Archive for February, 2017
Many young women tend to believe that they are fertile and will have no problem conceiving a child when they’re ready to become mothers. However, infertility is more common than you may think. One in eight married couples has difficulty becoming pregnant. And once the woman does become pregnant, she may have trouble carrying the baby to full term. In fact, nearly 7 million women under the age of 44 have difficulty carrying a baby to term.
Finding the root cause can be difficult. In about one-third of cases, infertility is attributed to the woman and in about one-third, it’s attributed to the man. The remaining cases are caused by problems in both partners or are unexplained.
Age is one of
Prescription drug addiction is a growing epidemic in our country. It is one of the overlooked types of addiction, because the possession of prescription drugs is not illegal in itself. Even controlled prescriptions can be legally given to an individual. This makes it easier to access, more difficult to refrain from, and harder to identify a growing addiction problem. If you or someone you know is struggling with prescription abuse, consider the following characteristics of an opiate dependency.
Frequency of use
Most prescriptions are prescribed with a recommended dosage instruction. It is often in the form of X pills X times per day. There may be some amount of variation in the prescription, such as with pain medications. The pain medication may provide the patient with a limit, rather t
Hydrid health care clinics that are both emergency rooms and urgent care centers have sprung up all over the country to offer patients more options for convenient and quality health care. ER and urgent care centers, in some ways, are the best of both worlds. People do not need to decide between going for emergency healthcare services or to an urgent care clinic. This development is great for patient care.
For years when someone became ill or injured at night or on the weekend, they had only one option and that was the emergency room. It did not matter if they had suffered a sprained ankle, wh
Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older, or 18% of the population. Anxiety is a common, yet under recognized problem in our country. It can lead to feelings of depression and social isolation. Many people are not even aware they are suffering with a diagnosable condition. They often feel alone and like there is something wrong with them. Despite so many untreated cases of anxiety, therapeutic treatments have shown success in treating the debilitating symptoms of anxiety.
Sometimes the simple act of knowing that there are others struggling with similar conditions is therapeutic in itself. A large part of the problem of anxiety is the intense feeling of isolation. Surp