimetres of mercury. The top number is your systolic pressure. This is the pressure in your arteries when your heart pumps. The bottom number is your diastolic blood pressure.
A Simple Guide to AutoImmune Diseases
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Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / immune system
An auto immune disease is a disease of the human body where the immune system of the body attacks its own cells in the joints as in Rheumatoid arthritis Or in the skin as in psoriasis Or in the muscles as in Myasthenia gravis Or throughout the body as in Systemic Lupus Erythematosis There are over 80 different types of auto immune diseases in the body
Computer Caregivers Will Revolutionize Patient Care
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,490. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Computer caregivers will improve health care and cut costs.
Quit Smoking Forever
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: British English. Published: September 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
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Can you afford to ignore your health and happiness any longer? No gimmicks, no hypnotherapy, no nicotine replacement therapy, no fairytale endings - just a realistic approach to freeing yourself from nicotine addiction forever.
Your Body Is A Sponge! . . . Needing Sensible Care Done Naturally
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Price: Free! Words: 8,160. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012 by Spirit Wine Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
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As usual, Car Ingman has done his homework and walked the walk. Never missing an opportunity to find some wonderful NATURAL way to heal an ailment, he has filled this book with all the very best. His personal experiences and ultimate victories, saving thousands in medical and prescription costs, will bring great hope and relief to all seeking to heal NATURALLY. He'll walk you through it!
Living with Type 2 Diabetes: An Essential Guide to Symptoms and Treatment
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012 by E-Volve Books. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / diabetes
More than 25 million Americas suffer from Type 2 Diabetes. Of those, 7 million are undiagnosed. And even more alarming is number of Prediabetes, which is currently nearly 80 million American! 1.9 million new cases of diabetes were diagnosed in people aged 20 years and older in 2010. With statistics like these, chances are you or a loved one is affected by Type 2 Diabetes.
HOW TO FIND Reliable Medication Information Online
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
How often do you think that you’d like to know more about a certain medication you are taking or your physician asks you to take? This little ebook will point you to a number of hidden information gems online where you can find answers to your questions. Each database is described with a profile of its content and coverage so that you can quickly understand if it is going to be helpful for you.
Healthcare's Next Tsunami, A Provider's Primer
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,810. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
The wave like transformation of healthcare started with NASA's need for biological testing, physiological monitoring, and rapid computing. This was one of the first if not the seismic event that started the tsunami’s construct. In this book I outline the transformational pressures driving this change, provide questions and potential solutions that will assist you in meeting this challenge.