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Some Random Medical Conditions
Beta-blockers (beta-adrenoceptor blocking agents) work mainly bydecreasing the activity of the heart by blocking the action of hormones like adrenaline.
Long QT syndrome causes problems with the electrical activity of the heart. It's uncommon, occurring in around 1 in every 2,000 people.
Vitamins and minerals are essential nutrientsyour body needs in small amounts to work properly.
Rubella (german measles) is a viral infection that's now rare in the UK.It's usually a mild condition that gets better without treatment in 7 to 10 days.
Pulmonary hypertension is raised blood pressure withinthe pulmonary arteries, which are the blood vessels that supply the lungs.
Measles is a highly infectious viral illness that can be very unpleasant and sometimes lead to serious complications. Anyone can get measles if they haven't been vaccinated or they haven't had it before, although it's most common in young children.
The muscular dystrophies (MD) are a group of inherited genetic conditions that gradually cause the muscles to weaken, leading to an increasing level of disability.
A broken collarbone, or fractured clavicle, is a common injury. Itusuallyhappens after a fall or a blow to the shoulder.
Actinic keratoses, also known as solar keratoses, aredry scaly patches of skin caused by damagefrom years of sun exposure.
Acanthosis nigricans is the medical term for darkened, thickened patches of skin that usually develop in the armpit and around the groin and neck.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a group of behavioural symptoms that include inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsiveness.
Prickly heat, also known asmiliaria rubra,is an itchy rash of small, raised red spots that causes a stinging or prickling sensation on the skin.
Phimosis is a condition where the foreskin is too tight to be pulled back over the head of the penis (glans).
Acupuncture is a treatmentderived from ancient Chinese medicine. Fine needles are inserted at certain sites in the body for therapeutic or preventative purposes.
Dentures are removablefalse teeth made of acrylic (plastic), nylon or metal. Theyfitsnugly over the gums to replacemissing teeth and eliminate potential problems caused by gaps.
Cushing's syndrome (hypercortisolism)is a collection of symptoms caused byvery high levels of a hormone called cortisol in the body.
Allergic Rhinitis, also known as Hay fever, is a common allergic condition that affects up to one in five people at some point in their life.