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Introducing Joe, A Tough-as-Nails Stroke Survivor

At just 38 years of age, Joe had a completely unexpected, life-changing event. It was a cryptogenic ischemic stroke.

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Treatment Options for IgA Nephropathy: More Research Is Needed

IgA Nephropathy is a relatively common chronic kidney disease as it affects millions of patients worldwide. It is a disease that affects the filters, or glomeruli, of the kidneys.

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Managing ADHD in Children

Parenting a child with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can be overwhelming at times. But you’re certainly not alone in navigating the complexities that come with understanding your child’s behavior.

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Multiple Myeloma Awareness and African Americans

African Americans are more than twice as likely as their white counterparts to be diagnosed with multiple myeloma, and twice as likely to die from this form of cancer.

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Understanding Treatment-Resistant Depression

External circumstances will always arise that make you feel unhappy or disappointed. But for those with clinical depression, this heaviness never really stops weighing you down.

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What is hypersomnia?

If you feel like you are always tired during the day, you may be suffering from sleep-disorder-related excessive daytime sleepiness, also known as hypersomnia.

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Why don’t doctors believe my endometriosis pain?

No, the pain you feel is not normal. Then why is your gynecologist dismissing it as if it is?

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What is the difference between lupus and rheumatoid arthritis?

If you’ve been experiencing strange symptoms that you suspect to be an autoimmune disorder, you’ve probably been Googling like crazy to figure out what your pain and discomfort could mean.

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Stress Urinary Incontinence and Chronic Cough

Living with stress urinary incontinence due to a chronic or persistent cough can be embarrassing, inconvenient, or frustrating. The pattern can be unique as the women themselves.

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Top 5 Endometriosis Podcasts to Listen to Now

I am a huge fan of Podcasts and clearly, I am not alone as Podcasts have quickly become a cultural staple. Between 2013 and 2018, the percent of Americans over age 12 who had ever listened to a podcast.

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4 Myths About Cancer and Clinical Trials

There are a lot of myths that circulate online about cancer and clinical trials for new cancer treatments. The reality of clinical trials should make them a consideration for any patient.

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