Effective treatments for Bipolar II disorder include medication, psychotherapy, lifestyle changes, and in rare cases, hospitalization. Although Bipolar II is a milder former of Bipolar I disorder, many of the treatments are similar.
Breast cancer staging is a system used by the medical profession to organize the characteristics of the cancer and help with decisions about treatment. A universal language that doctors and nurses across the globe understand, in general, the lower the stage number, the better your survival chances.
As many as 6 million Americans may suffer from night eating syndrome, or NES, a recently-identified eating disorder. Night eating disorder treatment varies with the cause. Several factors may play a part in causing the disorder.
Standard treatments for bone cancer include surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. Alternative bone cancer treatment includes nutrition therapy, pain management, mind-body therapies, naturopathic medicine, Chinese medicine and acupuncture and spiritual support. Often people use both approaches.
Seasonal affective disorder is a type of depression that primarily affects people in the winter months. Like other kinds of depression, it is associated with a decrease in serotonin. A seasonal affective disorder diet contains foods which help reverse the biochemical changes that occur with SAD.
The gastrointestinal and cardiovascular side effects of common pain-relieving drugs for inflammation are causing people to look for safer alternatives. The use of cherry juice for gout is growing in popularity due to its effectiveness and safety.
Imagine having continued flashbacks of past traumas. Combat-related PTSD is a specific type of post traumatic stress disorder that some veterans returning from wartime experiences have. This very disabling condition is treatable, and the sooner the treatment, the better the results.
Anxiety disorders affect an estimated 40 million American adults age 18 and over according to the National Institute of Mental Health. Effective treatments for anxiety disorders are available and include psychotherapy and different types of medication.
If your case of the “winter blues” begins in the fall and ends in the spring, you may have seasonal affective disorder, or SAD. A type of seasonal depression that affects women more than men, SAD is more common in people who live a long way from the equator.
There are a number of treatments available for non small cell lung cancer, including standard surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. There are also clinical trials available. The treatments available are covered in this article.
Type 2 diabetes is much more common than type 1, affecting 90 to 95 percent of diabetes sufferers. There is an eating plan to prevent type 2 diabetes which is based on healthy food choices. You can learn about it in this article.
Breast cancer is often thought of as just one disease, but there are many different types. Some are non-invasive and others are invasive. The type of breast cancer tumor you have affects your treatment and prognosis.
It is common for people with colon cancer to experience no symptoms in the beginning of the disease. Blood in the stool and a change in bowel habits are symptoms of cancer of the colon, but they can also be due to other factors. Screening after age 50 is important for early detection.
The drugs to treat prostate cancer fall into the categories of hormone therapy, chemotherapy and immunotherapy drugs. Each has specific actions to be used at different times during the course of treatment and progression of the disease.
Conventional drug treatments for ADHD work, but they often come with unpleasant side effects. Natural treatment for ADHD in adults may have positive results and include dietary changes, supplements, herbs and lifestyle strategies.
Cognitive behavioral therapy, medication, herbs and vitamins, massage, yoga and meditation and lifestyle interventions are all effective treatments for panic disorders. Although panic attacks can be very frightening, they are also very treatable.
An estimated 3 million Americans will experience panic disorder sometime during their lifetime. This anxiety disorder can start in childhood and tends to run in families. Panic disorders in children are treatable, but it is best if are caught early. Suggestions for dealing with it are covered here.
The actions of chemotherapy can greatly diminish immune system function. Many physicians believe it is important to boost immune support during chemotherapy. Starting with a healthy diet, you can add supplements which target immune function. Some of those are discussed here.
People with eating disorders have disturbances in eating behaviors. They may follow rigid diets, be obsessed with calories or gorge themselves and throw up afterwards. In short, they use food to stuff down uncomfortable or painful emotions. Psychological causes of eating disorders are explored here.
People with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), experience excessive and unrelenting worry and have difficulty relaxing. They may worry about the same things others do, but take it to a new level. The good news is that help is available in the form of therapy for generalized anxiety disorder.