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Yips - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/yips/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20379024

Oct 14th, 2019 - Treatment Because the yips may be related to overuse of specific muscles, a change of technique or equipment may help. Possible strategies include: Change your grip. This technique works for many golfers, because it changes the muscles you use to make your putting stroke. Use a different putter. A longer putter allows you to use more of your arms and shoulders and less of your hands and wrists ...

Rheumatic fever - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/rheumatic-fever/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354597

Oct 9th, 2019 - Rheumatic fever care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic cardiologists treat people with all types of heart conditions, including people with heart damage caused by rheumatic fever. Mayo doctors trained in pediatric cardiology, cardiovascular diseases, cardiovascular surgery and other areas collaborate as a multidisciplinary team to provide coordinated, comprehensive care. Thi...

Rheumatic fever - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/rheumatic-fever/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354594

Oct 9th, 2019 - Diagnosis Although there's no single test for rheumatic fever, diagnosis is based on medical history, a physical exam and certain test results. Blood tests If your child was already diagnosed with a strep infection using a throat swab test, your doctor might not order additional tests for the bacteria. Sometimes, a blood test that can detect antibodies to the strep bacteria in the blood is done...

Rheumatic fever - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/rheumatic-fever/symptoms-causes/syc-20354588

Oct 9th, 2019 - Overview Rheumatic fever is an inflammatory disease that can develop when strep throat or scarlet fever isn't properly treated. Strep throat and scarlet fever are caused by an infection with streptococcus (strep-toe-KOK-us) bacteria. Rheumatic fever most often affects children who are between 5 and 15 years old, though it can develop in younger children and adults. Although strep throat is comm...

Diabetic nephropathy - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/diabetic-nephropathy/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354566

Sep 18th, 2019 - Diabetic nephropathy care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Your multispecialty team may include experts in nephrology and hypertension, endocrinology, nutrition, and other areas. These specialists work together to develop a therapy plan tailored to your individual needs. Innovative research Mayo researchers in nephrology and hypertension work on clinical trials and other research with ...

Strep Throat
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/4602-strep-throat

Sep 17th, 2019 - What is strep throat? Strep throat is an infection in the throat and tonsils (glands in the back of the throat) that is caused by a bacterium known as Group A streptococcus. Strep throat spreads from person to person very easily, especially among family members. It is common in school-aged children but also occurs in adults. Strep throat can very rarely cause more serious illnesses, such as rhe...

Pseudotumor cerebri - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pseudotumor-cerebri/symptoms-causes/syc-20354031

Sep 10th, 2019 - Overview Pseudotumor cerebri (SOO-doe-too-mur SER-uh-bry) occurs when the pressure inside your skull (intracranial pressure) increases for no obvious reason. It's also called idiopathic intracranial hypertension. Symptoms mimic those of a brain tumor. The increased intracranial pressure can cause swelling of the optic nerve and result in vision loss. Medications often can reduce this pressure a...

Stroke - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/stroke/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350119

Sep 4th, 2019 - Diagnosis To determine the most appropriate treatment for your stroke, your emergency team needs to evaluate the type of stroke you're having and the areas of your brain affected by the stroke. They also need to rule out other possible causes of your symptoms, such as a brain tumor or a drug reaction. Your doctor may use several tests to determine your risk of stroke, including: Stroke consulta...

Stroke - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/stroke/symptoms-causes/syc-20350113

Sep 4th, 2019 - Overview A stroke occurs when the blood supply to part of your brain is interrupted or reduced, depriving brain tissue of oxygen and nutrients. Within minutes, brain cells begin to die. A stroke is a medical emergency. Prompt treatment is crucial. Early action can minimize brain damage and potential complications. The good news is that strokes can be treated and prevented, and many fewer Americ...

Stroke - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/stroke/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20350122

Sep 4th, 2019 - Stroke care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic's world-renowned stroke teams include doctors trained in blood vessel and brain conditions (cerebrovascular neurologists), brain blood vessel imaging (endovascular surgical neuroradiologists), blood vessel brain surgery (vascular neurosurgeons), physical medicine and rehabilitation (physiatrists), emergency medicine, and other su...

