Hyperaldosteronism without hypertension is also named Bartter's syndrome. In Hyperaldosteronism, adrenal glands produce much aldosterone. This results in a lowering of potassium levels in the blood, i.e. hypokalemia, and increases hydrogen ion excretion, i.e. alkalosis. 1. In this condition, certain kidney cells are enlarged, the blood becomes more alkaline than in the normal condition, and potassium and chloride Read More
Hyperchylomicronemia, familial, is a rare genetic disorder that causes people to have high levels of chylomicrons in their blood. Chylomicrons are fat molecules that are produced when you digest food. They're supposed to be broken down and used for energy, but people with hyperchylomicronemia can't break them down properly. 1. People with hyperchylomicronemia can't digest fat as well as healthy people do—tha 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