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  • Indigestion (Dyspepsia)

    Indigestion happens when your body has trouble digesting food. Anyone can get indigestion. You can get it on occasion, or… neck, or jaw Cold sweats Thick, black, or bloody stool What causes indigestion? A lot of factors can cause indigestion. These include: Eating certain foods, such as…

  • Teenagers and Headaches

    Nearly 75% of children have reported having a significant headache by age 15. Some are easily treated, while others indicate… time in a busy schedule. Manage your stress from family, friends, work, or school. Eat a balanced diet. Skipping meals and not eating a nutritious diet…

  • Peptic Ulcer Disease

    A peptic ulcer is a raw area in the stomach or near the top of the small intestine. The lining… and naproxen. In rare cases, the disease can be caused by cancerous and noncancerous tumors. A less common cause is a rare disorder called Zollinger-Ellison…

  • Handwashing and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    Handwashing remains one of the best ways to prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). It's common sense and it… in public bathrooms. After shaking hands during flu season and virus outbreaks. Before, during, and after preparing food, especially raw food. Before eating food. Before and…

  • Taking Care of You and Your Baby While You're Pregnant

    It’s important to take care of your baby, even before he or she is born. Do this with a healthy… get pregnant, you may need to gain more. If you are overweight, you may need to gain less. What should I eat? Eating a balanced…

  • Post-traumatic Stress After a Traffic Accident

    Learn about post-traumatic stress after a car accident and how your doctor can help you deal with it… or injuries by practicing defensive driving. Always drive carefully, wear your seat belt, and avoid distractions while you’re driving. These include eating, talking on the phone, or…

  • Sleep and Pregnancy

    Sleeping well may be difficult while you’re pregnancy, but is important… Morning sickness — at bedtime Despite the name, morning sickness can occur any time and is often worse later in the day. Try eating a few crackers at bedtime and keep a stash in…

  • High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy

    A small percentage of pregnant women in the U.S. have high blood pressure during their pregnancy. Some cases are mild;… can lower your chances of getting it by making necessary adjustments before getting pregnant. These include getting or maintaining a healthy weight, eating a healthy…

  • Is Your Child Too Busy?

    Helping your child find a balance between school, activities, and play can be tricky. It’s up to you to find… each night. Set a consistent bedtime for your kids. Overstressed and overscheduled children are more at risk for depression and anxiety. Stress disorder, which can…

  • Ways to Control Pain Outside of Opioids

    Opioids are powerful medicines that treat pain. However, they can be addictive. Your doctor may be able to help you… how it relates to your pain. If you find certain foods make your pain worse, discuss that with your doctor. And avoid eating that food…

  • Dangers of Vaping

    Vaping uses electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) to simulate traditional cigarette smoking. E-cigarettes are battery-powered or chargeable smoking devices… liquid. The liquid typically contains nicotine, flavorings, and other chemicals. When you puff on the mouthpiece of the device, it activates a heating element. This heats up the liquid…

  • Nosebleeds

    A nosebleed is blood loss from the tissue that lines your nose. It most often occurs in only one nostril,… nose to bleed. Older people may have atherosclerosis (which is the hardening of the arteries), infections, high blood pressure, or blood clotting disorders that may…

  • Dysmenorrhea

    names: Advil and Motrin) and naproxen (brand name: Aleve). Other medicines are Midol, Pamprin, and Premsyn PMS. You also can try using heating pads or taking a warm bath. Talk to your doctor if these don’t help. They may suggest a stronger pain reliever

  • Hypothermia

    Hypothermia is a medical condition. It occurs when you are exposed to bitter cold for a long time. It is… temperature drops because it is too tired to produce heat. People who are sick, have certain health conditions, or have substance use disorders are at…

  • Low Back Pain

    Low back pain is common. But you can learn to prevent it or reduce the frequency of pain… pillows under your knees. With your hips and knees bent. With your hips and knees bent and your feet on a chair. Heating pads can help to…

  • Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy

    Munchausen syndrome by proxy (MSP) is a mental illness. It is also a form of child abuse. It affects caregivers,… What is Munchausen syndrome by proxy? Munchausen syndrome by proxy (MSP) is a mental illness. It is also a form of child abuse. It…