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Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ankylosing-spondylitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20354808?p=1

ew Ankylosing spondylitis is an inflammatory disease that, over time, can cause some of the vertebrae in your spine to fuse. This fusing makes the spine less flexible and can result in a hunched-forward posture. If ribs are affected, it can be difficult to breathe deeply. Ankylosing spondylitis affects men more often than women. Signs and symptoms typically begin in early adulthood. Inflammatio...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bed-wetting/symptoms-causes/syc-20366685?p=1

ew Bed-wetting — also called nighttime incontinence or nocturnal enuresis — is involuntary urination while asleep after the age at which staying dry at night can be reasonably expected. Soggy sheets and pajamas — and an embarrassed child — are a familiar scene in many homes. But don't despair. Bed-wetting isn't a sign of toilet training gone bad. It's often just a normal part of a child's devel...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/rebound-headaches/symptoms-causes/syc-20377083?p=1

ew Rebound headaches (medication-overuse headaches) are caused by regular, long-term use of medication to treat headaches, such as migraine. Pain relievers offer relief for occasional headaches. But if you take them more than a couple of days a week, they may trigger rebound headaches. It appears that any medication taken for pain relief can cause rebound headaches, but only if you already have...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/restless-legs-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20377168?p=1

ew 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, now known as restless legs syndrome/Willis-Ekbom disease (RLS/WED), can begin at any a...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/jet-lag/symptoms-causes/syc-20374027?p=1

ew Jet lag, also called jet lag disorder, is a temporary sleep problem that can affect anyone who quickly travels across multiple time zones. Your body has its own internal clock, or circadian rhythms, that signals your body when to stay awake and when to sleep. Jet lag occurs because your body's clock is still synced to your original time zone, instead of to the time zone where you've traveled...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/central-sleep-apnea/symptoms-causes/syc-20352109?p=1

ew Central sleep apnea is a disorder in which your breathing repeatedly stops and starts during sleep. Central sleep apnea occurs because your brain doesn't send proper signals to the muscles that control your breathing. This condition is different from obstructive sleep apnea, in which you can't breathe normally because of upper airway obstruction. Central sleep apnea is less common than obstr...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/alcohol-poisoning/symptoms-causes/syc-20354386?p=1

ew Alcohol poisoning is a serious — and sometimes deadly — consequence of drinking large amounts of alcohol in a short period of time. Drinking too much too quickly can affect your breathing, heart rate, body temperature and gag reflex and potentially lead to a coma and death. Alcohol poisoning can also occur when adults or children accidentally or intentionally drink household products that co...

Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bed-wetting/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20366711?p=1

sis Depending on the circumstances, your doctor may recommend the following to identify any underlying cause of bed-wetting and help determine treatment: Physical exam Discussion of symptoms, fluid intake, family history, bowel and bladder habits, and problems associated with bed-wetting Urine tests to check for signs of an infection or diabetes X-rays or other imaging tests of the kidneys or b...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hypersomnia/symptoms-causes/syc-20362332?p=1

ew Idiopathic hypersomnia is an uncommon sleep disorder that causes you to be excessively sleepy during the day even after a good night's sleep. It also often causes difficulty waking up after you've been asleep at night or for a nap. Naps generally aren't refreshing. The need to sleep can strike at any time, including when you're driving a car or working, which makes idiopathic hypersomnia pot...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chronic-myelogenous-leukemia/symptoms-causes/syc-20352417?p=1

ew Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) is an uncommon type of cancer of the blood cells. The term "chronic" in chronic myelogenous leukemia indicates that this cancer tends to progress more slowly than acute forms of leukemia. The term "myelogenous" (my-uh-LOHJ-uh-nus) in chronic myelogenous leukemia refers to the type of cells affected by this cancer. Chronic myelogenous leukemia can also be ca...

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https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/insomnia/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20355177?p=1

ia care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team With Mayo Clinic's team approach, doctors from several specialties can share insights on how different medical conditions can affect your sleep. Sleep specialists, in turn, lend insights on how poor sleep can affect different aspects of health. Which specialists are involved will depend on your needs. Advanced diagnosis and treatment Mayo Clinic...

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https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/frontotemporal-dementia/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354745?p=1

temporal dementia care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Teamwork At Mayo Clinic, an integrated team of doctors trained in nervous system conditions (neurologists), nervous system and mental health conditions (neuropsychologists), nervous system conditions and radiology (neuroradiologists), speech and language (speech-language pathologists), sleep medicine, and physical medicine and reh...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chronic-kidney-disease/symptoms-causes/syc-20354521?p=1

ew Chronic kidney disease, also called chronic kidney failure, describes the gradual loss of kidney function. Your kidneys filter wastes and excess fluids from your blood, which are then excreted in your urine. When chronic kidney disease reaches an advanced stage, dangerous levels of fluid, electrolytes and wastes can build up in your body. In the early stages of chronic kidney disease, you ma...

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https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/obstructive-sleep-apnea/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20352098?p=1

ctive sleep apnea care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in sleep medicine work together to determine the most appropriate treatment for your condition. Doctors trained in lung and breathing conditions (pulmonologists), brain and nervous system conditions (neurologists), mental health conditions (psychiatrists), pediatrics, heart disease (cardiologists), ear...

Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lewy-body-dementia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352030?p=1

sis A progressive decline in your ability to think is required to diagnose Lewy body dementia. In addition, two of the following core symptoms must be present: Fluctuating and unpredictable alertness and thinking (cognitive) function Repeated visual hallucinations Parkinsonian symptoms REM sleep behavior disorder, in which people act out their dreams during sleep In addition to the core symptom...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/polio/symptoms-causes/syc-20376512?p=1

ew Polio is a contagious viral illness that in its most severe form causes nerve injury leading to paralysis, difficulty breathing and sometimes death. In the U.S., the last case of naturally occurring polio was in 1979. Today, despite a worldwide effort to wipe out polio, poliovirus continues to affect children and adults in parts of Asia and Africa. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevent...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/gerd/symptoms-causes/syc-20361940?p=1

ew Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) occurs when stomach acid frequently flows back into the tube connecting your mouth and stomach (esophagus). This backwash (acid reflux) can irritate the lining of your esophagus. Many people experience acid reflux from time to time. GERD is mild acid reflux that occurs at least twice a week, or moderate to severe acid reflux that occurs at least once a ...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/myelofibrosis/symptoms-causes/syc-20355057?p=1

ew Myelofibrosis is a serious bone marrow disorder that disrupts your body's normal production of blood cells. The result is extensive scarring in your bone marrow, leading to severe anemia, weakness, fatigue and often an enlarged spleen. Myelofibrosis is an uncommon type of chronic leukemia — a cancer that affects the blood-forming tissues in the body. Myelofibrosis belongs to a group of disea...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/persistent-depressive-disorder/symptoms-causes/syc-20350929?p=1

ew 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 activitie...

Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chemo-brain/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351065?p=1

sis There's no clear definition of chemo brain, so no tests exist to diagnose this condition. Cancer survivors who experience these symptoms often score in normal ranges on memory tests. Your doctor may recommend blood tests, brain scans or other tests to rule out other causes of memory problems. But if no apparent cause can be found for your symptoms, your doctor may refer you to a specialist ...