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  • Complete Blood Count (CBC)

    A complete blood count test measures the different cells and platelets in your blood to give a doctor a picture… tests. Abnormal test results could be an indication of a serious health problem or a simple one that can be remedied by eating better or…

  • Calcium: What You Need to Know

    Calcium keeps your bones and teeth healthy and strong. Your body can’t make its own calcium, so it’s important to… higher risk for low calcium levels, including: Postmenopausal women. People who have lactose intolerance and avoid dairy products. Women who have an eating disorder (for…

  • What You Should Know Before You Start A Weight-loss Plan

    If you’re starting a weight loss journey, talk to your doctor about your health conditions and healthy methods to drop… be related to genetics. Others may have a medical condition that makes it hard to lose weight. Examples of this include: Hormonal disorders Cushing’s disease…

  • Interstitial Cystitis

    Interstitial cystitis is a medical condition. It represents chronic bladder inflammation… may irritate your bladder. That makes symptoms worse. Try removing these things from your diet for a couple of weeks. Then try eating one food at a time to see if it makes your…

  • Down Syndrome

    Down syndrome is a genetic disorder that causes physical problems and intellectual disabilities… defect. They may be screened for other problems that commonly occur with Down syndrome. These include hypothyroidism, hearing loss, vision problems, blood disorders, and digestive problems. Your child will most likely have…

  • What You Can Do to Change Your Child's Behavior

    Information for parents about identifying and dealing with children & behavior problems… Children with SPD and ADHD also may have very limited self-control. This can make parenting more challenging. Children who have these disorders often do no respond to punishments or rewards. Most often, parenting…

  • Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) | Chronic Kidney Disease and Nutrition

    If you have chronic kidney disease, your kidneys have trouble removing waste. Proper nutrition can help reduce waste buildup and… the amount of protein I eat? Will my diet change when I begin dialysis? Resources National Institutes of Health, MedlinePlus: Diet – Chronic Kidney Disease…

  • Adolescents and Young Adults: Getting the Preventive Services You Need

    Get an early start on good lifelong health by learning about the services and advice your family doctor can provide… school bullying, or drug use. These types of issues can affect you in many ways. You may experience depression, anxiety, or an eating disorder. You…

  • Warning Signs of Mental Illness

    Mental illness is a common health problem. It happens because of a change in your brain. Learn its signs so… or less sensitive. Lifestyle changes.You may sleep longer than usual or have a hard time sleeping. You also could develop an eating disorder, where you…

  • Healthy Eating and Pregnancy

    Eating healthy is more critical than ever during pregnancy. You’re making healthy choices for two. Your food should reflect… a warning sign of a vitamin or mineral deficiency. Some items some women want to eat include dirt and paint chips. Persistently eating things that aren’t…

  • Scleroderma

    Scleroderma is a rare autoimmune disorder. There are 2 types of scleroderma. One type affects the skin. The other type… What is scleroderma? Scleroderma is a rare autoimmune disorder made up of a group of diseases. There are 2 types of scleroderma: localized and systemic…

  • Anemia

    Anemia is the most common blood disorder in the U.S. It affects your red blood cells and hemoglobin. Most people… What is anemia? Anemia is the most common blood disorder in the United States. It affects your red blood cells and hemoglobin. Hemoglobin is…

  • Adult ADHD

    Adult ADHD does exist but may look slightly different than it does in children… and problems with relationships. ADHD can put you at risk of addiction. Some people who have ADHD may have problems sleeping or eating. They may have related health conditions as well…

  • Flatulence/Gas

    Flatulence is another name for gas. It happens when air stays in your abdomen after you eat. It can be… What is flatulence/gas? Flatulence is another name for gas. You’ve experienced it. In fact, it’s normal for people pass gas several times a day…

  • Depression in Children and Teens

    It is common for children and teens to be depressed. Learn how to recognize and help your young one who… depressed may: Be anxious or have trouble focusing. Be angry and act out or lose their temper more. Have changes in appetite (eating more or…

  • Bell’s Palsy

    Bell’s palsy is a condition that temporarily paralyzes the side of your face. It can affect all or part of… you may have some of the symptoms listed below. Drooping that makes your face look uneven. Loss of facial expression. Twitching. Trouble eating or drinking…

  • Food Allergies

    A food allergy is an abnormal reaction by your immune system to a food. The reaction can be mild or… happen. They may have pale skin (because of low blood pressure) or lose consciousness. They may also have chronic illnesses. Eczema (skin disorder) and asthma (respiratory disorder)…

  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

    Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is the name for a group of symptoms that you may experience up to 14 days before… or feet wanting to be alone weight gain If your PMS symptoms are severe, you may have a condition called premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD). This…