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Auditory Processing Disorder in Children

Auditory Processing Disorder in Children

Auditory Processing Disorder definition and facts Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD) (also known as Auditory Processing Disorder and Receptive Language Disorder), referes to several disorders that result in a breakdown in the hearing process. One of the most common problems for people with CAPD is difficulty listening with background noise. Up to five percent of […]

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What causes a headache with nausea?

What causes a headache with nausea?

Some types of headache are accompanied by nausea, which is the feeling of needing to vomit. Migraines are the most common cause of both a headache and nausea. Other common causes include: In this article, we explore the common causes of both headaches and nausea, as well as some underlying issues that are less common […]

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Could Estrogen Play a Role in Men’s Migraines?

Could Estrogen Play a Role in Men’s Migraines?

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Migraine News WEDNESDAY, June 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Many women with migraines have headaches triggered by hormonal fluctuations. Now a small study hints that estrogen could play a role in men’s migraines, too. The study of 39 men found that those with migraines had higher estrogen levels, on average, […]

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Are Epsom salt baths safe during pregnancy?

Are Epsom salt baths safe during pregnancy?

Taking an Epsom salt bath may be an effective and safe way for pregnant people to ease aches and pains. Epsom salt is a crystallized form of magnesium sulfate. People who use Epsom salt as a home remedy believe that their body absorbs some of these minerals. In this article, learn about the benefits of […]

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What to know about reduced blood flow to the brain

What to know about reduced blood flow to the brain

Vertebrobasilar circulatory disorders are conditions that cause reduced blood flow to the back of the brain. Symptoms of restricted blood flow to the back of the brain, also called vertebrobasilar insufficiency, include dizziness and slurred speech. If something stops or disrupts blood flow to an area of the body, it is known as ischemia. When […]

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Reversing autism with a cancer drug

Reversing autism with a cancer drug

Researchers may have found a promising new treatment for a genetic form of autism. Using experimental cancer drugs, scientists reversed the condition in mice. It may soon be possible to reverse and even prevent autism. According to the most recent estimates, 1 in 59 children in the United States have an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). […]

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What is a slit lamp exam?

What is a slit lamp exam?

The slit lamp exam is a standard diagnostic procedure, which is also known as biomicroscopy. A slit lamp combines a microscope with a very bright light. The slit lamp exam usually forms part of a comprehensive eye exam. The individual will sit in a chair facing the slit lamp with their chin and forehead resting […]

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Tending to the diaphragm may relieve chronic low back pain

Tending to the diaphragm may relieve chronic low back pain

Is treating the diaphragm the key to relieving chronic pain in the lower back? Researchers set out to investigate, conducting the first ever clinical trial to test the efficacy of special osteopathic techniques tending to the diaphragm for easing chronic low back pain. Osteopathic treatment that tends to the diaphragm may alleviate chronic low back […]

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Diabetes: The insulin pill may finally be here

Diabetes: The insulin pill may finally be here

Individuals with type 1 diabetes must inject themselves with the required dose of insulin daily to manage their condition. In the future, injections may no longer be necessary; scientists are developing a viable way of delivering insulin in pill form. Researchers have developed a pill for the oral delivery of insulin, and they hope that […]

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Pollen allergy: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

Pollen allergy: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

Pollen allergies are a common but irritating problem for many people. There are different types of pollen, so people may experience symptoms at different times of the year depending on which plants affect them. Learn about the types of pollen allergies, symptoms, treatment, and home remedies in this article.