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Eating Disorders: Anorexia Nervosa
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/9794-anorexia-nervosa

Jun 26th, 2019 - What is anorexia nervosa? Anorexia nervosa is a life-threatening eating disorder. It is defined as self-starvation in order to maintain an abnormally low body weight. Low body weight is described as weighing less than the minimum that is considered normal for the person’s age, sex, stage of growth and development, and physical health. Individuals with anorexia nervosa have an intense fear of ga...

Dementia
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/9170-dementia

Mar 17th, 2019 - What is dementia? Dementia is a general term used to describe a decline in mental function that is severe enough to interfere with daily living. Dementia is not a specific disease. It is a group of symptoms that can affect thinking, memory, reasoning, personality, mood and behavior. Dementia develops when the parts of the brain that are involved with learning, memory, decision-making, and langu...

Caregiver Burnout
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/9225-caregiving-recognizing-burnout

Jan 12th, 2019 - What is caregiver burnout? Caregiver burnout is a state of physical, emotional and mental exhaustion. It may be accompanied by a change in attitude, from positive and caring to negative and unconcerned. Burnout can occur when caregivers don't get the help they need, or if they try to do more than they are able, physically or financially. Many caregivers also feel guilty if they spend time on th...

Narcolepsy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/narcolepsy/symptoms-causes/syc-20375497

Jan 11th, 2019 - Overview Narcolepsy is a chronic sleep disorder characterized by overwhelming daytime drowsiness and sudden attacks of sleep. People with narcolepsy often find it difficult to stay awake for long periods of time, regardless of the circumstances. Narcolepsy can cause serious disruptions in your daily routine. Sometimes, narcolepsy can be accompanied by a sudden loss of muscle tone (cataplexy), w...

Sleep disorders - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sleep-disorders/symptoms-causes/syc-20354018

Dec 19th, 2018 - Overview Sleep disorders are changes in the way that you sleep. A sleep disorder can affect your overall health, safety and quality of life. Sleep deprivation can affect your ability to drive safely and increase your risk of other health problems. Some of the signs and symptoms of sleep disorders include excessive daytime sleepiness, irregular breathing or increased movement during sleep, and d...

Sleep disorders - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sleep-disorders/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354021

Dec 19th, 2018 - Sleep disorders care at Mayo Clinic The Mayo Clinic has a team of sleep specialists who take the time to listen and thoroughly understand your health issues and concerns. Your health care is tailored to your personal needs. You can trust our specialists to collaborate and offer you the best possible outcomes, safety and service. Mayo Clinic doctors treat the full spectrum of sleep disorders, in...

Mood disorders - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mood-disorders/symptoms-causes/syc-20365057

Dec 19th, 2018 - Overview If you have a mood disorder, your general emotional state or mood is distorted or inconsistent with your circumstances and interferes with your ability to function. You may be extremely sad, empty or irritable (depressed), or you may have periods of depression alternating with being excessively happy (mania). Anxiety disorders can also affect your mood and often occur along with depres...

Persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/persistent-depressive-disorder/symptoms-causes/syc-20350929

Dec 7th, 2018 - Overview Persistent depressive disorder, also called dysthymia (dis-THIE-me-uh), is a continuous long-term (chronic) form of depression. You may lose interest in normal daily activities, feel hopeless, lack productivity, and have low self-esteem and an overall feeling of inadequacy. These feelings last for years and may significantly interfere with your relationships, school, work and daily act...

Persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/persistent-depressive-disorder/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350935

Dec 7th, 2018 - Diagnosis If your doctor suspects you have persistent depressive disorder, exams and tests may include: Physical exam. The doctor may do a physical exam and ask in-depth questions about your health to determine what may be causing your depression. In some cases, it may be linked to an underlying physical health problem. Lab tests. Your doctor may order lab tests to rule out other medical condit...

Cirrhosis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cirrhosis/symptoms-causes/syc-20351487

Dec 6th, 2018 - Overview Normal liver vs. liver cirrhosis Normal liver vs. liver cirrhosis A normal liver (left) shows no signs of scarring. In cirrhosis (right), scar tissue replaces normal liver tissue. Cirrhosis is a late stage of scarring (fibrosis) of the liver caused by many forms of liver diseases and conditions, such as hepatitis and chronic alcoholism. Each time your liver is injured — whether by dise...

