Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
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.
Alcohol withdrawal delirium (AWD) is the most serious form of alcohol withdrawal. Here's what you need to know.
Depression is classified as a mood disorder. It may be described as feelings of sadness, loss, or anger that interfere with a person's everyday activities. It is…
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.
In women, fluctuating hormone levels are a major contributing factor in chronic headaches and menstrual migraines. Learn about causes, treatment, and prevention.
Premenstrual syndrome causes a wide variety of emotional and physical symptoms. Learn more about it.
Menopause is a natural biological process in women that marks the permanent end of menstruation and fertility. Hot flashes, vaginal dryness or pain, and frequent…
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a mental illness. Learn about symptoms and treatment options.
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…
Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States. Uncontrollable or overly frequent marijuana consumption may indicate abuse or addiction.
Encephalitis is inflammation of the brain tissue. It's most often caused by viral infections. In some cases, bacterial infections can also cause encephalitis.
Alcohol withdrawal syndrome refers to the symptoms experienced when a heavy drinker drastically reduces or stops their alcohol intake.
Huntington's disease is a hereditary condition in which your brain's nerve cells gradually break down. It can cause physical and psychological symptoms.
Dysfunctional uterine bleeding (DUB) is a condition that affects nearly every woman at some point in her life. Also called abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB), DUB is a…
The things you've wanted to know about MS are all in one place. Learn more about symptoms, treatment, and lifestyle management.
Damage to the liver from excessive drinking can lead to ARLD. Years of alcohol abuse cause the liver to become inflamed and swollen.
Kuru is a neurological disease contracted through cannibalism of the dead during funeral rites. Read more on this rare disease.
Encephalopathy is a general term that describes a disease that damages your brain. Learn about some of the different types and causes of encephalopathy.
Histrionic personality disorder (HPD) is a type of dramatic personality disorder. People with HPD often feel a need to be noticed and resort to dramatic antics.
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