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Cholesterol - Chronic Pain

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Cholesterol to Chronic Pain. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Cholesterol (Health Channel Home)
    Cholesterol is a soft, waxy substance necessary for body functions like digestion and the production of hormones. This eMedTV resource discusses where cholesterol comes from, its link to heart disease, healthy cholesterol levels, and foods to avoid.
  • Cholesterol (Overview Article)
    Cholesterol, found in every cell in your body, is needed to hold cells together, among other things. This eMedTV article explains the types of cholesterol and how too much in your blood can increase your risk of developing heart disease.
  • Cholestyramine
    Cholestyramine is a cholesterol medicine that is also used to treat itching caused by biliary obstruction. This eMedTV segment offers a more in-depth look at the drug, including its uses, potential side effects, and expected results.
  • Choline Fenofibrate
    If you have unhealthy levels of cholesterol or triglycerides, you may benefit from choline fenofibrate. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this product, with information on dosing, side effects, how it works, and more.
  • Chondroitin
    Chondroitin is a type of dietary supplement primarily used for treating osteoarthritis. This eMedTV Web article provides an in-depth look at this supplement, including possible safety concerns, potential side effects, and details on its effectiveness.
  • Chromium Picolinate
    Chromium picolinate is a special form of chromium that is claimed to have several purposes. This eMedTV article provides an overview of the supplement, including how it is thought to work, possible side effects, safety concerns, and more.
  • Chronic Fatigue
    Chronic fatigue refers to symptoms of exhaustion or lack of energy that last for more than six months. This eMedTV page discusses this lack of energy in detail and offers information on possible causes and treatment options.
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Health Channel Home)
    People with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) have profound fatigue that isn't improved by bed rest. This eMedTV channel offers articles on CFS symptoms, prognosis, and treatment -- as well as how to find chronic fatigue syndrome support groups.
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Overview Article)
    Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a condition characterized by extreme and overwhelming fatigue. This eMedTV article discusses this condition in greater detail, identifies symptoms associated with it, and discusses treatment options.
  • Chronic Hepatitis C
    Chronic hepatitis C is a disease in which there is long-term inflammation of the liver. This eMedTV resource explains several aspects of this condition, including how it is spread, diagnosed, and treated. Links to specific information are also included.
  • Chronic Insomnia
    When a person has trouble sleeping for a month or longer, he or she may have chronic insomnia. This part of the eMedTV library discusses the symptoms, causes, risk factors, and treatment options for this condition, with links to specific information.
  • Chronic Leukemia
    Chronic leukemia is a slowly developing form of cancer that causes the production of abnormal blood cells. This eMedTV segment discusses types, causes, and symptoms of this form of leukemia, and describes tests used to diagnose the cancer.
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
    Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is type of cancer that occurs when too many white blood cells are produced. This eMedTV article offers an overview of CLL, with detailed information on risk factors, treatment options, prognosis, and more.
  • Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
    Chronic myelogenous leukemia is a disease in which the bone marrow produces too many white blood cells. This eMedTV article provides an overview this condition, with information on the causes, symptoms, treatment options, and prognosis.
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
    Emphysema is an example of COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). This eMedTV page offers an in-depth look at COPD, including information on its causes, symptoms, prevention, and treatment options.
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