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A heart condition which causes irregular and often abnormally fast heart rate, atrial fibrillation affects about 10% of people aged over 75. To put it into context, a normal heart rate should be between 60 and 100 beats a minute when you’re resting, but in atrial fibrillation, the heart rate may be as much – if not over – 140 beats per minute.
Athlete’s foot is the most common fungal infection of the skin, characterized by fungal growth on the skin of the foot and occasionally on the toenails. Often, an itchy red rash develops in the spaces between the toes. As well as being itchy, the skin in the affected area may be scaly, flaky and dry. The medical name for athlete’s foot is tinea pedis.
Astigmatism is a very common condition of poor eyesight that is characterized by the cornea of the eye becoming oval or football-shaped, rather than round, which is normal and required for good eyesight. The word astigmatism itself come from the Greek a, meaning “without,” and stigma, meaning “point”. In cases of astigmatism, light rays do not form a single point of focus as they enter the eye, causing the eye to focus on two points instead of one.
Asthma is a respiratory condition characterized by spasms in the smooth muscles surrounding the airways of the lungs, known as bronchi and bronchioles. As the spasms occur, they cause the airways to narrow, creating difficulty breathing and, in most cases, a sensation of being unable to breathe altogether. Typically, asthma is also accompanied by excessive secretion of mucus in the lungs’ mucous membranes.
The term arthritis is used loosely as if it encompassed one entity, although over 100 types of arthritis have been identified. For millions of Americans, arthritis limits everyday movements such as walking, standing, or even holding a pencil. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the effects of arthritis range from slight pain, stiffness, and swelling of the joints, to crippling and disabling discomfort. Arthritis affects people of all ages. The NIH reports that about 15% of the U.S. population has arthritis or a related disorder, and 200,000 children in the U.S. have some form of the disease.
Anxiety is a sense of fear and, in some cases, a feeling of impending doom. The term anxiety disorder refers to a category of disturbances that includes generalized anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, phobias, and obsessive-compulsive disorders. A panic attack is an acute anxiety episode that may be accompanied by sweating, shortness of breath, hot or cold flashes, heart palpitations, and other forms of discomfort
Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder where weight loss becomes an obsession and starvation begins to affect thinking patterns and personality. It occurs overwhelmingly among teenage girls and only in developed countries.
Anklyosing spondylitis is a rare rheumatological condition that causes stiffness and inflammation of the spine and sacroiliac joints, and is characterized by a “bent forward” posture. The condition may be linked to genetic predisposition, and 90 percent of all cases occur in men between the ages of 20-40.
Anemia is a condition where the amount of hemoglobin in the blood is below the normal level, or there are fewer red blood cells than normal. It’s worth noting the different types of Anemia as each one has a different cause, with iron deficiency being the most common form of the illness. Anemia can also be caused by lack of Vitamin B12 or folate in the body.
Alzheimer’s disease is a form of dementia. Dementia is a group of symptoms associated with a decline in the way your brain functions, affecting your memory and the way you behave – it includes memory loss, mood changes and problems with communication and reasoning. There are many types of dementia and the most common are Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia. Dementia is progressive, which means the symptoms will gradually get worse. Alzheimer’s disease attacks nerves, brain cells and neurotransmitters (chemicals that carry messages to and from the brain). It is most common in people over 65 years of age, and affects slightly more women than men.
Allergies are adverse immune system reactions to a substance that would normally be considered harmless. Allergic reactions are caused by exposure to allergens. An allergen is a protein that the body judges to be foreign and dangerous. Possible allergens include specific foods, environmental toxins, pollens, moulds, mites, animal dander and a host of other irritants. Once exposed to an allergen, the immune system releases specific antibodies to destroy the enemy allergen, setting in motion a complex series of events involving many bio-chemicals. These chemicals then produce inflammation or other symptoms of an allergy response.
Alcoholism (alcohol dependence) and alcohol abuse are two different forms of problem drinking. Alcoholism is when you have signs of physical addiction to alcohol and continue to drink, despite problems with physical health, mental health, and social, family, or job responsibilities. Alcohol may control your life and relationships. Alcohol abuse is when your drinking leads to problems, but not physical addiction. Alcohol abuse is rising. Around 1 out of 6 people in the United States have a drinking problem.
ADHD or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Syndrome is a complicated and often misunderstood condition. It is thought to affect between 3- 5% of children. It has also been estimated that ADHD is 3 or 4 times more common in boys than in girls. Generally, the ADHD child is unable to concentrate, is hyperactive to the point of being disruptive, and has poor school performance compared with intelligence.
Addictions are physical or psychological dependencies that negatively affect a person’s life. All forms of addictions are biochemical. The addictive substances become a necessary ingredient of the body’s chemistry. Withdrawal occurs when the substance is withheld. When someone with addictive behaviour is deprived of the addictive substance, the ensuing withdrawal symptoms often require outside intervention. Withdrawal symptoms are often painful and sometimes unbearable. This pain frequently lures the addict back to the addictive substance or behaviour, beginning the destructive cycle anew.
Acne is an inflammatory disease involving the hair follicles and sebaceous glands of the skin characterized by papules or pustules also known as comedones or simply plugs. This common skin condition (especially in young adults) is marked by the eruption of pimples, sometimes painful, on the surface of the skin. Acne is characterized by black heads, pimple outbreaks, cysts, infected abscesses, and sometimes scarring. The places in your body most susceptible to acne are locations with the most oil glands such as the face and forehead. This inflammatory condition can also affect the arms, back and chest.
Heartburn is a condition characterized by a wavelike, burning sensation in the upper chest and oesophagus that usually occurs within an hour of eating. At times, the experience of heartburn can be very uncomfortable, and even mimic sensations of heart disease. In most cases, however, heartburn symptoms tend to be fleeting and not serious in nature.
In short, achalasia means that your gullet has lost its ability to move food along and the valve at the end of your gullet fails to open to allow food to pass into your stomach. As a result, food gets stuck in your gullet and is often brought back up. Primarily a disorder of motility of the lower oesophageal or cardiac sphincter, achalasia can be secondary to other conditions, such as oesophageal cancer. In achalasia, the smooth muscle layer of the oesophagus has impaired peristalsis and failure of the sphincter to relax causes a functional stenosis or functional oesophageal stricture. Achalasia tends to present itself in adult life between the ages of about 25 and 40 years with less than 5% occurring in children.
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