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Hepatorenal Failure - symptoms and treatment

What is Hepatorenal Failure The progressive failure of the KIDNEYS in people who have chronic LIVER FAILURE. Doctors do not know what causes hepatorenal failure, also called hepatorenal syndrome, to develop though they do know the BLOOD supply to the kidneys becomes suddenly and severely restricted. Not enough blood

Aging, cardiovascular changes that occur with

The most significant age-related changes in cardiovascular function occur at birth in both sexes and with MENOPAUSE in women. Though changes in METABOLISM occur with aging that affect all body systems, researchers now believe cardiovascular health does not inherently decline simply as a function of aging. DIABETES,

Myasthenia Gravis - symptoms and treatment

Myasthenia Gravis - symptoms and treatment

Myasthenia Gravis is a rare autoimmune disorder in which the IMMUNE SYSTEM produces antibodies that target acetylcholine receptors on the cell membrane surfaces of MUSCLE cells. Acetylcholine is a NEUROTRANSMITTER that carries NERVE impulses from neurons to muscle cells to initiate movement. Acetylcholine receptors

Immunocompromised

What is Immunocompromised and Definition Any circumstance in which the IMMUNE SYSTEM lacks the capacity, as the consequence of an acquired health condition or a medication SIDE EFFECT, to protect the body from INFECTION. DIABETES is the most common reason people become immunocompromised. People who are taking

Scotoma - definition

Scotoma - definition

Scotoma - an area of the RETINA in which there are few or no cones or rods, the specialized NERVE cells that convert light signals to nerve impulses, creating a blind spot in the VISUAL FIELD. Scotomas may represent healed injuries to the retina such as retinal tears or degeneration of the retina such as may occur

Vasculitis (disease) - symptoms and treatment

Vasculitis (disease) - symptoms and treatment

What is Vasculitis Vasculitis - a group of AUTOIMMUNE DISORDERS in which the epithelium (lining) of the BLOOD vessels becomes inflamed. The INFLAMMATION causes localized PAIN and swelling. There are numerous forms of vasculitis. They share common characteristics and symptoms though each of which has unique traits.

Lupus disease - causes, symptoms and treatment with supplements and vitamins

The first sign of the autoimmune disorder – lupus characterized by the immunity system attacking healthy cells, is usually butterfly erythema. Variety of treatments helps to moderate the symptoms, slow the disease progress and strengthen the health condition of human organism. What is Lupus Chronic