Measles and rubella (German measles) are viral diseases. They both produce a red body rash and can cause complications, but there are important differences between them.
There is tremendous stigma around the use of psychiatric medications. I'm here to say that I take medications for my mental illness, and that does not define me.
Two recent articles described a rise in cannabis related ER visits in Colorado. This paper describes some serious side effects of cannabis use: anxiety and cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome and gives suggestions on how to avoid them.
Before you get a tetanus vaccination, find out what it is, who should be vaccinated, what is in a tetanus shot, the side effects, and whether you can prevent tetanus without getting vaccinated.
A common cause of hearing loss is damage to the hair cells in the cochlea of the inner ear. Researchers hope to use stem cell therapy to produce new hair cells.
Imagine suffering from anxiety and depression so much you started believing you were dead. For sufferers of Cotard Delusion, this is exactly what happens.
Stress. Nausea. A need to nap. A sudden feeling of being chilled to the bone. Let's be honest, chemo is challenging and harsh. We researched for you. Here's a comprehensive list of items to include in a care package for cancer patients.
Have you ever taken medication prescribed by your physician, but it doesn't seem to work? If so, you might be taken the medicine the wrong way. There is more to taking medicine than just swallowing a pill.
Five distraction techniques you can use to help you to overcome urges to self harm and help you in your journey of recovery.
In GERD, acidic material in the stomach moves in the wrong direction and enters the esophagus, causing heartburn. Dietary changes may relieve or improve symptoms.
Bed bug, mosquito, flea, and other bites sometimes look similar, but have characteristic differences. For example, the differentiation between ivy rashes and bug bites is more pronounced than between some bug bites. Dig to the root of the problem with rash identification.
Stitches have been used to close wounds for thousands of years. Staples, tape, and adhesive are also used today. Laser welding of wounds may be common soon.
The female genitalia is often a taboo topic even amongst women. Often, women only talk about it with their gynecologist but there are a lot of things that we should know about so we don't always end up guessing like how it should look like or smell like...Read on and be educated...It's about time.
Costochondritis is a painful and serious lifelong condition that affects many people of different ages. Chest pain, as well as back and shoulder pain, is one of its symptoms.
Having researched and analyzed the Medicare options for myself, I have a thorough understanding of it and can clearly explain everything you need to know.