Coping with Dry Mouth During Cancer Therapy
Dry mouth is a common complaint during some types of cancer treatments.
Coping with Hair Loss During Cancer Treatment
Hair loss, known medically as alopecia, is one of the most common side effects of chemotherapy, the drugs used to attack the cancer cells in your body. Hair loss can be difficult emotionally because of the way it alters your appearance.
Coping with Miscarriage
A pregnancy ended by miscarriage can be a traumatic loss. Unfortunately, it’s one that many women experience. Knowing how to deal with your feelings and find support can help you cope during this difficult time.
Coping with PMS
PMS symptoms occur one to two weeks before your period and may be severe enough to interfere with your normal daily activities.
Cut Your Cholesterol, Without Drugs
People with a strong genetic predisposition to high cholesterol need medication to control cholesterol. But a lot of us don't.
Detailed information on dental implants, including types and potential risks
Depressed Kids Need Help
Teen depression is a serious illness. The benefits of getting help, including taking medications if needed, far outweigh the potential risks.
Depression Not a Normal Part of Aging
In general, only about three percent of the elderly living independently in the community will experience depression. That figure increases to around 20 to 30 percent of persons in nursing homes or with chronic illnesses like emphysema, heart disease or diabetes.
Describing a Skin Condition
Detailed information on questions a physician may ask you in describing your dermatological condition and its location
Diabetes and Sensitive Topics
Diabetes affects every part of your life, and it can create problems that aren’t easy to talk about with your health care provider.
Diabetes Tops Child Obesity's Health Risks
Children who weigh too much face a broad array of health problems, with type 2 diabetes leading the list.
Diabetes: Take Care from Head to Toe
For people with diabetes, eyes and feet can be potential trouble spots. You should have an eye exam and a foot exam every year.
Diabetic Skin Troubles
About one-third of people with diabetes get a skin problem sooner or later. Fortunately, most problems can be prevented or easily treated.
Diagnosing and Evaluating Heart Disease in Children
Detailed information on diagnosing and evaluating heart disease in children
Discovering Diabetic Autonomic Neuropathy
Diabetic autonomic neuropathy usually occurs after a person has had diabetes for at least 20 years or has had poor control of blood sugar.
Diseases from Your Pets, Both Common and Exotic
Whether you have a turtle or a parrot or a tabby cat, the best prevention against disease is cleanliness.
Don’t Let Asthma Triggers Dampen Spring Fever
Don’t let your asthma triggers dampen spring fever. You can still enjoy the season by managing your exposure.
Don't Ignore Dry Eyes
The condition called dry eyes may feel a sand-like grittiness that can range from mild to severe.
Don't Rule Out Adult-Onset Asthma
Women are more likely than men to have asthma. Women also have more asthma attacks.
Don't Rush into Cataract Surgery
Surgery is necessary only when vision reaches a point that, even with prescription lenses, a person is unable to see well enough to do the things he or she wants to do.
Don't Sell a Short Kid Short
Some children grow more slowly than others. Height in the low normal range is still normal, doctors say.
Detailed information on dust mite allergens
Ease the Pain of Muscle Cramps
Cramps do not mean there is a problem with the muscle itself; rather, experts believe they happen when the fluid and electrolyte imbalance catches up to you or when a nerve overstimulates a muscle.
Eating Disorders in Men
Boys and men have eating disorders, too. Males make up 5 to 15 percent of patients with anorexia or bulimia and 35 percent of those with binge-eating disorder.
Emergency Symptoms for People Who Use Insulin
Under certain circumstances, people who take insulin can have symptoms that require immediate action and, in some cases, treatment in a hospital emergency room.