Anxiety is a common feeling experienced by everyone. However, it can be especially difficult for teens as they navigate new social and academic pressures. One of the most important things parents of teenagers should know is that anxiety can manifest differently in teen girls and boys, with varying symptoms and treatment options. Here's what you need to know. What Is Anxiety? Anxiety is an emotion characterized by feelings of fear, unease, and worry.
15 December 2022
With the new novel pandemic virus continuing to circulate, you may wonder whether or not your children have simple colds or the flu or COVID-19. The symptoms of a cold, the flu, and COVID can be similar. You may have no real way of knowing without having your children tested for the pandemic virus. When you want to know with certainty whether or not they have it, you can take them to a testing center like your pediatrician's office for pediatric COVID testing.
11 November 2022
Physical therapy (PT) is a branch of medicine that helps patients regain strength and function after an injury or surgery. For women with urinary incontinence or UI, physical therapy can play an important role in improving their quality of life. Urinary incontinence is a common problem. The Mayo Clinic states that one in four women suffer from urinary incontinence, but that number jumps to 75 percent after age 65. Unfortunately, most women do not discuss urinary incontinence with their doctors, assuming nothing can be done.
3 October 2022
If you suffer from severe but short bouts of abdominal pain, you may fear the worse about your health. You may even ask your doctor for an explanation of your pain. But if your doctor can't detect the cause of your short bouts of pain, contact an imaging center soon. You may need an ultrasound scan completed on your abdomen. Learn how an ultrasound scan can help you and your doctor learn the cause of your abdominal pain below.
31 August 2022
If you've been struggling with symptoms of erectile dysfunction but you've been reluctant to talk with a doctor, you're not alone. Many men are uncomfortable having those conversations with their medical care providers. Unfortunately, most men also don't understand the level of risk that can come from not addressing this type of problem from the outset. Erectile dysfunction can affect far more than just your sex life. Here's a look at some of the common causes of erectile problems so that you can understand the importance of addressing them right away.
29 July 2022
If you feel uneasy about going for your yearly checkup at the gynecologist, you are not alone. While important for your health and wellbeing, gynecological exams can make you feel vulnerable and embarrassed. Following a few tips will help ease your mind and make your next trip to the gynecologist less intimidating. Get informed If you have never been to the gynecologist and have scheduled your first exam, use reliable resources, such as medical-approved websites, to get informed about the procedure and what takes place.
29 June 2022
If you are wondering whether you should check into getting help with your hearing, you will want to continue reading. While not everyone will have hearing trouble that is significant enough to warrant hearing aids, you might. To help you know whether it is time to schedule an appointment with an audiologist, you will want to spend a few minutes checking out the following. You Are Always Told The TV Is Too Loud
25 May 2022
Post-op rehab is an important part of recovering from a total hip replacement. When you have a total joint replacement, you need to exercise your joint to regain full range of motion and muscle strength. However, your exercises need to match your stage of recovery so you don't do too much too soon. Here's a look at some exercises that might be involved in total joint replacement post-op rehab after you have hip surgery.
26 April 2022
PRP therapy is being used for many types of therapeutic and beauty treatments. It is often effective at stimulating tissue repair and growth. That's one reason PRP hair restoration is becoming more popular. It works for some types of hair loss, but it may not work well for others, so you'll need to be evaluated by a doctor to see if the treatments might help you. Here's a look at how the treatments are given.
24 February 2022
Pain is normally temporary, but you might be experiencing ongoing pain with little relief. Chronic pain can interfere with many daily activities and cause additional physical, mental, and emotional problems. If chronic pain has dominated much of your life, here are a few treatment options that a health care provider may advise you to try. Pain Medications Pain medications often work well and can offer a simple way to treat chronic pain, and your doctor will give you the information that's needed to determine if this treatment is right for you.
24 February 2022