In love, the eyes may be the window to the soul; but in the medical world, they’re a gateway to your health. “The eyes are a vital organ which can affect activities of daily living and quality of life,” says ...Read More »
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Postpartum depression (PPD) is more common than you’d think. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 11 to 20 percent of women who give birth have symptoms of it. What’s more, you can begin experiencing PPD ...Read More »
Well, this is terrifying. Former Playboy model and “Queen of Snapchat,” Katie May died unexpectedly last February from suffering a stroke. Now, new details from her death certificate, obtained by TMZ, show that Katie’s stroke was actually caused by a routine trip ...Read More »
I have an unhealthy relationship with the snooze button. As in, I hit it two to three times each morning…on two separate, staggered alarms (one on a regular digital clock, the other on my iPhone because my cat often steps ...Read More »
ICYMI: Your thyroid is kind of a big deal. The butterfly-shaped gland at the base of your neck takes iodine, found in many foods, and converts it into thyroid hormones (TH). And that’s important because “every tissue and every cell ...Read More »
You may have thought that since you don’t need a Pap test every yearyou’re off the hook when it comes to regularly checking in with your gyno. It’s no one’s idea of a fun 15 minutes after all, so why ...Read More »
For starters, everybody poops, and there’s no “right” way to do it, says Larry Good, M.D., a board-certified gastroenterologist affiliated with Concierge Choice Physicians. “Each of us poops differently,” and some people always tend to have bowel movements (BMs) that ...Read More »
Belching can be embarrassing, but eructation (the medical term for burping) is rarely a sign of anything serious. “In the vast majority of cases, it’s a benign symptom,” says Paul Berggreen, M.D., gastroenterologist and founder of Arizona Digestive Health. “Intestinal ...Read More »
You might not give your ovaries much thought (unless you’re trying to get pregnant), but even if you don’t think about them on the reg, these walnut-sized organs actually play a huge role in your every day life. “From a ...Read More »
It’s tough to define “normal” when it comes to the amount of bleeding you experience during your period. That’s because there’s a lot of person-to-person variation in terms of volume. And talking about specific quantities—like the number of milliliters the average woman ...Read More »