Disorders / Diagnosis

  • A heart arrhythmia is an abnormal heart beat or rhythm. With proper care and treatment, heart arrhythmias can be controlled. #Patient-Education   #Disorders-Diagnosis ​​

  • GERD is a chronic digestive disease that occurs when stomach acid or, occasionally, bile flows back (refluxes) into your food pipe (esophagus). The backwash of acid irritates the lining of your esophagus ...

  • Gastritis is the swelling and inflammation of the stomach lining. Typically, a bacterium causes this irritation. Some cases lead to stomach ulcers, but most can be controlled and treated. Find out who ...

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a lung disease that causes your breathing to deteriorate over time. Learn who is at risk and how it is treated. #Patient-Education   #Disorders-Diagnosis ...

  • West Nile Virus (WNV) is a potentially serious illness. Approximately 80% of people (4 out of 5) who are infected with the West Nile Virus will not show any symptoms at all. Learn the serious symptoms ...

  • Sleep apnea is a condition where the affected person repeatedly stops breathing during sleep. Learn who is at risk and signs/symptoms. #Patient-Education   #Disorders-Diagnosis ​​

  • Shingles is an extremely contagious illness caused by the same virus that causes the chicken pox, the varicella-zoster virus. Learn who is at risk and how it is treated. #Patient-Education   #Disorders-Diagnosis ...

  • Septicemia is a serious condition caused by toxic, exceptionally harmful or poisonous bacteria in the blood. Learn who is at risk and how it is treated. #Patient-Education   #Disorders-Diagnosis ​​

  • Sciatica is pain, numbness, tingling and weakness that radiates from your back and down your sciatic nerve. Sciatica is not a condition on its own—it is a sign of another condition. Depending on which ...

  • Pneumonia is a bacterial, viral or fungal infection in one or both of the lungs. Learn the symptoms and treatment options. #Patient-Education   #Disorders-Diagnosis ​​​​

  • Whooping cough is a very serious respiratory (in the lungs and breathing tubes) infection caused by the pertussis bacteria called Bordetella Pertussis. Learn the symptoms, causes, and how to prevent the ...

  • Parkinson's disease is when the brain stops making an important chemical called dopamine. Learn about warning signs and what to do if you have Parkinson's disease. #Patient-Education   #Disorders-Diagnosis ...

  • Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease in which your body’s immune system degrades the myelin sheath covering your nerves. Find out who is at risk, symptoms, and treament options. #Patient-Education ...

  • Migraine headaches are the result of changes in blood flow to the brain. Learn about causes, symptoms, and treatment options. #Patient-Education   #Disorders-Diagnosis ​​

  • Measles (Rubeola) is a highly contagious viral infection of the respiratory system. Learning signs/symptoms and prevention will help stop the spread of measles. #Patient-Education   #Disorders-Diagnosis ...

  • Kidney stones are small, solid masses of crystals that pass from your kidneys to your bladder through a narrow tube, called your ureter. Find out causes, symptoms, and treatment options. #Patient-Education ...

  • Influenza, commonly known as the flu, is an acute viral infection that affects your respiratory system. Find who is at risk and how to stop the spread of this highly contagious virus. #Patient-Education ...

  • Heart failure is a chronic condition in which the heart cannot quickly or efficiently pump enough blood to meet the needs of the body. Find out causes, risks, and treatment. #Patient-Education   #Disorders-Diagnosis ...

  • Food poisoning is an illness that occurs when you consume food or water that contains harmful bacteria, parasites or other toxins. Find out how you may be at risk and how it is treated. #Patient-Education ...

  • A fever is usually a sign that something out of the ordinary is going on in your body. Find what it means and how it is treated. #Patient-Education   #Disorders-Diagnosis ​​

  • Learn how Ebola is spread and precautions you can take to keep yourself safe. #Patient-Education   #Disorders-Diagnosis ​​

  • Diabetes is a condition involving how your body uses blood sugar, or glucose and insulin. Learn the different types, causes and find out who is at risk. #Patient-Education   #Disorders-Diagnosis ​​

  • Dehydration occurs when your body loses more fluid than you take in, inhibiting your body from carrying out its normal functions. Learn who is at risk and how it is treated. #Patient-Education   #Disorders-Diagnosis ...

  • Cellulitis is a common bacterial skin infection. Learn who is at risk and how it is treated. #Patient-Education   #Disorders-Diagnosis ​​

  • Celiac disease is an autoimmune digestive disease that damages a part of the small intestine and interferes with absorption of nutrients from food. Learn who is at risk and how it is treated. #Patient-Education ...

  • Bronchitis refers to the inflammation of the passage that carries air to and from your lungs. Learn who is at risk and how it is treated. #Patient-Education   #Disorders-Diagnosis ​​

  • Bladder infections arise when bacteria and other germs enter the urinary tract. Learn who is at risk and how it is treated. #Patient-Education   #Disorders-Diagnosis ​​

  • Back pain is a common condition in which you experience pain in the lower or upper areas of your back. Symptoms can range from mild to severe and can be controlled and even prevented through the use of ...

  • The exact cause of asthma is not known. Learn common causes, symptoms, and treatments options. #Patient-Education   #Disorders-Diagnosis ​​

  • Usually, anxiety causes a mild reaction, and then we can move on with life. In more severe cases, anxiety can arise from irrational fears or situations and can cause emotions and behaviors that interfere ...

  • Though they are the lead killer for both males and females in the United States, with proper attention and care, heart attacks can be treated and even prevented. #Patient-Education   #Disorders-Diagnosis ...