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  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis

    Eosinophilic esophagitis is an inflammatory, allergic disease that occurs when certain white blood cells build up in your esophageal…

  • High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy

    A small percentage of pregnant women in the U.S. have high blood pressure during their pregnancy. Some cases are mild;…

  • Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP)

    Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) is caused by a fungus. People whose immune systems are weak due to an HIV infection or…

  • Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) | Chronic Kidney Disease and Nutrition

    If you have chronic kidney disease, your kidneys have trouble removing waste. Proper nutrition can help reduce waste buildup and…

  • Lung Cancer

    Lung cancer is abnormal growth of cells in the lungs. It is one of the most common forms of cancer…

  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

    Coronary artery disease is also called CAD. It is the most common form of heart disease in the U.S. —…

  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator: A Treatment for Arrhythmia

    Cardioverter-Defibrillator is a medical implant device used to treat arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat).

  • Angina

    Angina is a heart condition that causes chest pain or pressure.

  • Chronic Pelvic Pain

    Chronic pelvic pain is pain in your pelvic region that lasts for at least 6 months.

  • Chronic Bronchitis

    Bronchitis is an inflammation or irritation of the lungs’ airways that causes a cough. Chronic bronchitis is bronchitis that lasts…

  • Arrhythmia

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

  • Coronary Heart Disease (CHD)

    Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the most common type of heart disease. It is caused by blocked blood vessels. Learn…

  • Pleurisy (Pleuritis)

    Pleurisy is a condition marked by chest pain and inflammation. It occurs in the tissue that lines your chest and…

  • Thyroiditis

    Learn about the types, symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment of thyroiditis, a name for several disorders that cause inflammation of…

  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

    Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a condition that occurs when imbalanced hormones cause cysts to form on a woman’s…

  • Heartburn

    Heartburn is a burning feeling in the lower chest, along with a sour or bitter taste in the throat and…