More than 50 percent of all men over the age of 50 will be affected by male pattern baldness. Here's what causes it and ways to address hair loss.
Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disease that causes hair to fall out in round patches. Learn about its symptoms, causes, and treatment.
A nutritional deficiency occurs when the body doesn't absorb the necessary amount of a nutrient. Read more about symptoms and treatment.
The thyroid gland produces a hormone that controls how your cells use energy. Hyperthyroidism occurs when the body produces excessive amounts.
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.
Lichen planus is a common skin rash that is not contagious. Common symptoms may include lesions in the mouth, which may cause a burning sensation.
Hodgkin's disease is a type of blood cancer. We'll explain its symptoms, staging, and how it's treated.
Hypopituitarism occurs when your pituitary gland in your brain is not releasing one or more of the eight hormones it should be releasing.
Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection caused by a type of bacteria. We explain the symptoms, complications, and more.
Hashimoto's disease is a condition that damages the thyroid's ability to function properly. It can cause a goiter, or enlarged thyroid, which can make the front of the…
Systemic lupus erythematosus, the most common form of lupus, is a chronic autoimmune disease that can cause severe fatigue and joint pain. Learn more about it.
Addison's disease occurs when the adrenal cortex is damaged and the adrenal glands do not produce enough of the steroid hormones cortisol and aldosterone.
Systemic sclerosis (SS) is an autoimmune disorder in which the body's immune system attacks the body.
Celiac disease is a digestive disorder caused by an abnormal immune reaction to gluten. Learn about celiac disease symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
Graft vs. Host Disease (GvHD) is a reaction that develops after a bone marrow transplant when the donor and the recipient are different people.
Ito syndrome (IS) is a rare condition characterized by loss of skin color on certain parts of the body. A serious abnormality associated with it is balding and missing or…
Leishmaniasis is a parasitic disease caused by the Leishmania parasite found in sand flies.
Bamboo hair is a condition that causes your hair strands to develop bumps and look like the knots in a bamboo stalk. Read more about it.
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