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Benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH for short, is the enlargement of the prostate gland. It is caused by excess growth of cells in the prostate. This condition is not the same as prostate cancer






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Huntington Disease

Alternate Names : Huntington Chorea

Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

Huntington disease is an inherited brain disease that affects movement, thinking, and personality.

What is going on in the body?

Huntington disease causes cells in certain areas of the brain to slowly destruct. It usually starts in middle adulthood.

What are the causes and risks of the disease?

Huntington disease is a genetic disorder. It is an autosomal dominant disorder that can be passed from affected people to their children.


   

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Huntington Disease: Symptoms & Signs

Author: Adam Brochert, MD
Reviewer: Ronald Jorgenson, DDS, PhD, FACMG
Date Reviewed: 07/27/01



Alternate Names : Dysmenorrhea. Menstrual cramps are the pain and cramping some women experience during their monthly periods. The term dysmenorrhea usually refers to pain and cramps severe enough to prevent normal activity





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