Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
Hypovolemic shock (hemorrhagic shock) is a life-threatening condition that results when you lose more than 20 percent of your body's blood or fluid supply, preventing…
Anaphylaxis can occur when you have a severe reaction to certain allergens. Learn what the symptoms are and what to do if this happens.
Dehydration takes place when your body loses more fluid than you drink. The most common cause of water loss from the body is excessive sweating.
Cardiogenic shock occurs when the heart has been damaged to the point where it's unable to supply enough blood to the organs of the body.
During a heart attack, the blood supply that normally nourishes the heart with oxygen is cut off and the heart muscle begins to die. Learn more.
Septic shock is a complication of an infection. It can cause inflammation and could become life-threatening.
The recommended amount of caffeine is usually 400 mg per day for healthy adults. Caffeine overdose may occur if you ingest more than this amount.
Learn about carbon monoxide poisoning and what causes it. Find information on carbon monoxide symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
A pulmonary embolism is a blood clot that occurs in the lungs. It can damage part of the lung and other organs and decrease oxygen levels in the blood.
Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder that can result in severe weight loss. Learn more about warning signs and treatment.
Addison's disease occurs when the adrenal cortex is damaged and the adrenal glands do not produce enough of the steroid hormones cortisol and aldosterone.
Pneumothorax, or collapsed lung, occurs when air is trapped in the space around your lungs. Learn about the types of pneumothorax and the treatment for it.
Many marine animals bite or sting. Some animals are venomous, while others can inflict deep bites. Learn more about the risks and prevention.
Acute pancreatitis is an inflammation in the pancreas, which causes pain and swelling in the upper left side of the abdomen, nausea, and burping.
This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose. Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.