Coronary artery disease (CHD) manifests itself on average ten years later in women than in men. Yet more women die from cardiovascular disease. There are several reasons for this
Some people have persistent low blood pressure that does not cause symptoms. However, it can also indicate diseases
From a medical point of view, rhinitis is an inflammation of the so-called main nasal cavity. Rhinitis is often associated with a cold or flu
Hearing loss can have different forms and causes. It can be acute as well as chronic and lead to a severe reduction in the quality of life ä t
Noroviruses occur worldwide. Norovirus infection leads to inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. Sick people are very contagious
Sepsis is a severe infection of the body. It arises from the fact that the infection does not only occur locally, but spreads through the blood
HIV is transmitted through body fluids. Information on HIV, infection, risk of infection, etc. is available here
STDs: Basic InfoThe sexually transmitted diseases (STDs for short) include, in addition to the classic sexually transmitted diseases, all those diseases that are mainly transmitted through sexual intercourse. In our latitudes, the causes are mainly bacteria, viruses, fungi and unicellular organisms (protozoa)
The sexually transmitted HP viruses affect the genital tract and cause genital warts, among other things. More on course and connection with cervical cancer
The most common "worms" in children are maggotworms and "coilworms". While maggotworms cause itching in the anus, clinical symptoms such as coughing occur in the case of flushworms
Cercariae can cause a rash when bathing or swimming in fresh water. The skin itches and forms wheals. Cercarial dermatitis heals on its own
Chickenpox is highly contagious. They mostly occur between the ages of 2 and 6, but can occur at any age
Melanoma or Birthmark? Malignant melanoma is the most vicious form of skin cancer. Find out more about prevention, diagnosis and therapy
The risk of developing liver cancer is increased by a number of risk factors, such as cirrhosis of the liver, smoking, alcohol abuse and viral liver infections
Leukemia develops in the bone marrow. Leukemia are mostly acute tumor diseases. Symptoms develop within a few weeks
Often discovered by chance, pancreatic cancer is a very serious cancer. The therapy depends mainly on the affected parts of the organs and the stage of the disease
Neurocrine neoplasms (NEN) are rare cancers that are often diagnosed by chance because they usually do not cause any symptoms for a long time
Both benign and malignant growths occur in the area of the spinal cord and spinal column. Some of them are metastases. Benign tumors can also lead to complaints and damage
Bad breath can be diagnosed by smelling or instrumentally. Since bad breath in most cases has oral causes, the first port of call is the dentist
The painful pelvic inflammation can be acute or chronic. These symptoms suggest pyelonephritis. You can find out when you should see a doctor here
If the urinary bladder is inflamed (cystitis, urinary tract infection) this is noticeable through painful symptoms in the abdomen
Urinary incontinence: causesInvoluntary leakage can be caused by a number of diseases and age-related or hormonal changes. Pregnancy and childbirth can also weaken the pelvic floor muscles. Overall, women are more likely to suffer from urinary incontinence than men
Tooth decay is caused by acids from bacteria. Are the „ caries bacteria “once in your mouth, hold on there stubbornly. Find out more about the treatment options
Billions of nerve cells are connected to one another in our brain - they communicate with each other. They do this ü via electrical impulses that are „ ü translated “with the help of neurotransmitters. will
The autism syndrome is mainly characterized by a disruption in the processing of perceptions. Here you will find information on the diagnosis and therapy of autism as well as tips for parents of autistic children.
Asperger's syndrome is one of the so-called autism spectrum disorders and is a profound developmental disorder.
If a person suffers from a mental illness, his closer environment usually presents many challenges. Here you will find information and contact points
People with Asperger's Syndrome can learn to cope better with everyday life through treatment measures. Development and strengths are encouraged.
COVID-19: Information for People with Rare DiseasesAn estimated 400,000 people in Austria suffer from a rare disease. Whether these people belong to the risk group in connection with the coronavirus cannot be said in general. This essentially depends on the type of your underlying disease - currently there are more than 6,000 rare diseases
Rare disease - what is it? Which special problems in diagnosis, therapy and care arise for those affected?
Premature ejaculation (ejaculatio praecox) leads to rapid / premature ejaculation, so that sexual intercourse that is satisfactory for both partners is not possible. What can you do?
Where to turn if you suspect a rare disease: information on expertise centers, new drugs, clinical studies, etc
Rare Diseases: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)The most important questions about rare diseases at a glance:navigation Continue readingmore on the subjectAdvice, downloads & toolsWhat is a rare disease?What are the characteristics of a rare disease?
Cystic fibrosis (cystic fibrosis), cystic fibrosis - information on causes, diagnosis and therapy of the rare metabolic disease
Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1, Von Recklinghausen disease) is a rare genetic disease. Benign and malignant tumors of the skin and the nervous system are typical
LHON is a rare hereditary disease of the optic nerve. There is a sudden deterioration in eyesight, which can lead to blindness
Rett Syndrome is a rare disease that is genetically related to a developmental disorder of the central nervous system.
The most common thyroid diseases include: goiter (goiter), overactive and underactive thyroid glands, inflammation and thyroid cancer
Neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2) and schwannomatosis are rare genetic diseases. They often first appear in young adults