Empty Sella Syndrome

Empty Sella Syndrome is a disorder that involves the sella turcica, a bony structure on the top of our brain which surrounds and protects the pituitary gland. It is a condition that is often discovered during tests for pituitary disorders, when radiological imaging of the pituitary gland reveals a sella turcica that appears to be... Continue Reading »

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Shaken Baby Syndrome

Shaken baby syndrome is a traumatic brain injury which happens when a baby get’s shaken violently. Because of the baby’s weak neck muscles and large head, if the baby is shaken, back and forth, the inside of the skull causes bruising and swelling, as well as bleading whcin in turn leads to sever brain damage... Continue Reading »

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Food Maintenance Syndrome

Food maintenance syndrome is a mental health disorder to where people overeat. Food maintenance syndrome usually happens when you are a child . Usually happens to fostered children. People with food maintenance syndrome have a need to eat excessively like they are on survival mode. Also Stress creates increased blood pressure, gastrointestinal problems, and hormonal... Continue Reading »

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Social Anxiety Disorder

If you feel shy or just not sociable, then you probably have social anxiety disorder. For this reason, many social anxiety conditions go undiagnosed for years. As years pass, it’s not uncommon for what was thought to be simple shyness develop into actual physical symptoms. Social anxiety disorder treatment can vary depending on the person.... Continue Reading »

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Dysthymic & Cyclothymic Mood Disorders

Dysthymic & Cyclothymic are referred to as sub-affective disorders or milder than other mood disorders. Dysthymic mood disorder is a moderate form of major depressive disorder, while cyclothymic mood disorder is a mild type of bipolar II disorder. Dysthymia is a disorder which is connected to chronic depression. Symptoms usually are similar to major depression... Continue Reading »

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Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder

Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder is when people refuse food to the point where they are underweight and malnourished. Usually happening to primarily children and adoles­cents. Typically, infants and children, who suffer from ARFID have developed a problem with eating or feeding that causes them weight loss or inability to grow. Symptoms include lack of... Continue Reading »

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Public Speaking Disorder

When you get sweaty palms, upset stomach, dizziness, shortness of breath, rapid heartbeat, are all symptoms of fear of public speaking. It is a common condition and a lot of people have a fear of speaking in public. The casues are usually a fear of embarrassment, fear of failure, and fear of rejection. Fright however... Continue Reading »

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Clinical Depression

We all go through a phase where we are feeling sad.  There is a difference between depression for a short time, and clinical depression.  If you are diagnosed with clinical depression, the world is a gloomy, lonely place. They will take no pleasure in the things that did make them happy and lose interest in hobbies,... Continue Reading »

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Skin picking or Hair Pulling Disorder

If you have a skin picking or hair pulling disorder,  then that means you tend to pull, pick your nails, hair and skin.  These usually will cause you sever pain. Suffering from this disorder,  will have you persistently scratch, touch, pick at, rub or dig into your skin,  mostly in order to remove or clean... Continue Reading »

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Iatrogenic disorder

A Iatrogenic disorder is the result of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures undertaken on a patient. With the multitude of drugs prescribed to a single patient adverse drug reactions are bound to occur. The Physician should take suitable steps to detect and manage them. Iatrogenic (of a disease or symptoms) induced in patient by the treatment... Continue Reading »

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