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1.Creatine
Creatine is a naturally occurring substance that plays an important role in the production of energy in the body. The body converts it to phosphocreatine, a form of stored energy used by muscles. Although the evidence for creatine is not definitive, it has the most evidence behind it among all the sports supplements. Numerous small double-blind stu...
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2.Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a nerve disorder that causes progressive muscle weakness. It usually begins with weakness in the hands or feet, which then spreads to the rest of the body. Affected muscles become spastic (tight and prone to spasm) and ineffective. As the weakness spreads, speaking, breathing, and swallowing become difficult. ...
Score: 88%
 
3.Congestive Heart Failure
Congestive heart failure (CHF) means the heart can t pump enough blood to meet the needs of the body. It worsens over time. CHF causes breathing problems, swelling in the legs, and lack of strength. There are different possible causes. The most common is a problem with blood flow to the heart. CHF is treated with habit changes and drugs. Surgery ma...
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4.Sports and Fitness Support: Enhancing Performance
In the competitive world of sports, the smallest advantage can make an enormous difference in the outcome of a contest. A substance that improves an athlete's strength, speed, or endurance is called an ergogenic aid. The most effective ergogenic aids are both dangerous and illegal: stimulants, anabolic steroids, and human growth hormone. Numerous n...
Score: 86%
 
5.Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a lung disease that gets worse over time. It makes it hard to move air in and out of the lungs. This results in coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath. Emphysema and chronic bronchitis are two forms of COPD. Emphysema is damage to tiny air sacs of the lungs. Chronic bronchitis is damage to airway...
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6.Corticosteroids
Corticosteroid drugs (also known as glucocorticoids) act like the naturally occurring adrenal hormone cortisone in the body. They are strong anti-inflammatory and immune-suppressant medications used in many inflammatory and autoimmune conditions, such as /tnp/pg000274 doc 21511 rheumatoid arthritis , /tnp/pg000179 doc 21428 asthma , /tnp/condition/...
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7.Vegan Diet
The vegan diet can also be called "strict" vegetarianism, in that it excludes not only meat and fish but also eggs, honey and milk products. Many practitioners of the vegan diet additionally avoid the use of animal products in other forms, such as clothing (wool, leather, silk), jewelry (pearls) and cosmetics (lanolin). People who adopt veganis...
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8.Seniors Health
Many seniors today are interested in natural medicine options. In this article, we discuss the issues of particular importance to this age group. Marginal nutritional deficiencies occur more often in older people than in most other age groups. For this reason, many seniors could benefit from enhancing nutrition. For information on this topic, see /...
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9.Injuries, Minor
This article addresses injuries such as bruises, minor fractures, and sprains. Other forms of minor injury such as /tnp/pg000199 doc 21445 minor burns , /tnp/pg000392 doc 21615 minor wounds , /tnp/pg000110 doc 21370 back pain , and more chronic /tnp/condition/softtissue 39029 doc soft tissue injuries are discussed in their own articles. Unless you...
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10.Mitral Valve Prolapse
Mitral valve prolapse (MVP) affects about 2% of people in the United States. ref1 1 (Past estimates were higher due to errors in diagnosis.) As the name suggests, MVP involves prolapse of one of the valves of the heart, the mitral valve. The mitral valve sits at the opening between the left atrium and left ventricle, and opens and closes so that bl...
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