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Restless legs syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/restless-legs-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20377168

Jan 20th, 2020 - Overview Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a condition that causes an uncontrollable urge to move your legs, usually because of an uncomfortable sensation. It typically happens in the evening or nighttime hours when you're sitting or lying down. Moving eases the unpleasant feeling temporarily. Restless legs syndrome, also known as Willis-Ekbom disease, can begin at any age and generally worsens a...

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

Jan 16th, 2020 - Overview A stroke occurs when the blood supply to part of your brain is interrupted or reduced, preventing brain tissue from getting oxygen and nutrients. Brain cells begin to die in minutes. A stroke is a medical emergency, and prompt treatment is crucial. Early action can reduce brain damage and other complications. The good news is that many fewer Americans die of stroke now than in the past...

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

Jan 16th, 2020 - 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...

Migraine - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/migraine-headache/symptoms-causes/syc-20360201

Jan 15th, 2020 - Overview A migraine can cause severe throbbing pain or a pulsing sensation, usually on one side of the head. It's often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound. Migraine attacks can last for hours to days, and the pain can be so severe that it interferes with your daily activities. For some people, a warning symptom known as an aura occurs before or with the ...

Autonomic neuropathy - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/autonomic-neuropathy/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20369836

Jan 15th, 2020 - Diagnosis Autonomic neuropathy is a possible complication of a number of diseases, and the tests you'll need depend on your symptoms and risk factors for autonomic neuropathy. When you have known risk factors for autonomic neuropathy If you have conditions that increase your risk of autonomic neuropathy, such as diabetes, and have symptoms of the condition, your doctor will perform a physical e...

Autonomic neuropathy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/autonomic-neuropathy/symptoms-causes/syc-20369829

Jan 15th, 2020 - Overview Autonomic neuropathy occurs when the nerves that control involuntary bodily functions are damaged. It can affect blood pressure, temperature control, digestion, bladder function and even sexual function. The nerve damage interferes with the messages sent between the brain and other organs and areas of the autonomic nervous system, such as the heart, blood vessels and sweat glands. Whil...

Migraine - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/migraine-headache/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20360215

Jan 15th, 2020 - Migraine care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team The doctors trained in nervous system disorders (neurologists) include internationally recognized researchers in the treatment and prevention of migraines. Teams of doctors work together to bring you the best possible treatment for your migraines. Your care team of experts collaborates to provide you with the benefit of each specialist's k...

Migraine - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/migraine-headache/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20360207

Jan 15th, 2020 - Diagnosis If you have migraines or a family history of migraines, a doctor trained in treating headaches (neurologist) will likely diagnose migraines based on your medical history, symptoms, and a physical and neurological examination. If your condition is unusual, complex or suddenly becomes severe, tests to rule out other causes for your pain might include: MRI. An MRI scan uses a powerful ma...

Schizophrenia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/schizophrenia/symptoms-causes/syc-20354443

Jan 6th, 2020 - Overview Schizophrenia is a serious mental disorder in which people interpret reality abnormally. Schizophrenia may result in some combination of hallucinations, delusions, and extremely disordered thinking and behavior that impairs daily functioning, and can be disabling. People with schizophrenia require lifelong treatment. Early treatment may help get symptoms under control before serious co...

Schizophrenia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/schizophrenia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354449

Jan 6th, 2020 - Diagnosis Diagnosis of schizophrenia involves ruling out other mental health disorders and determining that symptoms are not due to substance abuse, medication or a medical condition. Determining a diagnosis of schizophrenia may include: Physical exam. This may be done to help rule out other problems that could be causing symptoms and to check for any related complications. Tests and screenings...

Pleurisy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pleurisy/symptoms-causes/syc-20351863

Jan 2nd, 2020 - Overview Pleurisy Pleurisy Pleurisy occurs when the pleura — a membrane consisting of a layer of tissue that lines the chest cavity and a layer of tissue that surrounds the lungs — becomes inflamed, causing chest pain. Pleurisy (PLOOR-ih-see) is a condition in which the pleura — two large, thin layers of tissue that separate your lungs from your chest wall — becomes inflamed. Also called pleuri...

