Mental Health


8 Ways Your Body Is Telling You That You Have a Vitamin Deficiency

You can have a vitamin deficiency without even knowing it. Here's how to spot it.

America Has No Way to Take Care of Mentally Ill People

Novelist Mona Simpson on what was lost when the U.S. shutdown its public mental health system

Potential Signs You May Have Fertility Problems (& How To Move Forward Confidently)

Fertility issues may sound scary at first, but finding out the root cause means finding possible solutions so you can move forward confidently.

Can a High-Protein Diet Make You Constipated? How to Balance Protein Intake and Digestion

Protein is an essential nutrient for overall well-being, but many individuals cite constipation as a side effect of a high-protein diet. In order to avoid constipation, ensuring proper fiber intake is crucial. Experts recommend individuals discuss any major changes in their protein intake with a doctor, to ensure they're following a safe, well-roun...

Man Loses Leg to Flesh-Eating Disease Caused by Very Rare Fungus Infection

The man said he told doctors at the hospital that he had injured his leg on a caravan door.

Derrick Hall Found Grace In His Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

Derrick Hall Found Grace In His Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

Tick activity on the rise as temperatures warm; Babesiosis, DTV, Lyme Disease

(WJET/WFXP/ — As the temperatures continue to get warmer in the spring, remember tick activity is also increasing. Tick season in Pennsylvania typically begins in April and can last until as late as October. Tickborne transmission mainly occurs in parts of the Northeast and upper Midwest, and usually peaks during the warm months, according to […]

5 Tips for Achieving Your IgA Nephropathy Treatment Goals

Setting treatment goals for yourself can feel like a daunting task, especially if it’s for a rare condition like immunoglobulin A (IgA) nephropathy. You probably have a lot of questions about what treatment goals are possible for someone living with IgA nephropathy. This article will share tips for setting — and achieving — your IgA nephropathy treatment goals. First, a brief review of the condition: IgA nephropathy, also known as Berger’s...

Heartburn Meds Are Great Until You Try Getting Off Them

It’s one thing to go on Prilosec to tame heartburn and GERD. It’s an entirely different thing to try to get off it.

11 Foods That’ll Boost Your Bone Strength and Joint Health

The key to more pain-free miles starts in the kitchen.

Fallopian Tube Removal for Ovarian Cancer Prevention: Benefits, Risks and Recovery

Learn about the preventive measure of fallopian tube removal to reduce the risk of ovarian cancer.

Productivity Paralysis Could Be The Reason You're So Burnt Out – Here's How To Cope

When you have a long to-do list, it's easy to become overwhelmed by productivity paralysis. Here's how to cut down on time spent feeling frozen and burnt out.

How to Recognize Signs of Disordered Eating in Yourself or Others

In honor of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, we chatted with experts to help athletes navigate the complicated dynamic of food and running.

The Top 10 Prebiotic Foods

Here's how to keep the good bacteria in your gut thriving.

Bumps on Skin

Bumps on the skin refer to any abnormal raised areas, including lumps and swelling. Most skin bumps are benign (noncancerous) and not a cause for concern. Some are temporary and will go away on their own, while others are permanent but harmless. In rare cases, bumps on the skin can be a sign of an underlying health condition, such as infection or s...

Doctor treating trans kids breaks down myths about gender-affirming care

Gender-affirming care is important as it supports the whole person, experts say. It includes medical, legal, social transitioning, changing pronouns, surgery.

12 Surprising Health Benefits of Mangosteen

An age-old tropical fruit stacked with powerful health benefits, mangosteen makes an excellent and delicious addition to your diet.

US FDA identifies recall of Getinge's heart devices as most serious

(Reuters) - The U.S. health regulator on Friday classified the recall of Getinge AB's heart devices as its most serious type as their use may cause grave injuries or death due to risk of unexpected shutdowns. The company said it has informed its customers about the issue and there was no material financial impact from the recall. An estimated 4,502 devices were recalled by the Swedish medical

Doctors Share the Most Effective Natural Remedies for Common Health Issues

Find relief for colds, pain, gut woes, and more—sans a pricey co-pay.

You Might Be Surprised By All the Major Health Benefits of Chia Seeds

These seeds might be tiny but they pack a mighty dose of nutrients, including many must-haves for cyclists.

The 20 Most Ignored Cancer Symptoms in Women and Men

These subtle signs of cancer can be hard to miss.

The #1 Brain Exercise for Memory Improvement, According to Neurologists

Boost brainpower and prevent cognitive decline.

Here’s Why Your Weight May Be Fluctuating So Much

There’s a lot that can go into this.

The Weird and Concerning Reason Human Bones Are Getting More Brittle

Unfortunately, you can’t do much to avoid it.

How Is Asthma Treated?

Asthma can be a lifelong lung condition that causes the airways to become inflamed and prone to narrowing, causing symptoms like shortness of breath and chest tightness that range from mild to severe. There is no cure for asthma, but treatments can effectively prevent and relieve symptoms, minimize the frequency and severity of asthma attacks, and ...

