Pre-eclampsia and Eclampsia

Introduction Pre-eclampsia and eclampsia are different stages of the same condition. Pre-eclampsia is often asymptomatic, but can be detected with a combination of hypertension and proteinuria (or thrombocytopenia – low platelets) and it can result...

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Premature Ventricular Complexes (PVCs)

Introduction Premature Ventricular Complexes – PVCs (aka ventricular ectopic beats VEBs) are a common, and usually (but not always) benign cardiac rhythm abnormality. It typically present with palpitations, although many cases are asymptomatic. Palpitations...

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Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

Introduction Premenstrual syndrome refers to a group of physical and psychological symptoms that occur in there 2-14 days before menstruation, and tend to resolve as soon as menstruation begins. Symptoms occur during the luteal...

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