Diseases & Conditions

Most of us have heard of adults having migraine attacks, but did you know that children can get migraines too? The truth is that a migraine doesn't discriminate by age and can cause debilitating attacks on children and adults...
Did you know that 60 to 80 percent of people diagnosed with dementia see a progression of symptoms that eventually lead to Alzheimer's disease? While most of these individuals are over the age of 65, there is a type...
People suffering from mental illnesses are often faced with a bigger problem — the society's stigma hovering over all types of mental ailments. This stigma can sometimes be more painful than the actual condition itself and it is high...
Everyone knows that the excess consumption of sugar, especially the processed form found in most of our snacks and desserts, can have a negative impact on our health. But, does that stop you from buying a box of cookies...
Mental illnesses are everywhere, some might be very visible while others may not have distinct signs; hence, it is imperative to be aware of symptoms and to know what to look for. Since 1990, the first week of October has...
Cancer is among the leading causes of death worldwide and according to the National Cancer Institute (NCI), there will be nearly 1,735,350 new diagnoses in the U.S. alone and 609,640 individuals may die from it. Though cancer may be one...
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can be very debilitating in extreme cases, especially when untreated. On the other hand, the symptoms of ADHD may be brought under control with the help of certain medications and therapy. In many instances, individuals...
If you have often wondered why your child is unable to sit still in class or focus on homework and other activities when most of the other children in the class are mellow, you may want to consult a...
If you tend to Google your symptoms every time you feel something new and try to diagnose your condition, you may probably have a condition termed hypochondriasis. A hypochondriac is a person who constantly "Lives with the fear that they...
If you or a family member is a smoker, it is highly advisable to consider quitting, for the sake of your own health and the health of others, especially if there are children in the house. You may already be aware...

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