Electrolyte imbalance is a dangerous thing. It can lead to bigger problems. Read here to learn more about how you can detect this imbalance.
The circulatory system is responsible for the distribution of fluids throughout the body including blood. There are a number of diseases and conditions that can affect the circulatory system, blood veins and lymphatic system. Read more about the signs and symptoms of the disorders, diagnosis, treatment methods and more.
This article focuses on hemochromatosis. It talks about the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and complications.
Hyponatremia is an electrolyte abnormality where there is more water in the system than sodium. This means there is not enough sodium in the body to put off the water that is required on a daily basis. There are many causes and treatments available for Hyponatremia.
This article focuses of the serious consequences of hyperkalemia, or high blood potassium. It defines this condition as well.
Also known as hydrocephaly and “water on the brain,” this condition is characterized by the accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain.
Arachnoid cysts are part of a rare neurologic disorder for which there is no known cure. They can be managed with a proper diagnosis, an understanding of the symptoms, and adequate treatment to allow the patient to lead a productive lifestyle filled with support and understanding.
Sickle cell disease symptoms can be debilitating, interfering with daily life. In 2008 there were a number of studies that laid the groundwork for advances in disease treatment options.
Sickle cell anemia disease or trait is found predominantly in people whose ancestral ties are in the sub Saharan Africa; to the rate of 1 out of every 12 African Americans are afflicted. There was a benefit to having the disease.
Hypovolemia can quickly turn into a life-threatening condition known as hypovolemic shock. Learn the symptoms and treatment for this condition in this article.
One subtype of Hemolytic Anemia is G6PD deficiency is a type of Hemolytic Anemia that is linked to a deficiency in the enzyme Glucose-6-P-Dehydrogenase, which is part of the metabolism within red blood cells.
Autoimmune anemia happens when the body produces antibodies that destroy red blood cells. Find out what happens when the body turns against itself and begins destroying its own tissue.
Part three of this series looks at immunodeficiency disorders, which occur when one or more components of the immune system fail to function, typically due to genetic factors.
Did you know there are over 400 different types of anemia? They have different causes, and some are more common than others.
If you are someone you know has recently been diagnosed with Thalassemia, this article can provide more information on how to understand the cause of this disease.
Anemia is defined as a low blood level of iron, and there are various risk factors associated with it. A doctor will investigate additional signs, and the patient’s symptoms to help confirm the diagnosis.