Conditions resources

Health conditions and their causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment options, and living with them.

Acid Reflux

Acid reflux is a condition where stomach acid frequently flows back into the esophagus, causing heartburn and discomfort... more >


Allergies are hypersensitive immune responses to typically harmless substances, causing symptoms like sneezing, itching, and rash... more >


Anxiety is a mental health condition characterized by persistent worry, nervousness, and often physical symptoms like a fast heartbeat... more >

Back Pain

Back pain is a common discomfort in the spinal area, often due to strain, injury, or underlying conditions, impacting mobility and quality of life... more >


Bronchitis is an inflammation of the bronchial tubes in the lungs, causing coughing, phlegm, shortness of breath, and chest discomfort... more >

Celiac Disease and Gluten Sensitivity

Celiac Disease is an autoimmune disorder where gluten damages the small intestine, while Gluten Sensitivity causes discomfort without intestinal damage... more >


Cholesterol is a waxy substance in the blood, necessary for building cells but high levels can lead to heart disease... more >

Contact Dermatitis

Contact dermatitis is a skin reaction caused by direct contact with allergens or irritants, leading to redness, itching, and blisters... more >

Dark Spots

Dark spots are usually harmless skin discolorations, often resulting from sun exposure, aging, or post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation... more >


Diabetes is a chronic condition where the body can't properly regulate blood sugar, often requiring lifestyle management and medication... more >


Eczema is a chronic skin condition characterized by itchy, red, and inflamed patches, often linked to allergies or irritants... more >


Fatigue is a feeling of constant tiredness or weakness, which can be physical, mental, or a combination of both, often linked to lifestyle, stress, or health issues... more >


The flu is a respiratory infection caused by influenza viruses, characterized by fever, cough, sore throat, and body aches... more >

Genital Herpes

Genital Herpes is a sexually transmitted infection marked by genital sores, caused by the herpes simplex virus, often recurring... more >


Hayfever is an allergic reaction to pollen, causing symptoms like sneezing, runny nose, itchy eyes, and sinus pressure... more >

Healthy Weight

A healthy weight is a body mass that reduces the risk of health problems, achieved through a balanced diet and regular exercise... more >

High Cholesterol

High cholesterol occurs when there are elevated levels of cholesterol in the blood, increasing the risk of heart disease and stroke... more >

Hot Flashes

Hot flashes are sudden feelings of heat, often accompanied by sweating and flushing, commonly experienced by women during menopause... more >


Hypothyroidism is a condition where the thyroid gland doesn't produce enough thyroid hormone, leading to symptoms like fatigue, weight gain, and sensitivity to cold... more >


Insomnia is a sleep disorder characterized by difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep, or both, leading to daytime fatigue and irritability... more >


Measles is a highly contagious viral disease, marked by fever, cough, and a distinctive red rash, often preventable through vaccination... more >


Migraines are severe, recurring headaches, often with nausea, light sensitivity, and visual disturbances, impacting daily activities... more >

Pain management

Pain management involves a range of therapies to ease discomfort from chronic or acute pain, often combining medication, physical therapy, and lifestyle changes... more >

Post-COVID Syndrome

Post-COVID Syndrome, also known as long COVID, is a range of lingering symptoms like fatigue, brain fog, and breathlessness, occurring after COVID-19 recovery... more >


Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune skin condition causing red, itchy, scaly patches, often cyclical and varying in severity... more >

Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder is a type of depression related to changes in seasons, typically worsening in winter, and often treated with light therapy, medication, and psychotherapy... more >

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) are infections spread through sexual contact, often treatable, presenting various symptoms or sometimes none at all... more >

Sinus infections (Sinusitis)

Sinus infections, or sinusitis, are inflammations of the sinus lining, often causing congestion, pain, discharge, and impaired nasal breathing... more >

Skin Rashes

Skin rashes are irregularities in skin texture or color, often due to allergies, infections, or other conditions, and can vary in severity and appearance... more >

Sore Throat

A sore throat is discomfort, pain, or scratchiness in the throat, often a symptom of infections like colds or strep throat, and can vary in severity... more >

Stop Smoking

"Stop smoking" refers to the cessation of tobacco use, a critical step for health improvement, often achieved with aids like nicotine replacement, counseling, and behavior strategies... more >

Stress Management

Stress management involves techniques to control stress levels for better emotional and physical health, often including exercise, relaxation methods, and therapy... more >


Sunburn is skin damage from excessive sun exposure, leading to redness, pain, and in severe cases, blisters, highlighting the need for UV protection... more >


Thrush is a fungal infection, typically caused by Candida, leading to white lesions in the mouth or other areas, often treatable with antifungal medication... more >

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

UTI, or Urinary Tract Infection, is an infection in any part of the urinary system, often causing pain, urgency in urination, and cloudy urine, typically treatable with antibiotics... more >

