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Palpitation

Palpitation

Palpitation: Awareness of the heart beat. CAUSES A palpitation is usually felt after strenuous exercise, in tense situations, or after a severe scare, when the heart is beating harder and/or faster than normal. When experienced at rest or in...

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pallor

Pallor

Pallor: Abnormally pale skin, particularly of the face. Pallor may be a symptom of disease, but more often has an innocent explanation. Possible causes include a deficiency of the skin pigment melanin, constriction of the small blood vessels in the skin,...

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Pain relief

Pain relief

Pain relief: The treatment of pain, usually with analgesic drugs. Methods of treatment depend on the severity, duration, location, and cause of the pain. DRUG TREATMENT Mild analgesics, available over-thecounter, are usually effective in the treatment of mild pain,...

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Snow-White Smile

A Snow-White Smile

Add to the ever-growing list of tooth-whitening methods a spot remover known as microabrasion. This technique should not be confused with microdermabrasion, where a spray of fine crystals sloughs off dead skin cells and...

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