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A man who have symptoms of Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer’s Disease: Symptoms, Causes, Risks, Complications, Diagnosis, Treatment and Outlook

Overview Becoming forgetful once in a while is just normal, particularly in the elderly. However, a disease, which leads to unusual forgetfulness is taking a toll...
note of a doctor that tells the patient if he is at risk for Autoimmune Hepatitis

Autoimmune Hepatitis: Types, Symptoms, Causes, Risks, Complications, Diagnosis and Treatment

Overview Autoimmunity means the body is attacking its healthy cells because it mistakenly detects these cells as harmful to the body. Every part of the...
woman hold her head that suffering from temporal arteritis

Temporal Arteritis: Symptoms, Causes, Risks, Complications, Diagnosis, Treatment and Outlook

Overview The body works because the cells and tissues receive the needed oxygen and nutrients brought by the blood. The blood flows through many vessels...
women with a wheelchair that have Multiple sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis (MS): Symptoms, Causes, Risks, Types, Diagnosis, Treatment and Complications

Overview The central nervous system (CNS) is an important part of the body. It mainly contains the brain, the spinal cord and the numerous nerves...
Sjogren's Syndrome

Sjogren’s Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, Risks, Complications, Diagnosis and Treatment

Overview The immune system plays a pivotal role in the body by protecting it from harmful foreign intruders such as disease-causing pathogens. When the immune...
graves disease

Graves’ Disease: Symptoms, Causes, Risks, Complications, Diagnosis and Treatment

Overview The thyroid gland is part of the endocrine system. It’s a butterfly-shaped organ located at the base of the neck. It has many functions,...
Illustration of pernicious anemia

Pernicious Anemia: Signs, Symptoms, Causes, Risks, Diagnosis, Treatment, Complications and Outlook

Overview The blood is an important part of the body because it’s responsible for making sure the needed oxygen and nutrients are distributed throughout the...
systemic lupus erythematosus

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE): Symptoms, Causes, Effects, Diagnosis, Treatment, Complications and Outlook

Overview Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune disease that involves different organs. Its clinical course is varied. The diagnosis of SLE is based on...
addison's disease

Addison’s Disease: Symptoms, Causes, Risks, Diagnosis, Treatment and Outlook

Overview Addison’s disease is a disease of the endocrine, or hormonal, system. It is also called primary adrenal insufficiency and affects the production of mineralocorticoids...
eosinophilic esophagitis

Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Symptoms, Causes, Risks, Complications, Diagnosis and Treatment

Overview Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is an inflammatory disease of the esophagus. It has increasingly become recognized in children and adults for the last ten years. The disorder...

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