Ailments

ADD/ADHD

Patients who have Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) or Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) share two common symptoms: impulsivity and inattentiveness. ADHD patients also suffer from hyperacti...

Anxiety/Stress

Patients who suffer from an anxiety disorder tend to feel uneasy, agitated, or nervous over everyday situations. Some patients deal with anxiety throughout the whole day, which can be tiring and debil...

Asthma

Asthma is a respiratory condition where patients with inflamed airway passages suffer shortness of breath, increased coughing, chest tightness, or wheezing. ...

Cancer

Cancer is a disease where cells divide and spread uncontrollably. It is capable of affecting any part of the body and is usually treated with chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Common symptoms for pa...

Chronic Seizures

Epilepsy, Dravet syndrome, status epilepticus, and cerebral palsy are all neurological disorders that cause frequent seizures. It is common for the underlying cause of these ailments to be unknown, wh...

Depression

Depression is a mood disorder characterized by persistent negative thoughts and feelings. Those who have depression oftentimes feel alone, irritable, inadequate, and out of place. If they are not trea...

Digestive Disorders

Crohn’s disease, irritable bowel syndrome, and ulcerative colitis are three common inflammatory digestive disorders that are known to cause pain and discomfort for patients. All three bring on similar...

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a condition that results in widespread pain felt throughout the entire body. Oftentimes, fibromyalgia occurs with no direct cause, which makes treating it difficult. Patients who suffe...

Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions that cause optic nerve damage. Usually, the cause of this damage is due to abnormally high pressure inside the eye. If left untreated, Glaucoma can cause patients...

Headaches/Migraines

Headaches may feel like a dull ache, a sharp pain, or a throbbing pain. Migraines are intense headaches that can be accompanied by sensations of nausea and sensitivity to light. Migraines are caused b...

Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C is a chronic liver infection that is spread through blood-to-blood contact. Over time, Hepatitis C can develop into cirrhosis, which generally requires patients to undergo liver transplant...

Inflammation

Inflammation is the process by which the body responds as if normal tissues are infected or abnormal. The body releases white blood cells into blood or tissues in order to protect outside invaders. Co...

Insomnia

Insomnia is a sleeping disorder that affects about one out of every three people. Those with insomnia not only have trouble sleeping, but also tend to wake up often in the middle of the night, interru...

Lupus

Lupus is an autoimmune disease where the immune system attacks a person’s own tissue, which causes inflammation, swelling, pain, and nerve damage. Other common symptoms include headaches, fatigue, ras...

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis is a neurodegenerative disorder in which the immune system attacks the myelin that protects and covers nerves throughout the body. Over time, nerves can deteriorate and disrupt how ...

Nausea

People oftentimes find themselves sick to their stomach for a host of different reasons. It can be caused by eating tainted food; it could be the symptom of another illness, or it could be caused by c...

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Patients who are diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder experience excessive thoughts that lead to repetitive behaviors. Even though most obsessive-compulsive disorder patients know that their t...

Pain

Pain is a common side effect of many different ailments and conditions, and it is predominantly treated today with opiates. ...

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post-traumatic stress disorder is a mental disorder caused by a traumatic event from the past. PTSD patients have continued feelings of sadness, guilt, depression, shock, or fear long after the event ...

Schizophrenia

People who have schizophrenia find it difficult to distinguish between what is real and what is imaginary. Because of this, schizophrenia patients can sometimes suffer from hallucinations and irration...

Social Anxiety Disorder

Social Anxiety Disorder is a social phobia that affects roughly 12% of the American population, and it is characterized by an irrational fear of being scrutinized by others in social situations. Commo...

Wasting Syndrome

Wasting Syndrome refers to extreme, unwanted weight loss, and it is often associated with patients who are at the final stages of cancer and AIDS. Wasting can be caused by chronic nausea, a lack of ap...