Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder that can result in severe weight loss. Learn more about warning signs and treatment.
Common colds and influenza are contagious infections that affect the respiratory system. Both are airborne illnesses, spread through coughing and sneezing. Shared…
Learn more about anxiety with this overview of anxiety disorders.
A cold is a common viral infection of the upper respiratory tract–namely, your nose and throat. A runny or stuffy nose, sneezing, coughing, and sore throat are common…
If left untreated, HIV can lead to AIDS. AIDS weakens your immune system to the point where it can no longer fight off disease and infection. Learn more.
The thyroid gland produces a hormone that controls how your cells use energy (metabolize). Hypothyroidism occurs when the body doesn't produce enough. Untreated, it can…
Low blood sodium, or hyponatremia, occurs when water and sodium are out of balance in your body. It can cause weakness, headache, nausea, and muscle cramps.
Bleeding or spotting, increased need to urinate, tender breasts, fatigue, nausea, and missed period are signs of pregnancy.
Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a chronic condition that affects the chambers of your heart. Learn more about CHF, including symptoms and risk factors.
Hepatitis refers to an inflammatory condition of the liver. It's commonly caused by a viral infection, but there are other possible causes of hepatitis.
Heart failure is characterized by the heart's inability to pump an adequate supply of blood. Learn about heart failure symptoms, causes, types, and treatment.
Premenstrual syndrome causes a wide variety of emotional and physical symptoms. Learn more about it.
Bipolar disorder is a mental illness marked by extreme shifts in mood ranging from mania to depression. It is also called bipolar disease or manic depression.
Heat emergencies are health crises caused by exposure to hot weather and sun. Heat emergencies have three stages: heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heatstroke.
Damage to the liver from excessive drinking can lead to ARLD. Years of alcohol abuse cause the liver to become inflamed and swollen.
Hypercalcemia is a condition in which you have too much calcium in your blood.
Persistent depressive disorder, formerly known as dysthymia, is a form of chronic depression. Learn about its symptoms, causes, treatment, and more.
Iron-deficiency anemia is the most common type of anemia and occurs when the body does not have enough iron. The body needs iron to produce hemoglobin.
In women, fluctuating hormone levels are a major contributing factor in chronic headaches and menstrual migraines. Learn about causes, treatment, and prevention.
Infectious mononucleosis, or mono, refers to a group of symptoms usually caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV).
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