Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of visual impairment and severe irreversible blindness in the world, along with macular degeneration. In the United States, glaucoma affects more than 3 million Americans, and globally, it’s estimated to cause visual impairment for … Continue reading Glaucoma: Symptoms, Types, Causes and Treatment
Hemorrhoids are a very common anorectal condition that affects millions of people around the world. Over half of all people will develop symptomatic hemorrhoids at some … Continue reading How to Get Rid of Hemorrhoids: Remedies, Causes, Precautions
For years, scientists researching pain, movement, and recovery had no interest in the weblike tissue known as fascia, which coats your muscles, nerves, and organs. But things have changed. Researchers—and savvy trainers—now view something called fascia as your secret weapon … Continue reading What Is Fascia — And How Treating It Can Make You Pain-Free
When you look into the bowl after taking a leak, you should see some pale yellow pee—a sign that you’re well hydrated and your urine is, well, healthy. But how should it smell? We’re guessing you don’t give that a … Continue reading Why Does My Pee Smell? 10 Reasons for Smelly Urine in Men
If you ask anyone who knows me well, they’d probably list “stressing” as one of top skills. Whether it’s a work assignment or dating problem, I tend to overanalyze and fret about all the things that could go wrong. Instead … Continue reading Can CBD Help With Anxiety? Here’s What Happened When I Tried It
Actress Selma Blair revealed in an Instagram post Sunday that she has multiple sclerosis. Blair, 46, wrote that she was diagnosed in August but has “probably had this incurable disease for 15 years at least.” Blair, who is starring in the upcoming … Continue reading What Is Multiple Sclerosis?
Three years ago, McKinley, Chloe, Ava and Lauren were all in treatment for cancer at a Florida hospital. The quartet relied on each other to get through the arduous process, and on Monday they reunited for a photo shoot as … Continue reading Four Girls Reunite After They Beat Cancer Together at the Same Hospital: ‘It’s Amazing to See’
What is type 2 diabetes Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition that affects your body’s use of glucose (a type of sugar you make from the carbohydrates you eat). Glucose is the fuel your cells need to do their … Continue reading Type 2 Diabetes: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, Diet
During cold and flu season, it’s a pretty safe bet that congestion, sneezing, and a runny nose are signs you’re coming down with something. But when trees are blossoming or their leaves are falling, how can you tell if you have … Continue reading How to Tell the Difference Between a Cold and Allergies
If every loud crunch of cereal or hair-tingling slurp of soup makes you want to scream, you may have a real neurological condition — and you’re not … Continue reading Does Noisy Eating and Loud Gum Chewing Drive You Crazy? You May Have Misophonia
Starting at age 14, Katherine Bice used to wear three sports bras when exercising because it was the only way she felt comfortable. Her breasts bounced around a lot, and after just a few minutes, she was in pain. As … Continue reading Breast Pain Keeps Women From Exercise: Can The Right Bra Help?
Acupuncture is an ancient practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) involving thin, flexible needles inserted at certain points along the body – typically called ‘meridians’. The idea being that the insertion of these needles at these predetermined points can help … Continue reading Acupuncture – A Complementary Therapy With Promise
So, boobs: Overall, they’re pretty great—regardless of their size or shape. But, damn, they can be painful sometimes. Boob pain can happen for a variety of reasons—check those bra sizes, girls!—but, there’s one super-scary one that breast pain is largely … Continue reading Sore Breasts – 5 Reasons Your Boobs Hurt
Worldwide, more than 300 million people have viral hepatitis without knowing. There are various types of viral hepatitis, and in a lot of cases, people don’t experience any symptoms — meaning it can go undetected for years. While many viral hepatitis patients … Continue reading What is Hepatitis? – Viral Hepatitis Types, Symptoms, and Treatment
There are many great uses for essential oils, including helping to combat aging of the skin. This is a benefit that most people are looking for these days and essential oils are a natural yet highly effective way to age slower and look younger on … Continue reading Top 5 Anti-Aging Oils, Including Both Essential & Carrier Oils