Scleroderma Related Diseases & Conditions

Medical conditions are often related to other diseases and conditions. Our doctors have compiled a list of ailments related to the topic of Scleroderma. These conditions may be a cause or symptom of Scleroderma or be a condition for which you may be at increased risk.

  • High Blood Pressure High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a repeatedly elevated blood pressure exceeding 140 over 90 mmHg -- a...learn more »
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    High Blood Pressure Article
    • High blood pressure facts
    • What is high blood pressure?
    • How is the blood pressure measured?
    • How is blood pressure defined?
    • What are the signs and symptoms of high blood pressure?
    • What are the different types of high blood pressure?
    • Isolated systolic high blood pressure
    • White coat high blood pressure
    • Borderline high blood pressure
    • What causes high blood pressure?
    • The metabolic syndrome and obesity
    • What are the causes of secondary high blood pressure?
    • Renal (kidney) hypertension
    • Adrenal gland tumors
    • Coarctation of the aorta
  • Stroke A stroke results from impaired oxygen delivery to brain cells via the bloodstream. A stroke is also referred to as a CVA, or...learn more »
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    Stroke Article
    • Stroke facts
    • What is a stroke?
    • What causes a stroke?
    • What are the risk factors for stroke?
    • What is a transient ischemic attack (TIA)?
    • What is the impact of strokes?
    • What are stroke symptoms?
    • What should be done if you suspect you or someone else is having a stroke?
    • How is a stroke diagnosed?
    • What is the treatment of a stroke?
    • Is surgical treatment done for strokes?
    • What complications can occur after a stroke?
    • What can be done to prevent a stroke?
    • What is in the future for stroke treatment?
  • Heartburn Heartburn is a symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Heartburn symptoms include a burning feeling in the chest,...learn more »
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    Heartburn Article
    • Heartburn Overview
    • Heartburn Causes
    • Heartburn Symptoms
    • When to Seek Medical Care
    • Heartburn Diagnosis
    • Heartburn Treatment
    • Heartburn Foods and Remedies
    • Heartburn Medical Treatment
    • Heartburn Medications
    • Heartburn Surgery
    • Heartburn Prevention
    • Heartburn Prognosis
    • Heartburn Pictures