Physical Activity Still Not Back to Pre-Pandemic Levels, Study Says

Even without lockdowns, people have been slow to get moving again.

Just 11 Minutes of Exercise Each Day Can Add Years to Your Life, Study Finds

Experts explain these surprising results.

Drinking Alcohol Brings No Health Benefits, Study Finds

FRIDAY, March 31, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Dozens of studies have purportedly shown that a daily glass of wine or mug of beer could reduce your risk of heart disease and death. But these studies are flawed, a new evidence review asserts, and the potential health benefits of moderate alcohol use vanish when those flaws and biases are taken into account. At best, a drink or two each day has no effect good or ill on a person’s health, while three...

Is Wearing Your Shoes Inside Your House Bad for Your Health?

The science behind tracking outdoor germs into your home is...disgusting.

9 Ways To Help You Break Out Of Your Eczema Itch-Scratch Cycle

Anyone who has ever experienced atopic dermatitis (AD), the most common type of eczema, is acutely, intimately aware of “the itch,” even if they have a mild-to-moderate case. It’s a particular brand of discomfort that can be persistent — relentless even— and if you do inevitably succumb to it and scratch, instead of finding any sort of relief, it can exacerbate the problem, leaving you…still itchy. So you scratch, and the dreaded itch-scratch...

Experts Explain EPOC—the Body’s Ability to Burn Calories After You’re Done Exercising

Learn what this means for your body.

The Best Stationary Bikes to Take Your Workout Indoors

Join a virtual class, ride solo, or save space—these indoor cycling bikes can get you to your goal faster.

The Awkward Encounter: When a Nurse Corrects Her Brother's Wife's Health Issue

Mental health is a difficult topic to approach at the dinner table. That doesn't stop people from discussing it, however. Now, one woman is wondering ... Read More

My Workouts Tanked My Testosterone. Here's How I Got It Back Naturally.

I didn't know low-T could happen to an athlete like me.

Why Is It Called Spanish Flu?

In 1918, a strain of influenza known as Spanish flu caused a global pandemic, spreading rapidly and killing indiscriminately. Young, old, sick and otherwise-healthy people all became infected — at least 10% of patients died. Although at the time it gained the nickname "Spanish flu," it's unlikely that the virus originated in Spain.

Therapist shares toxic behaviors that can potentially damage kids

Whitney Goodman, a licensed marriage and family therapist from Florida, has detailed all of the unhealthy things that moms and dads can do to damage their kids without even realizing it.

How to Keep Workouts Strong When Intermittent Fasting

Your gym sessions will be fine—if you have the right strategy.

Carrie Ann Inaba ignored appendix pain because she is 'so accustomed to pain'

Carrie Ann Inaba is recovering after undergoing emergency surgery to have her appendix removed.

Does Sunscreen Block Vitamin D?

Sunscreen can block UVB rays, which help the body produce vitamin D.Experts say most people don't apply enough sunscreen for it to stop vitamin D production completely. How much vitamin D you can get from sun exposure depends on factors such as where you live, the time of day, and how much time you spend outdoors. If you're very diligent about appl...

A Malignant Flu May Soon Evolve to Infect and Kill Humans, Report Says

Scientists fear a mammal-to-mammal spread could lead to global catastrophe.

German Doctors Are Attempting to Reverse Death and Resurrect Humans

Ten dead people are the lucky test subjects.

Daily pint or glass of wine doesn’t raise the risk of premature death: study

However, those who down up to a bottle a day are 61% more likely to die before their time. The post Daily pint or glass of wine doesn’t raise the risk of premature death: study appeared first on Talker.

Eye drops nightmare: South Florida woman loses eye after using artificial tears

A woman from Florida, Clara Oliva, aged 68, has taken legal action against Global Pharma Healthcare, the manufacturer of EzriCare Artificial Tears. The eye drops were recalled after they were discovered to be contaminated. Oliva claimed that they left her legally blind. She is also seeking damages from the medical center that prescribed the artificial […]

How to Create a Calorie Deficit in 2 Simple Steps

Stop the fad diets, and follow this instead.

Breaking Down the Different Types of Retinoids

With so many vitamin A derivatives on the market, it can be difficult to tell the difference between the various types of retinoids. Here's everything you need to know.

26 Easy Ways to Improve Your Health in Less Than a Minute

You know how to wash your hands well, but are you drying them correctly?

10 Sport Watches That Will Get You Into Workout Mode

No need to sacrifice style just to get ECG monitoring on your wrist.

Cancer survivor finally becoming a mom after friend offers to be surrogate

"I had hoped for so long to be a mom." The post Cancer survivor finally becoming a mom after friend offers to be surrogate appeared first on Talker.

37 Healthy Snacks To Help You Cut Cravings and Lose Weight

These mini-meals will help you power through the day.

Your Risk of Blood Clots Is High for the First Year After You Have COVID-19, Study Suggests

The risk is still rare, but it happens.