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  1. Acquired brain injury

    The long-term effects of brain injury will be different for each person and can range from mild to profound.

  2. Acromegaly

    Acromegaly is caused by an excess of growth hormone in adults, which causes the overgrowth of bones in the face, hands, feet and internal organs.

  3. Acupuncture

    Acupuncture is part of traditional Chinese medicine and consists of inserting fine needles into specific points on the skin.

  4. Addison's disease

    Most cases of Addison's disease are caused by an autoimmune response that attacks and damages the adrenal glands over time.

  5. Adenoids

    Since adenoids are constantly in the path of germs, infections are common.

  6. Adhesions

    Adhesions may have no signs or symptoms, or they may cause pain by pulling on nerves.

  7. Age and fertility

    Age affects the fertility of both men and women, and is the single biggest factor affecting a woman?s chance to conceive and have a healthy baby.

  8. Ageing - muscles bones and joints

    Exercise can prevent age-related changes to muscles, bones and joints and can reverse these changes too.

  9. Agoraphobia

    A person with agoraphobia is afraid to leave familiar environments, because they are afraid of having a panic attack.

  10. Alcohol related brain impairment

    A person with alcohol related brain impairment (ARBI) might experience problems with coordination, thinking, planning and memory.