Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
Obesity is an epidemic in the U.S. This condition puts people at a higher risk for serious diseases, such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.
Learn more about anxiety with this overview of anxiety disorders.
The things you've wanted to know about type 2 diabetes are all in one place. Learn more about the symptoms, foods to avoid, and lifestyle management.
Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the leading cause of death in the United States. Learn the definition, symptoms, and causes of CAD by reading our overview.
High blood pressure is often associated with few or no symptoms. Many people have it for years without knowing it.
Atherosclerosis is a narrowing of the arteries caused by a buildup of plaque. It's also called arteriosclerosis or hardening of the arteries.
The thyroid gland produces a hormone that controls how your cells use energy. Hyperthyroidism occurs when the body produces excessive amounts.
In end-stage kidney disease, also known as end-stage renal disease (ESRD), the kidneys are functioning below 10 percent of their normal function.
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is progressive and irreversible damage to the kidneys. The most common causes of CKD are high blood pressure and diabetes.
Cushing syndrome occurs due to abnormally high levels of cortisol. The most common cause is overuse of corticosteroids. Learn more about this condition.
Glomerulonephritis is a serious illness that can stop your kidneys from functioning properly. Learn how this condition is diagnosed and treated.
A tension headache is the most common type of headache. It can cause mild, moderate, or intense pain in your head, neck, and behind your eyes.
HELLP syndrome is a group of symptoms that can develop in pregnant women. Learn about HELLP syndrome, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment.
A spinal cord injury is damage to the spinal cord that can have a lasting and significant impact on your daily life.
Alcoholic cardiomyopathy is a form of heart disease caused by alcohol abuse. Learn about its symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment.
Hyperparathyroidism is a condition where the parathyroid glands produce too much parathyroid hormone (PTH).
Malignant hypertension is a rare and severe condition in which blood pressure is dangerously high. Learn more about symptoms and treatments.
During pregnancy, you might develop high levels of blood sugar. Learn how this condition, known as gestational diabetes mellitus, is diagnosed and treated.
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