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  • Anemia

    OVERVIEW Anemia is a medical condition resulting in a low red blood cell count. Red blood cells are responsible for supplying your body with oxygen. A lack of oxygen delivered to your body's cells can result in shortness of breath or fatigue, as well as a decrease in the functioning of your tissues and

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  • Celiac Disease

    OVERVIEW An autoimmune disorder, celiac disease (previously known as celiac sprue or gluten-sensitive enteropathy) is triggered by an abnormal immune response when you consume anything with gluten. Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye, barley, and sometimes oats. The resulting immune response causes

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  • Chronic HCV (Hepatitis C Virus)

    OVERVIEW Hepatitis C, or HCV, is an infection of the liver that's caused due to the hepatitis C virus. According to WebMD, approximately 2.4 million people in the United States have this liver disease, but not all of them may experience symptoms. There are several stages to HCV infections: Incubation

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  • Chronic Hepatitis B

    OVERVIEW Hepatitis B is an inflammatory liver disease that is caused by infection with the hepatitis B virus or HBV. It is one of the leading causes of liver cancer around the world, which, fortunately, can be prevented by vaccination. For most people with hepatitis B, do not experience symptoms even

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  • Clostridium Difficile infection

    OVERVIEW Clostridium difficile is a bacteria that can cause inflammation and the formation of ulcers in your large intestine, a condition that's medically known as ulcerative colitis. It may also be referred to as C. diff or C. difficile What are the Causes of Clostridium Difficile Infection? C. difficile

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  • Colon Cancer

    OVERVIEW Colon cancer is the third most common type of cancer in the United States. More than 150,000 people are diagnosed with colon cancer, and more than 50,000 die from it. That's why it's important to learn about colon cancer - its symptoms, risk factors, and how to reduce your chances of developing

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  • Crohn’s Disease

    OVERVIEW About 33,000 people are diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease each year. Crohn’s disease involves inflammation that can occur in any part of the digestive tract, most commonly in the small intestine and colon. This disease can also be associated with life-threatening complications so it is important

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  • Ulcerative Colitis

    Ulcerative colitis, a chronic inflammatory bowel disease, can significantly impact the lives of those affected. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the complexities of ulcerative colitis, exploring its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and effective management strategies. Understanding this condition

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