This article describes a struggle to get proper treatment for a father with bladder cancer. If you or someone you know is infected by BCG, seek an infectious disease specialist.
So you've been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. It's a bit of a bummer; it was for me. Nowadays, I take no medication for it, and my HBA1C scores under 32. This is how I did it.
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.
I am most often a watcher not a participant but alike a tiny computer I digest images and vocal tones. I am intuitive, empathetic, an introvert, and highly analytical. These are qualities that are often present in shy individuals. There are detrimental aspects of shyness but there are also benefits
The popular view of seasonal allergy has it that if you experience it in spring or fall, it is all right to treat it yourself. Even though a general belief is that you can diagnose seasonal allergy yourself, it is still important to see physician, since inflammation of the chest can mean infection.
Wearing a helmet can correct a flat head if it's started early. My son's experience was marked by frustrations with doctors and insurance, but overall, we are glad we pursued this therapy.
Pareidolia is a condition in which one perceives familiar patterns in inanimate objects. One of the most common examples is seeing faces. This is known as facial pareidolia.
Australian redback spider bites hurt, and the pain increases with time. Here's my experience, including symptoms and treatment recommended by an expert, as well as how to avoid bites.
Do you have a toilet paper allergy? I do. It can be so frustrating and embarrassing but the good news is you can be symptom free, too.
Personal experience with cataract surgery and a Crystalens implant, including the surgery, early results and the costs of the procedure
When I was unexpectedly thrust into the world of caregiving, these are some things I learned that I wish I knew beforehand.
When I had floaters and flashes in my eyes, I learned that I had Posterior Vitreous Detachment (PVD). I'll tell you about the symptoms and what you need to do.
A review of the postoperative results of a Crystalens AO implant. Observations, improvements, and problems from a patient's viewpoint.
I have tried several different treatments for my life-long depression. Here are some of the things that worked and didn't work for me.
Trapped neck and shoulder nerve pain. How I dealt with it, and what I learned on the way. Includes what happens if you wear your clothes too tight! Who knew?
I have been taking the antidepressant Fluoxetine for 1 year now. Here is my experience with the medication and how it has affected my depression symptoms.