Conditions & Treatments
- Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Alcohol abuse is a condition where you drink too much and your drinking has become disruptive in many areas of your life, but you aren’t dependent on alcohol.
An allergy is an overreaction of the immune system to substances known as allergens.
- Alzheimer’s Disease
Alzheimer’s disease is a form of dementia, a disease that is characterized by cognitive and behavioral problems.
We’re all familiar with situations—important, stressful events, for example—that may cause anxiety.
Asthma is a disease that affects your lungs.
- Breast Cancer
Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer (other than skin cancer) in U.S. women, with more than 190,000 new diagnoses each year.
- Bacterial Vaginosis
Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is a condition where the normal, healthy balance of “good” bacteria in the vagina becomes unbalanced and there is an overgrowth of harmful bacteria.
- Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar disorder is a brain disorder that is also called manic depression or manic depressive disorder.
- Celiac Disease
Celiac disease is considered a disease of the digestive system as well as an autoimmune disease.
- Cervical Cancer
The cervix is the lower part of the uterus.
Cholesterol is a substance found in your body and in many foods.
- Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
It’s normal to feel very tired, or fatigued, from time to time, but severe tiredness that does not go away with rest, is worsened with physical or mental activity, and is not caused by other illnesses is not normal.
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a group of diseases characterized by damage to the lungs, which makes it hard to breathe.
- Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States.
Depression is quite different from having the blues.
Once it develops, diabetes is a lifelong condition that affects an estimated 23.6 million people in the United States—that’s almost 8 percent of the population.
Fibromyalgia is a rheumatic condition—a condition affecting the joints and soft tissues. It’s associated with widespread pain and fatigue.
- Headaches and Migraines
Headaches—discomfort that may be described as pain, pressure, or tension affecting the head and face—are grouped into four types: vascular, muscle contraction (tension), traction, and inflammatory.
Heartburn is actually a symptom of another condition and not a disease itself.
- Heart Disease
There are several types of heart conditions that are considered forms of heart disease.
- High Blood Pressure
High blood pressure is a condition that increases your risk of heart disease, stroke, heart failure, kidney disease, and other health problems.
Insomnia is a sleep disorder that is characterized by sleeplessness, inadequate sleep, or poor quality sleep.
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a disorder that affects the large intestine, or colon.
Lupus is an autoimmune disease.
Menopause is a normal change in a woman’s life.
- Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a disease of the central nervous system, or CNS (the brain, optic nerves, and spinal cord).
Obesity, a condition where a person is significantly or extremely overweight, can raise risk for several serious medical conditions.
Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones that is characterized by reduced bone mass and bone quality.
- Ovarian Cancer
Each year in the United States, more than 21,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer.
- Parkinson’s Disease
Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is a condition that affects the body’s motor system, causing symptoms such as tremor, rigidity (stiffness), and impaired balance and coordination.
- Postpartum Depression
Postpartum depression is depression that affects new mothers.
- Pregnancy and Childbirth
A woman is considered pregnant when she has a growing fetus in her uterus.
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an inflammatory disease that affects the joints, causing pain, swelling, stiffness, and loss of function.
- Sexual Health
Sexual health includes a range is issues concerning human intimacy—issues that affect us physically, mentally, and emotionally.
- Skin Cancer
More than one million new cases of skin cancer are diagnosed each year in the United States, making it the most commonly diagnosed type of cancer among women and men.
- Sleep Disorders
There are many kinds of sleep disorders that can make it difficult for you to fall asleep, stay asleep, enjoy good-quality sleep, or feel alert during the day.
A stroke occurs when blood flow to the brain is interrupted.
The thyroid is a small gland that is located in the front of the neck below the larynx, or voice box