Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
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.
Alcohol withdrawal syndrome refers to the symptoms experienced when a heavy drinker drastically reduces or stops their alcohol intake.
According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, about 15 percent of people in the U.S. have tried cocaine. Find out more about the effects of addiction.
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.
Learn more about anxiety with this overview of anxiety disorders.
People who have GAD worry uncontrollably about common occurrences and situations. GAD is different from normal feelings of anxiousness.
Delirium is an abrupt change in the brain that causes mental confusion and emotional disruption. It makes it difficult to think, remember, sleep, pay attention, and more…
Meningitis can affect you differently depending on your age. Learn more about the symptoms and risk factors for each age group.
Alcohol withdrawal delirium (AWD) is the most serious form of alcohol withdrawal. Here's what you need to know.
Septicemia is bacterial infection spread through the entire vascular system of the body. If untreated it can result in sepsis, a life-threatening inflammation.
PTSD can affect anyone who has undergone a traumatic event. Read more on how to cope with 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.
Graves' disease is an autoimmune disorder that causes your thyroid gland to create too much thyroid hormone. Learn the symptoms and your treatment options.
In women, fluctuating hormone levels are a major contributing factor in chronic headaches and menstrual migraines. Learn about causes, treatment, and prevention.
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.
There are many types of skull fractures, but only one major cause. Get the facts on fractures and learn about diagnosis and treatment.
A pinworm infection is a highly contagious type of human intestinal worm infection.
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