The Curse. The Beast. Aunt Flo (i.e. the weird aunt who makes you cringe). Women, especially young teens just entering their menstruating years, have plenty of pet names for that time of the month. And not surprisingly, most are derogatory.
Dr. Scott Ross is a board certified cardiothoracic surgeon and leader in minimally invasive surgical options. Translation: He’s an expert surgeon who can repair your heart using methods that leave you with less scars.
During Sam’s annual checkup, his primary care doctor discovered that he had a heart murmur. “No, I don’t think so,” Sam told his doctor. He felt fine. Later confirmed by an echocardiogram, Sam was diagnosed with mitral valve prolapse. It wasn’t long before he had his first symptoms while on a hike
We all have memory slips and occasionally misplace our keys, and that tends to happen more often as we get older. This can make it difficult to distinguish between normal age-related changes in memory and cognition and the first signs of Alzheimer’s disease
Sexual function is a vital part of men’s health, and for those suffering from erectile dysfunction, life can be frustrating and difficult.
People often try to sweep the symptoms of mental illness under the rug. The average time between the onset of symptoms and when a person gets treatment is 8-10 years. Feelings of shame or judgment can make it difficult to reach out for help.
There’s no cure or treatment for Alzheimer’s and related dementias, but the good news is that there’s a growing body of evidence that the right lifestyle choices can have a positive impact on overall brain health. This means that a person has the power to reduce and control their risks.
Osteoporosis is a disease that weakens bones, making them thin and porous. It’s caused by the body breaking down bone faster than it builds it. When the bones are weak, they’re more likely to break from a minor trip and fall, and this is often the first sign of osteoporosis. There are no other symptoms.