Sufferers of teenage depression are more likely to attempt suicide. Among teenagers who develop depression, as many as 7% will commit suicide as young adults. Teenage depression, feelings of sadness and hopelessness, can last for weeks and even months and can eventually dominate teenagers’ lives. Continue reading “Teenage Depression, Knowing What To Look For” »
When you visit your doctor during pregnancy, your health and your pregnancy is monitored and for this purpose, the doctor may advise you the following investigations during the pregnancy: Complete blood count. Blood group including Rh typing. If your blood group is Rh negative, your husband’s blood group will be tested. Continue reading “Investigations required during antenatal period or pregnancy” »
I am a 25 year old woman. There is a spot on my left breast close to the armpit. This spot causes pain to me. This pain is being caused for last 4-5 days. Sometimes the pain subsides, but then it again recurs. I am feeling a lot of difficulties due to this spot. Sometimes, due to the pain, my left hand movement is also restricted. Continue reading “A spot on left breast close to armpit causing frequent recurring pain – what treatment?” »
An inflammation or infection in a male’s prostate is called prostatitis. As many as half of all men will experience prostatitis in their lifetime. It is important to know that should you get prostatitis it does not increase your risk for any other prostate condition or disease such as prostate cancer. Continue reading “Information You Can Use About Prostatitis” »
Do you realize by taking control of your blood pressure you can also take control of your health? Who doesn’t want to have a healthy and long life? Taking care of your body can help ensure you get to endure that long healthy lifestyle you want. Continue reading “Blood Pressure Control” »
If you are concerned about your blood pressure you should consider monitoring it from home. You still want to keep your regular doctor visits but this will help ensure you are making the right lifestyle choices. Continue reading “Monitoring Your Blood Pressure At Home” »
Skin cancer is the most common malignancy diagnosed in the United States with over 1,250,000 new cases reported each year. Americans over the age of 65 have a forty to fifty percent chance of developing at least one skin malignancy. Continue reading “Skin Cancer: Common and Preventable” »
Screening for prostate cancer is a controversial topic. The concern is not that digital rectal exams and prostate specific antigen (PSA) results cannot identify early-stage cancers. Both sides agree that this is true. Continue reading “Prostate Cancer Screening: The Pros and Cons” »
The stage of the melanoma at the time of diagnosis has an important impact on the type of melanoma treatment offered, and how effective that treatment will be. Each stage responds best to slightly different treatments: Continue reading “Melanoma Staging and Treatment: How Advanced is the Disease?” »
Medical Sciences is one of the most important branch of science which deals with the human diseases and their treatments. Modern development in this line make it more beneficial for humanity. In the beginning doctors used to treat the diseases with some fixed tools and knowledge. Continue reading “Doctors Categories” »
In the early days when medical science was not that developed as it is now and knowledge about different diseases was limited, doctors were not divided into different categories to treat different diseases. In the current era of development medical science is at its peak. Continue reading “Medical Doctors Specialties” »
Do you occasionally feel uncomfortable immediately after eating a meal, or do you experience heartburn, indigestion or bloating that comes and goes? Some individuals are relieved with meals, others become very miserable on a daily basis due to various factors. Continue reading “Gastrointestinal Symptoms? What Are They Telling You?” »
The terms Complementary Medicine and Alternative Medicine get used interchangeably, but they are not the same thing. However, Complementary Medicine may use the same therapies as Alternative Medicine. Continue reading “Is Complementary Medicine the same as Alternative Medicine?” »
After having my menstrual period, after 2-3 days, I got vaginal thrush and then I used the thrush cream. However, now I got orange colour discharge after using the thrush cream. I am worried about it. I am about 27 years old woman. What should I do? Is any treatment required for it or is it normal? Continue reading “Experiencing orange colour discharge while using vaginal thrush cream” »
We need support groups. You should belong to a support group. Why?
The meds are never enough. Whatever your problem is, if it’s bad enough that you need to be taking these crazy meds, you need some kind of talk therapy, too. Continue reading “Why You Should Join a Support Group” »
I can’t stress how important it is to find the right doctor.
At some point I may expand this page to get into how to find the right doctor. But for now it’s just going to be links to pages that will help you find a doctor. Continue reading “Finding the Right Doctor” »
This is going to be complicated, but it’s important. If you aren’t up for this right now, get some help. Somebody needs to do these things. Whether you’ve not yet seen a psychiatrist or you’ve already seen several over the course of years you need to keep all your medical records, psychiatric and non-psychiatric, nice and organized for three very important reasons: Continue reading “Organizing Your Medical Records & History” »
Let’s get the important stuff out of the way:
I’m not a doctor. I’m not a pharmacist. I’m not a high school graduate. Nope, no GED or anything like that. So you can bet I’m not in any sort of school right now. Continue reading “The Guide to Picking the Right Drugs” »
I know that you don’t really want to see one, but if you’re sexually active or over 21 years of age, then a visit is highly recommended. If you need another incentive, know that pap smear testing has decreased the cervical cancer death rate by an estimated 75%. During your visit, your gynecologist will perform a pelvic exam with three parts to it: Continue reading “Seeing a Gynecologist” »
Planning on getting pregnant is a very exciting and miraculous part in a woman’s life. When you decide that you are ready to have a baby, you are required to begin a process that would involve physical, emotional, and mental changes. You may need to assess your current situation both with your body and state of mind to help you prepare for this magical experience. Continue reading “Pregnancy – what is a preconception doctor visit and is it necessary?” »
Checking if you have an allergy properly begins with a consultation with your doctor that deals with the symptoms you are having. Which doctor?
You will most likely first consult your family doctor or a primary care practitioner. Then, you may be recommended to a special doctor: Continue reading “Diagnosing Allergies” »
You are probably wondering how Captain Biorhythm became a heroes’ trainer and certified expert on: What is heroism? How do people become heroes?
Who are the heroes today? Who are the heroes that are not getting the recognition they deserve for their heroic acts? Continue reading “Captain Biorhythm Story” »
Consider, why would thieves risk their lives with the deadliest pathogen on the planet? Think the people in the car didn’t know what they were carrying, and think they didn’t warn the thieves that their own lives would be endangered if they took the vials? Continue reading “Ebola Battled By Health Hero Robert Rowen MD In Sierra Leone” »
Dr. Michael Borkin, NMD is a pioneer in hormone and electrolyte research. He specializes in hormone and electrolyte testing and balancing. His hormone educational videos help you understand the causes of PTSD Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome. Continue reading “Dr. Michael Borkin, Health Heroes” »