When you think of Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, you might think of a loss of memory, but you might not think of a loss of life. Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive disease that destroys memory and interrupts normal mental functions.
Discussion on Cirrhosis which is the result of chronic or long-term scarring and damage to the liver. The damage may be the result of a kidney disease, or it can be caused by conditions like hepatitis and chronic alcoholism.
Discussion on Multiple sclerosis (MS), which is an autoimmune disease in which the body's immune system mistakenly attacks myelin, the fatty substance that surrounds and protects the nerve fibers in the central nervous system
Systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus) is a chronic, systemic autoimmune disease which can damage any part of the body, including the heart, joints, skin, lungs, blood vessels, liver, kidneys and nervous system.
Discussion on Rheumatoid arthritis (RA), which is an autoimmune disease in which the body's immune system mistakenly attacks its own tissues, primarily the synovium, the membrane that lines the joints.
Discussion on Allergies and asthma, which are immune mediated diseases that occur when the body's immune system overreacts to a foreign substance (an allergen), such as pollen or animal dander, that in most people is generally harmless.
Discussion on Celiac disease which occurs when the immune system attacks the small intestine after exposure to gluten (a protein found in wheat, rye and barley). This causes inflammation and damage to the small intestine, which can prevent the absorption of water and nutrients into the body.
Discussion on Liver Disease, which are many diseases and disorders that can cause the liver to stop functioning properly. Some of the different causes of liver disease include viral infection, alcohol or other environmental toxins, autoimmune disease and genetics.
Discussion on Infectious diseases, which are caused by pathogens ("germs") including viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites, and are ranked as the second leading cause of death worldwide by the World Health Organization.
General Discussion on Cancer, which represents more than 200 different types of malignancies—diseases caused by the uncontrolled and destructive growth of cells. When cancer cells grow unregulated, they can develop into tumors, invade nearby parts of the body and spread throughout the body.
General Discussion on Heart disease, which encompasses many diseases of the heart and blood vessels, such as high blood pressure, heart attacks, angina pectoris (chest pain or discomfort caused by a reduced blood supply to the heart muscle), stroke and heart failure.