how to treat this rheumatic disease?

A tendinitis is an inflammation of a tendon. It is responsible for pain and stiffness in the joints and can affect the way the affected tendon moves. It is a problem usually associated with overuse or injury of this fibrous cord, such as during sports activities or work involving repetitive strain, poor body posture, or excessive loading on a particular...

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Breast cancer: symptoms and treatment The second leading cause of cancer death in women is breast cancer. Every year in our country, about 6000 new cases of breast cancer are diagnosed and about 1500 women end up dying from this disease. This type of cancer has a great social impact and interferes considerably with the self-esteem of the woman,...

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&#13 ; &#13 ; The term rheumatic diseases Refers to a group of diseases primarily affecting the bones, joints and periarticular structures (muscles, tendons, ligaments, etc.). They can also affect various organs, such as the heart, lungs, digestive tract and kidneys. &#13 ; Rheumatic diseases are the most frequent in the world, the...

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&#13 ; &#13 ; O lung cancer is the most common cancer in the world and the leading cause of death from cancerous disease. &#13 ; Although smoking is the main risk factor, other factors that may contribute to its development are the individual’s genetic predisposition and exposure to carcinogens. &#13 ; A persistent cough,...

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How to treat Fatty Liver Disease (Hepatic Steatosis)? Find out now!

It is estimated that more than 80 million people suffer from hepatic steatosis or liver steatosis. In other words, about 8% of the population suffers from an excessive accumulation of fat in this organ, the second largest in the body, which means that 5 to 10% of the liver mass is made up of fat. Fatty liver: what is it? The fat we ingest is metabolized...

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Parrot beaks: relieving discomfort

Parrot beaks can cause pain and loss of quality of life. The risk increases with age. However, it is possible to relieve the discomfort. Parrot beaks are the popular name for a degenerative disease called osteophytosis. They are small bony protrusions (osteophytes) that result from abnormal growth of bone tissue around a joint. These protrusions...

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Scoliosis: how to stop this problem?

A scoliosis is an abnormal three-dimensional curvature of the spine that is most marked in the frontal plane. When this curve exceeds 10 degrees in the radiographic measurement, it is called scoliosis. People with this problem may have curvatures of the spine on the sides – and also rotation of the vertebrae – which often results in...

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Asthma: causes, symptoms and main treatments According to the World Health Organization (WHO) asthma is one of the most common chronic diseases in the world, and even the most common in pediatric age. Worldwide, 235 million people suffer from asthma and in Portugal alone, more than 600,000 people have this disease. About 80% of asthma patients also...

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Cervical cancer: symptoms, causes and treatment

Cervical cancer is a worrying problem in Portugal, where it is higher than in the vast majority of other European countries. Moreover, in Europe, it is the eighth most frequent neoplasm in women. This type of cancer develops in the cervix, which is the area where the uterus enters from the vagina. It mainly affects sexually active women between...

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What is lupus and how is it treated?

O Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a chronic inflammatory disease, autoimmune in nature, that can affect the skin, joints, kidneys, lungs, nervous system and several other organs. The cause of lupus is an inadequate reaction of the immune system, whose antibodies produced, instead of fighting the disease, will attack the cells of the body’s...

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