Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) can be considered to be a severe form of premenstrual syndrome (PMS), with symptoms that interfere with daily activities and functioning.
PMDD occurs in 3% to 8% of menstruating women.
Fatigue, mood changes, and abdominal bloating are common symptoms, but numerous other symptoms may occur.
PMDD is diagnosed by a symptom diary or chart in which a woman records her daily s Read More
Sick building syndrome is believed by some to be an illness caused by unknown agents in buildings.
Sick building syndrome is a controversial subject because many experts do not think it is a true syndrome.
Sick building syndrome has no known cause.
For those who believe the syndrome is real, many risk factors are cited.
Many nonspecific symptoms cited for the syndrome fit no pattern.
There Read More
Acquired aplastic anemia is a rare disorder caused by profound, almost complete bone marrow failure. Bone marrow is the spongy substance found in the center of the bones of the body, in adults mainly the spine, pelvis, and large bones of the legs. The bone marrow produces specialized cells (hematopoietic stem cells) that grow and eventually develop into red blood cells (erythrocytes), white blood cells (leukocytes), and platelets. In acquired Read More