List of Health Conditions

Addison’s Disease

Addison's disease, also known as primary adrenal insufficiency, is a rare but serious endocrine disorder where the adrenal glands do not produce sufficient steroid hormones, … show more
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Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's Disease (AD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that is the most common cause of dementia among older adults. The disease is characterized by the … show more
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Atherosclerosis

Introduction Atherosclerosis, a chronic condition affecting millions globally, is characterized by the narrowing and hardening of arteries due to plaque buildup. This comprehensive guide delves … show more
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Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), commonly known as prostate gland enlargement, is a prevalent condition among older men. This comprehensive article aims to provide an in-depth … show more
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Candidiasis

Candidiasis, a fungal infection caused by Candida species, predominantly Candida albicans, is a multifaceted condition that can manifest in various forms depending on the affected … show more
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Celiac Disease

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder triggered by the ingestion of gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye, affecting genetically predisposed individuals. When … show more
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Crohn's Disease

Crohn's Disease is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) characterized by transmural inflammation, which can occur in any part of the gastrointestinal tract, from the … show more
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Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

Cytomegalovirus (CMV), a member of the Herpesviridae family, is a prevalent pathogen with a wide-ranging impact on human health. Characterized by its ability to establish … show more
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Epstein-Barr Virus and Infectious Mononucleosis

Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV), a widespread and persistent herpesvirus, is primarily known for causing Infectious Mononucleosis, often referred to as "Mono" or the "kissing disease." EBV, … show more
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Gliomas

What are gliomas? Gliomas are cancerous brain tumors that start in glial cells. These are the supporting cells of the brain and the spinal cord. … show more
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Hemolytic Anemia

Hemolytic anemia is a blood disorder that typically happens when your red blood cells break down or die faster than your body can replace them … show more
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Hyperparathyroidism

Hyperparathyroidism is a condition where the parathyroid glands in the neck produce too much parathyroid hormone (PTH), which regulates calcium levels in the body. It's … show more
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Inclusion Body Myositis

  Inclusion Body Myositis (IBM) is a complex and progressive muscle disorder, classified as an inflammatory myopathy, characterized by a combination of inflammation and degenerative … show more
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is a term primarily used to describe two chronic conditions that cause inflammation in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract: Crohn's Disease and … show more
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Iron-Deficiency Anemia

Iron deficiency anemia (IDA) is the most common form of anemia. It occurs when the body doesn't have enough iron to make hemoglobin, a substance in red … show more
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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder affecting the large intestine, characterized by a range of symptoms including abdominal pain, bloating, gas, and altered … show more
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Leaky Gut Syndrome

Leaky gut syndrome, also known as increased intestinal permeability, is a condition where the lining of the small intestine becomes damaged, causing undigested food particles, … show more
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Mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD)

Mixed Connective Tissue Disease (MCTD) is an autoimmune disorder characterized by features commonly seen in three other connective tissue diseases: systemic lupus erythematosus, scleroderma, and … show more
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Multiple Myeloma

Multiple Myeloma is a complex and aggressive hematological malignancy characterized by the uncontrolled proliferation of plasma cells in the bone marrow. Plasma cells, a type … show more
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Mycoplasma pneumoniae Infection

Mycoplasma pneumoniae is a significant bacterial pathogen known primarily for causing atypical pneumonia, though it can also be associated with a range of other respiratory … show more
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Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL) is a group of blood cancers that originate in the lymphatic system, a crucial part of the body's immune defense. Unlike Hodgkin … show more
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Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition characterized by the rapid growth of skin cells, leading to thick, red, scaly patches on the skin. Normally, skin … show more
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Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

What Is Rheumatoid Arthritis? Causes, Signs & Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention What Is Rheumatoid Arthritis? Rheumatoid arthritis, or RA, is an autoimmune and inflammatory … show more
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Sjogren's Syndrome

What is Sjögren’s Syndrome? Sjögren’s syndrome is an autoimmune disease that happens when your immune system damages the glands that produce and control moisture in … show more
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Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)

What is Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)? → Systemic lupus erythematosus is a chronic, multisystem, inflammatory disorder of autoimmune etiology.  → SLE is occurring predominantly in … show more
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Thalassemia

Thalassemia is a group of inherited blood disorders characterized by the body's inability to produce normal hemoglobin, the protein in red blood cells that carries … show more
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Ulcerative colitis (UC)

Ulcerative Colitis (UC) is a chronic inflammatory condition confined primarily to the colon and rectum, forming part of a group of conditions known as Inflammatory … show more
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Urinary tract infection (UTI)

Alternative Names: Bladder infection; UTI; Cystitis bacterial; Pyelonephritis; Kidney infection What is a urinary tract infection? A urinary tract infection is a very common type … show more
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Vasculitides

Vasculitides represents a complex group of health conditions characterized by the inflammation of blood vessels, a process that can lead to significant organ and tissue … show more
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