Diseases, Disorders & Conditions
Hyperthymesia: A Priceless Gift or a Damning Curse ?
Hyperthymesia is a medical condition that allows a person recall minute and almost inconsequential details of their everyday life.It is an exceptional ability quite alright but how exceptional in a positive sense is it?
Is Ginger Good for Acid Reflux – or Make It Worse?
Ginger, taken in moderate amounts, has shown promise as a therapy for acid reflux when used appropriately.
10 Powerful Ways to Rethink Sleep If You Have Insomnia *Spoiler Alert* It’s Not Always Sleep Hygiene
As someone who has struggled with acute insomnia and sleep anxiety, I've tried all the things. Read on to see why sleep hygiene alone won't solve anything and why actually rewiring your brain will.
Foods a Diabetes Cannot Eat for a Healthy Life
People with diabetes can control their blood sugar levels by eating some meals and avoiding others. A diet rich in fiber, vegetables, fruits, healthy fats, and legumes is beneficial for pregnant women with gestational diabetes.
What It's Like to Work as a Pet Sitter - As an Autistic Adult
If you love working with animals and have an empathic bond with them, it can definitely beat retail. But like any job, it also has its drawbacks and challenges. I wrote this to share my experiences with other autistic adults thinking of doing this as a job.
Strategies for Preventing Acne and Minimizing Breakouts
Strategies for Preventing Acne and Minimizing Breakouts Those who have struggled with acne for any length of time know how difficult it can be to get your skin to clear up. However, you can interrupt the seemingly endless cycle of breakouts by taking precautions even as you treat the ones you
Top 5 Most Common Chronic Diseases And Their Symptoms
Cancer, cardiovascular disease, stroke, diabetes, and arthritis are the top five most common chronic diseases in the U.S. Smoking, lack of exercise and poor dietary choices are significant contributors to the development of the most prevalent illnesses. About $12.5 billion in annual healthcare costs
My Sister Is Hospitalized With Peritonsillar Abscess
This article reviews a peritonsillar abscess listing the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments. Ny Sister’s peritonsillar abscess experience is also discussed.
Acne: Types, Causes, Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention
Acne is a skin condition that occurs mostly on the face, forehead, chin, shoulders, chest, and even at the back. It can be caused by several factors such as hormonal changes, stress, use of oily skin care products, genetics, and humid temperatures. Acne commonly affects teenagers but it can affect
The Return of Tuberculosis - Cases Rise in North West England
The latest data shows that tuberculosis cases have increased by over 10% in the latest quarter in North West England. The proportion of these cases starting treatment within 4 months has dropped by 20 % points. Treatment delays are likely to lead to increased transmission within communities.
Characteristics Associated With Personality Disorders
Psychology is more like fine art. One cannot deduce all mental health occurrences from a single "Theory of Everything". Personality disorders are persistent and rigid behavior patterns, feelings, and thoughts.
7 Effective Ways to Remove Dust Mites from Your Home
Dust mites can aggravate allergies. That's why allergists recommend taking steps to reduce dust mites in your home. Here are 7 ways to do that.
Skin Cancer: Dermatologists Explain the Types and Causes
Skin cancers are becoming common. The rapidly changing climate is putting us at more risk of cancers. This article talks about how to protect yourself from harsh sun rays and their damage to the skin.
Treatment Options and Precautions for Wilson's Disease
Although there is no cure for Wilson's disease, the disease can be controlled by taking some important precautions. They are low intake of copper related food, copper rich diet including shellfish and meat which liver is free of alcohol for long time.
Constipation: Foods to Eat and Foods to Avoid Constipation
If you suffer from the Constipation, eating the following foods for constipation may help get some relief from the stomach and digestion issues.
The Surprising Link Between Insulin Resistance and IBS
The surprising correlation between insulin resistance IBS issues. If you are someone with insulin resistance and undiagnosed GI issues, or have only gotten unsatisfactory answers from the medical community about these issues, this may be for you.
Opioid Addiction - Non-Narcotic Options for Pain Relief
If you suffer from chronic pain and take narcotic pain relievers, you need to read this article! It provides safer options for pain relief.
Surprisingly Easy Tips That Actually Energize Your Immune System
Your Immune system comprises a network of cells, tissues, organs, and the substances they make that helps the body fight infections and other diseases. The immune system protects us from harmful viruses and bacteria. Learn how to naturally boost your immune system through a healthy, balanced diet.
I Have Cancer: Now What?: Post Surgery and Outlook
I have had my surgery and am now in the rehab stage. How will I recover, to what extent, and what is my prognosis?
One Activity Can Stall Growth of Cancer Cells Via the Immune System
Yet another advantage towards keeping your body healthy throughout your life
VV116, a Treatment for COVID-19
Earlier this month, researchers in China published the results of a clinical study of VV116, a potential new treatment for COVID-19. This article uses plain language to describe what happened in that study. I have also added some of my own commentary at the end.
You Could be Damaging Your Brain Health By Overdoing This One Thing
Most people on the planet LOVE coffee, but as with anything, you can do more harm than good by having more! Find out your limit and what excess caffeine can do to your health.
Anxiety in General Is a Disorder
The indication of Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) or simply anxiety is exaggerated and excessive worry and anxiety regarding daily events reason being none whatsoever. Those who exhibit generalized anxiety disorder symptoms are inclined to foresee disaster and therefore tend to worry.
High Blood Pressure Is the Main Cause of Heart Disease
High blood pressure can also damage a person's heart and blood vessels if he suffers from diabetes. Normally 80mm/120 is considered normal blood pressure, both increased or decreased, which is harmful to health.
Norovirus Vaccine Phase 2 Trial, Explained
In 2020, researchers published the results of a phase II clinical trial of a norovirus vaccine. This article uses plain language to describe what happened in that trial. I have also added some of my own commentary at the end.
The Ramsay Hunt Syndrome
The Ramsay Hunt Syndrome can cause pain, discomfort and anxiety in affected persons. To greatly reduce the chance of developing the disorder, vaccination against the chickenpox Virus is key. This is so because the chickenpox virus that goes dormant after the treatment of and recovery from the virus
I Have Cancer: Now What? Surgery
It has been several months since my diagnosis, consultations, and my surgery is tomorrow. After careful consideration I decided on surgery as I feel it offers the best chance at a reasonably normal life while also offering the best chance are ridding myself of the disease completely. I hope.
Rheumatoid Arthritis Management: Comprehensive Overview
Rheumatoid arthritis management is an important aspect of the care of patients with rheumatoid arthritis. This article reviews and updates the literature on occupational therapy treatment approaches used to manage rheumatoid arthritis and function that may assist occupational therapists in.