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Constipation happens when bowel movements become difficult to pass or occur less frequently than normal. Commonly caused by not enough fiber in the diet or disruption of the regular diet, constipation may also be due to dehydration, medications, stress, or being busy with other activities.

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The cornea is the clear, protective, outer layer of the eye. Problems with the cornea are called corneal disease and can include inflammation, injury, and certain types of herpes.

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A tumor located in the area of the pituitary gland and surrounding areas, it is believed that a person is born with this growth. It can become evident in childhood or later in life. Although not a cancer, it can exert ill effects by compressing the brain and surrounding tissue. Surgery, along with radiation in some cases, is used to treat this problem.

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Crohn’s disease is an inflammation of the lining of the digestive tract, with symptoms including severe diarrhea, fatigue, weight loss and abdominal pain. It is known as an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and though there is not a cure, symptoms can be greatly reduced with the proper management.

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Amblyopia is known as cross eye and lazy eye, a condition most often seen in children when one eye has much stronger vision capabilities than the other. The brain favors the stronger eye, so there is a loss of vision and control in the weaker eye. Symptoms include blurry vision and double vision. Causes include abnormal eye shape and muscle control.

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