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Diseases, Illnesses & Ailments Starting from Letter H

  1. Hypochondrias
    Hypochondriasis is a psychiatric illness in which a person takes on anxiety attacks regarding his present health condition. This condition is traditionally known as hypochondria. [read more]

  2. Hypochondrogenesis
    Hypochondrogenesis is a disease characterized by bone growth malformations. Though it is severe, Hypochondrogenesis is considered milder than achondrogenesis type 2 which is another skeletal disorder. [read more]

  3. Hypochondroplasia
    Hypochondroplasia is a developmental disorder characterized by a stature that is short and disproportional and micromelia, the condition wherein the head appears large when compared to the other parts of the body. This condition tends to affect females more than males. [read more]

  4. Hypocortisolism
    Hypocortisolism, or Addison's disease, is a disorder that results in the body producing insufficient amounts of certain hormones produced by the adrenal glands [read more]

  5. Hypogeusia
    Hypogeusia is the reduced ability of the taste buds to differentiate flavors. It is a common side effect of chemotherapy and anti-tumor antibiotics. The complete lack of taste meanwhile is called ageusia. [read more]

  6. hypoglycemia
    Hypoglycemia, which literally means "under-sweet blood," is a condition characterized by a lower than normal level of sugar or glucose in the blood. The condition occurs when the blood glucose level fall at a point that is not enough to support bodily functions. [read more]

  7. hypogonadism
    Hypogonadism is a condition characterized by a lack of function of the gonads as a result of a defect of the reproductive system. The gonads produces hormones and also plays a role in producing eggs and sperm. Infertility results from defective sperm and egg development. Hypogonadism is often used to describe a permanent defect of the reproductive system. [read more]

  8. Hypohidrosis
    Hypohidrosis is subnormal sweating, less sweating than usual. Hidrosis means sweating, so hypohidrosis is literally undersweating. [read more]

  9. Hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia
    Hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia is a condition characterized by abnormal development of structures such as skin, teeth, hair, nails and sweat glands. It is among the 150 types of ectodermal dysplasia. Hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia is the most common form of ectodermal dysplasia in humans. It is estimated to affect at least 1 in 17,000 people worldwide [read more]

  10. Hypohydration
    Hypohydration (or dehydration) is the removal of water from an object. Medically, it is a condition in which the body contains an inadequate volume of water for normal functioning. [read more]

  11. Hypokalemia
    Hypokalemia is a condition characterized by low concentration of potassium in the blood. About 95% of the potassium in the human body are found inside cells, the rest are found in the blood. Potassium is a very important mineral. It is responsible for muscle and nerve actions. [read more]

  12. Hypokalemic periodic paralysis
    Hypokalemic periodic paralysis is a rare disease characterized by very low blood calcium that results in muscle weakness and paralysis. [read more]

  13. hypokalemic sensory overstimulation
    Hypokalemic sensory overstimulation is a condition characterized by similarities to ion channel disorders such as hypokalemic periodic paralysis. The symptoms of hypokalemic sensory overstimulation and that of sensory integration disorder and attention deficit disorder are quite the same. The relation between the three condition are yet to be established. [read more]

  14. Hypolipoproteinemia
    Hypolipoproteinemia is a rare but serious condition characterized by a lack of fat in the blood. Fat is absorbed by blood, along with proteins and other chemicals, in the intestine and is transported to the liver for processing. [read more]

  15. Hyponatremia
    Hyponatremia is an abnormally low concentration of sodium in the blood. [read more]

  16. hypoparathyroidism
    Hypoparathyroidism is a condition characterized by a decreased function of the parathyroid glands that leads to reduced levels of the parathyroid hormone or PTH. Hypoparathyroidism often leads to a condition known as hypocalcemia which is serious. [read more]

  17. Hypophosphatasia
    Hypophosphatasia is an inherited metabolic condition characterized by decreased tissue nonspecific alkaline phosphatase (TNSALP) and defects in mineralization of the bones. This rare disease comes in five forms: perinatal, infantile, childhood, adult, and odontohypophosphatasia. Perinatal hypophosphatasia is sure to cause death while infantile hypophosphatasia carries a 50% mortality rate. The other forms are usually not deadly. [read more]

  18. Hypophosphatasia
    Hypophosphatasia is a rare inherited metabolic disease of decreased tissue nonspecific alkaline phosphatase (TNSALP) and defective bone mineralization. Both autosomal recessive and autosomal dominant varieties of the disease exist. The disease comes in one to five forms, perinatal, infantile, childhood, adult, and odontohypophosphatasia. [read more]

  19. Hypopigmentation, Post-Inflammatory
    The loss of skin color (pigmentation) after your skin heals from an injury is called post-inflammatory hypopigmentation because pigment-producing cells (melanocytes) are damaged or destroyed in the healing process. [read more]

  20. Hypopituitarism
    Hypopituitarism is a disorder characterized by a deficiency in one or several hormones of the pituitary gland. Hormones are produced by the hypothalamus to regulate secretions from the pituitary gland. This is why a dysfunction in the hypothalamus often causes disorders in the pituitary gland. [read more]

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