Motion sickness is feeling sick when travelling by car, boat, plane or train. You can do things to prevent it or relieve the symptoms. How to ease motion sickness yourself Do reduce motion – sit in the front of a … Continue reading How to Ease Motion Sickness Yourself
There are over 100 types of arthritis. Two common types of knee arthritis are osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA). OA is the most common type. It’s a progressive condition that usually appears after midlife where the cartilage in the … Continue reading Knee Arthritis Symptoms: Treatment Options and More
Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common chronic joint condition. OA is also called wear-and-tear arthritis, degenerative arthritis, and degenerative joint disease. A joint is where two bones come together. Cartilage is the protective tissue that covers the ends of the … Continue reading Osteoarthritis: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment and More
In the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that there are about 48 million cases of foodborne illness every year. Bacteria such as E.coli, salmonella and campylobacter are responsible for many public foodborne outbreaks. These pathogens can … Continue reading Foodborne Illness Symptoms, Causes, Treatment and Prevention
Children are the future — but they need our help now. The United States is experiencing a youth mental health crisis that is more than a decade in the making, and COVID-19 has exacerbated issues that had been looming in … Continue reading U.S. Surgeon General: How to Address the Youth Mental Health Crisis
It’s official. You need surgery. You may have many thoughts and questions running through your head, whether it’s a minor, same-day procedure or a complex operation that requires you to stay in the hospital overnight. You may even feel anxious, … Continue reading Preparing for surgery? What You Should Know
Caring for people with long-haul COVID-19 is helping to bring increased attention and legitimacy to conditions such as chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia, which are sometimes wrongly characterized as being “all in the head.” Here, anesthesiologist, researcher and human performance … Continue reading Taking Long-Haul COVID-19 and Other Chronic Conditions Seriously
After 9 months of nausea, weight gain, back pain, and general discomfort, the day is finally here: delivery day. And, if you’re anything like me, you are more than ready. I was trying to evict my daughter as soon as … Continue reading How to Advocate for Yourself and Your Baby During Delivery
Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition marked by extreme shifts in mood. Key symptoms include: episodes of mania, or an extremely elevated mood episodes of depression, or a low mood Older terms for bipolar disorder include manic depression and … Continue reading What’s Bipolar Disorder? How Do I Know If I Have It?
An emergence of new therapies to treat stomach cancer has received FDA approval in recent years, according to Dr. Lionel Kankeu Fonkoua, a Mayo Clinic oncologist. Over the last year, immunotherapy has been incorporated into the treatment for stomach cancer. … Continue reading Using the Immune System to Treat Stomach Cancer
What are the symptoms of Omicron? For our analysis, we took the health reports from contributors reporting positive cases in the ZOE COVID Study app in December 2021 as Omicron became dominant and compared them with data from early October … Continue reading Omicron Symptoms: What Are They and How Long Do They Last?
Getting a good night’s sleep is incredibly important for your health. In fact, it’s just as important as eating a balanced, nutritious diet and exercising. Though sleep needs vary from person to person, most adults require between 7 and 9 … Continue reading 10 Top Benefits of Getting More Sleep
Aches and pains in your muscles and joints can make it debilitating to go about your daily routine. Investing in a heating pad is a medication-free way to address this pain without leaving the comfort of your own home.1 These … Continue reading The 3 Best Heating Pads of 2022
Often confused, sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) aren’t actually the same thing. An infection —which is when bacteria, viruses, or parasites attack the body —comes before a disease. And while an infection may result in zero … Continue reading Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Types, Symptoms and Treatment
Eczema and psoriasis are both long-term skin conditions that don’t have a cure. In eczema, the immune system comes to the skin and releases chemical inflammatory markers that cause the skin to become red, weepy and itchy, according to Dawn … Continue reading Podcast: Breaking Down the Difference Between Eczema and Psoriasis
Although you’re probably not aware of it, many skin care and beauty products contain chemicals that are commonly irritating. One example is sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS), which is added to things like cleansers and soaps. What is sodium lauryl sulfate? … Continue reading What Is Sodium Lauryl Sulfate? Where It’s Found and Risks