External compression headaches - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/external-compression-headaches/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20372328

Dec 27th, 2019 - Treatment To end your headache, remove the headwear that's causing the pressure. Further treatment is rarely needed. If you have a history of migraines, wearing tight headwear may trigger an attack that requires migraine medication for relief. Clinical trials Explore Mayo Clinic studies testing new treatments, interventions and tests as a means to prevent, detect, treat or manage this disease. ...

External compression headaches - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/external-compression-headaches/symptoms-causes/syc-20372326

Dec 27th, 2019 - Overview External compression headaches can occur when something worn on your head puts continuous pressure on your forehead or scalp. They often occur in people required to wear certain headwear, such as helmets or goggles, for their work or sports activities. Sometimes an external compression headache is called "swim-goggle headache" or "football-helmet headache" or another name that refers t...

Syringomyelia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/syringomyelia/symptoms-causes/syc-20354771

Dec 16th, 2019 - Overview Syringomyelia cyst (syrinx) in the spinal cord Syringomyelia cyst (syrinx) in the spinal cord Syringomyelia develops when cerebrospinal fluid, which usually flows around the outside of your brain and spinal cord, collects inside your spinal cord and forms a fluid-filled cyst (syrinx). Syringomyelia (sih-ring-go-my-E-lee-uh) is the development of a fluid-filled cyst (syrinx) within your...

Syringomyelia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/syringomyelia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354775

Dec 16th, 2019 - Diagnosis Your doctor will ask about your medical history and do a complete physical examination. In some cases, syringomyelia might be discovered incidentally during a spine MRI or CT scan conducted for other reasons. If your doctor suspects syringomyelia, you'll likely undergo tests such as: MRI. An MRI of your spine and spinal cord is the most reliable tool for diagnosing syringomyelia. An M...

Corticobasal degeneration - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/corticobasal-degeneration/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20475446

Dec 10th, 2019 - Diagnosis A diagnosis of corticobasal degeneration is made based on your signs and symptoms. However, your signs and symptoms could be due to another degenerative disease such as progressive supranuclear palsy, Alzheimer's disease, Pick's disease and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Researchers are looking at whether positron emission tomography (PET) and single-photon emission computerized tomograph...

Optic neuritis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/optic-neuritis/symptoms-causes/syc-20354953

Dec 9th, 2019 - Overview Optic nerve Optic nerve The optic nerve is a bundle of nerve fibers that serves as the communication cable between your eyes and your brain. The nerve fibers have a special coating called myelin. Optic neuritis occurs when swelling (inflammation) damages the covering (myelin) of the optic nerve. The optic nerve is a bundle of nerve fibers that transmits visual information from your eye...

Optic neuritis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/optic-neuritis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354958

Dec 9th, 2019 - Diagnosis You're likely to see an ophthalmologist for a diagnosis, which is generally based on your medical history and an exam. The ophthalmologist likely will perform the following eye tests: A routine eye exam. Your eye doctor will check your vision and your ability to perceive colors and measure your side (peripheral) vision. Ophthalmoscopy. During this examination, your doctor shines a bri...

Serotonin syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/serotonin-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20354758

Dec 9th, 2019 - Overview Serotonin syndrome occurs when you take medications that cause high levels of the chemical serotonin to accumulate in your body. Serotonin is a chemical your body produces that's needed for your nerve cells and brain to function. But too much serotonin causes signs and symptoms that can range from mild (shivering and diarrhea) to severe (muscle rigidity, fever and seizures). Severe ser...

Antisocial personality disorder - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/antisocial-personality-disorder/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353934

Dec 9th, 2019 - Diagnosis People with antisocial personality disorder are unlikely to believe they need help. However, they may seek help from their primary care provider because of other symptoms such as depression, anxiety or angry outbursts or for treatment of substance misuse. People with antisocial personality disorder may not provide an accurate account of signs and symptoms. A key factor in diagnosis is...