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- Paroxysmal sleep
Paroxysmal sleep is a rare and unusual sleeping disorder that causes people to suddenly fall asleep for short periods of time, usually lasting less than one minute. It can occur at any time of day or night, but most often occurs when the person is in the early stages of falling asleep or when they’re waking up from a nap. It can last anywhere between a few seconds to several minutes, and it usually happens once every hou Read More
- Sick building syndrome (environmental illness, multiple chemical sensitivity or mcs)
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.
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Torticollis is a medical condition that causes your neck muscles to become tight and shortened. It can be caused by several different things, including whiplash, trauma to the head or neck, cerebral palsy, or other conditions. Torticollis can cause pain in your neck, shoulder, and upper back. The pain can be severe enough that it interferes with your ability to sleep or work. The muscle spasms in torticollis may c Read More
- Toxic paralytic anemia
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