Iatrogenic Disorder

Iatrogenesis comes from the Greek word “brought forth by the healer” which refers to to any effect on a person, resulting from any activity of one or more persons acting as healthcare professionals or promoting products or services as beneficial to health, that does not support a goal of the person affected. While some have... Continue Reading »

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Immune Disorder

An immune disorder is a dysfunction of the human immune system. These disorders can be described in several different ways: By the component of the immune system affected By the way the immune system is acting up, with overactive or underactive By whether the condition is congenital or acquired According to the International Union of... Continue Reading »

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Impulse Control

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Moods Disorders

Mood disorder is when a disturbance in the person’s mood is hypothesized to be the main underlying feature. The classification is known as mood (affective) disorders in International Classification of Diseases (ICD). Mood disorder, as the latter term refers to the underlying or longitudinal emotional state whereas the former refers to the external expression observed... Continue Reading »

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Musculoskeletal disorder

Musculoskeletal disorders are injuries or pain in the body’s joints, ligaments, muscles, nerves, tendons, and structures that support limbs, neck and back. They usually happen from a sudden exertion, or they can arise from making the same motions repeatedly repetitive strain, or from repeated exposure to force, vibration, or awkward posture. If there was some... Continue Reading »

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Nicotine withdrawal

Nicotine withdrawal is a group of symptoms that occur in the first few weeks upon the abrupt discontinuation or decrease in intake of nicotine. Symptoms include cravings for nicotine, anger/irritability, anxiety, depression, impatience, trouble sleeping, restlessness, hunger or weight gain, and difficulty concentrating.[1] A quit smoking program may improve one’s chance for success in quitting... Continue Reading »

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Ondine’s curse

Ondine’s curse is a respiratory disorder that is fatal if untreated. People afflicted with Ondine’s curse classically suffer from respiratory arrest during sleep.  Ondine’s curse is very rare and serious form of central nervous system failure, which you lose the autonomic control of breathing.  Diagnosis may be delayed because of variations in the severity of the... Continue Reading »

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Speech Disorder

Speech disorders  are a type of communication disorder where  your speech is  disrupted by stuttering or with lisps.  Someone who can’t speak due to a speach disorder can be classified as a mute. The cause of speech disorders is usually unknown.  There are however, some known causes of speech impediments, like hearing loss, neurological disorders, brain... Continue Reading »

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Retrogate Amnesia

Retrograde amnesia (RA) is a loss of memory-access to events that happened or information that was learned and forgo.  It affects your autobiographical memory, while keeping the procedural memory where you can learn without difficulty again.   It can be temporary or permanent based on the severity of its cause .  People with Retrogate Amnesia likely... Continue Reading »

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Huntington’s Disease Disorder

Huntington’s disease is a neurodegenerative genetic disorder that affects muscle coordination and leads to mental decline and behavioral symptoms. Its symptoms of the disease can vary between individuals and affected members of the same family, but usually progress predictably. The earliest symptoms are often subtle problems with mood or cognition. A general lack of coordination... Continue Reading »

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