Despite treatments that include medications, surgery and neurostimulation devices, many people with epilepsy continue to have seizures. And the uncertainty of when a seizure could occur affects their quality of life. But what if these people could anticipate a seizure and take … Continue reading Seizure Forecasting Device with Epilepsy
Data capturing the experiences of 2 million women globally highlights the concerning prevalence of intimate partner violence, especially for young adults. These domestic violence statistics suggest that intimate partner violence was already highly prevalent across the globe, even before the … Continue reading Domestic Violence Statistics Show Alarming Global Problem
If you’re hoping to conceive, don’t leave it to luck. Know how to get pregnant — starting with predicting ovulation and do’s and don’ts for maximizing fertility. Some couples seem to get pregnant simply by talking about it. For others, … Continue reading How to Get Pregnant Advice
The best treatment for diaper rash is to keep your baby’s skin as clean and dry as possible. If your baby’s diaper rash persists despite home treatment, your doctor may prescribe: A mild hydrocortisone (steroid) cream An antifungal cream, if … Continue reading Diaper Rash: Diagnosis and Treatment
Foods & drinks Everyone is different. What might trigger diarrhea for one person could be fine for another. With this in mind, here are some foods and drinks that may cause diarrhea: Alcohol. Drinking alcohol can cause diarrhea in some people. … Continue reading Trigger Foods That Can Cause Diarrhea and Treatment
Walnuts, which are full of omega-6 and healthy omega-3 polyunsaturated fats (PUFAs), are not just a nutritious nut to snack on— they’re also used to make a healthy cooking oil. Although walnut oil tends to be a bit pricier than … Continue reading Walnut Oil Benefits, Nutrition, Recipes and Side Effects
It’s important to have a well-stocked first aid kit in your home so you can deal with minor accidents and injuries. Your first aid kit should be locked and kept in a cool, dry place out of the reach of children. … Continue reading What Should I Keep in My First Aid Kit?
For families with young children, the holiday season can be a time of great joy — but there are also dangers and health hazards parents need to be aware of. Here are some of the most common reasons children are … Continue reading Preventing Emergency Room (ER) Visits During the Holidays
You may not be pregnant yet, but there’s plenty you can do now to make yourself as healthy as possible for a growing baby. Consider this your preconception to-do list. 1. Make an appointment with your doctor. True, you’ll be … Continue reading Your Prepregnancy Checklist
The latest data published by the UK Health Security Agency confirms fully vaccinated individuals in England are up to 3.2 times more likely to die of Covid-19 than unvaccinated individuals based on Covid-19 death-rates per 100,000 population. This means, based … Continue reading Fully Vaccinated up to 3.2x More Likely to Die of COVID-19 Than Unvaccinated
E-cigarette and hookah water pipe users may be at greater risk than tobacco cigarette smokers for cancers of the nose, sinuses and throat, according to a new study. That’s because vapers and hookah users are more than twice as likely … Continue reading Vaping May Be Worse Than Smoking for Your Nose and Throat
Up to 920 compensation applications have been filed by people who were left seriously injured after getting the Covid-19 vaccine as claims could hit £110million. The Vaccine Damage Payment Scheme (VDPS) allows people who are allegedly severely disabled due to … Continue reading COVID-19 Vaccine Claims Could Hit £110m: 920 Compensation Applications Filed
An enlargement of the prostate is part of the aging process for males. The problem with an enlarged prostate is the changes that come with it. From trouble with emptying your bowels to frequently needing to urinate, you will see … Continue reading Best Prostate Supplements That Work
The United States is on the verge of reaching a grim milestone: 1 million deaths from COVID-19. But COVID fatigue, or the urge to reopen everything, has dominated media narratives in the past weeks. Two years into the pandemic, Americans … Continue reading ‘Return to Normal’ Leaves Immunocompromised People Behind
Thyroid disease is common yet often misunderstood or overlooked. If your thyroid test results are outside of the optimal range—or if you’ve been diagnosed with hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, Graves’ disease, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, or another thyroid-related condition—Verywell offers free resources to help … Continue reading Thyroid Test Analyzer: Decode Your Results
The world is experiencing a huge wave of infection with the omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2. Estimates based on Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) models suggest that on around Jan 17, 2022 there were 125 million omicron infections a … Continue reading COVID-19 Will Continue, But the End of the Pandemic is Near
Children develop at varying rates in all sorts of ways, from when they take their first steps to when they understand that their own perspective might be different to someone else’s. Language is no different so there is no set … Continue reading When Should My Child Start Speaking?
