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    Epilepsy with Absence Seizures Conditions

    In some people, a tendency to develop absence seizures is inherited. How it is passed on is not clear but several members of an extended family may have this type of epilepsy.

    Osteoarthritis Conditions

    There may be some inherited tendency for OA to develop in some people. Obesity . Knee and hip OA are more likely to develop, or be more severe, in obese people.

    Hip Replacement Conditions

    If you have other conditions, such as heart disease , diabetes or a tendency to deep vein thrombosis or if you are obese , you should also have explained to you how these things may inc...

    Multiple Pregnancy (Twins and Triplets) Conditions

    As you get older, you naturally produce more ovulation-stimulating hormones, which can trigger the ovaries to release several eggs in a single month. The tendency to have non-identical twins ...

    Diabetic Kidney Disease Conditions

    High blood pressure Kidney disease has a tendency to increase blood pressure. In addition, increased blood pressure has a tendency to make kidney disease worse.

    Rheumatoid Arthritis Conditions

    Some people have a tendency to develop autoimmune diseases. In such people, something might trigger the immune system to attack the body's own tissues.

    Female Sexual Dysfunction Conditions

    Women differ greatly from one another in terms of their tendency and capacity to experience orgasms. In a 2015 survey in Finland, around half of women said that they very often had an or...

    Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) Conditions

    However, you should always see your doctor if you have any abnormal vaginal bleeding which develops after starting HRT. For example, heavy bleeding, irregular bleeding, or b...

    Cancer of the Uterus (Endometrial Cancer) Conditions

    This is the most common symptom of endometrial cancer. Bleeding after having sex (postcoital bleeding). Bleeding between normal periods (intermenstrual bleeding) in wo...

    Obesity and Overweight Conditions

    Food portion sizes in general have increased. There has also been a tendency to eat out more over recent years. If you eat out, you are more likely to eat food that is more energy-de...

    Oesophageal Varices Professional

    The size of the varices and their tendency to bleed are directly related to the portal pressure, which is usually directly related to the severity of underlying liver disease. , Oesophageal v...

    Bowel Polyps (Colonic Polyps) Conditions

    Some faulty genes which cause a tendency for the lining of the bowel to develop polyps or bowel cancer may be inherited from our parents.

    Rhinoplasty (Augmentation) Conditions

    Particularly if a bone graft has been used, there is a tendency for it to gradually shrink in size during the first year or two after the operation. To help compensate for this, your surgeon ...

    Gaming Disorder (Gaming Addiction) Conditions

    People with increased gaming symptoms may have greater levels of depression and also an increased tendency to become aggressive.

    Menorrhagia Surgery Conditions

    In most cases treatment is effective by using medication to reduce bleeding. However, some women will require surgery. The different types of treatment available will be discussed here.

    Iron-deficiency Anaemia Conditions

    (Anti-inflammatory tablets may cause bleeding by irritating the stomach lining which may then lead to bleeding.) Bleeding from the kidney A small but regular trickle o...

    Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP) Conditions

    You may have no symptoms, purpura, mild bruising or bleeding, or severe bleeding. Unlike ITP in children, most adults with ITP will continue to have a low number of platelets indefin...

    Sexual Assault Conditions

    Feelings of fear and edginess are common, as is a tendency to be sharp and snappy with others. You may feel that you need counselling. These symptoms have been called rape trauma syndrome in ...

    Lactose Intolerance Conditions

    Some people are born with a tendency to develop lactose intolerance; others get it as a result of gastroenteritis or chemotherapy.

    Childhood Obesity Conditions

    However, some people actually inherit a tendency in their genes that makes them prone to overeating. It is not fully understood how this genetic factor works but it may well be associated w...