Follow these tips for recovering from gallbladder surgery to avoid complications and get yourself back to normal. This article is based on my own personal experience with this procedure.
Lower back pain affects more than 80% of people at some point in their lives. It hurts to sit, walk, and lie in bed. These natural treatments are effective and can be done easily in your own home.
Hypomania may not appear as extreme as classic mania, but it is still a symptom of bipolar disorder and can often precede a period of depression. Therefore, it is necessary to be able to identify hypomania and distinguish it from normal, healthy happiness.
Anxiety is one of the most common mental illnesses worldwide. While medication helps many people, it's not for everyone. These three tips help me manage my symptoms in times of stress.
I wanted to share my personal journey about my son Jeremy who was diagnosed with autism. He's also nonverbal and is developmentally delayed. He has a supportive family and a team of doctors in Boston, Massachusetts.
A review of the postoperative results of a Crystalens AO implant. Observations, improvements, and problems from a patient's viewpoint.
After living with carpal tunnel for decades, I finally decided to correct it with surgery. This article is about my experience with carpal tunnel and the surgery to fix it.
Do you get an itchy rash after being in the sun? Are you sensitive to the sun? Do you spend most of your sunny days bathed in the shadows? If so, you might want to read about prickly heat and PMLE.
My diet as a colostomy patient wasn’t much different from my pre-ostomy days, and If you’ve just had an Ostomy, you want to know what you can eat & drink, and what you can not. Here, you’ll find tips on my experience, the nutritional pattern I followed, my diet, and my general eating habits.
Pseudobulbar affect (PBA) is a medical condition involving unpredictable, uncontrollable episodes of laughter, tears, or both. It involves a mismatch between feelings and outward emotional displays.
Depression is common, especially among those with early traumatic experiences. Unfortunately, the emotional pain of life can sometimes cause people to seek comfort through something like drugs or food that quickly becomes an addiction. Treating the addiction first is often necessary.
Depression turns us inward and cuts us off from genuine connection with others. Finding faith and deciding to live passionately helps to propel us outwards towards dynamic service to others.
Restless Legs Syndrome is cruel, but I am determined to work with my body to find ways to manage it holistically. These are some of the things I have discovered.
By the time I underwent bilateral total hip replacement surgery (THR), I couldn't remember what it was like to walk normally. The successful results included a positive impact on my overall sense of well-being.
The messages you believe about yourself are powerful. With clinical depression, many people get caught in an endless cycle of negative self-talk that only makes their symptoms worse. The good news is that you can challenge those faulty assumptions and turn your life around for good.
It's a brave new world. Where genealogy meets genetics, 23andMe provides direct-to-consumer genetic testing. You pay to turn over your DNA and personal data. Big companies profit. Understand the risk.