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  • Understanding Vasculitis

    Vasculitis is a serious condition that occurs when your body's immune system starts attacking your arteries. This causes inflammation and scarring along the walls of the affected arteries, which leads to a decrease in blood flow through your arteries. Sufferers tend to experience periods when their symptoms flare up and periods of remission, but the damage done during a flare-up does not resolve during remission. Here's what you need to know about vasculitis:
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  • Apps That Can Assist Young Children With Hearing Loss

    When it comes to technology assisting a child with hearing loss, it needn't stop at their hearing aid device. As long as you have access to a smartphone or tablet, your baby or toddler can also benefit from a wide range of fun (and often free) apps that use sign language and picture games to assist their development. If you have a young child who is deaf or hard of hearing, the following apps can help to educate and entertain them in equal measure.
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  • 3 Herbal Solutions for Sciatic Nerve Pain

    Sciatica is the name for the pain that you get in the sciatic nerveā€”a nerve that runs from the lower back down through each leg. It is commonly caused when a spinal nerve root in the lower back gets compressed after a disc degenerates. Sciatica often involves lower back pain that radiates down through the leg to the foot. Before embarking on natural treatments, you should seek medical advice to determine the severity and decide whether any surgical treatment is necessary.
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