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How is anorexia treated?

How is anorexia treated? Anorexia may be treated in an outpatient setting or hospitalization may be necessary. For an individual with severe weight loss that has impaired organ function, hospital treatment must initially focus on correction of malnutrition, and intravenous feeding or tube feeding that goes past the mouth may …

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Can A Smell Test Predict Parkinson’s Disease

Can A Smell Test Predict Parkinson’s Disease?ScienceDaily (Jan. 9, 2008) — Doctors know an impaired sense of smell is an early indicator of Parkinson’s Disease. Now they want to know if a smell test can help determine if people with no symptoms eventually develop the disease.——————————————————————————– “The analogy would be …

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Can A Smell Test Predict Parkinson’s Disease

Can A Smell Test Predict Parkinson’s Disease?ScienceDaily (Jan. 9, 2008) — Doctors know an impaired sense of smell is an early indicator of Parkinson’s Disease. Now they want to know if a smell test can help determine if people with no symptoms eventually develop the disease.——————————————————————————– “The analogy would be …

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Need to learn more about sleep disorders?

Need to learn more about sleep disorders? Sleep problems, including snoring, sleep apnea, insomnia, sleep deprivation, and restless legs syndrome, are common among millions of Americans. It’s important to understand why sleep is necessary for optimal health, how the natural hormone melatonin affects sleep and wakefulness, and how the different …

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Vaginal Discharge

Vaginal Discharge:  Changes That May Be Signs of a ProblemIs vaginal discharge normal?Yes. Glands inside your vagina and cervix make small amounts of fluid. This fluid flows out of the vagina each day, carrying out old cells that have lined the vagina. This is your body’s way of keeping your …

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Male fertility problems

Male fertility problems What are fertility problems?Infertility can be defined as the failure to achieve pregnancy after regular unprotected sex (without the use of any contraception) for at least a year. ‘Primary’ infertility means failure to achieve a first pregnancy, ‘secondary’ infertility means failure to achieve a subsequent pregnancy. Primary …

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male infertility

le InfertilityIt is difficult for any person to admit that they have a fertility problem. However, because of the old fashioned idea that women are typically the cause of infertility issues, many men find it especially hard to admit that they might be the one with the problem. When going …

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infertility

Infertility IntroductionInfertility is the inability of a couple to become pregnant (regardless of cause) after 1 year of unprotected sexual intercourse (using no birth control methods).     •Infertility affects about 6.1 million people in the United States, about 10% of men and women of reproductive age.    •Infertility affects men and …

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Kidney Stones

 Kidney StonesWhat is a kidney stone?Who gets kidney stones?What are the symptoms?Are there different types of kidney stones?How are kidney stones treated?How can I prevent kidney stones?More Information                              What is a kidney stone?A kidney stone is like a small rock that forms in the kidney.  Stones form when certain chemicals …

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Uterine Fibroids

Uterine Fibroids – What HappensUterine fibroids can grow on the inside wall of the uterus , within the muscle wall of the uterus , or on the outer wall of the uterus . They can alter the shape of the uterus as they grow. Over time, the size, shape, location, …

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Uterine fibroid embolization (UFE)

Uterine fibroid embolization (UFE)Uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) is a procedure performed by a radiologist. It blocks blood flow to fibroids in the uterus. (It is also called uterine artery embolization.) For women who are not planning a pregnancy in the future, UFE is a possible option in place of surgery …

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