Traumatic Brain Injuries can be caused by many different things, mainly different types of blows to the head. It can also come from some type of jolt such as getting shaken too hard. TBI’s are mostly closed head injuries however it can happen from a penetrative blow too.
Ulcerative colitis is type of an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes inflammation and ulcers, which are sores, inside the digestive tract. Ulcerative colitis (UC) affects the lining of the colon and rectum. Symptoms usually develop over time, rather than suddenly.
Parkinson’s is a neurodegenerative disorder, meaning that the neurons gradually get worse over the years. The disease affects predominantly dopamine-producing (“dopaminergic”) neurons in a specific area of the brain called substantia nigra.
There are many different kinds of cancer that can affect different parts of the body. Cancer is the name given to a collection of related diseases where some of the body’s cells begin to divide without stopping and spread into surrounding tissues.
Cachexia is a “wasting” disorder that causes extreme weight loss and muscle atrophy and can include loss of body fat. This disorder affects people who are in the late stages of incurable diseases like cancer, HIV/AIDS, COPD, kidney disease, and congestive heart failure.