In-depth

Body dysmorphic disorder

With body dysmorphic disorder, you have an extremely negative body image and may have numerous cosmetic procedures, with little satisfaction.

Cardiogenic shock

Cardiogenic shock is a life-threatening complication usually of a heart attack. Cardiogenic shock treatments can be effective, but must be provided immediately.

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.

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.

Orthostatic hypotension (postural hypotension)

Orthostatic hypotension (postural hypotension) is a form of low blood pressure that occurs when you stand up.

Prehypertension

Prehypertension is an early warning sign of high blood pressure. You can't see it or feel it — but there's plenty you can do about it.

Premature birth

Having a preemie can be overwhelming. Here's what you need to know about your baby's care and the possible complications of a premature birth.

Secondary hypertension

Secondary hypertension is a type of high blood pressure that's caused by another medical condition. Prompt treatment is often necessary to avoid complications.

Subconjunctival hemorrhage

Subconjunctival hemorrhage occurs when a blood vessel breaks in the white of your eye, turning it bright red. Although painful looking, it is usually harmless.

Type 1 diabetes

Vascular dementia

Jun. 08, 2012