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Why It's Hard to Regulate Your Body Temp When You Have MS

With MS, it can be difficult to get your body temperature just right. You’re too hot or too cold, sweaty or frigid. Understanding this symptom is half the battle.

By Lisa Emrich
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When the Heart Fails

Understanding the basics of heart failure can help you feel more in control—and less afraid. Find out more about the different types, how they’re diagnosed, and what the best treatment options are.

By Andrea Peirce
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Now What? 5 Essential Things to Do After a Heart Failure Diagnosis

First breathe...and know you've got options. We walk you through the first few steps to take after finding out you have a heart failure.

By Lambeth Hochwald
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Let’s Talk About Crohn’s Disease Tests and Diagnosis

It would be great if a single exam could confirm if you have Crohn’s. Naturally, it’s not that simple—but the tests below can work together to provide a clearer picture of your health.

By Stephanie Wood
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Is it Acid Reflux…or Stomach Cancer?

Their symptoms seem to mimic each other, but don’t get it twisted—there are some clear cut differences between GERD and stomach cancer.

By Katherine Malmo
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5 Ways to Recover After a Stroke

Stroke rehabilitation begins almost immediately after being admitted to the hospital and often continues for at least one to two months afterward. The primary goal is to prevent stroke complications, such as stiffening of the limbs and deep vein thro...

By Rafael H. Llinas, M.D.
A Faster Way to Spot a Stroke

A Faster Way to Spot a Stroke

Fast action is essential when it comes to treating an ischemic stroke. Here are six signs that can help identify victims.

By HealthAfter50
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How Stroke Affects the Brain

The potential for recovery depends on which portions of the brain were damaged by the stroke. Here’s what you need to know.

By HealthAfter50
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Stroke Symptoms to Watch Out For

Like a heart attack, a stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) is an emergency that requires immediate medical attention. Here are the signs to watch for and what you should do.

By HealthAfter50
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Let's Talk About Juvenile Diabetes

Diabetes can strike at any age, but when it happens to children, it has its own set problems—and solutions. Discover the unique ways this disease affects kids.

By Sunny Sea Gold