Bursitis can make simple movements of your shoulder, elbow, hip, or knee seem monumental.
Millions of us struggle with pain and loss of motion because of joint damage caused by arthritis. If other treatments fail to offer relief, you may wonder about turning in your worn-out joints for new ones.
Recently, the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association published new cholesterol management guidelines. One of the most significant changes from the previous guideline, published in 2013, is that health care providers are now encouraged to take a more personalized approach when treating patients.
Most headaches in kids are caused by tension, not disease. Your pediatrician can determine what kind of headache your child has.
Millions of people diagnosed with heart disease enjoy active, satisfying lives. Instead of looking on their diagnoses as sentences to be invalids, they have used them as catalysts to make positive changes in their lives.
Quitting tobacco is one of the best actions you can take for your health. We know you’ve heard that before, but that's because it’s true, especially if you have COPD.
You have a number of tools at your disposal for better managing the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease and living a healthy, enjoyable life.
Everyone has experienced low back pain at one time or another. Most people can recover from low back pain with home treatment, such as changes in activity, weight loss, quitting smoking, and other steps. Sometimes medicine or surgery is needed.
Low-vision devices are categorized as either optical or nonoptical. Optical devices are magnifying lenses or closed circuit TV. Nonoptical devices are large-print books and talking computers.
Major depression goes beyond the day's normal ups and downs. It involves a teen's body, mood, and thoughts. It can affect and disrupt eating, sleeping, or thinking patterns.
Measles (rubeola) is a respiratory illness caused by a virus. It causes a red, blotchy rash. It’s a very contagious illness.
Children who have ADHD are often given medicine as part of their treatment plan. The type of medicine most often chosen is a psychostimulant. Read on to learn more.
When your life seems to be spinning out of control, it's OK to seek professional mental health help.
Metabolic syndrome is a condition that includes the presence of a cluster of risk factors specific for cardiovascular disease. Metabolic syndrome greatly raises the risk of developing diabetes, heart disease, stroke, or all three.
Metabolic syndrome is marked by higher levels of sugar (glucose) in the blood. That's also a sign of prediabetes.
Information on the link between soft drinks and metabolic syndrome.
Use this worksheet to help manage your condition. Record your test dates and results, and list your goals for your next visit with your healthcare provider.
Tips for keeping your heart healthy, from controlling your blood pressure to keeping your cholesterol in check.
A key way to reduce the effects of metabolic syndrome is to lower high blood pressure. Reducing the amount of salt (sodium) in your diet is a great start.
A middle ear infection occurs behind the eardrum. It is most often caused by a virus or bacteria. Most kids have at least one middle ear infection by the time they are 3 years old. But adults can also get them.
About 1 out of 3 migraine sufferers also have auras. Read on to understand more about this link.
For some people, taking medicine every day can help prevent migraines and make them less painful when they occur.
Warm weather may have an impact on your MS symptoms. These tips can help.
Not everyone who has had a heart attack needs open-heart surgery, such as a bypass operation.
The symptoms of OCD vary widely from person to person. Without treatment, OCD can last for a lifetime.
Most cosmetics have long shelf lives. But since they can be contaminated with bacteria after only one use, it is a good idea to keep track of how long you have been using products, such as mascara and eyeliners.
Many people are unaware they have osteoporosis until they have advanced symptoms, which may include a broken hip or wrist, low back pain or a hunched back.
Ovarian cancer is cancer that starts in cell in your ovaries or at the end of the fallopian tubes next to an ovary. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.
Detailed information on kidney conditions, including kidney function, nephrology, kidney problem causes, kidney disease symptoms, and a labeled, full-color anatomical illustration
Physical therapists focus on restoring a person's movement (mobility) and function, and preventing further disability.