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Prostate Gland

The prostate is a small organ about the size of a walnut.  It lies below the bladder and surrounds the urethra.  The main function of the prostate is to make a fluid that helps to nourish the sperm as part of the semen. Prostate problems are common in men above 50 years.  The problem can… Read more »

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Cervical Spondylosis

Spondylosis is a painful condition caused due to inflammation of the joints between the vertebrates. Often the joints may have dislocation or wear and tear. Although common during old age, young people may also fall victim to the condition owing to adoption of bad posture in sitting and various other conditions.  It is degenerative arthritis… Read more »

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Ankylosing spondylitis

Definition Ankylosing spondylitis is an inflammatory disease which affects more men than women.  In this the vertebrae in your back tend to fuse together causing a hunched posture and lack of flexibility.  In some cases, ribs may also get affected causing difficulty in breathing.  Symptoms The early symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis are quite erratic and… Read more »