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Chronic diseases

Hypertension: definition, risk factors and complications

Hypertension is a chronic disease, many people may suffer from high blood pressure without symptoms but during medical check they discover it. 600 million patients around the world diagnosed as hypternsive patients. About 3 million patients die annually beause of high blood pressure complications. In this article we will explain more information about high blood …

Chronic diseases

What are hypothyroidism symptoms in adults and kids?

Symptoms of hypothyroidism in adults: These are the most important symptoms that may be noticed when an adult suffers from hypothyroidism: 1- Weight gain is a common symptom of a lazy thyroid gland. With a decrease in the production of thyroid hormones, the body begins to get the wrong signals that it is necessary to …

Chronic diseases

Dwarfism: definition, types, causes, symptoms, and complications

Dwarfism is a condition that means the person’s height is lower than 147 centimeters, it may be genetic or happen through growing. You should say short people or little people better than saying, dwarf. It is very important to choose your words, In this article, we will explain more information about this medical condition. Dwarfism …

down syndrome
Chronic diseases

Down syndrome: Causes, types, symptoms, and complications

How does down syndrome occur? Down syndrome is a genetic disorder, it occurs because of an extra copy of chromosome 21. This extra gene develops some physical and developmental features, these features are characteristic of down syndrome. How can you say if the newborn baby suffering from down syndrome? There are many characteristic symptoms: 1- …