Dissociative Amnesia – Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment.

What is dissociative amnesia? Dissociative amnesia is one of several dissociative disorders that mentally separate a person from some aspect of their self, often following trauma or severe stress. In the case of dissociative amnesia, individuals are separated from their memories, suffering abnormal memory loss in ways that significantly disrupt …

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder – Risk factors and Prevention.

Description – Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), once called shell shock or battle fatigue syndrome is a serious condition that can develop after a person has experienced or witnessed a traumatic or terrifying event in which serious physical harm occurred or was threatened. PTSD is a lasting …

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Gastroparesis- Definition, Causes, and Treatment

Definition Gastroparesis means partial paralysis of the stomach. The word ‘gastro’ refers to the stomach, and the word ‘paresis’ means partial paralysis. To understand what goes wrong in gastroparesis, it is important to know how a healthy digestive tract functions. When we eat, we start by chewing and swallowing (ingesting), …

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Cardiomegaly – Causes, Complications and Prevention.

What is Cardiomegaly? An enlarged heart is medically known as cardiomegaly. Cardiomegaly can be caused by a number of different conditions, including diseases of the heart muscle or heart valves, high blood pressure, arrhythmias, and pulmonary hypertension. Cardiomegaly can also sometimes accompany longstanding anemia and thyroid diseases, among other conditions. …

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