10 COMMON DISEASES

CAUSES OF 10
COMMON SYMPTOMS

Lesser known silent killer diseases

 
The term "silent killer" is usually used for the major killers like heart disease, hypertension and diabetes. However, any disease that can (a) kill you and (b) have no symptoms or mild symptoms can be a "silent killer". There are many diseases in this category that people don't readily associate with the term "silent killer". Some example diseases include:
  • Osteoporosis
  • Mesothelioma
  • Breast cancer
  • Colorectal cancer, colon cancer or rectal cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Aneurysm
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm - see also aortic aneurysm
  • Arrhythmias
  • Some diseases with no symptoms or no early symptoms
  • Some diseases with mild symptoms