Viral Upper Respiratory Infection

Viral Upper Respiratory Infection, commonly a cold, involves inflammation in the upper respiratory tract, causing symptoms like cough, congestion, and sore throat... more >


Acne is a skin condition causing pimples, blackheads, and inflamed red lesions, typically arising from clogged hair follicles... more >

Allergic Sinusitis

Allergic Sinusitis is an inflammation of the sinuses due to allergic reactions, causing congestion, pressure, and nasal discharge... more >


Asthma is a chronic respiratory condition marked by airway inflammation, causing wheezing, shortness of breath, and coughing... more >

Birth Control

Birth control is a range of methods and devices used to prevent pregnancy, including pills, implants, condoms, and IUDs... more >


Cellulitis is a bacterial skin infection, leading to redness, swelling, warmth, and pain, often accompanied by fever... more >

Cold Sores

Cold sores are painful, fluid-filled blisters typically on the lips, caused by the herpes simplex virus, often triggered by stress or illness... more >


Conjunctivitis is an eye inflammation, often causing redness, itchiness, and discharge, commonly known as pink eye... more >


A cough is a reflex to clear the airways, often a symptom of infections or irritations like a cold, flu, or allergies... more >


Depression is a mental health disorder characterized by persistent sadness, loss of interest, and can impact daily functioning... more >

Ear Infections

An ear infection is a common condition, often painful, where the ear becomes infected, typically by bacteria or viruses... more >

Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

Erectile Dysfunction is a medical condition where a man has difficulty achieving or maintaining an erection suitable for sexual intercourse... more >


A fever is an elevated body temperature, often a sign of infection or illness, usually indicating the body's fight against pathogens... more >

Gastroenteritis (Stomach Flu)

Gastroenteritis, often called stomach flu, is an intestinal infection causing diarrhea, vomiting, stomach pain, and sometimes fever... more >

Hair Loss

Hair loss is the thinning or loss of hair from the scalp or body, often due to genetics, aging, or health conditions... more >


A headache is pain or discomfort in the head or neck area, often due to stress, tension, dehydration, or underlying health issues... more >

High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a condition where the force of blood against the artery walls is consistently too high, increasing the risk of heart disease and stroke... more >


Hives are raised, itchy welts on the skin caused by allergic reactions to food, medication, or other substances... more >

Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is a medical condition where the force of blood against the artery walls is consistently too high, potentially leading to heart disease, stroke, and other health issues... more >

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a gastrointestinal disorder characterized by abdominal pain, bloating, diarrhea, and/or constipation, often triggered by stress or certain foods... more >

Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is an infection caused by tick bites, leading to symptoms like rash, fever, fatigue, and joint pain, potentially severe if untreated... more >

Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of conditions—high blood pressure, sugar, cholesterol, and excess body fat around the waist—increasing heart disease risk... more >

Nausea & Vomiting

Nausea and vomiting are symptoms of various conditions, involving stomach discomfort and expulsion of stomach contents, often due to infection or illness... more >

Painful periods

Painful periods, or dysmenorrhea, involve cramps and discomfort in the lower abdomen during menstruation, often treatable with medication and lifestyle changes... more >

Premature Ejaculation

Premature ejaculation is a common sexual issue where ejaculation happens sooner than desired, often treatable with behavioral techniques and medication... more >


Rashes are skin reactions with changes in color or texture, often due to allergies, infections, or underlying conditions, and can vary widely in appearance... more >

Seasonal Allergies

Seasonal allergies, also known as hay fever, involve allergic reactions to outdoor allergens like pollen, causing sneezing, congestion, and itchy eyes... more >

Sinus headaches

Sinus headaches involve pain and pressure around the forehead and cheeks, often accompanied by sinus congestion and infection-related symptoms... more >

Skin Allergies

Skin allergies are immune system reactions to certain substances, causing symptoms like itching, redness, and hives on the skin... more >


Sleep is a vital, restorative bodily process for mental and physical health, involving cycles of REM and non-REM stages, essential for well-being and functioning... more >

Sprains and Strains

Sprains and strains are injuries to ligaments and muscles or tendons, respectively, often causing pain, swelling, and limited movement in affected areas... more >

Stress and Anxiety

Stress and anxiety involve emotional and physical tension, often due to perceived challenges or threats, and can impact mental and physical health... more >

Summer Food Poisoning

Summer food poisoning, more common in warm months, involves consuming contaminated food, leading to symptoms like nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea... more >

Tension Headaches

Tension headaches are common, often stress-related headaches, characterized by a dull, aching sensation and pressure across the forehead or back of the head... more >


TMJ, short for Temporomandibular Joint Disorders, involves jaw joint and muscle pain, often causing difficulty in chewing and jaw movement, with various treatment options... more >


Vaginitis is an inflammation of the vagina, often causing discharge, itching, and discomfort, typically due to infection, hormonal changes, or irritants... more >