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Patient Education on COVID & Agoraphobia
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/agoraphobia-and-covid-19

The COVID-19 pandemic can trigger anxious feelings in anyone. However, people with an anxiety disorder such as agoraphobia may find that the pandemic has heightened their anxiety even further.

Bradycardia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bradycardia/symptoms-causes/syc-20355474

Oct 20th, 2021 - Overview Bradycardia (brad-e-KAHR-dee-uh) is a slower than normal heart rate. The hearts of adults at rest usually beat between 60 and 100 times a minute. If you have bradycardia, your heart beats fewer than 60 times a minute. Bradycardia can be a serious problem if the heart rate is very slow and the heart can't pump enough oxygen-rich blood to the body. If this happens, you may feel dizzy, ve...

Swollen lymph nodes - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/swollen-lymph-nodes/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353906

Oct 14th, 2021 - Diagnosis To diagnose what might be causing your swollen lymph nodes, your doctor may need: Your medical history. Your doctor will want to know when and how your swollen lymph nodes developed and if you have any other signs or symptoms. A physical exam. Your doctor will also want to check lymph nodes near the surface of your skin for size, tenderness, warmth and texture. The site of your swolle...

Swollen lymph nodes - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/swollen-lymph-nodes/symptoms-causes/syc-20353902

Oct 14th, 2021 - Overview Lymph node locations Open pop-up dialog box Close Lymph node locations Lymph node locations Your lymph nodes play a vital role in your body's ability to fight off infections. Common areas where you might notice swollen lymph nodes include your neck, under your chin, in your armpits and in your groin. Swollen lymph nodes Open pop-up dialog box Close Swollen lymph nodes Swollen lymph nod...

Hirsutism - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hirsutism/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354941

Oct 12th, 2021 - Diagnosis Tests that measure the amount of certain hormones in your blood, including testosterone or testosterone-like hormones, might help determine whether elevated androgen levels are causing your hirsutism. Your doctor might also examine your abdomen and do a pelvic exam to look for masses that could indicate a tumor. More Information CT scan Ultrasound Treatment Treatment of hirsutism with...

Hemophilia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hemophilia/symptoms-causes/syc-20373327

Oct 7th, 2021 - Overview Hemophilia is a rare disorder in which the blood doesn't clot in the typical way because it doesn't have enough blood-clotting proteins (clotting factors). If you have hemophilia, you might bleed for a longer time after an injury than you would if your blood clotted properly. Small cuts usually aren't much of a problem. If you have a severe form of the condition, the main concern is bl...

Epilepsy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/epilepsy/symptoms-causes/syc-20350093

Oct 7th, 2021 - Overview Epilepsy is a central nervous system (neurological) disorder in which brain activity becomes abnormal, causing seizures or periods of unusual behavior, sensations and sometimes loss of awareness. Anyone can develop epilepsy. Epilepsy affects both males and females of all races, ethnic backgrounds and ages. Seizure symptoms can vary widely. Some people with epilepsy simply stare blankly...

Male hypogonadism - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/male-hypogonadism/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354886

Sep 29th, 2021 - Diagnosis Early detection in boys can help prevent problems from delayed puberty. Early diagnosis and treatment in men offer better protection against osteoporosis and other related conditions. Your health care provider will conduct a physical exam and note whether your sexual development, such as your pubic hair, muscle mass and size of your testes, is consistent with your age. Your provider w...

Churg-Strauss syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/churg-strauss-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20353760

Sep 24th, 2021 - Overview Churg-Strauss syndrome is a disorder marked by blood vessel inflammation. This inflammation can restrict blood flow to organs and tissues, sometimes permanently damaging them. This condition is also known as eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA). Adult-onset asthma is the most common sign of Churg-Strauss syndrome. The disorder can also cause other problems, such as nasa...

Chiari malformation - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chiari-malformation/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354015

Sep 24th, 2021 - Diagnosis To diagnose your condition, your doctor will review your medical history and symptoms and conduct a physical examination. Your doctor will also order imaging tests to diagnose your condition and determine its cause. Tests may include: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). An MRI is often used to diagnose Chiari malformation. An MRI uses powerful radio waves and magnets to create a detaile...

Familial hypercholesterolemia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/familial-hypercholesterolemia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353757

Sep 23rd, 2021 - Diagnosis A detailed family history is an important key to diagnosing familial hypercholesterolemia. Doctors will be interested to know if your siblings, parents, aunts, uncles or grandparents ever had high cholesterol levels or heart disease — especially during childhood. During the physical exam, doctors usually check for cholesterol deposits that may occur in the skin around the hands, knees...

