Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
A head injury is an injury to your brain, skull, or scalp. All head injuries should be treated seriously and assessed by a doctor. Get the facts about 6 major types.
A stroke is a medical emergency that requires immediate medical care. Learn about the signs of a stroke and what to do.
Myasthenia gravis is a neuromusclar disorder. It results in weakness of the skeletal muscles, and can cause double vision and drooping of the eyelid.
The things you've wanted to know about MS are all in one place. Learn more about symptoms, treatment, and lifestyle management.
A transient ischemic attack (TIA) occurs when there's a sudden lack of blood flow to your brain. Learn about TIA symptoms, treatment, and prevention.
Hypovolemic shock (hemorrhagic shock) is a life-threatening condition that results when you lose more than 20 percent of your body's blood or fluid supply, preventing…
Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) is when blood suddenly bursts into brain tissue, causing damage to the brain. Symptoms usually appear suddenly during ICH.
A brain tumor is the growth of abnormal cells in your brain. Whether the growth is cancerous or not, any brain tumor is serious. Symptoms can include both cognitive and…
Botulism (or botulism poisoning) is a rare but very serious illness that transmits through food, contact with contaminated soil, or through an open wound.
Carotid stenosis is a narrowing or blockage of the carotid arteries, which carry blood to your brain. If blood flow to your brain is interrupted, a stroke occurs.
Primary cerebral lymphoma, or brain lymphoma, is a rare cancer that starts in the lymph tissues of the brain or spinal cord.
Reye's syndrome is a rare condition that strikes without warning. It most often affects children ages 4 to 12 who are recovering from a viral infection.
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