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Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO): What It Is, Sy
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Nov 25th, 2022 - Overview What is neuromyelitis optica? Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) is a rare chronic condition that affects your eyesight and your ability to move. It’s an autoimmune disorder, meaning it happens because your immune system mistakenly attacks parts of your central nervous system. This condition has undergone name changes over the years. The condition’s original name, Devic’s disease, comes from E...

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD): Sy
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Nov 24th, 2022 - Overview Peripheral artery disease hurts blood flow in your leg arteries because of plaque buildup. What is peripheral artery disease? Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is plaque buildup in your leg arteries. Your leg arteries carry oxygen and nutrient-rich blood from your heart to your arms and legs. Other names for this are peripheral vascular disease or peripheral arterial disease. Shaped like...

Interstitial Cystitis (Painful Bladder):
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Nov 23rd, 2022 - Overview What is interstitial cystitis? Interstitial cystitis, now known as bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS), is chronic (long-term) pain, pressure or discomfort in your bladder area (suprapubic region). In addition, it causes a frequent need to urinate (frequency) and sudden urges to urinate (urgency) for at least six weeks. Who does interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome affect? Anyone can...

Ruptured Eardrum: Symptoms,
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Nov 21st, 2022 - Overview Your eardrum is a flexible layer of cartilage that separates your outer ear (left) from your middle ear (right). A ruptured eardrum (inset) may affect your hearing and sense of balance. What is a ruptured eardrum? Your eardrum is a flexible membrane that separates your outer ear from your middle ear. You can rupture your eardrum if you have a severe middle ear infection or you injure o...

Astigmatism: Symptoms,
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Nov 20th, 2022 - Overview What is astigmatism? Astigmatism is the medical term that means the shape of your eye is more curved than it should be. It’s a type of refractive error — an extremely common eye condition that causes blurred vision. Usually, eyes are round, like a baseball. If you have astigmatism, your eye is shaped like a football or the back of a spoon. This makes light that enters your eyes bend un...

Jet lag disorder - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 19th, 2022 - Overview Jet lag, also called jet lag disorder, is a temporary sleep problem that can affect anyone who quickly travels across several time zones. Your body has its own internal clock, called circadian rhythms. They signal to your body when to stay awake and when to sleep. Jet lag occurs because your body's internal clock is synced to your original time zone. It hasn't changed to the time zone ...

Type 2 diabetes - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 19th, 2022 - Overview Type 2 diabetes is an impairment in the way the body regulates and uses sugar (glucose) as a fuel. This long-term (chronic) condition results in too much sugar circulating in the bloodstream. Eventually, high blood sugar levels can lead to disorders of the circulatory, nervous and immune systems. In type 2 diabetes, there are primarily two interrelated problems at work. Your pancreas d...

Multiple endocrine neoplasia, type 2 (MEN 2) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 19th, 2022 - Diagnosis To diagnose multiple endocrine neoplasia, type 2, also called MEN 2, your health care provider will do a physical exam. They will look at your medical history and family history. They also will do genetic testing to see if you have a gene change that causes MEN 2. Blood and urine tests and imaging tests may be done. These may include: Calcitonin levels in the blood Blood calcium Parat...

Multiple endocrine neoplasia, type 2 (MEN 2) - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 19th, 2022 - Multiple endocrine neoplasia, type 2, care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic specialists work as a team to listen, counsel and treat people who have multiple endocrine neoplasia, type 2 (MEN 2). The team may include experts in endocrinology, endocrine surgery, gastroenterology, neurosurgery, oncology, interventional radiology, radiation oncology, medical genetics and other a...

Multiple endocrine neoplasia, type 2 (MEN 2) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 19th, 2022 - Overview Multiple endocrine neoplasia, type 2, also called MEN 2, is a rare condition. It causes tumors in the thyroid and parathyroid glands, adrenal glands, lips, mouth, eyes and digestive tract. Genetic testing can find the changed gene that causes MEN 2. Health care providers can treat the health issues that gene may cause. MEN 2 is an inherited disorder. This means people who have the chan...

