Hypertension is the most common chronic condition treated by family physicians – and with good reason.
We know that certain drugs taken at certain times can affect the health of the unborn baby, even some considered ‘natural’ or available over the counter.
Soybeans contain all of the essential amino acids necessary for human nutrition and have been grown and harvested for thousands of years.
It definitely has a very strange name – Sjögren Syndrome. But it is a relatively common cause of dry eyes and dry mouth.
In our country, one in 11 people have type 2 diabetes. It does not end there – another 86 million Americans have pre-diabetes where their blood sugar levels are higher than they should be.
There are certain times I recommend that you make a point to see the doctor when experiencing back pain.
The National Women’s Health Study found that obesity is clearly linked to more strokes in women ages 35 to 54.
Far and away, the most common headache is called the stress headache. So, what causes these stress, or tension, headaches?
When you get the MMR Vaccine — that will protect against measles, mumps and rubella. The Rubella part is German measles.
Fertility issues remain a major problem in women with endometriosis and this may be how it is diagnosed – as part of an infertility workup.
Community acquired pneumonia attacks those who are vulnerable; either the very young or the elderly. Preventive care is key.
There could be a serious downside to taking herbs or supplements, especially if you don’t know what you’re doing.
Sleep deprivation has been shown to have damaging effects in all age groups. But, sleep plays perhaps the greatest role during the teen years.
We are creatures dependent on water. There is no doubt that our bodies tell us when we need water by making us thirsty and desirous of more. But how does thirst work?
In addition to the psychological disorders that lead to anorexia or bulimia, research indicates genetics and discrete biochemical signals may play an active role.