Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
Anyone can swallow a foreign object, but infants and toddlers are at a higher risk. Read on to learn how it's treated.
Central sleep apnea is a sleep disorder in which you briefly stop breathing during sleep.
Learn about what causes allergies, the different types of allergies, and how they're treated.
Muscular dystrophy is a group of inherited diseases that damage and weaken your muscles over time. This damage and weakness is due to the lack of a protein.
Choking occurs when a piece of food, an object, or a liquid becomes lodged in the throat. Children often choke as a result of placing foreign objects into their mouths…
Panic disorder occurs when you live in fear of a panic attack. You may be having a panic attack when you feel sudden, overwhelming terror with no obvious cause.
A spinal cord injury is damage to the spinal cord that can have a lasting and significant impact on your daily life.
Food allergies are overblown responses by the immune system to foods that aren't typically harmful - like eggs and peanuts. Continue reading and learn more about food…
A stroke is a medical emergency that requires immediate medical care. Learn about the signs of a stroke and what to do.
The things you've wanted to know about MS are all in one place. Learn more about symptoms, treatment, and lifestyle management.
Anaphylaxis can occur when you have a severe reaction to certain allergens. Learn what the symptoms are and what to do if this happens.
Poliomyelitis, or polio, is a highly contagious disease that is caused by a virus that attacks the body's nervous system.
Near-drowning is a term used to describe almost dying from suffocating under water. It is the last stage before actual drowning, which often results in death.
This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose. Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.