Comorbidities

Hyperlipidemia

Hyperlipidemia, often referred to as high cholesterol, is having high levels of fats in the bloodstream such as cholesterol and triglycerides. Hyperlipidemia can be caused by...
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Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition that affects 2.1% of the global population. It is characterized by drastic mood changes ranging from depression to hypomania...
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Suicide

Suicide is the act of intentionally harming oneself to cause death. Suicidal ideations are contemplations or thoughts about suicide. “The rates of suicidal ideation and suicide...
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Back pain

Acute back pain affects over 65 million Americans and 16 million live with chronic back pain.1 Acute back pain occurs for less than three months and...
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Dementia

Dementia is not a disease but is an overarching term used to describe symptoms such as memory loss, loss of cognitive function, decreased social abilities, and...
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Periodic Limb Movement Disorder

Periodic Limb Movement Disorder (PLMD) is a sleep condition distinguished by repeated twitching or jerking movements of the legs and feet during sleep. It can occur...
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Asthma

Asthma is a respiratory disease that causes a persons airway to become inflamed and narrowed, resulting in wheezing, coughing, and difficulty breathing. Overexertion, breathing cold air...
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a mental health condition that includes at least one of three distinguishing behaviors: inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity. ADHD can interfere...
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Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus also known as lupus is a systemic autoimmune disease that causes widespread inflammation in the body. The organ systems commonly affected are the...
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Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that affects the central nervous system. The immune system attacks the protective coating of nerves (known as the myelin sheath)....
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Helicobacter pylori (H.pylori)

H. Pylori is a bacteria that can cause an infection in the stomach and the small intestine. It commonly causes inflammation of the stomach as well...
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Keloid

A keloid is an overgrowth of scar tissue that forms when there is excess collagen during the healing process of a skin injury. Common injuries where...
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