In-depth

Causes

Heart arrhythmias

Complications

Erectile dysfunction

Infertility

Risk factors

Depression

High blood pressure (hypertension)

Symptoms

Headache

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

Nausea and vomiting

Tachycardia

Tachycardia, a rapid heart rate, is caused by an abnormality in your heart's electrical impulses. Tachycardia can cause serious complications, including sudden cardiac arrest.

Unexplained weight loss

Tests and diagnosis

CT scan

MRI

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

Urinalysis

Urinalysis can be used to assess your overall health, detect a wide range of disorders, or monitor a medical condition or treatment.

Treatments and drugs

Brain stereotactic radiosurgery

Brain stereotactic radiosurgery gives doctors pinpoint accuracy in treating a number of brain disorders, all without ever opening the skull.

Radiation therapy

May 15, 2015