In-depth

CT scan

A CT scan is an imaging test that uses X-rays to produce detailed images of the inside of your body.

Heart arrhythmias

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy, a procedure used to increase blood oxygen levels, can help wounds heal, fight infection and treat decompression sickness.

Low blood pressure (hypotension)

Low blood pressure (hypotension) can be a sign of good health or of a life-threatening condition. Find out more about hypotension's causes and treatment options.

MRI

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

Plague

Plague is a disease carried by rats and other rodents. The risk of developing plague is low, and most cases occur in Africa.

Shortness of breath

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

X-ray

X-rays are a form of radiation that can make images of your bones and internal organs.

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