Example sentences for: abdominal

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  • The metabolic syndrome is a condition that promotes atherosclerosis and increases the risk of cardiovascular events [ 1 2 3 ] . According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at least 47 million Americans, or about one in five people, have this condition [ 1 ] . Contributors to the development of the metabolic syndrome may include genetics, a sedentary lifestyle, a Western diet (high in refined carbohydrates, low in fiber, and high in saturated fat), cigarette smoking, and progressive weight gain [ 2 ] . The characteristics of the metabolic syndrome include atherogenic dyslipidemia, a prothrombotic state, insulin resistance, hypertension, and abdominal obesity [ 3 4 ] . Each abnormality promotes atherosclerosis independently, but when clustered together, these metabolic disorders are increasingly atherogenic and enhance the risk of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality [ 1 ] . Based on observational studies there is evidence to support that several factors related to lifestyle habits may influence cardiovascular risk [ 5 6 7 ] . Among these factors the beneficial effect of several dietary patterns on human health, have already been underlined [ 8 9 10 ] . One of these diets, the Mediterranean diet, has received much attention during the past decades.

  • The symptoms for both these conditions—which suggest an abnormal immune response at the intestinal mucosa—include abdominal pain, diarrhea, fever, severe fatigue, and weight loss.

  • Fourteen stations were each 6 minutes in duration, and two - abdominal pain and headache - were 12 minutes in duration.

  • The abdominal incisions were then closed with non-absorbable suture.

  • Several investigators have reported a measurable decrease in sexual response after total abdominal hysterectomy [ 13 14 15 16 ] while others have found sexual functioning improved after hysterectomy [ 17 18 ] . Data regarding sexual function after an aggregation of all types of hysterectomy (TAH, SCH, vaginal and laparoscopy assisted vaginal hysterectomy) are especially difficult to interpret [ 18 ] . One intuitive mechanism to account for improved sexual functioning post hysterectomy is the relief from dyspareunia caused by excision of uterine pathology ( i.e., fibroids, menorrhagia).


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