Amid the dizzying array of treatments available for psoriasis, moisturizing is the only therapy that can help all patients, regardless of the severity of their skin lesions. A daily moisturizing regimen is simply essential for people with psoriasis. If you suffer from psoriasis, you … Continue reading How to Properly Moisturize and Treat Psoriasis
Israel’s Green Pass system will no longer be extended after March 1 when the current system is set to expire, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett announced on Thursday morning. “We were the first country to close its borders to Omicron, so … Continue reading COVID-19 in Israel: Green Pass to be Canceled
Body mass index, or BMI, is a common measure that helps to determine whether a person is overweight or underweight. This information can be used to assess risk for developing certain health problems. However, BMI has its limitations; it doesn’t … Continue reading What Is Body Mass Index (BMI)?
Dr. Seker is the CEO and co-founder of MOLLI Surgical. When people are faced with a cancer diagnosis, they suddenly find themselves needing to learn a whole new medical vocabulary while simultaneously coping with their own emotions and those of … Continue reading Improving Breast Cancer Outcomes for Women of Color
Obesity and overweight increase the risk of many health conditions. A new study from Canada has found that excess body weight may also affect cognitive function, with inflammation possibly playing a role. People with excess fatty tissue gained lower scores … Continue reading Excess Weight May Accelerate Brain Aging
Ibuprofen is used to relieve pain from various conditions such as headache, dental pain, menstrual cramps, muscle aches, or arthritis. It is also used to reduce fever and to relieve minor aches and pain due to the common cold or … Continue reading Ibuprofen Oral: Uses, Side Effects, Warnings and Dosing
Shopping for the right toothpaste can be overwhelming because of the number of types available on store shelves. Since toothpaste is necessary to improve your oral hygiene, it is important to find one that works best for you and your … Continue reading 3 Best Toothpastes of 2022
Key Takeaways During a winter freeze, experts recommend limiting your time outdoors to prevent hypothermia and frostbite. In the event of a power outage, the best foods and drinks to have in hand are nutritious and protein-rich and do not … Continue reading How to Stay Warm and Safe During a Winter Freeze
Everyone gets sweaty feet once in a while, particularly after a long, summer day or after an intensive workout. Occasionally, though, sweaty feet have other causes. If you’re sick with the flu, have a cold, or you’re anxious, you might … Continue reading Top 5 Socks for Sweaty Feet of 2022
Although most people make a full recovery from a COVID-19 infection, for some the symptoms can last weeks or even months, a condition known as long COVID. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), long COVID is defined as a … Continue reading Can COVID-19 Vaccines Help Prevent Long COVID?
The Omicron variant of the coronavirus seems to be causing similar symptoms as previous variants. Although current evidence suggests Omicron is less likely to cause severe illness, scientists are warning that it should not be treated as mild and the … Continue reading Omicron and Long COVID: What We Know So Far
An eyelid twitch, or myokymia, is a repetitive, involuntary spasm of the eyelid muscles. A twitch usually occurs in the upper lid, but it can occur in both the upper and lower lids. For most people, these spasms are mild … Continue reading Eyelid Twitch: Causes, Treatments and Prevention
The Omicron variant is causing a spike in COVID-19 hospitalizations and cases in the United States. Researchers note, however, that Omicron-related cases are usually less severe than cases related to the Delta variant. One reason, experts say, is that the … Continue reading Omicron COVID-19 Cases Less Severe Than Delta. End of Pandemic?
University of Exeter researchers have published a review of research evaluating ketamine’s value in mental health therapy. The review of studies found that ketamine may quickly alleviate depression and thoughts of suicide. Ketamine’s usefulness for other mental health conditions is … Continue reading Ketamine May Relieve Depression and Other Mental Health Issues
A quick look at the best CBD oils for joint pain Best CBD oil overall: Charlotte’s Web CBD Oil Best vegan CBD oils: FOCL Orange Cream Swirl CBD Drops, CBDMedic Massage Therapy Pain Relief Oil Best full-spectrum CBD oils: CBDistillery Full-Spectrum … Continue reading 5 Best CBD Oils for Joint Pain