Prediabetes - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 19th, 2022 - Overview What is insulin resistance? A Mayo Clinic expert explains Learn about insulin resistance from Eleanna De Filippis, M.D., Ph.D., an endocrinologist at Mayo Clinic. Show transcript for video What is insulin resistance? A Mayo Clinic expert explains Hello. I'm Dr. Eleanna De Filippis, an endocrinologist at Mayo Clinic. In this video, we'll cover the basics of insulin resistance. What is i...

Prediabetes - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 19th, 2022 - Diagnosis The American Diabetes Association (ADA) recommends that diabetes screening for most adults begin at age 35. The ADA advises diabetes screening before age 35 if you're overweight and have additional risk factors for prediabetes or type 2 diabetes. If you've had gestational diabetes, your health care provider will likely check your blood sugar levels at least once every three years. The...

Jet lag disorder - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 19th, 2022 - Treatment Jet lag is temporary and usually doesn't need treatment. Symptoms often improve within a few days, though they sometimes last longer. If you're a frequent traveler bothered by jet lag, your health care provider may prescribe light therapy or medicines. Light therapy Your body's internal clock is influenced by sunlight, among other factors. When you travel across time zones, your body ...

Type 2 diabetes - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 19th, 2022 - Diagnosis Type 2 diabetes is usually diagnosed using the glycated hemoglobin (A1C) test. This blood test indicates your average blood sugar level for the past two to three months. Results are interpreted as follows: Below 5.7% is normal. 5.7% to 6.4% is diagnosed as prediabetes. 6.5% or higher on two separate tests indicates diabetes. If the A1C test isn't available, or if you have certain cond...

Amnesia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 18th, 2022 - Diagnosis A comprehensive evaluation is needed to diagnose amnesia. It can rule out other possible causes of memory loss such as Alzheimer's disease, other forms of dementia, depression or a brain tumor. Medical history The evaluation starts with a detailed medical history. Because the person with memory loss may not be able to provide thorough information, a family member, friend or another ca...

Amnesia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 18th, 2022 - Overview Amnesia refers to the loss of memories, including facts, information and experiences. Movies and television tend to depict amnesia as forgetting your identity, but that's not generally the case in real life. Instead, people with amnesia — also called amnestic syndrome — usually know who they are. But they may have trouble learning new information and forming new memories. Amnesia can b...

Lyme disease - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 18th, 2022 - Diagnosis If you live where Lyme disease is common, the rash might be enough for a diagnosis. A diagnosis usually depends on the following: A review of all signs and symptoms. A history of known or possible exposure to ticks. Blood tests to find disease-fighting antibodies to the bacteria. Treatment Antibiotics are used to treat Lyme disease. In most cases, recovery will be quicker and more com...

Lyme disease - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 18th, 2022 - Overview Lyme disease is an illness caused by borrelia bacteria. Humans usually get Lyme disease from the bite of a tick carrying the bacteria. Ticks that can carry borrelia bacteria live throughout most of the United States. But Lyme disease is most common in the upper Midwest and the northeastern and mid-Atlantic states. It's also common in Europe and in south central and southeastern Canada....

Amnesia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/amnesia/symptoms-causes/syc-20353360

Nov 18th, 2022 - Overview Amnesia refers to the loss of memories, including facts, information and experiences. Movies and television tend to depict amnesia as forgetting your identity, but that's not generally the case in real life. Instead, people with amnesia — also called amnestic syndrome — usually know who they are. But they may have trouble learning new information and forming new memories. Amnesia can b...

Peripheral nerve tumors - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 17th, 2022 - Overview Schwannoma in the leg Open pop-up dialog box Close Schwannoma in the leg Schwannoma in the leg Benign tumors can occur in nerves, muscle and bone. This illustration shows a schwannoma of the tibial nerve in the leg. Dumbbell tumor Open pop-up dialog box Close Dumbbell tumor Dumbbell tumor A more complex nerve sheath tumor may assume the shape of a dumbbell. This type of tumor occurs in...