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Janet Hamilton

  • Treatments for Narcolepsy

    If you are prone to daytime exhaustion, poor sleep at night, and falling suddenly into a deep sleep regardless of what you might be doing at the time, you might have a sleep disorder known as narcolepsy. While little is known about the cause of narcolepsy, and there is no...
  • What You Need to Know About Night Eating Syndrome

    A Night Eating Syndrome, NES, is an eating disorder that is typically characterized by eating later in the night and very little during the day. According to WaldenCenter.org, it is a disorder that is often characterized by a delayed circadian cycle (biological clock) of consumption pattern. It affects about...
  • Drinking During Pregnancy

    Drinking During Your Pregnancy? Drinking alcohol while pregnant is a risk that may cause Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) to develop in the unborn child. There is no guarantee that FAS will happen, but it can. The symptoms of FAS can be assessed not only at birth but also at...
  • Delirium Tremens and Alcoholism

    Although most habit-forming drugs result in addiction, and therefore withdrawal symptoms, of all these chemicals only two can be deadly upon the cessation of the substance: benzodiazepines and alcohol. Delirium tremens (DTs) refers specifically to the severe symptoms that occur as a result of withdrawal from alcohol. Here’s a...
  • Aspirin Can Lower The Risk Of Some Cancers: Here’s How

    Your entire body is made up of cells, which make up the tissues in your body, which a make up your organs. Your organs allow for your body to function and are responsible for various body processes that are necessary for living. Sometimes, however, your cells undergo uncontrolled growth...
  • Overview of Ulcerative Colitis

    Ulcerative colitis is a set of chronic provocative bowel diseases. This disease is characterized by provocative infection of the colon and rectum. Crohn’s disease is about spreading inflammation from the rectum and on the intestinal mucosa but this disease is limited. Both women and men are affected by it....
  • Treatment For Ulcerative Colitis

    Ulcerative colitis is a disease of the colon in which tiny open sores and inflammation develop and produce, pus, mucous, and extreme discomfort of the digestive tract. An abnormal response of the body causes the immune system to mistake materials in the intestine for invading substances, and the body...
  • What Causes Osteoporosis?

    Osteoporosis is a developing condition in which the bones become so fragile that they may break easily and lead to permanent disability or even death. Serious possibilities include the following: bone injuries, serious back pain, and form problems that must demand work, hospitalization, and possible even surgery. Osteoporosis is...
  • Lymphoma Types in Children

    Lymphoma is a term that refers to a type of cancer that originates in the body’s lymphatic tissues. These include the lymph nodes, lymph vessels, the thymus, the spleen, the tonsils, the adenoids, and bone marrow. Lymphoma is the third most common type of cancer in children, affecting approximately...
  • ADHD Symptom Myths to be Aware of

    While ADHD continues to be one of the most common neuro-behavioral disorders in children and affect upwards of 4% of adults, this condition is subject to a variety of common myths. Early treatment is key with this disorder, and that is why it is so vital for everyone to...
  • Treatments for ADHD

    ADHD is a comprehensive disorder that leads to different behaviors among children and adults including hyperactivity, difficulty holding attention, as well as impulsive actions. There is no complete cure for ADHD. However, ADHD symptoms can be greatly reduced by carrying out different treatments based upon the different signs and...
  • ADHD in Adults

    What is Adult ADHD? Although it remained unacknowledged for many years, adult ADHD is becoming widely known throughout the world, particularly since this condition affects millions of individuals. ADHD, a term used to describe Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, is a mental health condition that affects many children. When it...
  • Psoriatic Arthritis Risk Factors

    Psoriatic arthritis affects some people who have psoriasis, a chronic inflammatory disease of the immune system that manifests itself as patches of red or silvery skin lesions. Most people develop psoriasis before being diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis, but joint issues sometimes appear before skin lesions. Joint pain, swelling, and...
  • How To Know If You Have An Allergy To Penicillin

    Penicillin is an antibiotic. It is one of the most commonly prescribed drugs in the world today. Under most circumstances, Penicillin can be a life-saving antibiotic and at the same time a deadly poison to those who suffer an allergic reaction. Approximately 10% of the population experiences an allergic...
  • Causes Of Migraine Headaches

    A migraine headache is more or less defined as a severe headache accompanied by additional symptoms, such as light sensitivity, nausea, sensitivity to sound and strong odors, and sometimes vomiting. The pain can be localized to one side or the other of the head or an allover throbbing pain....
  • Information About Migraine Headaches

    Migraine Headache Information Migraine headaches are caused when blood vessels in the head dilate suddenly. About fifteen to twenty percent of men and twenty-five to thirty percent of women have migraine headache, and more than half of these sufferers have a family history of migraine. Nobody knows the exact...
  • Treating Migraine Headaches

    A lot of people around the world suffer from migraine headaches every once in a while, and there are those who suffer from this kind of headache almost every day. Some may be able to tolerate this, but there are also many who are completely incapacitated when they suffer...
  • The Symptoms of COPD

    The symptoms and signs of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) include a heavy wheezing cough or a cough that brings forth large amounts of mucus (often called smoker’s cough); shortness of breath, especially with sports and chest tightness. Some of the symptoms and signs of COPD are identical to...
  • COPD Treatment: What Are Your Options?

