Approximately 2 percent of the U.S. population has OCD. There is no cure for the disorder, but there are treatments. Unfortunately, there is not one treatment that works for every person. SSRIs are the preferred medications for OCD. If they fail to work, Effexor is another option.
Before administering cancer chemo drugs, doctors decide which type of medication and method of delivery is most appropriate for the circumstance. Some chemo delivery methods are regional, exposing only the cancerous area to the drugs and others are systematic, exposing the whole body to the drugs.
Misophonia and sensory processing disorder both can cause noise sensitivities that lead to anxiety and despair for sufferers. While the diagnostic criteria between the two disorders differs, they do share some similarities.
Homeopathic medicine is a mode of medicine used to promote health, prevent illness, and treat ailments, using dilute natural substances as remedies. It was first developed more than 200 years ago and is popular today in Europe, India and with the alternative health community in the United States.
A common question people with cancer have is, “How does chemotherapy work?” Find out how chemotherapy works, how it is administered and the role chemotherapy has in cancer treatment
Monthly self-breast exams increase the chances of catching breast cancer early, when it is most treatable. You may wonder, “What does a breast cancer lump feel like?” Breast cancer lumps tend to have certain characteristics that can aid in detection.
A tubal pregnancy, also called an ectopic pregnancy, is when a fertilized egg attaches inside the fallopian tube instead of inside the uterus. Most often, tubal pregnancy symptoms occur within six to eight weeks after a woman’s last menstrual period.
Methadone is prescribed to pregnant women addicted to heroin and other opiate narcotics as a safer alternative for the unborn baby. Possible effects of methadone treatment during pregnancy to the infant exist, but its use is generally considered safe and is thought to produce no long-term effects.
Clear cell ovarian cancer is a rare and aggressive type of cancer, most common in older women. Learn what it is, signs and symptoms, how it is diagnosed, treatments and risk factors.
Trampoline exercise–also called rebounding–is fun, easy on the joints and good for the immune system. A small trampoline is inexpensive and takes up little space, making it a perfect piece of workout equipment for just about anyone. Learn how to jump your way to a thinner and healthier you.
Obsessive compulsive disorder or OCD is a brain disorder that causes the sufferer extreme anxiety, obsessions and the desire to act out on compulsions. OCD behavior not only affects the person who has it, but it also those around them as well.
A common complaint associated with spinal stenosis is pain in the neck and back. Conventional treatments do not always relieve pain caused by the condition and they can cause side-effects. Acupuncture is a safe and effective complementary treatment for spinal stenosis pain relief.
Cradle cap is a common scalp condition in young infants. Although it is often alarming to parents, it really is harmless and poses no health risks. Treatment of the condition is easy using simple natural methods.
In 1935, a natural health book titled “Back to Eden” was published. At the time, the book was considered controversial by some. Today, with over 3 million copies sold, the book is considered by many to be a valuable natural health educational resource.