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Astrocytoma - Overview - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/astrocytoma/cdc-20350132

Aug 8th, 2019 - Astrocytoma Astrocytoma Astrocytoma Astrocytoma is a type of cancer that can occur in the brain or spinal cord. It begins in cells called astrocytes that support nerve cells. Some astrocytomas grow very slowly and others can be aggressive cancers that grow quickly. Astrocytoma is a type of cancer that can form in the brain or spinal cord. Astrocytoma begins in cells called astrocytes that suppo...

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...

Glioma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/glioma/symptoms-causes/syc-20350251

Aug 8th, 2019 - Overview Glioma Glioma Gliomas begin in the gluey supportive (glial cells) that surround nerve cells in the brain. Malignant glioma cells Malignant glioma cells Glioblastoma multiforme (malignant brain tumor) cells. The cells have irregular shapes with fingers that can spread into the brain. Glioma is a type of tumor that occurs in the brain and spinal cord. Gliomas begin in the gluey supportiv...

Oligodendroglioma - Overview - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/oligodendroglioma/cdc-20350152

Aug 8th, 2019 - Oligodendroglioma Oligodendroglioma is a tumor that can occur in the brain or spinal cord. Oligodendroglioma forms from oligodendrocytes — cells in the brain and spinal cord that produce a substance that protects nerve cells. Oligodendroglioma can occur at any age, but most often affects adults. Signs and symptoms can include seizures and headaches. Weakness or disability can occur in the part ...

Lazy eye (amblyopia) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lazy-eye/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352396

Aug 6th, 2019 - Diagnosis Your doctor will conduct an eye exam, checking for eye health, a wandering eye, a difference in vision between the eyes or poor vision in both eyes. Eyedrops are generally used to dilate the eyes. The eyedrops cause blurred vision that lasts for several hours or a day. The method used to test vision depends on your child's age and stage of development: Preverbal children. A lighted ma...

Lazy eye (amblyopia) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lazy-eye/symptoms-causes/syc-20352391

Aug 6th, 2019 - Overview Lazy eye (amblyopia) is reduced vision in one eye caused by abnormal visual development early in life. The weaker — or lazy — eye often wanders inward or outward. Amblyopia generally develops from birth up to age 7 years. It is the leading cause of decreased vision among children. Rarely, lazy eye affects both eyes. Early diagnosis and treatment can help prevent long-term problems with...

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/amyotrophic-lateral-sclerosis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354027

Aug 5th, 2019 - Diagnosis Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is difficult to diagnose early because it can mimic other neurological diseases. Tests to rule out other conditions might include: Electromyogram (EMG). Your doctor inserts a needle electrode through your skin into various muscles. The test evaluates the electrical activity of your muscles when they contract and when they're at rest. Abnormalities in musc...

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/amyotrophic-lateral-sclerosis/symptoms-causes/syc-20354022

Aug 5th, 2019 - Overview Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (a-my-o-TROE-fik LAT-ur-ul skluh-ROE-sis), or ALS, is a progressive nervous system disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, causing loss of muscle control. ALS is often called Lou Gehrig's disease, after the baseball player who was diagnosed with it. Doctors usually don't know why ALS occurs. Some cases are inherited. ALS often begins...

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/amyotrophic-lateral-sclerosis/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354030

Aug 5th, 2019 - ALS care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic doctors trained in neuromuscular conditions (neurologists) work closely with doctors trained in physical medicine and rehabilitation (physiatrists), physical and occupational therapists, nutrition specialists (dietitians), nurses, social workers, and others to care for people with ALS. Mayo Clinic doctors diagnose and treat more tha...

Hydrocephalus - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hydrocephalus/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20373609

Jul 25th, 2019 - Diagnosis A diagnosis of hydrocephalus is usually based on: Your answers to the doctor's questions about signs and symptoms A general physical A neurological exam Brain imaging tests Neurological exam The type of neurological exam will depend on a person's age. The neurologist may ask questions and conduct relatively simple tests in the office to judge muscle condition, movement, well-being and...

