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Agnosia – Causes, Complications, and Treatment.

Definition Agnosia is a rare neurological disorder which causes the loss of ability to recognize any familiar person, object and sounds or the ability to comprehend the meaning of any object or difficulty in processing sensory information, such as touch, sound, and light even in the presence of intact senses. …

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Achondroplasia: Symptoms, Causes and treatment

Definition Achondroplasia is a bone growth disorder that causes disproportionate dwarfism. Dwarfism is defined as a condition of short stature as an adult. People with achondroplasia are short in stature with a normal-sized torso and short limbs. It’s the most common type of disproportionate dwarfism. History of Achondroplasia  Achondroplasia was …

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ADHD – Definition, Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention.

Introduction ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is a brain disorder marked by an ongoing pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with functioning or development. ADHD has three sub-types Predominantly hyperactive-impulsive Most symptoms (six or more) are in the hyperactivity-impulsivity categories. Fewer than six symptoms of inattention are present, although …

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AAA Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms and complications.

Introduction AAA syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)-resistant adrenal insufficiency, alacrima and achalasia. Primary adrenal insufficiency or also known as Addison disease, is caused by abnormal function of the small hormone-producing glands on top of each kidney (adrenal glands). The main features of Addison …

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Aneurysm – Causes, Complications and Treatment.

Definition An aneurysm occurs when an artery’s wall weakens and causes an abnormally large bulge. This bulge can rupture and cause internal bleeding. About 13,000 deaths occur each year in the United States from aortic aneurysms. Although an aneurysm can occur in any part of your body, they’re most common in …

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Alzheimer’s Disease – Root Cause, Prevention, and Assistive Aids.

Introduction Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive disease that destroys memory and other important mental functions. At first, someone with Alzheimer’s disease may notice mild confusion and difficulty remembering. Eventually, people with the disease may even forget important people in their lives and undergo dramatic personality changes. Alzheimer’s is the most …

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