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Asthma management

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Asthma management

What is Asthma? It is a chronic lung disease which is characterized by obstruction or inflammation of the airways, reducing their size and making more difficult the entry and exiting of the air to the lungs. There is no cure, but it can be controlled. ...

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Cholesterol

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Cholesterol

What is cholesterol? Cholesterol is a soft, waxy and fatty substance found in animal products as well as in the human body. It is necessary for the formation of cell membranes and the production of certain hormones. Excess cholesterol is a risk factor for ...

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Controlling diabetes

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Controlling diabetes

Diabetes It is a chronic disease that manifests itself when the organism has difficulty producing and using the insulin that the pancreas produces. Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas, which converts sugar (glucose) from food in the energy that ...

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Hypertension

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Hypertension

What is blood pressure? Blood pressure is the force of the blood pushing against the walls of the arteries each time the heart pumps blood. What is hypertension or high blood pressure? Hypertension occurs when blood pressure levels increase above ...

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