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Aerobic Exercise Health: What Is It, Benefits & Examples
(8 days ago) Your heart rate increases in direct correlation with the intensity of the exercise. Heart rate levels can vary significantly from one person to another based on fitness level, genetics, environment, and exercise tolerance. If you wish to train based on heart rate, contact your health care provider to determine what the appropriate range is for you.
Factitious Disorders: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and
(7 days ago) Factitious disorder is a serious mental health disorder in which a person appears sick or produces physical or mental illness. People with factitious disorder deliberately produce symptoms of an illness for the purpose of receiving care and attention in a medical setting.
Gonorrhea: Causes & Symptoms
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E. coli: What is It, How Does it Cause Infection, Symptoms
(9 days ago) E. coli Infection. E. coli normally lives in your intestines. Most strains are usually harmless. A few strains cause diarrhea/bloody diarrhea, vomiting and stomach pains and cramps. One strain can lead to kidney failure if not properly managed. Eating contaminated food is …
Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis
(6 days ago) Body dysmorphic disorder is a mental health condition. A person with BDD is consumed with thoughts about an imagined or very slight defect in their body. The obsession interferes with their work, school, home and social life. Treatment may include psychotherapy and medication. Appointments 866.588.2264.
Carbohydrates: Types & Health Benefits
(6 days ago) Carbohydrates. Carbohydrates — fiber, starches and sugars — are essential food nutrients that your body turns into glucose to give you the energy to function. Complex carbs in fruits, vegetables and whole-grain products are less likely to spike blood sugar than simple carbs (sugars). Low-carb diets like keto can be high in fats.
Nosebleeds (Epistaxis): Types, Causes, Treatment & …
(2 days ago) Home / Health Library / Disease & Conditions Nosebleed (Epistaxis) Nosebleeds (also called epistaxis) can occur easily because of the location of the nose and the close-to-the-surface location of blood vessels in the lining of your nose. Most nosebleeds can be handled at home, but certain symptoms should be checked by a physician.
Antisocial Personality Disorder: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment
(3 days ago) Antisocial personality disorder (ASPD) is a mental health condition. People with ASPD may not understand how to behave toward others. Their behavior is often disrespectful, manipulative or reckless. Management of ASPD can include medication or psychotherapy. Appointments 866.588.2264.
Whiteheads: What They Are, Causes, Treatment & Prevention
(3 days ago) Whiteheads don’t seriously affect your physical health, but they can affect you psychosocially (how society and social groups affect your mind) and psychologically (your self-perception and behavior). They are sometimes associated with anxiety, depression, mood disorders and suicidal thoughts.
Antibiotics: Side Effects, What Is It & Usage
(1 days ago) Antibiotics can interact with other drugs you take, making those drugs or the antibiotics less effective. Some drug combinations can worsen the side effects of the antibiotic or other drug. Common side effects of antibiotics include nausea, diarrhea, and stomach pain. Sometimes these symptoms can lead to dehydration and other problems.
Heat Illness: Prevention, Symptoms & Treatment
(5 days ago) Home / Health Library / Disease & Conditions Heat Illness If your body is overheating, and you have a high temperature, bumps on your skin, muscle spasms, headache, dizziness, nausea or a number of other symptoms, you may have one of the most common heat-related illnesses: heat rash, heat cramps, heat exhaustion or heat stroke.
Trichomoniasis: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatments
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Personality Disorders: Types, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis
(2 days ago) If the doctor finds no physical reason for the symptoms, he or she might refer the person to a psychiatrist or psychologist, health care professionals who are specially trained to diagnose and treat mental illnesses. Psychiatrists and psychologists use specially designed interview and assessment tools to evaluate a person for a personality
Diarrhea: Types, Causes, Complications & Treatment
(Just Now) For each of these people, diarrhea can cause other health problems. Can diarrhea harm your health? In general, diarrhea is self-limited and goes away (resolves) without intervention. If your diarrhea fails to improve and resolve completely, you can be at risk of complications (dehydration, electrolyte imbalance, kidney failure and organ damage).
(4 days ago) Adolescence is the period of transition between childhood and adulthood. Children who are entering adolescence are going through many changes (physical, intellectual, personality and social developmental). Adolescence begins at puberty, which now occurs earlier, on average, than in the past. The end of adolescence is tied to social and
Blood in the Urine (Hematuria): Symptoms, Causes & Treatments
(2 days ago) Hematuria is the presence of blood or blood cells in the urine. Although blood in the urine is not always a significant symptom of disease, it can be an important warning sign to a possible health problem. Bloody urine should never be ignored. The treatment of hematuria depends strongly on …
Childhood Immunization Schedule: Vaccines by Age
(4 days ago) Yes. Vaccines for childhood diseases are very safe. Sometimes, a vaccine will cause mild side effects like a sore arm/leg or low fever. A bad side effect is not likely to happen. Childhood diseases are a greater health risk to children than the vaccines. Ask your healthcare provider to …
Stress Management: Meditation, Relaxation, Health Benefits
(2 days ago) Seek help: A mental health professional can help you learn techniques to manage stress better. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a proven technique that can help you change how you respond to life stressors. Share your feelings: When you feel overwhelmed, connect with a trusted loved one or friend. Hearing a voice can help, either in-person
Mood Disorders; Causes, Symptoms, Management & Treatment
(7 days ago) A mood disorder is a mental health problem that primarily affects a person’s emotional state. It is a disorder in which a person experiences long periods of extreme happiness, extreme sadness, or both. It is normal for someone’s mood to change, depending on the situation. However, to be diagnosed with a mood disorder, symptoms must be
Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Infections: Diagnosis
(1 days ago) Severe infections cause chronic (long-term) health problems such as persistent cough and breathing problems that can affect your quality of life. People with these infections may need ongoing treatment for years. NTM infections can be localized (limited to one part of the body) or disseminated (spread throughout the body).