Hydrocephalus - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hydrocephalus/symptoms-causes/syc-20373604

Jul 25th, 2019 - Overview Hydrocephalus is the buildup of fluid in the cavities (ventricles) deep within the brain. The excess fluid increases the size of the ventricles and puts pressure on the brain. Cerebrospinal fluid normally flows through the ventricles and bathes the brain and spinal column. But the pressure of too much cerebrospinal fluid associated with hydrocephalus can damage brain tissues and cause ...

Hydrocephalus - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hydrocephalus/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20373615

Jul 25th, 2019 - Hydrocephalus care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in brain and nervous system conditions (neurologists) and brain and nervous system surgery (neurosurgeons) have experience in treating hydrocephalus and related conditions. Doctors trained in treating children who have brain and nervous system conditions (pediatric neurologists) treat children who have hyd...

Borderline personality disorder - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/borderline-personality-disorder/symptoms-causes/syc-20370237

Jul 16th, 2019 - Overview Borderline personality disorder is a mental health disorder that impacts the way you think and feel about yourself and others, causing problems functioning in everyday life. It includes self-image issues, difficulty managing emotions and behavior, and a pattern of unstable relationships. With borderline personality disorder, you have an intense fear of abandonment or instability, and y...

Borderline personality disorder - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/borderline-personality-disorder/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20370242

Jul 16th, 2019 - Diagnosis Personality disorders, including borderline personality disorder, are diagnosed based on a: Detailed interview with your doctor or mental health provider Psychological evaluation that may include completing questionnaires Medical history and exam Discussion of your signs and symptoms A diagnosis of borderline personality disorder is usually made in adults, not in children or teenagers...

Chronic Migraine
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Jul 15th, 2019 - What is chronic migraine? Chronic migraine is defined as having at least 15 headache days a month, with at least 8 days of having headaches with migraine features, for more than 3 months. Chronic headache begins as less frequent headache episodes that gradually change into a more frequent headache pattern. Who gets chronic migraine? Chronic migraine affects between 3 and 5 percent of people in ...

High cholesterol - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/high-blood-cholesterol/symptoms-causes/syc-20350800

Jul 12th, 2019 - Overview Cholesterol is a waxy substance found in your blood. Your body needs cholesterol to build healthy cells, but high levels of cholesterol can increase your risk of heart disease. With high cholesterol, you can develop fatty deposits in your blood vessels. Eventually, these deposits grow, making it difficult for enough blood to flow through your arteries. Sometimes, those deposits can bre...

Fibromuscular dysplasia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/fibromuscular-dysplasia/symptoms-causes/syc-20352144

Jul 1st, 2019 - Overview Fibromuscular dysplasia Fibromuscular dysplasia In fibromuscular dysplasia, the muscle and fibrous tissues in your arteries thicken, causing the arteries to narrow. This may reduce blood flow to your organs, leading to organ damage. Fibromuscular dysplasia of the artery to the kidney (renal artery) is shown here, with a "string of beads" appearance. Fibromuscular dysplasia is a conditi...

Fibromuscular dysplasia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/fibromuscular-dysplasia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352150

Jul 1st, 2019 - Diagnosis Because fibromuscular dysplasia may not cause any symptoms, it's unlikely your doctor would specifically check for this condition. If someone in your family has or had fibromuscular dysplasia or aneurysm, your doctor may recommend checking you for fibromuscular dysplasia, too. Your doctor may check for fibromuscular dysplasia if he or she hears an abnormal sound in your upper stomach ...

Fibromuscular dysplasia - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/fibromuscular-dysplasia/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20352152

Jul 1st, 2019 - Fibromuscular dysplasia care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team. Multidisciplinary teams involved in your care at Mayo Clinic include doctors trained in medical and surgical diagnosis and treatment of heart and blood vessel diseases (vascular medicine specialists, vascular and endovascular surgeons, cardiologists, and cardiovascular surgeons) and other specialists. Advanced diagnosis and...

Primary lateral sclerosis (PLS) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/primary-lateral-sclerosis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353972

Jun 27th, 2019 - Diagnosis There is no single test that confirms a diagnosis of primary lateral sclerosis (PLS). In fact, because the disease can mimic signs and symptoms of other neurological diseases such as multiple sclerosis and ALS, your doctor is likely to order several tests to rule out other diseases. After taking a careful record of your medical history and family history and performing a neurological ...