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Lupus

Lupus makes the immune system unable to differentiate between antigens (a substance capable of inducing a specific immune response) and healthy tissue. This leads the immune system to direct antibodies against the healthy tissue - not just antigens - causing swelling, pain, and tissue damage.

Multiple Sclerosis

Mental changes can also occur as symptoms of multiple sclerosis. Memory loss, decreased ability to concentrate, attention deficits, an inability to perform sequential tasks, and changes in judgment have all been reported. Depression, mania, paranoia, and uncontrollable urges to laugh or weep are other symptoms that have been described. MS is caused by an autoimmune reaction that destroys the myelin sheath (protective covering) of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord.

Acoustic Neuroma

The schwannoma neuroma arises from the the schwann cell responsible for the myelin sheath that keeps peripheral nerves insulated.

DIABETES

Diabetes is a problem with your body that causes blood glucose (sugar) levels to rise higher than normal in the body, also known as hyperglycemia

KNEE PAIN

The severity of the pain can vary, from a minor ache to a severe and disabling pain. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune condition that can affect any joint in the body.

HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE

HBP is one of those diseases that require management more than any permanent treatment. Management and control of high blood pressure requires a combination of things which are broadly categorized as ‘lifestyle changes’ and ‘medication’.

BREAST CANCER

Breast cancer is one of the most commonly occurring diseases in women today. According to statistics put forward by breastcancer.org, an informative website regarding breast cancer, 1 in 8 women in the US are expected to develop this disease once in her life.

ZIKA VIRUS

Zika Virus falls into the category of RNA (Ribonucleic Acid) viruses such as dengue and yellow fever. It is spread by a mosquitobite from the Aedes species. It is also sexually transmitted by an infected partner.

Bariatric Surgery

There are many types of weight-loss surgery, known collectively as bariatric surgery.

The Causes, Signs, and Symptoms of Autism

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autism are both interchangeably identified as a group of complex disorders related to brain development. The disorders belonging to this group are generally characterized, in varying contexts, by problems in nonverbal and verbal communication, repetitive behaviors, and social interaction.