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What Does It Feel Like to Have High Blood Sugar Levels?

What Does It Feel Like to Have High Blood Sugar Levels?

The human body naturally has sugar, or glucose, in the blood. The right amount of blood sugar gives the body’s cells and organs energy. The liver and muscles produce some blood sugar, but most of it comes from food and drinks that contain carbohydrates. In order to keep blood sugar levels within a normal range, […]

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Depression After Abortion: Understanding and Coping

Depression After Abortion: Understanding and Coping

There is some controversy about depression after abortion, and not just in the medical profession. It is not clear that abortion depression is a specific condition, although it is clear that women do have emotional responses to abortion. Depression itself is a well-recognized medical condition. But can depression be caused by abortion? There is only […]

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Binge-eating disorder linked to other health conditions

Binge-eating disorder linked to other health conditions

Binge-eating disorder (BED) was linked with a broad range of other illnesses in a recent study, with the strongest associations related to the endocrine and circulatory systems. Individuals with BED had a 2.5-times increased risk of also having an endocrine disorder and a 1.9-times increased risk of having a circulatory system disorder. Among individuals with […]

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Swine flu vaccine not likely to increase risk for overall birth defects

Swine flu vaccine not likely to increase risk for overall birth defects

Researchers could not completely rule out an increased risk for specific defects. The H1N1 influenza vaccine, Pandemrix, administered in pregnant women in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy does not seem to be associated with an increased risk for overall birth defects when genetic and environmental factors are considered. However, risk increases for specific birth […]