End-stage renal disease - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/end-stage-renal-disease/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354542

Aug 16th, 2019 - End-stage renal disease care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic, nephrologists and hypertension specialists work closely with other specialists, including cardiologists, endocrinologists, pharmacists, nurses, educators and dietitians to deliver high-quality, cost-effective care to people who have end-stage renal disease. This means that you're not getting just one opinion ...

Chronic kidney disease - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chronic-kidney-disease/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354531

Aug 14th, 2019 - Chronic kidney disease care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic, nephrologists and hypertension specialists work closely with other specialists, including cardiologists, endocrinologists, pharmacists, nurses, educators and dietitians to deliver high-quality, cost-effective care to people who have chronic kidney disease. This means that you're not getting just one opinion — ...

Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome (WPW)
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17643-wolff-parkinson-white-syndrome-wpw

Aug 13th, 2019 - Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome - Patrick Tchou, MD What is Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome (WPW)? Normally, the heartbeat begins at the sinoatrial (SA) node, located in your right atrium. When the SA node fires, electrical activity spreads through the right and left atria, causing them to contract. The impulses travel to the atrioventricular (AV) node, which is the bridge that allows the impulse...

Brain aneurysm - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/brain-aneurysm/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20361595

Aug 8th, 2019 - Diagnosis If you experience a sudden, severe headache or other symptoms possibly related to a ruptured aneurysm, you'll be given a test or series of tests to determine whether you've had bleeding into the space between your brain and surrounding tissues (subarachnoid hemorrhage) or possibly another type of stroke. If bleeding has occurred, your emergency care team will determine whether the cau...

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/16911-deep-vein-thrombosis-dvt

Jul 17th, 2019 - What is deep vein thrombosis? Deep vein thrombosis (DVT, also called venous thrombosis) is a blood clot that develops in a vein deep in the body. The clot may partially or completely block blood flow through the vein. Most DVTs occur in the lower leg, thigh or pelvis, although they also can occur in other parts of the body including the arm, brain, intestines, liver or kidney. What is the dange...

Atrial Fibrillation (Afib)
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/16765-atrial-fibrillation-afib

Jul 17th, 2019 - The Normal Heart Rhythm The heart pumps blood to the rest of the body. During each heart beat, the two upper chambers of the heart (atria) contract, followed by the two lower chambers (ventricles). These actions, when timed perfectly, allow for an efficient pump. The timing of the heart’s contractions is directed by the heart’s electrical system. The electrical impulse begins in the sinoatrial ...

Brugada Syndrome
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/16813-brugada-syndrome

Jul 17th, 2019 - What is Brugada syndrome? Brugada syndrome is a condition that causes an abnormal heart rhythm in the heart's lower chambers (ventricles). This irregular heartbeat can cause fainting (syncope) and lead to sudden cardiac death (SCD). Brugada syndrome is a rare disease that is inherited (genetic) from at least one parent. It was first discovered in 1992. A lot has been learned about the condition...

Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction)
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/16818-heart-attack-myocardial-infarction

Jul 17th, 2019 - What is a heart attack? A heart attack, or myocardial infarction (MI), is permanent damage to the heart muscle. "Myo" means muscle, "cardial" refers to the heart, and "infarction" means death of tissue due to lack of blood supply. A closer look inside your coronary arteries Your heart muscle needs to receive a good supply of blood at all times to function properly. Your heart muscle gets the bl...

Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) in Children
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/11626-patent-foramen-ovale-pfo-in-children

Jul 16th, 2019 - What is a patent foramen ovale (PFO)? A foramen ovale is a small flap in the septum (wall) between the two upper chambers of the heart (the right and left atrium). It is present while a fetus is in the mother’s womb and is a normal stage of development. While in the womb, blood travels through veins from one side of the heart to the other through the foramen ovale. The blood does not need to pa...

Reduce the Risk of High Blood Pressure
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/13085-preventing-high-blood-pressure

Jul 16th, 2019 - What is high blood pressure? High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a dangerous condition that can lead to strokes, heart attacks, heart failure, or kidney disease. How can you reduce your risk of high blood pressure? Fortunately, there are certain things you can do to help reduce your risk of developing high blood pressure. These include the following: Eat right: A healthy diet is an importa...