Self-injury/cutting - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/self-injury/symptoms-causes/syc-20350950

Dec 6th, 2018 - Overview Nonsuicidal self-injury, often simply called self-injury, is the act of deliberately harming your own body, such as cutting or burning yourself. It's typically not meant as a suicide attempt. Rather, this type of self-injury is a harmful way to cope with emotional pain, intense anger and frustration. While self-injury may bring a momentary sense of calm and a release of tension, it's u...

Self-injury/cutting - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/self-injury/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350956

Dec 6th, 2018 - Diagnosis Although some people may ask for help, sometimes self-injury is discovered by family members or friends. Or a doctor doing a routine medical exam may notice signs, such as scars or fresh injuries. There's no diagnostic test for self-injury. Diagnosis is based on a physical and psychological evaluation. You may be referred to a mental health professional with experience in treating sel...

Childhood obesity - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/childhood-obesity/symptoms-causes/syc-20354827

Dec 4th, 2018 - Overview Childhood obesity is a serious medical condition that affects children and adolescents. Children who are obese are above the normal weight for their age and height. Childhood obesity is particularly troubling because the extra pounds often start children on the path to health problems that were once considered adult problems — diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Many ob...

Teen depression - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/teen-depression/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350991

Nov 15th, 2018 - Diagnosis When teen depression is suspected, the doctor will typically do these exams and tests. Physical exam. The doctor may do a physical exam and ask in-depth questions about your teenager's health to determine what may be causing depression. In some cases, depression may be linked to an underlying physical health problem. Lab tests. For example, your teen's doctor may do a blood test calle...

Teen depression - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/teen-depression/symptoms-causes/syc-20350985

Nov 15th, 2018 - Overview Teen depression is a serious mental health problem that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest in activities. It affects how your teenager thinks, feels and behaves, and it can cause emotional, functional and physical problems. Although depression can occur at any time in life, symptoms may be different between teens and adults. Issues such as peer pressure, academ...

Breast cancer - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/breast-cancer/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352475

Nov 15th, 2018 - Diagnosis Diagnosing breast cancer Core needle biopsy Core needle biopsy A core needle biopsy uses a long, hollow tube to extract a sample of tissue. Here, a biopsy of a suspicious breast lump is being done. The sample is sent to a laboratory for testing. Breast MRI Breast MRI During a breast MRI, you lie on your stomach on a padded scanning table. Your breasts fit into a hollow depression in t...

Teen depression - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/teen-depression/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20350996

Nov 15th, 2018 - Care at Mayo Clinic for teen depression Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota, pediatric psychiatrists and psychologists offer inpatient and outpatient treatment for children and teens with depression. A team of mental health professionals will work with you and your teen to set goals, develop a customized plan based on needs, and monitor progress. As a parent, you'll ...

Prescription drug abuse - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/prescription-drug-abuse/symptoms-causes/syc-20376813

Oct 18th, 2018 - Overview Prescription drug abuse is the use of a prescription medication in a way not intended by the prescribing doctor. Prescription drug abuse or problematic use includes everything from taking a friend's prescription painkiller for your backache to snorting or injecting ground-up pills to get high. Drug abuse may become ongoing and compulsive, despite the negative consequences. An increasin...

Prescription drug abuse - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/prescription-drug-abuse/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20376818

Oct 18th, 2018 - Diagnosis Doctors generally base a diagnosis of prescription drug abuse on medical history and answers to other questions. In some cases, certain signs and symptoms also provide clues. Blood or urine tests can detect many types of drugs. These tests can also help track the progress of a person who's getting treatment. Treatment Treatment options for prescription drug abuse vary, depending on th...

Prescription drug abuse - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/prescription-drug-abuse/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20376824

Oct 18th, 2018 - Prescription drug abuse care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic, a doctor with advanced specialized training in the treatment of addiction, called an addiction psychiatrist, coordinates the treatment programs and all of your care. You'll work closely with a licensed alcohol and drug addiction counselor or a licensed clinical social worker and nursing staff members who spec...