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Hot flushes in menopause (hot flashes; night sweats) | HealthEngine Blog

Hot flushes (also known as hot flashes or night sweats if they occur at night) are the vasomotor symptom of menopause. They are the number one complaint of women in the perimenopausal and post-menopausal period.

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Chronic heart failure | HealthEngine Blog

Chronic heart failure occurs when the heart fails to pump sufficient blood through the body. It may come on rapidly after a heart attack, or slowly.

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Marfan syndrome | HealthEngine Blog

Marfan syndrome is a genetic connective tissue disorder which affects eye, bone and heart tissue. It is associated with scoliosis.

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Puberty (female) | HealthEngine Blog

Puberty refers to maturation of the reproductive organs. In girls it causes puberty symptoms like breast, pubic and underarm hair growth, and menstruation.

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Primary erythromelalgia | HealthEngine Blog

Primary erythromelalgia is a rare condition in which skin redness, increased body temperature and painful hands and feet occur during or after exercise.

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Essential tremor | HealthEngine Blog

Essential tremor is a neurological disorder characterised by involuntary twitching of the arms. It causes social and functional impairment.

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Normal pressure hydrocephalus | HealthEngine Blog

Normal pressure hydrocephalus is a brain disorder. Symptoms include dementia, urinary incontinence and gait changes.

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Cholecystitis (gallbladder inflammation) | HealthEngine Blog

Cholecystitis refers to inflammation of the gallbladder. It is typically a complication of gallstones, a condition which affects 10-20% of people.

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Urea Breath Test for Helicobacter pylori | HealthEngine Blog

Last updated: 6 December 2017

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Human immune system | HealthEngine Blog

The immune system has two parts: the acquired system (lymphocytes and antibodies that attack diseases), and the innate system (skin and other barriers).

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