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Acid Reflux

Acid reflux is a digestive condition where a person experiences an uncomfortable (sometimes painful) burning sensation in the lower chest area, at the top of the stomach, sometimes lasting for several hours.

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Acne is an extremely prevalent skin condition where lesions (pimples) are formed as a response to sebaceous glands getting clogged by oil, dead skin cells, or other particles.

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Amino Acids

Amino acids (AAs) are defined as organic compounds containing both amino and acid groups (1). Proteinogenic AAs are AAs that serve as substrates for protein synthesis in animal cells, and occur naturally as L-AAs except for glycine.

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Antibiotics are antimicrobials that fight bacterial infections such as ear, sinus, and urinary tract infections by stopping the bacteria from multiplying or destroying them.

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Anxiety may be defined as apprehension, tension, or uneasiness that stems from the anticipation of danger, which may be internal or external.

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Ashwagandha is a plant that is found in Africa, India, and the Middle East. The root and berries of the plant are used to make a medicinal herb in traditional Ayurvedic medicine.

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