One of the best ways to manage a chronic disease like Addison’s is to know as much as you can about it. Knowledge will empower you to recognize symptoms, help you understand the causes, and find adequate treatment. We’re here to give you the information you need to understand this complex disease.
These conditions might seem like they belong in a sci-fi movie, but they’re real, especially to those who experience them. We look into the most bizarre medical conditions.
Even though balance erodes quite naturally and gradually with age, there are several health conditions that can set your equilibrium off kilter as they affect another bodily system that helps maintain proper stability. We look into the 12 common and surprising conditions that can affect balance.
While there are many very real health risks out there to be mindful of, there are some that you can outright ignore – or at least stop worrying about so much, because worrying is not good for your health. Here are 13 health myths to bust.
Addison’s disease is primarily caused by an autoimmune reaction and is characterized by adrenal insufficiency. In case you’ve never heard of this rare disease, here are some of the most important facts associated with it.
We all expect to sweat on a hot day or after a good workout, but for some people – an estimated 2 to 3-percent of Americans according to WebMD – excessive sweating can become an embarrassing health problem. It can make sufferers feel self-conscious when they’re shaking someone’s hand, and can soak right through clothing […]
When it comes to health-related symptoms and minor illnesses, how do you know when to walk it off or book an appointment with a medical professional? We take a closer look into 8 health symptoms that should never be ignored.
This is a condition (also called hypoalgesia) that is characterized by lowered pain sensitivity in patients, which is usually a result of a secondary health condition (such as high blood pressure). It sounds good on the surface – who wants to feel pain? – but it can actually be a problem, as people may mistakenly […]
It’s normal to experience thirst after eating something salty or spicy, when it’s hot outside, or after engaging in physical activity. According to WebMD, it’s the body’s way of “telling you that it’s running low on water, which it needs to work well.” If the sensation is persistent and continues even after drinking something, or […]
Many Americans aren’t getting enough quality sleep at night, whether it’s from working longer hours or experiencing insomnia or other sleep disorders (such as sleep apnea). Of course, one of the obvious symptoms of lack of sleep is feeling tired throughout the day, but that may just be the […]
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