It's known as Lou Gehrig's disease, or Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, as it affects motor function.
HIV, or Human Immunodeficiency Virus, is a virus that affects cells in the immune system that help the body fight illness.
Alzheimer's disease is a type of dementia. Symptoms usually begin gradually and worsen as the illness advances.
Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects a person’s social communication and interaction skills, as well as their behavior and interests.
Cachexia involves muscle wasting and is linked to significant weight loss, including body fat loss.
Chronic pain can have a significant impact on a person’s quality of life, causing physical, emotional, and psychological distress.
Crohn’s disease is a gastrointestinal disease that causes inflammation.
Epilepsy is a central nervous system disorder that affects 65 million people worldwide and causes seizures.
Glaucoma is a condition that affects the optic nerve, which delivers visual information from the eye to the brain.
Hepatitis C, an infection of the liver, is a very common condition.
Huntington’s disease is a degenerative condition of the brain that causes uncontrollable movements, emotional problems, and cognitive decline.
Multiple Sclerosis, or MS, is an immune-mediated illness in which the body’s immune system attacks the nervous system inappropriately.
Muscular dystrophy (MD) refers to a group of genetic disorders that affect the muscles of the body.
Severe or intractable nausea is a medical condition characterized by persistent and intense nausea that does not respond to conventional treatments.
Pain refractory to appropriate opioid management refers to a type of chronic pain that does not respond to opioid medications.
Parkinson’s disease is a neurological ailment that damages the brain’s nerve cells, resulting in muscle rigidity, tremors, and eventually a loss of speech, walking, and motor skills.
Neuropathy occurs when the nerves in your body, particularly those outside of your spinal cord and brain, are damaged.
PTSD patients indicate that the benefits of medicinal cannabis have been clear, particularly in terms of anxiety and sleep interruptions.
Sickle cell anemia is a "inherited red blood cell disease" in which the body lacks oxygen due to a lack of red blood cells.
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quadriplegia, is a form of spastic cerebral palsy, which is characterized by muscle stiffness and involuntary muscle contractions.
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs when the brain is damaged as a result of a sudden trauma.
Ulcerative colitis is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that primarily affects the colon and rectum.