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ALS

Lou Gehrig’s Disease (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis – ALS):

Lou Gehrig’s Disease (ALS) is a nervous disease that weakens the muscles and impacts the entire body’s physical functioning. Lou Gehrig’s Disease is considered a very rare condition with less than 20,000 cases being diagnosed in the US each year. Lou Gehrig’s cannot be cured, but treatment may slow progress of symptoms. Lou Gehrig’s does […]

Epilepsy

Everything You Need to Know About Epilepsy

Epilepsy also known as Seizure Disorder is common with over 200,000 cases being diagnosed in the US each year. Epilepsy cannot be cured, but treatment oftentimes does help. Epilepsy requires a diagnosis, and also often requires lab tests and imaging to confirm the results of the diagnosis. Epilepsy can be caused by several different factors […]

Heart Attack Risks

What’s Your Risk of a Heart Attack?

Heart attacks are known as a Myocardial Infarction, and are very common with over 3,000,000 being diagnosed in the US alone each year. Heart attacks require a medical diagnosis, and oftentimes lab tests or imaging are what confirms that someone had a heart attack. Heart attacks are generally treatable within days to weeks by a […]

Alzheimer's Disease Symptoms and Stages

Alzheimer’s Disease Symptoms and Stages

Alzheimer’s Disease is also known as senile dementia which is a very common condition. There are over 3,000,000 cases of Alzheimer’s Disease diagnosed in the US alone each year. Alzheimer’s cannot currently but cured, but there are many ways that treatment can help depending on the individual case. There is currently no imaging or laboratory […]

What is Cancer?

All You Need to Know About Cancer

Cancer is a disease in which cells divide in an abnormal way that destroys and kills otherwise healthy cells and tissues. It is worth noting that not all tumors are cancerous as many are what is called “benign”. These tumors do not spread or break off in other parts of the body as cancer does […]