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, also known as COPD, is a progressive disease that usually makes it difficult to breathe. “Progressive” simply means that this illness gets worse with time. COPD might cause coughing which produces large amounts mucus, wheezing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath. Cigarette smoking is currently the...
  • Causes and Treatments of COPD

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, commonly known as COPD, refers to a chronic inflammatory disease which causes an obstructed airflow from the lungs. It is caused by a long-term exposure to particulate matter or irritating gases, more so from cigarette smoke. Individuals with COPD are usually at an increased risk...
  • Could a Vaccine Eventually Prevent High Cholesterol?

    For proper functioning, your body requires lipids, also known as cholesterol which is produced by the liver or contained in some foods. Cholesterol on its own doesn’t cause any health symptoms, though in excess it could cause complications like heart disease. To move around the body, cholesterol combines with proteins,...
  • Is Yours Normal? Five Ways to Reduce Cholesterol Levels

    Do you really want to lower your LDL cholesterol? Trying to figure out how to treat high cholesterol? Wondering what foods lower cholesterol? Cholesterol itself is not as bad as the media will convey, but certainly high levels will easily contribute to heart disease and other health problems. This...
  • An Overview of Asthma Inhalers

    Asthma is a serious condition that affects the lungs and the ability to breathe due to inflammation and constriction of the airways of the lungs. Symptoms of asthma are chest tightening, loss of energy, wheezing, shortness of breath, and coughing. Asthma can be worsened in some people by exercise,...
  • Asthma In Children

    Asthma in children is commonly associated with wheezing, but symptoms can also include coughing, shortness of breath, and recurrent bronchitis. Diagnosing the exact cause of asthma in children can prove difficult as more than one factor may be present in a child. An allergist will be able to determine...
  • Treatments for Pancreatic Cancer

    When it comes to treating pancreatic cancer, there are three main options for those suffering from this disease. Depending on the advancement of the cancer, these treatments can be used individually or in conjunction with one another. Treatment options include: Surgery Radiation Therapy Chemotherapy Surgery Surgery is generally used for...
  • Overview of Pancreatic Cancer

    The prominence and mortality rates of cancer victims have led to a desperate search for more effective means of dealing with this frightening variety of illnesses. Although any cancer can be fatal, many have been researched to the extent that they can be diagnosed quickly, leading to a more effective...
  • Learn 3 Things To Surviving Your First Prostate Exam

    As a man, you will eventually have to undergo a prostate exam. It is recommended by the American Cancer Society that men get screened by the age of 40. This is because the development of prostate cancer in middle-aged men has increased in recent years. It is important to...
  • How Is Hepatitis C Transmitted?

    Hepatitis C is a contagious virus that is transmitted through contact with infected blood. This virus affects the liver of an infected individual. Over time, hepatitis C can cause significant damage to the liver as well as lead to the development of cancer. Many people who are infected with...
  • What You Need To Know About About Hepatitis C

    Hepatitis C Information Hepatitis C is a liver disease that causes the organ to be inflamed. This inflammation is red swelling caused by injury or infection. This inflammation can cause organs to stop working properly. The liver is a very important organ. It has a lot of functions such...
  • Causes, Symptoms and Treatments Of Hepatitis C

    An overview of Hepatitis C Hepatitis C is a disease that is caused by a virus in which affects your liver. Over time it can cause permanent liver damage, liver cancer, and even liver damage. Most people are unaware that they have hepatitis C until it has already caused...
  • Lung Cancer Treatment Options

    Lung cancer is a type of disease that starts in the small tissue of the lung. In many cases, it begins by forming in cells that are lining a person’s air passages. Lung cancer comes in two different forms known as small and non-small cell. In order to diagnose...
  • Toothpaste for Your Sensitive Teeth

    Many people struggle with the problem of sensitive teeth. Sensitive teeth react to abrasive substances and hot or cold temperatures that normally do not bother the average person. You may also have trouble with certain brands of toothpaste, experiencing shooting pain from the tooth to the nerve whenever you...
  • Know About Root Canal Treatment

    Root canals have a nasty reputation, and it’s no wonder as tooth pain can be not only difficult to minimize but excruciating. The end goal of a root canal is to get rid of that tooth pain once and for all, and making it through the recovery process isn’t...
  • Heartburn Symptoms and Treatments

    Heartburn is a very common problem, over seventy million people suffer from this. It starts in the upper abdomen and works its way up into the back of your throat. Some people mistake this, or heart ache, with angina. Laying down or leaning forward can make the symptoms of...
  • Symptoms Of Constipation

