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Diseases and Conditions

Find doctor-approved information about symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of common diseases and conditions.

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  • Celiac Disease

    Celiac disease is a digestive disorder that causes problems when you eat foods with gluten, such as wheat, rye and…

  • Bacterial Endocarditis

    Bacterial endocarditis is an infection in the valves and inner lining of your heart.

  • American soldier in uniform, who suffers from PTSD

    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

    Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health disorder caused by a traumatic event or series of events.

  • A senior man experiences bloating and reflux from indigestion.

    Reflux/Acid Reflux (GERD)

    Acid reflux occurs when acid from your stomach backs up into your throat. It can be caused by many factors…

  • Female therapist working with young boy on floor

    Asperger's Syndrome

    Asperger’s syndrome is a developmental disorder affecting speech and behavior.

  • A varicose vein is visible on the side of a woman’s knee

    Varicose Veins

    Varicose veins are veins that swell above the surface of the skin. They can be treated with compression stockings, surgery…

  • Middle-aged woman drinking a glass of water in the living room and looking into the distance

    Diabetes Insipidus

    Diabetes insipidus is a hormone disorder that causes extreme thirst and increased urination. There is no cure, but it can…

  • Male doctor and testicular cancer patient are discussing about testicular cancer test report.

    Testicular Cancer

    Testicular cancer is the most common type of cancer in young and middle-aged white men, but it can be treated…

  • A woman clutching her cervix in pain

    Cervical Cancer

    Cervical cancer is abnormal growth of cells in a woman’s cervix. Cervical cancer is almost always caused by the human…

  • Illustration of a human body with close-ups of a normal aorta and one with an abdominal aortic aneurysm

    Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)

    Sometimes an area of a blood vessel wall will get weak. It can start to swell like a balloon and…

  • Close-up of a pink ribbon (the symbol of breast cancer awareness) in a man’s hands

    Male Breast Cancer

    Breast cancer is a type of cancer that begins in the breast. Men can get breast cancer even though it…

  • Woman applying lotion to psoriasis on her elbow

    Psoriasis

    Psoriasis is a common chronic skin condition. It causes a rash that is raised with red marks and flaky white…

  • woman with a headache holds a hand to her head

    Headaches

    There are several different types of headaches. Migraines and tension headaches are the most common.

  • Illustration of the female reproduction system and a yellow ribbon representing endometriosis

    Endometrial Cancer

    Endometrial cancer occurs in the lining of a woman’s uterus. Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of this common…

  • Arrhythmia

    An arrhythmia is a change in the rhythm of your heartbeat. Your heart may beat too fast, too slow, or…

  • silhouette of a person drinking, sitting behind bottles of alcohol

    Alcohol Abuse

    Alcohol abuse is a pattern of drinking too much alcohol too often. This can harm your work, school, and…

  • Stethoscope resting on black chalkboard with the words Addison’s Disease

    Addison’s Disease

    Addison’s disease is a condition that affects your body’s adrenal glands. It interferes with your body’s ability to produce certain…

  • Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

    COVID-19 is highly contagious and does not yet have an approved vaccine. Symptoms may include a cough, a fever, and…

  • Insulin Resistance

    Insulin resistance is a condition that can lead to pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes. Diet and lifestyle changes and prescription…

  • Teeth Grinding (Bruxism)

    Teeth grinding, also called bruxism, is the conscious or unconscious grinding or clenching of teeth. It happens most often in…

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