If your doctor is recommending multiple blood tests after pregnancy confirmation, there is probably a very good reason for it. These tests, which measure hCG (a hormone only found in measurable amounts during a pregnancy), can tell doctors a lot about how an early pregnancy is progressing.
Lap band surgery failure is more common than many bariatric doctors willingly admit to. There are several reasons for failure with these weight loss devices; learn about them here.
Portal vein thrombosis is a potentially deadly condition with very few recognizable symptoms. Learn about this condition in this comprehensive article.
Knowing how to calculate menstrual cycle timing can put you in control of your fertility and sexual health. There are three easy signs that can be used; learn about them in this article.
If you are looking for a ‘safe way to delay my menstrual period’, this article has valuable information that can help you to put off your period until a more convenient time. There are a few options to consider, depending on the time left before your next period starts.
When you have a case of diarrhea, the last thing you’re thinking about is eating, but some foods can actually help you feel better. There are several foods to eat to stop diarrhea; learn about them here.
According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, nearly 12,000 people die of skin cancer in the US each year. One in five people will have skin cancer at least once during their lives. Learning the five signs of skin cancer can help you to detect any skin anomalies before they become life-threatening.
Gestational diabetes can present many challenges even to the healthiest mothers-to-be. Learn how to control this condition through a gestational diabetes diet here.
The foods you eat don’t cause irritable bowel syndrome, but consuming the wrong foods can make make your symptoms a lot worse. Learn which foods to avoid with irritable bowel syndrome here.
Knowing the early symptoms of adult onset diabetes, or type II diabetes, can make it easier to catch the early warning signs and make the changes necessary to get your diabetes under control. Learn which symptoms to watch for here.
Mastoiditis is a severe infection of the middle ear. If left untreated, it can result in hearing loss or even death. Learn about the causes of mastoiditis in this article.
Psychogenic polydipsa is a mental disorder where the patient feels the need to drink water, or other liquids, obsessively.
Reflex Neurovascular Dystrophy is a painful nerve condition that affects children. Although there is no cure, there are several treatment options that help children to overcome this condition.
Tuberous Sclerosis Complex is a rare genetic disease with no cure that affects multiple systems in the body, including the brain, heart and lungs.
Dysuria is a mostly harmless, though uncomfortable, condition that is most commonly referred to as simply painful urination.
Knowing basic first aid for wasp sting reactions can make dealing with these unpleasant stings less of a nuisance. In cases where the person stung is allergic to the toxins released by the wasp, knowing how to treat the sting may make a difference of life or death. Learn what to do here.
Salivary gland stones are the result of mineral build up in the salivary gland ducts. It’s a painful condition, but very rarely dangerous. Learn about this condition in this article.
Swollen salivary glands are painful, but most of the causes are harmless. Learn about the most common causes of this condition, and how it is treated.
Of over 90 varieties of scorpions in the US, only the black scorpion’s venom is potentially deadly. Learn about the treatment for scorpion stings in this guide.