    Constipation is the inability to have regular bowel movement. This condition can be downright inconvenient and uncomfortable for the individual experiencing it. If you have difficult or irregular bowel movements, chances are you have constipation. Fortunately, it is a condition which can be easily treated. Nearly everyone experiences constipation...
  • 15 Home Remedies for Chronic Constipation Relief

    It may be easy to share how much you’re suffering from your sore throat but not so easy to do the same when it comes to your digestive issues. If you haven’t relieved yourself in a few days it can start to feel like a dirty little secret. However,...
  • What To Do If Your Child Has Constipation

    Stool or fecal matter is usually what absorbs fluids into the intestine. When this is all combined with the inside movement of the intestine, this is what gets the fluids through without difficulty. If the fecal matter remains in the colon area for too long, or takes its time...
  • Know About Gingivitis

    Gingivitis is one of the leading causes for dentist and doctor visits every year. Though the condition can present with little to no symptoms, others find that it leaves them with bad breath and some mild tooth or gum pain. Gingivitis affects the gums and may affect the teeth....
  • A Comprehensive Guide to Hemorrhoids Treatments at Home

    Hemorrhoids, also known as swollen and inflamed veins in the lower rectum and anus, might result from straining a lot during bowel movements or even from increased pressure on the veins during pregnancy. The swollen veins might be located inside the rectum (internal hemorrhoids) or they might develop under...
  • A Look at Childhood Schizophrenia

    Childhood schizophrenia is a serious psychiatric condition that occurs in children under the age of 13. Some may refer to it as early-onset schizophrenia since schizophrenia itself is much more common in adults. Childhood schizophrenia affects roughly 1 in 40,000 children, while as many as 1 in 100 adults can...
  • 10 Things You Need to Know About Schizophrenia

    Schizophrenia is a debilitating mental disorder affecting many Americans. It is often characterized by hallucinations, delusions, and inappropriate reactions to situations. It is a form of psychosis characterized by symptoms such as disordered thoughts, hallucinations, delusions, and social withdrawal. Schizophrenia alters sufferers’ perception of reality, producing delusions, hallucinations, and...
  • What You Need to Know About Schizophrenia

    Among psychiatric illnesses, Schizophrenia presents the most interesting of diagnosis. Patients with schizophrenia cannot comprehend reality in the same way other people do. Their ability to perceive reality is distracted by repetitive hallucinations, coupled with disorganized thoughts and talk. Also, individuals are incapable of relating to society in conventional...
  • Symptoms and Stages of Multiple Myeloma

    Multiple myeloma is the second most common hematological cancer, according to the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF). A hematological cancer is a disease caused by an uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in the blood. Multiple myeloma predominantly affects middle-aged and elderly men, many of whom are black. The University of...
  • What Are Your Treatment Options For Liver Cancer?

    We know from our basic science subject that blood in the body needs to pass through the liver which makes this organ the strainer of all toxic materials from the blood. Liver cancer might be one of the deadliest health problems in the medical industry. Luckily we live in the...
  • Beware of Bacterial Meningitis

    Bacterial meningitis is the most dangerous and potentially deadly form of meningitis. It occurs when bacteria enter the blood stream and migrate to the brain or spinal cord. If it is not detected and treated quickly, serious complications or even death can occur. Risk Factors There are some people...
  • Understanding Bacterial Meningitis

    Meningitis is the inflammation of your membranes that surround your brain and spinal cord. In the U.S., most cases of meningitis are caused by viral infections, but bacterial infections can also lead to meningitis. Depending on the severity of the infection, meningitis can get better on its own in...
  • What Are Meningitis Vaccines?

    According to the CDC, there are two types of meningococcal vaccines available in the United States. The first is the meningococcal polysaccharide vaccine or Menomune. The second is the meningococcal conjugate vaccine, which is otherwise referred to as Menactra, Menveo, and MenHibrix. Both vaccines work to prevent four types of...
  • Online School for Medical Billing and Coding

    With the busy schedules and the active lives that most of us lead, online education has become a very popular way to earn a degree in health care professions. Many aspiring medical professionals find promising opportunities at the intersection of online classes and medical billing and coding, a career that...
  • 10 Common Reasons for Diarrhea

    Diarrhea is a condition that causes a person’s stool to be looser and more liquid than normal. While diarrhea affects almost everyone at some point in their lives, its origins are not always identical. Here are ten of the most common causes of diarrhea: Medications that contain magnesium, such as...
  • Symptoms of Diarrhea

    Diarrhea develops from bacterial imbalances in the digestive flora of the stomach and the colon, causing painful bloating, loose bowels, stomach cramping, and dehydration. When the delicate balance of bacteria in the digestive system is disrupted, inflammation in the lining of the colon can quickly exacerbate illness. Colon and stomach irritation...