Insomnia is a sleep disorder. Individuals who suffer from insomnia find it difficult to fall asleep, stay asleep, or both. They don't feel refreshed when they wake up…
Depression is classified as a mood disorder. It may be described as feelings of sadness, loss, or anger that interfere with a person's everyday activities. It is…
Acute stress disorder (ASD) may develop after a traumatic event and can last up to one month. Here's what you need to know about this anxiety disorder.
Learn more about anxiety with this overview of anxiety disorders.
Restless leg syndrome (RLS) can cause unpleasant sensations in the legs and an intense urge to move them. Learn why this happens and how to manage it.
Most people go to bed at night and sleep until morning. People with irregular sleep-wake syndrome experience disrupted sleep due to a loss of circadian rhythm.
If you live with fibromyalgia, you know that it's a complex disorder with a range of potential causes, treatments, and risk factors. Here's a top-to-bottom look at this…
A tension headache is the most common type of headache. We'll explain its causes and how to treat it.
People who have GAD worry uncontrollably about common occurrences and situations. GAD is different from normal feelings of anxiousness.
Hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, is a potentially dangerous condition that's most common in people with diabetes. Learn what causes it and how to prevent it.
Teething syndrome is a normal process that infants go through when teeth break through their gums. Babies normally start teething when they are 6 months old.
Acute bronchitis causes coughs that produce mucus. You don't need antibiotics, but bed rest and home care can help.
PTSD can affect anyone who has undergone a traumatic event. Read more on how to cope with it.
The thyroid gland produces a hormone that controls how your cells use energy. Hyperthyroidism occurs when the body produces excessive amounts.
Childhood obesity can lead to serious health problems in adulthood. Learn about the risks and some preventive tips.
A pinworm infection is a highly contagious type of human intestinal worm infection.
The recommended amount of caffeine is usually 400 mg per day for healthy adults. Caffeine overdose may occur if you ingest more than this amount.
Post-concussion syndrome refers to lingering symptoms after a concussion or a mild traumatic brain injury (TBI).
A middle ear infection (otitis media) occurs when a virus or bacteria cause inflammation in the area behind the eardrum. It is most common in children.
If left untreated, HIV can lead to AIDS. AIDS weakens your immune system to the point where it can no longer fight off disease and infection. Learn more.
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