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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Overview Chronic fatigue syndrome (CSF) is a complex disorder which can be devastating to quality of life. People with CSF have overwhelming fatigue which can’t be explained by an underlying medical condition. It gets worse with physical and mental exercise, and... Read More


Menopause is defined as the point in time when a woman’s periods have stopped as a natural result of aging. Periods can stop for a while and then start again, so a woman is considered to have been through menopause only after a full year without periods. After... Read More


Diabetes is a disease. When you have diabetes, there is too much glucose (sugar) in your blood. Over time, if it’s not controlled, diabetes can cause serious health problems like heart disease, stroke, and blindness. Diabetes can’t be cured, but it can be controlled.... Read More


Overview Osteoporosis is a disease in which calcium is drawn out of bones, causing them to become less dense, (loss of bone mass) and more prone to fractures. It occurs when too much bone is lost, not enough bone is produced and/or calcium intake is insufficient. Peak... Read More


Meningitis is inflammation of the membranes (meninges) enclosing the brain and spinal cord. It’s usually caused by an infection – bacterial, viral, or rarely, fungal. Meningitis can be acute, with an abrupt, quick onset of symptoms. It can be chronic, lasting more... Read More

Lyme Disease

Overview Lyme disease is the most common tick-borne disease in the United States. It’s caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi. Deer ticks, which feed on the blood of humans and animals, can harbor the bacteria, which they may spread when feeding. Grassy and... Read More

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