All posts tagged "what causes it"

  • Testicular Cancer
    What is Testicular Cancer and What Causes It?

    What Is Testicular Cancer? Testicular cancer is unusual in that out of all the cancers, it tends to affect younger men overall. There are different types of testicular cancer, including seminomas and non-seminomas which respond well to...

    • Posted April 25, 2014
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  • what causes kidney disease
    What is Kidney Disease and what causes kidney disease?

    What Is Kidney Disease? Kidneys are bean-shaped organs that are essential to regulate overall health, including urinary function and the balance of electrolytes and blood pressure in the body. Kidneys naturally filter the blood and remove waste,...

    • Posted April 11, 2014
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  • what causes liver disease
    What is Liver Disease and What Causes It?

    What Is Liver Disease? Liver diseases may include inflammation of the liver, hepatitis, fatty liver disease, cirrhosis, alcoholic liver disease, primary biliary cirrhosis, primary sclerosing cholangitis, and other genetic disorders.

    • Posted April 10, 2014
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  • what is the cause of diabetes
    What is Diabetes and What Causes It?

    What Is Diabetes? Diabetes includes a group of metabolic diseases characterized by high blood sugar, either because cells do not properly respond to insulin or because the pancreas does not produce enough insulin for the body to...

    • Posted April 10, 2014
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  • what is the main cause of ibs
    What is IBS and What Causes It?

    Whаt Iѕ Irrіtаblе Bowel Syndrome (IBS)? Irrіtаblе bоwеl syndrome іѕ dіаgnоѕеd bаѕеd оn a number of symptoms, lіkе сhrоnіс аbdоmіnаl pain, bloating, discomfort, аnd altered bowel mоvеmеntѕ. IBS has nо knоwn саuѕе аnd іѕ соnѕіdеrеd a funсtіоnаl...

    • Posted April 10, 2014
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  • What Causes Polycystic Kidney Disease
    What is Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) and What Causes It?

    What Is Polycystic Kidney Disease? Polycystic kidney disease, or polycystic kidney syndrome, is a cystic genetic kidney disorder. The two types of PKD include: autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) and the less-common autosomal recessive polycystic kidney...

    • Posted April 9, 2014
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  • What Causes Fuchs’ Dystrophy
    What is Fuchs’ Dystrophy and What Causes It?

    What Is Fuchs’ Dystrophy? Fuchs’ Dystrophy or Fuchs’ Corneal Endothelial Dystrophy (FECD) is an eye disease where the cells that line the inner surface of the cornea begin to slowly start dying off. It usually affects both...

    • Posted April 4, 2014
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  • What Causes Retinitis Pigmentosa
    What is Retinitis Pigmentosa and What Causes It?

    What Is Retinitis Pigmentosa? Retinitis Pigmentosa is the most well-known genetic eye disease. Many cases of severe eye disease in children, such as microphthalmos (small eye), cataracts, glaucoma and retinoblastoma, and eye tumour in childhood, are caused...

    • Posted April 4, 2014
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  • Retinal Artery Vein Occlusion Causes
    What is Retinal Artery Vein Occlusion and What Causes It?

    What Is Retinal Artery and Vein Occlusion? Retinal Artery Occlusion, also known as Central Retinal Vein Occlusion, Branch Retinal Artery Occlusion, or Central Retinal Artery Occlusion, refers to a blockage in the small arteries or the veins...

    • Posted April 4, 2014
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  • Photophobia Light Sensitivity Causes
    What is Photophobia Light Sensitivity and What Causes It?

    What Is Photophobia Light Sensitivity? Photophobia light sensitivity is a condition where bright lights hurt the eyes. It can range from minor irritation to a serious medical emergency. Mild cases may involve squinting in a brightly lit...

    • Posted April 4, 2014
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