Paget’s disease is a chronic condition of bone characterized by disorder of the normal bone remodeling process. As a result, the bone that is formed is abnormal, enlarged, not as dense, brittle, and prone to breakage (fracture).
Although IBS is common in the general population, few seek medical care for their symptoms. There are several types of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) including; Irritable Bowel Syndrome Constipation predominate (IBS-C), Irritable Bowel Syndrome Alternating type (IBS-A) and Irritable Bowel Syndrome Diarrhea predominate (IBS-D). This resource is intended to help educate patients on what IBS-D is, causes and symptoms.
Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis is a term used to describe a group of long-lasting, chronic, inflammatory diseases that affect children under the age of 17. It is estimated that more than 300,000 children in the United States are living with some form of Rheumatoid Arthritis or another form of Rheumatic Disease.
A bad cold can often be mistaken for sinusitis (sinus disease). Many symptoms are the same, including headache or facial pain, runny nose and nasal congestion. Unlike a cold, sinus disease symptoms may be caused by bacterial infections.
In the ongoing search for better treatments, many are adding immunotherapy to their cancer-fighting arsenal. Please share this guide with your patients to help them understand more about this treatment option and how it is being used to wage the war against cancer.
What could be thought of as simple back pain could be signs of something worse, such as Ankylosing – Spondylitis. Men should take extra effort in consulting their medical provider as Ankylosing – Spondylitis affects more men than the woman population. The disease is also more common in Native Americans but can affect any race.
Being overweight or obese can have a serious impact on health. Carrying extra fat leads to serious health consequences such as cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, musculoskeletal disorders like osteoarthritis, and some cancers.
Alport Syndrome is a rare genetic disorder characterized by progressive kidney disease and abnormalities of the ears and eyes. It most often affects males. Women can pass the gene for the disorder to their children, even if they have no symptoms.