Henoch-Schonlein purpura - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/henoch-schonlein-purpura/symptoms-causes/syc-20354040

Sep 21st, 2021 - Overview Henoch-Schonlein purpura Open pop-up dialog box Close Henoch-Schonlein purpura Henoch-Schonlein purpura Henoch-Schonlein purpura is an inflammation of the small blood vessels of the skin, joints, bowels and kidneys. When blood vessels get inflamed, they can bleed into the skin, causing a reddish-purple rash (purpura). Henoch-Schonlein purpura (also known as IgA vasculitis) is a disorde...

Subconjunctival hemorrhage (broken blood vessel in eye) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/subconjunctival-hemorrhage/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353832

Sep 21st, 2021 - Diagnosis Your doctor or eye doctor will generally diagnose a subconjunctival hemorrhage by looking at your eye. You'll likely need no other tests. If you have recurrent subconjunctival hemorrhages, your doctor may also: Ask you questions about your general health and symptoms Conduct an eye examination Take your blood pressure Obtain a routine blood test to make sure you don't have a potential...

Subconjunctival hemorrhage (broken blood vessel in eye) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/subconjunctival-hemorrhage/symptoms-causes/syc-20353826

Sep 21st, 2021 - Overview Broken blood vessel in the eye Open pop-up dialog box Close Broken blood vessel in the eye Broken blood vessel in the eye A broken blood vessel in the eye may look alarming, but it's usually harmless. A subconjunctival hemorrhage (sub-kun-JUNK-tih-vul HEM-uh-ruj) occurs when a tiny blood vessel breaks just underneath the clear surface of your eye (conjunctiva). In many ways, it's just ...

Ichthyosis vulgaris - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ichthyosis-vulgaris/symptoms-causes/syc-20373754

Sep 15th, 2021 - Overview Ichthyosis vulgaris Open pop-up dialog box Close Ichthyosis vulgaris Ichthyosis vulgaris Ichthyosis vulgaris develops when skin cells fail to shed normally and instead accumulate in thick, dry scales. People with darker skin tend to have darker colored scales, as shown here. Ichthyosis vulgaris (ik-thee-O-sis vul-GAY-ris) is an inherited skin disorder in which dead skin cells accumulat...

Interrupted Aortic Arch: What Is It, Causes, Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/14734-interrupted-aortic-arch

Sep 14th, 2021 - Overview What is interrupted aortic arch (IAA)? Interrupted aortic arch (IAA) is a rare condition in which your baby’s aorta — the large blood vessel coming from their heart that carries blood to the rest of their body — is incomplete or interrupted. The human heart has four chambers: The left atrium and right atrium (plural: atria) on the top, and the left and right ventricles (pumping chamber...

Heatstroke: What Is It, Symptoms, Causes, Tr
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/21812-heatstroke

Sep 13th, 2021 - Overview What is heatstroke? Heatstroke is a life-threatening condition that causes your body to overheat. It’s defined as a body temperature above 104 degrees Fahrenheit (40 degrees Celsius). Heatstroke, also called sunstroke, is the most severe form of hyperthermia, or heat-related illness. Heatstroke can lead to brain damage, organ failure or death. Are there different types of heatstroke? T...

Gynecomastia: What Is It, Causes, Dia
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/16227-enlarged-male-breast-tissue-gynecomastia

Sep 8th, 2021 - Overview What is gynecomastia? Gynecomastia is a common condition which results in enlarged male breast tissue. It can be seen in males of all ages, but usually occurs during the newborn period, puberty and older adulthood. There are many causes for gynecomastia, most commonly an imbalance of the hormones testosterone and estrogen. How does gynecomastia affect my body? Gynecomastia can be seen ...

Anemia - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/anemia/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20351368

Sep 8th, 2021 - Anemia care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Blood disorder specialists (hematologists) work with specialists in assessing blood and bone marrow (pathologists) and others who specialize in various aspects of the different types of anemia to provide you with the most comprehensive care possible. Advanced diagnosis and treatment Mayo Clinic offers rapid diagnostic testing and assessments...

Cervical dystonia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cervical-dystonia/symptoms-causes/syc-20354123

Sep 3rd, 2021 - Overview Cervical dystonia, also called spasmodic torticollis, is a painful condition in which your neck muscles contract involuntarily, causing your head to twist or turn to one side. Cervical dystonia can also cause your head to uncontrollably tilt forward or backward. A rare disorder that can occur at any age, cervical dystonia most often occurs in middle-aged people, women more than men. Sy...