Diseases & Conditions

Celiac is known as an autoimmune disease that affects more than 100,000 people each year. An estimated 1 in 133 Americans or 1 percent of the U.S. population has celiac disease and 83 percent of Americans who have celiac disease...
Stomach flu, also known as gastroenteritis, or gastric flu is an infection that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. This affects the stomach and the intestines and although it is a viral infection, the stomach flu should not be confused...
Osteoarthritis is widely regarded as one of the most common forms of arthritis affecting people around the world. Often referred to as the wear-and-tear type of arthritis, osteoarthritis occurs when the protective cartilage on the edges of the bones...
A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection that can affect any part of the urinary tract. The urinary system is composed of the kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra, and while any part of the system can be infected,...
Lupus is an autoimmune disease where the body attacks its own tissues and organs. The inflammation caused by lupus can affect any part of the body including the joints, skin, kidneys, blood cells, brain, heart and lungs. The most common...
Hepatitis is a medical condition characterized by the inflammation of the liver. The liver is the largest internal organ and is responsible for over 500 vital functions. It is the main site where all the important proteins are made...
Heart disease or cardiovascular disease can be defined as a range of conditions that affect either the heart, the blood vessels or both. Any disease that affects the cardiovascular system such as cardiac disease, vascular disease of the brain...
Parkinson's disease (PD) is a progressive degenerative disorder of the nervous system that affects movement, muscle control and balance. Also called idiopathic or primary parkinsonism or hypokinetic rigid syndrome (HRS), the disorder results from the loss of dopamine-producing cells in...
Hypertension or high blood pressure is a chronic condition in which the pressure of the blood against the arteries is higher than normal. When normal, blood pressure measurement is an average of the systolic pressure (pressure in the arteries during...

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