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What Is Cushing’s Syndrome (Hypercortisolism): Symptoms and Treatment

What is Cushing’s syndrome? Cushing’s syndrome, also known as hypercortisolism, describes distinct symptoms exhibited in individuals who suffer prolonged exposure to the hormone cortisol. The condition is very rare, as it only affects 10 to 15 per 1 million people...

What Causes Cystic Fibrosis (Plus Symptoms and Treatment)

Cystic fibrosis is a progressive genetic disorder that affects over 30,000 people in the United States, according to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Patient Registry. When the disease was first reported in 1938, it was described as “mucoviscidosis” to emphasize a...

Lower Respiratory Tract Infection and Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases

Lower respiratory tract infection is often used as a synonym for pneumonia. However, this condition can refer to a host of illnesses affecting the airways below the larynx. While many people recover quickly from lower respiratory tract illnesses, these diseases...

It’s Time to Re-Think Menopause!

Menopause—also known as “climacteric” or “the change of life”—is the time when the ovaries stop producing sex hormones estrogen and progesterone that regulate menstruation, while other parts of the body (e.g., fatty tissues and adrenal glands) decrease the production of...

Kidney Failure: How it Happens and What You Can Do to Prevent It

Your kidneys are an important organ with a very important job; they filter waste products from your blood and help to control your blood pressure, electrolyte balance, and red blood cell production in your body. When your kidneys are not...

Coping with Anxiety: Types, Symptoms and Treatments

Everyone gets anxious now and then. And while it’s perfectly normal to feel a little nervous about that big date or upcoming presentation at work, chronic, excessive anxiety can have a negative effect on your life. If you’re suffering from...

What Is Bipolar Disorder? Understanding the Causes and Seeking Treatment

Life involves plenty of ups and downs, and it’s normal to have some days when you feel content and others when you feel less positive. However, if you’re experiencing frequent highs and lows in mood coupled with an inability to...

Anorexia Nervosa: Signs, Symptoms, and When to Seek Help

Do you know someone who is suffering from disordered eating? Anorexia nervosa is a serious, often life-threatening condition in which an individual’s fear of gaining weight prevents him or her from getting enough calories. The result is a dangerously low...

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