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1.  Tooth Decay
Cavities are holes that form in the teeth due to decay. They are a common yet highly preventable dental problem. Cavities are caused when bacteria, acids, foods, and other substances turn into plaque. If the plaque i...
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Dry mouth, or xerostomia, is a condition that occurs when saliva glands in the mouth don't work properly, causing a parched feeling in the mouth. Some possible causes are dehydration, pain relievers, stress, appetit...
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Almost everyone worries about gaining too much weight. But in some people the worry becomes obsessive, causing a condition called anorexia nervosa. Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder that can result in severe weigh...
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5.  Sjogren's Syndrome
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6.  Bulimia
Bulimia is an eating disorder characterized by binge eating followed by purging, often through forced vomiting.
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