Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
Cirrhosis is the severe scarring and poor function of the liver caused by long-term exposure to toxins such as alcohol or viral infections.
A nutritional deficiency occurs when the body doesn't absorb the necessary amount of a nutrient. Read more about their symptoms and treatment.
Smoking is the leading cause of emphysema, a disease of the lungs that makes it hard to breathe. Learn more about how emphysema affects you and how it's treated.
Glomerulonephritis is a serious illness that can stop your kidneys from functioning properly. Learn how this condition is diagnosed and treated.
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is progressive and irreversible damage to the kidneys. The most common causes of CKD are high blood pressure and diabetes.
Infective endocarditis is an infection in the heart valves or endocardium. It can lead to stroke and heart failure. Read about the symptoms and treatments.
Endocarditis, also known as infective endocarditis, is a condition in which your heart's inner lining is inflamed. Learn about causes and symptoms.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a degenerative disease that affects the brain and spinal cord. It causes loss of control of voluntary muscles.
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