Stomach Flu (Gastroenteritis) : Symptoms, Causes & Diagnosis
(8 days ago) Gastroenteritis is commonly called “stomach flu.” But it’s actually not caused by influenza, the respiratory virus that causes flu. Different stomach bugs (germs) are usually to blame for symptoms like diarrhea, stomach pain and feeling sick to your stomach.
Milia (Milk Spots): Causes, Treatment
(8 days ago) Learn about milia, whitish cysts on the skin are common among infants, from Cleveland Clinic. Read more about milia, also called milk spots or oil seeds, what causes them, why they do not need treatment, and when you might need medical help.
Glomerulonephritis: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment
(4 days ago) Different people have different outcomes with glomerulonephritis. Some cases go away without any treatment. Some people find that treatment improves or maintains kidney function. But others may develop long-term health problems such as: Blood clots, including deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary embolism (PE). Chronic kidney disease.
Cryotherapy: Uses, Procedure, Risks & Benefits
(6 days ago) Cryotherapy is a treatment where your healthcare provider applies extreme cold to freeze and destroy abnormal tissue. To create this severe cold, your provider will use a substance like liquid nitrogen or argon gas. Cryotherapy can be used to treat a variety of skin conditions and some cancers, including prostate and liver cancer.
Chronic Illness: Sources of Stress, How to Cope
(7 days ago) There is a specific group of trained of mental health providers who have extensive training in coping with chronic illnesses. Family and couples counseling. A chronic illness often affects the family unit. It’s important to find a family or couples-trained mental health …
Hyperhidrosis: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment & Lifestyle Changes
(6 days ago) Still, while hyperhidrosis isn’t life-threatening, it can seriously disrupt how you live. Worrying about excessive sweating can affect your relationships, social life and career. Reaching out to a mental health provider may provide valuable support. A hyperhidrosis support group can connect you with people who have faced similar challenges.
Polio (Poliomyelitis): What Is It, Symptoms, Causes & Vaccine
(8 days ago) The World Health Organization (WHO) continues to work to eliminate polio. How common are paralysis and death from polio? Of every 200 polio infections, one case leads to paralysis, usually in the legs. About 5% to 10% of people paralyzed by polio die because they can’t use their muscles to breathe.
Hypothermia (Low Body Temperature): Risk Factors & Symptoms
(5 days ago) Hypothermia is a condition that occurs when the body’s temperature drops below 95° F (35° C). Normal body temperature is 98.6° F (37° C). Hypothermia is a medical emergency. When a person’s body temperature is dangerously low, the brain and body cannot function properly. Left untreated, hypothermia can lead to cardiac arrest (heart
Cardiovascular Disease: Heart Disease Causes and Symptoms
(5 days ago) Managing other health conditions, such as diabetes, high cholesterol or high blood pressure. Achieving and maintaining a healthy weight. Eating a diet low in saturated fat and sodium. Exercising at least 30 to 60 minutes per day on most days. Reducing and managing stress.
Hyperglycemia: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments & Prevention
(2 days ago) Hyperglycemia (high blood glucose) means there is too much sugar in the blood because the body lacks enough insulin. Associated with diabetes, hyperglycemia can cause vomiting, excessive hunger and thirst, rapid heartbeat, vision problems and other symptoms. Untreated hyperglycemia can lead to serious health problems.
Health Tips for Men Over 50
(9 days ago) Physical activity is the best way for men over age 50 to improve their heart health, muscle strength, flexibility and balance. Physical activity helps reduce the risk of some diseases, including dementia. Aerobic or cardio exercise gets the heart pumping and uses large muscle groups. Walking, biking and swimming are all aerobic exercises.
Specialized Women's Health Fellowship Cleveland Clinic
(8 days ago) Speaking of Women's Health (SWH) is a national health education program from Cleveland Clinic's Center for Specialized Women's Health. The programs mission is "to educate women to make informed decisions about health, well-being and personal safety for themselves and their families".
Health & Wellness Centers Akron General
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Delirium and Mental Confusion: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
(1 days ago) Delirium, or a confused mental state, occurs suddenly. A person has a change in mental status and acts disoriented and distracted. Delirium is more common in older adults, especially those with dementia, and people who need hospitalization.
Triglycerides: Health Risks, Ways to Lower Levels
(6 days ago) High triglycerides (hypertriglyceridemia) can be dangerous to your health. Unfortunately, high triglycerides, like high cholesterol, rarely causes symptoms. It’s vital to get routine lipid blood tests to check cholesterol numbers. Your healthcare provider determines total cholesterol by looking at a combination of triglycerides, HDL and LDL