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Psychotic disorder: Types, Symptoms, and Treatment

What does psychotic disorder mean? A condition of severe illness that affects the mind is called psychotic disorder. A person with psychotic disorder is unable to think clearly, poor in making judgments, emotionally weak, and sometimes don’t understand reality. Psychotic disorder can become so much severe that it is hard to manage daily life. But …

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Infertility: Types, Causes and Treatment

How it happens?                                                 Unable to conceive after having regular unprotected sex is called infertility. Main reasons are if one partner is unable to contribute in conception or woman in unable to carry pregnancy. Types of infertility:                                                 Infertility is categorized in two forms: Primary When a couple is unable to conceive after trying for …

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GERD-Gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) is a digestive disorder that occurs when acidic stomach juices, or food and fluids back up from the stomach into the esophagus. GERD affects people of all ages—from infants to older adults. Factors that contribute to GORD are lower esophageal sphincter abnormalities, hiatal hernia, abnormal esophageal contractions and slow or prolonged …

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Diabetes and pregnancy

Diabetes can cause problems during pregnancy for women and their developing babies. Poor control of diabetes during pregnancy increases the chances for birth defects and other problems for the pregnancy. It can also cause serious complications for the woman. Proper health care before and during pregnancy can help prevent birth defects and other health problems.

Hepatitis

Hepatitis refers to an inflammatory condition of your liver. Some people with hepatitis have no symptoms, whereas others develop yellow discoloration of the skin and whites of the eyes, poor appetite, vomiting, tiredness, abdominal pain, and diarrhea. Hepatitis is acute if it resolves within six months, and chronic if it lasts longer than six months. …

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Hypertension

Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure is a common long-term medical condition which typically does not cause symptoms. Its risk factors include obesity, drinking too much alcohol, smoking, and family history. Long-term hypertension can cause coronary artery disease, stroke, heart failure, atrial fibrillation, peripheral arterial disease, vision loss, chronic kidney disease, and dementia. Lifestyle …

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Thyroid disorders

The thyroid gland is located on the front part of the neck below the thyroid cartilage (Adam’s apple). The gland produces thyroid hormones, which regulate metabolic processes in the body. Thyroid disorders can range from a small, harmless goiter (enlarged gland) that needs no treatment to life-threatening cancer. The most common thyroid problems involve abnormal …

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Type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes, formerly known as adult-onset diabetes, is a form of diabetes that is characterized by high blood sugar, insulin resistance, and relative lack of insulin. Type 2 diabetes primarily occurs as a result of obesity and lack of exercise.[1] Some people are more genetically at risk than others.[6] Type 2 diabetes makes up about …

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Type 1 diabetes

Previously known as insulin-dependent diabetes, is a chronic condition and mostly occurs in children and young people. In this condition the pancreas produces very little or no insulin. Insulin is a hormone needed to allow sugar (glucose) to enter cells to produce energy. In these patients if not diagnosed and managed early may lead to …

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