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Hemolytic Anemia
Hemolytic anemia is a disorder in which the red blood cells are destroyed faster than they can be made.
Hereditary Hemochromatosis
Hereditary hemochromatosis is one of the most common genetic disorders in the U.S. It is a metabolic disorder that causes increased absorption of iron from the digestive tract.
Heart Failure
Heart failure is a condition in which the heart cannot pump enough blood to meet the body's needs.
High Blood Pressure/Hypertension
High blood pressure, or hypertension, increases the risk for coronary heart disease (heart attack) and stroke (brain attack).
Heart Murmurs
Heart murmurs may be caused by a number of factors or diseases, including defective heart valves, fever, and pregnancy.
Hypoglycemia
Hypoglycemia is low blood sugar (glucose). Hypoglycemia may be a condition by itself, or may be a complication of diabetes or another disorder.
Helicobacter Pylori
H. pylori (Helicobacter pylori) is a type of bacteria that infects your stomach. It can damage the tissue in your stomach and the first part of your small intestine (the duodenum). In some cases it can also cause painful sores called peptic ulcers in your upper digestive tract.
Hemorrhoids
Hemorrhoids are when the veins or blood vessels in and around your anus and lower rectum become swollen and irritated. This happens when there is extra pressure on these veins.
Hiatal Hernia
In a hiatal hernia, part of your stomach pushes up into an opening (the hiatus) in your diaphragm. The diaphragm is the muscle between your stomach and your chest.
Hashimoto's Thyroiditis
Thyroiditis is when your thyroid gland becomes irritated. Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is the most common type of this health problem. It is an autoimmune disease. It occurs when your body makes antibodies that attack the cells in your thyroid. The thyroid then can’t make enough of the thyroid hormone.