Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
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.
Hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, is a potentially dangerous condition that's most common in people with diabetes. Learn what causes it and how to prevent it.
Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) refers to bleeding within the subarachnoid space, which is the area between your brain and the tissues that cover it.
Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) is when blood suddenly bursts into brain tissue, causing damage to the brain. Symptoms usually appear suddenly during ICH.
Encephalitis is inflammation of the brain tissue. It's most often caused by viral infections. In some cases, bacterial infections can also cause encephalitis.
Learn about carbon monoxide poisoning and what causes it. Find information on carbon monoxide symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
Shaken baby syndrome is caused by forcefully and violently shaking a baby. Learn about shaken baby syndrome symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
Hypercalcemia is a condition in which you have too much calcium in your blood.
Huntington's disease is a hereditary condition in which your brain's nerve cells gradually break down. It can cause physical and psychological symptoms.
Taking too much acetaminophen can cause liver damage. Learn about overdose causes, treatment, prevention, and more.
Celiac disease is a digestive disorder caused by an abnormal immune reaction to gluten. Learn about celiac disease systems, diagnosis, and treatment.
The pituitary gland is a pea-size gland important to the functioning of the human body. Cancer, although rare, can develop in this gland.
Tay-Sachs disease is a neurodegenerative disorder most commonly found in infants. Learn more about this rare disease.
An adrenergic bronchodilators overdose is when you take too much of a certain kind of asthma medication.
Krabbe disease is a rare and usually deadly disorder of the nervous system. It is an inherited genetic disease, which means that it is passed down in families.
Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) occurs when an immune reaction causes low red blood cell levels, low platelet levels, and kidney injury.
Metachromatic leukodystrophy occurs when an enzyme known as arylsulfatase A isn't present in the body. Learn about the types, symptoms, and diagnosis.
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