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In Back Neck and Spine

What is degenerative disc disease?

It is part of the natural aging process. It happens in elderly more often than in younger people but younger people more often show the symptoms. Typically pain. It can be cau (MORE)
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How do you treat degenerative disc disease?

I have been diagnosed with degenerative disk disease, and two Doctors tell me the same thing, Im a smoker and that's why I have it. What prompted me to find out this informati (MORE)
In Skeletal System

What is degenerative bone disease?

Osteoporosis is a disease in which bones become fragile and more likely to break. If not prevented or if left untreated, osteoporosis can progress painlessly until a bone brea (MORE)
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What causes degenerative disc disease?

One of the causes of this disease could be the human age. As people get aged spinal discs break down, or degenerate, which may result in degenerative disc disease. These age r (MORE)
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Mulitlevel degenerative disk disease?

\nBetween each vertebra are thick disks: these comprise of a thick wall on the outside, filled with a thick gel. This acts as a "shock absorber". Over the years these disks (MORE)
In Infectious Diseases

Whats the difference between infectious diseases and non-infectious diseases?

Non-infectious cannot be spread from person to person. Infectious can be spread from person to person. This would include Viruses, Fungi, and STD's Infectious diseases ar (MORE)
In Health

What causes degenerative bone disease?

Aids. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Degenerative Bone Disease: Saying the Degenerative Bone Disease IS Osteoporosis is a misnomer, and NOT entirely correct. It would (MORE)
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Mild degenerative disc disease?

Mild degenerative disc disease is a disease that affects yourspine. The pain of the disease usually affects your lower backand/or neck.
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Multilevel degenerative disc disease?

Multilevel degenerative disc disease is osteoarthritis at the joints between the vertebrae. this is generally a sign of wear and tear and is more likely with age.
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What is macular degenative disease?

Macular degenerative disease is a general term for many different conditions that affect the macula. The macula is found in the back of the eye and is part of the retina that (MORE)
In Conditions and Diseases

What is the relationship between wellness and disease prevention?

Wellness provides a balance lifestyle that will help your body feel better. When your body feels better it works better to protect against diseases. This is why candy or drugs (MORE)
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Can whiplash look like degenerative disease?

No. Whiplash doesn't "look" like anything. Degenerative disease is very easy to see on a MRI. Soft tissue injuries heal with or without treatment. Kind of like going to the gy (MORE)
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Is degenerative disc disease hereditary?

No, it is not considered hereditary, thoughthere may be genetic factors that predispose people to developingit. It is mostly caused by wear and tear to the lumbar vertebrae.It (MORE)
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Is Arthritis a degenerative disease?

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease. However there are over a hundred different forms of Arthritis that range between degenerative diseases, Autoimmune disease chemical (MORE)
In Conditions and Diseases

Is multilevel degenerative arthritis the same as multilevel degenerative disease?

Neither condition exists. some forms of arthritis are degenerative diseases and when spoken of in particular situations can also be described as existing on multi levels. Howe (MORE)
In Human Anatomy and Physiology

Is hippocampus related to degenerative disease of brain?

The hippocampus is a part of the brain structure that lies under the medial temporal lobe,there is one on each side of the brain. The hippocampus is indispensable in the forma (MORE)
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What is the relationship between cholesterol and heart disease?

Cholesterol- an organic chemical substance classified as a waxy steroid of fat. It is an essential structural component of mammalian cell membranes and is required to establis (MORE)
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Relationship between sanitation and disease?

A lack of sanitation is a breeding ground for bacteria and viruses to grow. These bacteria and viruses then affect the individuals visiting/living in these environments, and a (MORE)
In Conditions and Diseases

What about degenerative joint disease and foot pain?

I think you have RA mixed up with Osteoarthritis which is a degenerative joint disease that can strike any joint in the body. Rheumatoid arthritis is an Auto immune disord (MORE)
In Back Neck and Spine

What are the symptoms of degenerative disc disease?

symptoms usually first appear as acute and have all the symptoms of a slipped disc and can cause sciatica. Pain on sitting , walking and standing that is relieved by lying dow (MORE)
In Conditions and Diseases

How is degenerative disc disease found?

Degenerative disc disease is a condition referring to the changes that take place in the spinal discs during the ageing process. It is usually diagnosed through physical exami (MORE)
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What can be done for degenerative disc disease?

There are a number of things to be done. Not all are surgical: physical therapy, steroid injections, CMT, or traction. Surgery includes removing the compression on the nerves (MORE)