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.

Depression

Take control of your mood and health. Explore the many depression treatment options and learn coping skills.

Erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction (ED) can be the result of physical or psychological causes or both. Discover what causes ED and what treatments are available.

Excessive sweating

Frequent bowel movements

Frequent bowel movements may be a result of lifestyle change rather than a medical condition.

Frequent urination

Frequent urination, the need to urinate more often than usual, can indicate several disorders of the urinary tract.

Gamma Knife radiosurgery

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

Headache

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

Heart arrhythmias

High blood pressure (hypertension)

Uncontrolled high blood pressure can lead to various life-threatening conditions. But it's easily detected — and you can work with your doctor to control it.

Hirsutism

Hirsutism refers to excessive hair growth in women. Possibly a result of elevated male hormones, hirsutism is often caused by an underlying condition.

Joint pain

Joint pain can have many causes and can often be treated at home.

MRI

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

Radiation therapy

Stretch marks

Stretch marks — Comprehensive overview covers causes, symptoms and treatments.

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.

Urinalysis

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

Nov. 14, 2012

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