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Venous Thrombosis: Common Among Video Gamers
Have you heard of the 20-year-old Game Design student from the Leicester University who died after sitting in the same position for long hours each day? The culprit is said to be Pulmonary Embolism, which is a blood...
Symptoms of Interstitial Cystitis
Interstitial Cystitis (IC)
is a medical condition involving inflammation and erosion of bladder. Some patients do not show symptoms of interstitial cystitis.
Shocking Heartburn Triggers
Did you know that more than 60 million Americans are in pain every month because of heartburn?
is actually a common companion of people who are suffering from
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Effective Treatment for Anxiety Disorder
can be characterized by certain factors that an individual may experience at times. Most individuals who suffer from this disease are likely to face sleeping disorder or even nightmares. In addition, individuals may ...
What Causes Bipolar Disorder? All About Bipolar Disorder
is a complex condition with multiple contributing factors such as genetic, biological and environmental influences. Bipolar disorder is also called bipolar affective disorder, manic depression and manic depressive dis...
Don't be a Compulsive Hoarder
Experts say that there is a thin line between a pack rat and a compulsive hoarder. While the first one finds it a struggle to let go things that he/she has sentimental attachment to, the other one would refuse to discard anything - even thos...
Depression: What, How And Why
, technically, is the mood that goes hand in hand with sadness, disappointments, frustrations, heartaches and the like. But depression is more than just feeling down in the dumps. Depression is an illness that could lead to...
Effects of Smoking and How to Quit
Campaign against smoking is one of the most popular public health campaigns worldwide. An estimated 100 million deaths over the past 20th century have been reported to be caused by smoking. Even though smoking causes deadly effects, smokers ...
What is Urinary Tract Infection?
is comprised of the kidneys, bladder, ureter and urethra. Any infection caused by microorganisms within these body structures is considered a
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
. Since urinary tract infection can happen...
Behavior Therapy: A Must For Children with ADHD
Do you have problems with your child's behavior? Is he/she overly active and has difficulty focusing his/her attention to a certain task? It's possible that your child has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). It's a must to visit...
Sleep Disorders: Discover What's Keeping You Up
is the most common type of
. It refers to the condition that makes it difficult or in severe cases, impossible for a person to sleep at night. This hampers the body's sleep routine as well as disrupts ...
Signs and Symptoms of Drug Abuse and Addiction
is a mental and physical disorder that involves compulsive use of recreational drugs. These drugs come in various types, each of which produces its own set of physical and psychological effects. But if there's one thing...
Discover the Truth About Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Incontinence (UI) is a condition where urine leaks out involuntarily. It can happen to men and women, young and old. Let's find out what are the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatments of urinary incontinence.
Keep Away from STDs with Safe Sex
Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
are more widespread than we know. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 15 million cases of STDs are reported in the United States alone every year. Chlamydia, geni...
OCD Compulsions: On Coping and Therapy
There are myriad obsessive thoughts that can begin to encroach on an individual's mind. Compulsive behaviors become evident in an effort to satisfy the obsession. Such OCD compulsions could pose a threat to any aspect of an individual's ever...
Choosing the Right Birth Control Method
Family planning is something all couples should seriously discuss about. Birth control methods are widely available to prevent unwanted pregnancies, and in some types, sexually transmitted diseases.
Prostate Cancer: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment
refers to the glandular organ in men that measures about 3 centimeters long. It is found at the neck of the bladder in front of the rectum. It is the one that produces the milky fluid added to the sperm that comes out during ...
Coping with Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)
People with OCPD tend to have very limited flexibility in such a way that everything has to be done their way. Finding out that someone close (ie, your significant other) has
Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)
may not be...