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Consumer Health Tips: Multiple sclerosis
Multiple sclerosis: Causes and symptoms
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a potentially disabling disease of the central nervous system. The signs and symptoms of MS may differ greatly from person to person and over the course of the disease, depending on the location of affected nerve fibers. Learn more about the symptoms and causes of multiple sclerosis.
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Weight loss: Feel full on fewer calories
Healthy eating plans, such as the Mayo Clinic Diet, use the concept of energy density to help you lose weight and keep it off. Learn which foods are healthy and filling, yet low in calories.
Cardiac ablation: An overview
Cardiac ablation is a procedure that can correct heart rhythm problems. It works by scarring or destroying tissue in your heart that triggers or sustains an abnormal heart rhythm. Learn more about cardiac ablation and whether it might be right for you.
Glomerulonephritis: Symptoms and causes
Glomerulonephritis is inflammation of the tiny filters in your kidneys, called glomeruli. These filters remove excess fluid, electrolytes and waste from your bloodstream, and pass them into your urine. There are many causes of glomerulonephritis, and the symptoms and treatments vary depending on the cause. Learn more about treatment options for glomerulonephritis.
Work-life balance: Tips to reclaim control
There was a time when the boundaries between work and home were fairly clear. Today, however, work is likely to invade your personal life, and maintaining work-life balance is no simple task. These practical strategies may help you keep your life in balance.