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Liver Disease

According to the Mayo Clinic, Liver disease can be inherited (genetic), but Liver problems can also be caused by a variety of factors that damage the liver, such as viruses, alcohol use and obesity.Controllable factors that may increase your risk of liver disease include:• Heavy alcohol use• Obesity• Type 2 diabetes• Exposure to other people’s …

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Pancreatic Cancer

The National Health Service says:Pancreatic cancer is caused by the abnormal and uncontrolled growth of cells in the pancreas, a large gland that’s part of the digestive system.It’s not fully understood what causes pancreatic cancer, but a number of risk factors for developing the condition have been identified, including:• age – it mainly affects people …

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Alcohol

The general health viewpoint is that alcohol should be consumed in moderation or not at all. But then we hear that red wine might be good for you. So, where does the truth lie? The Recommendations US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends that if alcohol is consumed, it should …

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Stroke

According to Wikipedia: A stroke is a medical condition in which poor blood flow to the brain results in cell death. There are two main types of stroke: ischemic, due to lack of blood flow, and hemorrhagic, due to bleeding. Both result in parts of the brain not functioning properly. Signs and symptoms of a …

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