2021

Struggling With Your Weight? How A Nutritionist Can Help With Your Weight Loss Journey

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Losing weight is one of the single biggest challenges for many adults. Add in any kind of chronic illness and the problem becomes even more difficult. That's why many people turn to medical professionals for weight loss support. If you've recently reached out to your doctor about your weight loss concerns, they may have suggested that you meet with a nutritionist for further guidance and support. Here's a look at what you need to know about how a nutritionist can help you in your weight loss journey.

7 July 2021

3 FAQ About Colorectal Cancer

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According to recent statistics, about 149,500 people in the United States will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer this year. The National Cancer Institute (NIH) states that colorectal cancers are among the five most common cancers in the country. This type of cancer affects either the colon, the rectum, or both. Colorectal cancer occurs when tumors form in the large intestine, the colon, and/or the rectum. If you would like to know more, here are the answers to three frequently asked questions about colorectal cancer.

7 June 2021

Birth Control: The Pills

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Birth control is a preventative measure you use or take to lessen the chance of becoming pregnant. There are many different kinds of birth control. Birth control can come in the form of a condom, an implantable device, a pill, etc. There's an option to fit everyone's needs.  What Are Birth Control Pills? There are actually two types of birth control pills people can choose from.  Combination Pill This is the most common pill people take.

30 April 2021

Allergies 101: 5 Clear Signs That You Should Get Tested

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Are you wondering whether your runny and stuffy nose are symptoms of a cold or an allergy? What about the skin ointment that is causing an itchy or burning sensation? It's easy to confuse allergies with other non-allergic conditions that have similar symptoms. However, distinguishing between the two will enable you to get the right treatment and fast relief. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, approximately 50 million Americans are affected by allergies.

6 April 2021

Clearing Up Some Myths About Depression

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Depression is something people are talking about a lot nowadays. Despite the fact that the stigma around it is slowly disappearing, it's still easy to fall into the trap of believing the falsehoods around depression, especially since psychiatrists are still learning so much about it. Here are a couple of myths that you may accidentally be buying into. Myth: Depressed People Can't Function In some people, depression certainly does get severe enough to keep them in bed all day and completely unable to function.

26 January 2021

Everything You Need To Know About Cataract Surgery

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There are many things you cannot control as you grow older, including stiff joints, hearing loss, and receding hairlines. Cloudy vision should not be one of them. In fact, if you have blurry vision due to cataracts, it can easily be fixed with cataract eye surgery. What are cataracts? Cataracts happen when the lens inside your eye becomes cloudy. It is a painless occurrence that happens slowly over time. As the lens becomes cloudier, less and less light can pass through the lens making it more and more difficult to see.

26 January 2021