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Metoidioplasty

Metoidioplasty: Surgery | Results | Recovery

Metoidioplasty Overview When it comes to lower surgery, transgender and nonbinary people who were assigned female at birth (AFAB) have a few different options. One of the most common lower surgeries that is routinely performed on AFAB trans and nonbinary people is called metoidioplasty. Metoidioplasty, also known as meta, is a term used to describe …

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Dysphasia

Dysphasia vs. Aphasia: Difference | Information

What Is Dysphasia? Definition Dysphasia is a condition that affects your ability to produce and understand spoken language. Dysphasia can also cause reading, writing, and gesturing impairments. Dysphasia is often mistaken for other disorders. It’s sometimes confused with dysarthria, a speech disorder. It may also be confused with dysphagia, a swallowing disorder. Dysphasia is a language disorder. …

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Sacrotuberous ligament

Sacrotuberous Ligament: Function | Anatomy | Diagram

Sacrotuberous ligament The sacrotuberous ligament is a slender, fan-shaped ligament of the posterior (back) pelvis located on either side of the body. This ligament arises midway down the posterior side of the sacrum, which is located at the spinal base. It is largely comprised of collagen fibers and is strong enough to support the sacrum and …

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LSD and MDMA

LSD and MDMA: What to Know About Candyflipping

LSD and MDMA: What to Know About Candyflipping Overview Candyflipping refers to mixing LSD (acid) and MDMA (molly), both Schedule I substances in the United States. While some people report having great experiences with this combo, the two substances are generally better off apart. Here’s what you need to know before you consider mixing LSD and MDMA. FitOFitHealth does …

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Ischemic Cardiomyopathy

Ischemic Cardiomyopathy: Symptoms | Causes | Treatment

Ischemic Cardiomyopathy: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment What is ischemic cardiomyopathy? Ischemic cardiomyopathy (IC) is a condition when your heart muscle is weakened as a result of a heart attack or coronary artery disease. In coronary artery disease, the arteries that supply blood to your heart muscle become narrowed. This can keep necessary blood from reaching portions of your …

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disodium-phosphate

Disodium Phosphate

Is Disodium Phosphate Bad for You? Overview It could be in your food, but it’s under a name you probably don’t recognize. Is disodium phosphate dangerous? What is it? Disodium phosphate is a food additive. It’s “generally recognized as safe” (GRAS) by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Phosphates like disodium phosphate are derived from …

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Leriche Syndrome

Leriche Syndrome: Symptoms | Causes | Treatment

Leriche Syndrome What is Leriche syndrome? Leriche syndrome, also known as aortoiliac occlusive disease, is a type of peripheral arterial disease (PAD). PAD is caused by a buildup of a waxy substance called plaque in your arteries. Arteries are the blood vessels that carry oxygenated, nutrient-rich blood from your heart to the rest of your body. …

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