Peripheral edema, a collection of fluid in the lower extremities, carries a greater risk for people with diabetes. Learn more about this condition.
Resulting from injury or inflammation, edema causes small blood vessels to leak fluid into tissues swell. Learn about symptoms and treatment.
Some people who have COPD may find that their ankles swell. This, called edema, may result from pulmonary hypertension—a complication of the disease.
The aging process can affect your feet and ankles, causing changes in the skin, bone, joints, and circulation, including arthritis, flat feet, and edema.
Symptoms of kidney disease can include fatigue, nausea, foamy urine, and ammonia-smelling breath and progress to renal failure, cardiac failure, and death.
Congestive heart failure happens when the heart can't pump enough blood for the needs of the body. Reviewed by a board-certified cardiologist.
Learn about symptoms, physical signs, risks, causes, and treatments of extreme high blood pressure, also known as hypertensive emergency.
Explore common causes and how sleep disorders like sleep apnea and insomnia may contribute to death in your sleep.
Learn about the side effects, cost, and placement of the Neupro patch and how it treats Parkinson's disease and restless legs syndrome (RLS).
While Tylenol (acetaminophen) and NSAIDs like aspirin, Aleve, Motrin, and Advil relieve pain, some can be used together and others can't. Learn more.