Tag Archive: disease

Four Possible Causes of Chest Pain

If you’ve been experiencing a burning or stabbing pain in your chest lately, then you’re probably still wondering what’s causing it. There are many possible culprits. The best thing you need to do is get a physician to examine you. Before you schedule an appointment, here are some of the top causes of unexplained chest […]

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June 28, 2018   /   by Healthier Societies   /   , ,

An Expert Guide for Understanding Venous Occlusive Disease

An Expert Guide for Understanding Venous Occlusive Disease

Hepatic VOD or venous occlusive disease is a disease which follows toxic injury and blockage of your small hepatic veins. The condition is commonly associated with a high dose of radiotherapy and chemotherapy before allogeneic stem cell transplants. Ingestion of herbal tea with pyrrolizidine alkaloids is also associated with VOD. Though a rare disorder in the […]

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November 30, 2017   /   by Healthier Societies   /   , ,

The Real Deal with Palliative Care

The Real Deal with Palliative Care

Some families are hesitant to consider palliative care services, with the belief that it can make death come quicker. Others also associate it with the failure of healthcare and giving up hope. Palliative care, however, is not all about those things. In fact, it can help a person manage pain, while also improving quality of […]

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