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Eating disorders

An eating disorder refers to a way of eating, or not eating, which has a negative effect on one’s health. The most common eating disorders are anorexia and bulimia — although sometimes the two overlap — as well as compulsive over-eating or being compulsively attracted to eating foods that one has an intolerance to, such as peanuts or dairy products.

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Eczema

Eczema is a dry skin condition that makes patches of your skin become dry, red and itchy.  It can occur on just about any part of the body. However, in infants, eczema typically occurs on the forehead, cheeks, forearms, legs, scalp, and neck.

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Elevated jugular venous pressure

Jugular venous pressure is the indirectly observed pressure over the venous system.

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Embolisms

An embolism is an obstruction in a blood vessel. An embolism occurs when an object or objects move from one part of the body to another by circulating through a blood vessel.

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Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a brain disorder in which nerve cells in the brain sometimes send out an abnormal signal.

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Erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction is a type of male impotence that occurs when a man cannot develop or maintain an erection of the penis well enough for sexual intercourse to take place.

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