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Shingles Can Greatly Reduce Quality of Life, But There are Treatment Options Herpes zoster is the virus behind shingles, and the same virus that causes chicken pox. If you had chicken pox as a child, the virus is still inside your tissue. Specifically, herpes zoster prefers to hide in the nerves, though it remains inactive …

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Diminished Ovarian Reserve

Diminished Ovarian Reserve: Causes, Effects and Acupuncture’s Benefits When fertility experts talk about ovarian reserve, they’re referring to the number and quality of eggs inside a woman’s ovaries. It’s a rough measure of a woman’s fertility, and roughly tied to the “biological clock” that’s unique to each patient. Ovarian reserves vary greatly from woman to …

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Western and Eastern Treatment Philosophies for Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a common neurological disorder that’s characterized by excessive and unregulated electrical activity in the brain, resulting in seizures. Between seizures, there may be no symptoms of epilepsy present. However, an epileptic seizure can emerge suddenly and develop into a severe episode within minutes. Epilepsy is a difficult condition for doctors to treat, as …

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