In-depth

Causes

Drug addiction

Hypothyroidism

Although low levels of thyroid hormones (hypothyroidism) can leave you feeling tired and depressed, medications can help you live a normal life.

Shaken baby syndrome


Complications

Acute kidney failure

Acute kidney failure is the sudden loss of your kidneys' ability to filter waste from your bloodstream. Correcting the underlying cause increases the likelihood of recovery.

Amniotic fluid embolism

Amniotic fluid embolism — Overview covers definition, symptoms and treatment of this pregnancy or post-pregnancy condition.

Symptoms

Hyperglycemia in diabetes

Tests and diagnosis

CT scan

EEG (electroencephalogram)

Lumbar puncture (spinal tap)

MRI

MRI uses a magnetic field and radio waves to create detailed images of the organs and tissues within your body.

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