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Thyroid Cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment Options

What are the symptoms of thyroid cancer? Thyroid cancer, the most common endocrine-related cancer, presents as a lump (nodule) in the thyroid and usually does not cause any other symptoms. Rarely, thyroid cancer may cause pain, difficulty swallowing, or hoarseness What causes thyroid cancer? Thyroid cancer is more common in people who have a history …

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Understanding Betel Nut: Cultural Practice, Health Effects, and Risks

BETEL NUT Betel nut chewing is an important cultural practice in some regions in south and south-east Asia and the Asia Pacific. It has traditionally played an important role in social customs, religious practices and cultural rituals. Some people from these regions who have settled in other countries have continued their cultural practice of chewing …

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Understanding Vestibular Migraine : Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment

1. What Is Vestibular Migraine? A vestibular migraine is a nervous system problem that causes repeated dizziness (or vertigo) in people who  have a history of migraine symptoms. Unlike traditional migraines, you may not always have a headache. There are many names for this type of problem. Your doctor might also call it: Migraine-associated vertigo Migrainous …

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