Benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH, is commonly called an enlarged prostate. The prostate continues to grow throughout a man's life, so this is a common condition in older men. It doesn't cause prostate cancer, but it can occur along with cancer. The symptoms you might have can be mild or severe, but even if they're mild, you should discuss them with your doctor. BPH causes symptoms in two main ways. Since the prostate grows larger, it presses against the urinary tract and causes an obstruction that interferes with normal urine flow.
22 April 2019
If you develop an infected tooth, you might experience a throbbing toothache, swollen gums, sensitivity when eating hot or cold foods and beverages, and in some cases, chills, fever, and body aches. While these are some of the most common symptoms of dental infections, you may experience those associated with your cranial nerves. Here are some cranial nerve problems that may be associated with a severely infected tooth, or dental abscess, and why you may need to see a brain specialist:
6 March 2019
Gum disease, also called gingivitis, involves the inflammation of your gums, and in the more severe and advanced cases, it also involves your gums pulling away from your teeth and pockets of bacteria developing in the area around the bottom of your teeth. If you think that you have gingivitis, you should see your dentist as soon as possible and do what you can to start treating it. There are a number of things that you can do to help treat your gum disease.
15 January 2019
Botox can be a great option for giving yourself a more youthful appearance, but it's important to know some of the basics before you make a decision. Discuss Botox, along with any other available options, with a plastic surgeon such as those with Mansfield Plastic Surgery LLC. Together, you can choose the right option to meet your needs. If you are considering Botox, here are a few things to know.
11 December 2018
Your child has dreamed of joining the military from a young age and plans on using their career as a way to finance their college education. Unfortunately, they have developed early symptoms of glaucoma due to a childhood accident. Seeking ophthalmology services right away is critical for ensuring that they get into the military. Why Injuries To The Eyes May Trigger Glaucoma Glaucoma typically develops in people as they age and occurs when a channel in the eye gets blocked and allows liquid to back up in the eye.
27 October 2018
If you have bipolar disorder, life can often feel like a challenge. And when you also find out you are pregnant, it is understandable if you feel as if your whole world has been turned upside down. Pregnancy is a time of great change and transition for anyone, but it can have a special impact on those women with bipolar disorder. Before you begin to panic and spiral into a mood episode, get to know some of the important facts about managing your bipolar disorder through your pregnancy.
27 September 2018
Different things can trigger asthma symptoms and cause you to wheeze, cough, and feel short of breath. One common trigger is allergens. If this is the case for you, then treating your allergies might lead to a reduction in your asthma attacks. Here are some ways to treat and manage your allergies that might help your asthma. Inhaled Medications Inhaled medications can help prevent asthma attacks and they can help reduce wheezing when an attack is underway.
9 August 2018
The key to having the health you want to have for the rest of your life will largely depend on how well you take care of it. It's essential to do the right things, such as exercise and eat right to help you enjoy good health. However, it's critical to have the proper medical tests and routine physicals to ensure your health is good. You can do this and some other things by visiting a family practice and knowing some of the benefits of doing so may be the motivation you need to go.
23 June 2018
Postural hypotension and postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome are two conditions that cause blood pressure to drastically drop when changing to an upright position. The symptoms of both include dizziness, lightheadedness, syncope or near syncope, confusion, and nausea. An additional symptom of postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome is a rapid heartbeat. Both of these conditions make getting up in the morning extremely difficult for people who have them and downright scary for people with these conditions who live alone.
6 May 2018
If you already make an effort to protect your vision, you probably know that sunglasses are important to protect yourself from UV rays. This is even truer after you have cataract surgery performed. Learn more about why the eyes become more sensitive to UV radiation following your surgery and what you can do to protect yourself. Post-Surgery Following any kind of surgical procedure, your body will be more sensitive to UV radiation.
5 April 2018