• Jaundice
  • Play media Initially, the symptoms of biliary atresia are indistinguishable from those of neonatal jaundice, a usually harmless condition commonly seen in infants. (wikipedia.org)
  • encephalopathy
  • In more severe cases, the condition may prevent the body from absorbing protein from food and lead to difficulty concentrating or memory loss, a symptom referred to as encephalopathy . (wisegeek.com)
  • cognitive
  • Hypertension-related cognitive impairment and dementia may be a consequence of a single infarct due to occlusion of a "strategic" larger vessel or multiple lacunar infarcts due to occlusive small vessel disease resulting in subcortical white matter ischemia. (wikipedia.org)
  • usually
  • Symptoms of WD usually appear in the first 4 decades of life, with the majority of cases occurring between 5 and 35 years of age, although it has been reported in patients as early as 3 and as late as 72 years of age. (clinicaladvisor.com)
  • Swelling of the optic disk may occur at this time and usually indicates severely elevated blood pressure (i.e., malignant hypertension). (wikipedia.org)
  • Symptoms usually begin between the ages of 5 and 35 years. (wikipedia.org)
  • Specific neurological symptoms usually then follow, often in the form of parkinsonism (cogwheel rigidity, bradykinesia or slowed movements and a lack of balance are the most common parkinsonian features) with or without a typical hand tremor, masked facial expressions, slurred speech, ataxia (lack of coordination) or dystonia (twisting and repetitive movements of part of the body). (wikipedia.org)
  • Diseases
  • Diseases may cause difficulty swallowing (dysphagia), painful swallowing (odynophagia), chest pain, or cause no symptoms at all. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • Propranolol is not recommended for the treatment of hypertension by the Eighth Joint National Committee (JNC 8) because a higher rate of the primary composite outcome of cardiovascular death, myocardial infarction, or stroke compared to an angiotensin receptor blocker was noted in one study. (wikipedia.org)
  • sodium
  • A dietitian or your provider can give you more information on low-sodium plans or the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) eating plan. (drugs.com)