If you have been told that you have polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), you may be unsure just what that means. Most women who have been diagnosed with it know that it means they have multiple cysts on their ovaries, but they don't know much else. Here are three things you need to know about PCOS. 1. One way to treat PCOS is with a diabetes medication. PCOS and insulin resistance go together for most women.
24 December 2015
Throughout the course of your pregnancy your OB-GYN may suggest or require that you have certain tests done. In most cases, these tests are done to either ensure the health and safety of you and your baby or help you find out more about your unborn baby. These tests can give you peace of mind or can help you to prepare for the future. This article will discuss three tests that your OB-GYN may request during your pregnancy.
10 December 2015
Staying in good health and feeling your best each day is sure to be high on your priority list. In order to accomplish this, you may want to have specific tests completed that will assist you in avoiding disease and staying healthy at the same time. Knowing the tests your general practitioner can do for you may be the motivation you need to schedule an appointment. Test #1: Blood tests
24 November 2015
Bringing a child into your family can be a wonderful thing for you and your spouse. However, being able to have your first child when you both feel ready, and also being able to space your children out a certain amount so that you and your spouse are both prepared for them is a great thing. It allows the two of you to feel more prepared for another child in all different aspects, and it allows you to give your child the best opportunity of a great life.
6 November 2015
North America was estimated to be the largest consumer of the medical aesthetic market in 2015 with a global share of about 49 percent. This field is set to be worth an approximately $12.6 billion by 2020 and this has been attributed to an aging population, a prevalence of obesity and overweight conditions, as well as the technological advancement in the number of procedures available and the improvement in the non-invasive and non-surgical procedures.
16 October 2015
For years, the general Western medical community dismissed acupuncture as ineffective. However, this therapy has recently become more accepted by the medical community, as scientific studies have begun to reveal that it likely is effective for pain relief. If you suffer from a chronic pain condition, such as rheumatoid arthritis, frequent headaches, or fibromyalgia, then you should consider adding acupuncture treatments to your regimen. What are the benefits of acupuncture for pain relief?
30 September 2015
If you have never had the need for eyeglasses, you may not realize that seeing an eye doctor can still be beneficial for your health. Here are some reasons to have your eyes checked, even if you think you see well. Early Diagnosis of Eye Diseases You might think that as you get older, it is natural for you to not be able to see as well as you once did.
14 September 2015
Braces are not just for children and teens and often, adults need them too. When you find out that you do need braces, you may be worried that everyone is going to point and stare or that you will put your life on hold. Many people have this concern and there is a solution to this - invisible braces. Adult invisible braces allow you to straighten your teeth without the worry of metal braces interfering with your life.
1 September 2015
A teenager must deal with school, chores, significant others and homework. Acne may be another issue your teen has to worry about. Talking with your doctor is an important step towards ridding your teen of this issue. But there are other things you can do. There are some commercially-sold remedies filled with unnatural ingredients, but the following options are natural and may work. 1. Pimple-Reversing Tea Tree Oil Tea tree oil comes from a small tree--Melaleuca alternifolia--that mostly grows in Australia, which has been found to be very helpful in fighting acne.
20 August 2015
Type-1 Diabetes is unfortunately more common than many people realize. Although the disease is very manageable, if it goes undetected it can be fatal. This is why it is so important that parents understand what Type-1 Diabetes is and what the symptoms are so that they can catch it early on. Here are some things you should be looking for. What Is Type 1 Diabetes? Type-1 Diabetes is different than Type-2 Diabetes.
6 August 2015