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DISEASES AND DISORDERS

This is a list of links to pages dedicated to some of the most common diseases and health disorders. Please note this page is still under construction, and new articles are posted frequently, so make sure you come back often.

While there are numerous diseases and disorders, only a minority are responsible for the bulk of death and disability. They are the focus of this section.
CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

Is Atherosclerosis Reversible
Is Atherosclerosis Reversible?
Thought until recently to be irreversible, atherosclerosis lays down the foundation for ischemic heart disease and ischemic strokes. Read this article to find out how you can prevent heart disease.

Varicose veins prevention
Varicose veins prevention
With up to 60% of Americans affected, varicose veins are among the most common health problems today. There are simple, do-it-yourself measures that can help prevent the development or slow the progress of varicose veins.

Cancer prevention
Prevention of cancer
Is cancer prevention possible? You will be pleasantly surprised to find out that over two thirds of cancers could be prevented by simple lifestyle changes.

CANCER
Breast Cancer Prevention
About Breast Cancer
One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer sometime during their lifetime. This article summarizes what we know today about breast cancer, with an emphasis on prevention. Included is a video presentation on breast cancer Dr Gily gave in 2007.

Ovarian Cancer Symptoms
Ovarian Cancer Symptoms
Ovarian cancer is the fourth cancer-related cause of death among women. Unfortunately, most ovarian cancers are detected late, despite the fact that many women experience symptoms quite early in the course of the disease.

Prostate cancer tratment
Prostate cancer tratment
Prostate cancer is the most common cause of cancer in men and is the second cause of cancer-related death in men after lung cancer. This article is an overview of prostate cancer treatment options.

INFECTIOUS DISEASES
Bird avian flu prevention treatment tamiflu
Bird avian flu prevention treatment tamiflu
The avian or bird flu has been making news recently as increasing numbers of domestic and wild birds in Asia and later in Europe tested positive for the feared H5N1 influenza virus. In addition, several cases of human transmission of this virus were documented, with a very high mortality rate, raising fears that we are on the threshold of a major influenza pandemic that has the potential to kill millions of people around the world.

DIABETES

diabetes diet
I have diabetes
what should I eat?
This is an excellent guide for people with diabetes.




MENTAL & NEUROLOGICAL DISEASES
Depression Self Test
Depression Self Test
At any given time, 9.5 percent of the population (i.e. 18.8 million American adults), suffer from depression. Many people with depression do not recognize it and thus do not seek treatment.

Tension stress headaches
Tension stress headaches
Tension headaches are the most common type of headaches. Virtually everybody has had at least one episode in the past - some many more than one. Read to find out what causes tension / stress headaches and what can be done to alleviate them.

MEN'S HEALTH
Enlarged Prostate BPH Symptoms
Enlarged Prostate BPH Symptoms
includes a hard to find self assessment tool.

Dr. Gily