In-depth

Causes

Heart arrhythmias

A heart arrhythmia is an abnormal heart rhythm. Arrhythmias can be a byproduct of damage to the heart from disease or age.

Molar pregnancy

Molar pregnancy — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, treatment of this tumor in the uterus.

Sickle cell anemia

Sickle cell anemia is an inherited blood disease that causes pain, organ damage and other problems. Treatments may reduce pain and prevent complications.

Prevention

Pregnancy diet: Essential nutrients

During pregnancy, a healthy diet is essential. Here are the nutrients that deserve special attention.

Symptoms

Enlarged spleen

An enlarged spleen is usually a sign of an underlying problem. Treatment varies, depending on what's causing the enlargement.

Fatigue

Fatigue can signal many things. Here are some tips to help you decipher why you're wiped out and to regain your energy.

Headache

Most headaches aren't caused by a serious illness, but some could be a sign of a life-threatening condition.

Shortness of breath

Shortness of breath can be frightening. Most of the time, a heart or lung condition is the cause.

Tests and diagnosis

Colonoscopy

Has your doctor recommended a colonoscopy? Here's what you need to know about preparation and the exam itself.

Complete blood count

A complete blood count can be used to evaluate your overall health, detect a wide range of disorders, or monitor a medical condition or treatment.

Mar. 08, 2013