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Adult Diseases and Conditions: N

  • Narcolepsy

    Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder. It is a lifelong disease of the central nervous system.

  • Nasal Surgery

    Nasal surgery includes any surgery performed on the outside or inside of the nose. It is a common type of reconstructive and cosmetic surgery.

  • Naturopathy

    Naturopathy's main goal is to use the natural healing power of the body to fight disease.

  • Neck Pain

    Your neck is at risk for injury because of its location and range-of-motion. Neck pain can be caused by injury, age, or inflammatory disorders.

  • Neck Problems

    Detailed information on the most common types of neck problems, including neck pain, torticollis, and whiplash injury

  • Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infection

    A necrotizing soft tissue infection causes patches of tissue to die. It is a very serious and life-threatening condition requiring immediate medical care.

  • Nephrotic Syndrome

    Nephrotic syndrome causes scarring or damage to the filtering part of the kidneys (glomeruli). This causes too much protein to be lost from the blood into the urine.

  • Nerve Blocks

    Neural blockades, commonly called nerve blocks, are procedures that can help prevent or manage many different types of intractable pain.

  • Neurocutaneous Syndromes in Children

    Neurocutaneous syndromes are disorders that affect the brain, spinal cord, organs, skin, and bones. The diseases are lifelong conditions that can cause tumors to grow in these areas. They can also cause other problems such as hearing loss, seizures, and developmental problems.

  • Neurogenic Bladder

    The muscles and nerves of the urinary system work together to hold and release urine at the right time. Nerves carry messages between the bladder and the spinal cord and brain. The messages tell the muscles of the bladder to either tighten or release. In neurogenic bladder, these nerves don’t work the way they should.

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