A person with shingles will usually break out in a painful rash that spreads across the upper body. However, it is possible for shingles to develop on the face and in the eye. If this happens, the condition can cause vision problems that can be very serious. People cannot develop shingles unless they catch the […]
Bulimia nervosa, or bulimia, is an eating disorder that leads to bingeing, purging, and other symptoms. The adverse physical side effects of bulimia may not be noticeable at first, but over time they can take their toll on the body. Bulimia can also disrupt a person’s mental and emotional health. The side effects of this […]
There are many tiny spots or bumps on the tongue that people need for taste and sensation. But spots on the tongue that are unusual in size or appearance could be the sign of a health issue. Causes of unusual spots include lie bumps, burns, canker sores, infections, and oral cancer. Learn more here.
Aleve and Tylenol are over-the-counter brands of different pain medications. People frequently use them to treat mild complaints, such as headaches and sore throats. Aleve and Tylenol are safe to take together. However, alternating between the two is more likely to provide extended relief. Learn more here.
High levels of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol can increase a person’s risk of cardiovascular disease. People may worry more about their cholesterol levels when they age, but new research suggests that they should take preventive action much earlier. You may need to start monitoring your cholesterol levels earlier in life to avoid cardiovascular disease, a new […]
(HealthDay News) — The thyroid is an endocrine gland that makes hormones and helps regulate bodily activities, such as how fast you burn calories and how fast your heart beats. Latest Thyroid News Doctors may suggest a thyroid test if they suspect the gland is overactive (hyperthyroidism) or underactive (hypothyroidism). The U.S. National Library of […]
Latest HIV News TUESDAY, Aug. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Improved treatment has nearly tripled viral suppression rates among HIV patients in the United States over the past two decades, researchers report. But viral suppression rates remain lower among young people and black Americans, the researchers add. About 1.2 million U.S. adults have HIV, the […]
Migraine is one of the most common conditions in the world, according to the Migraine Research Foundation. Migraines can run in families with children and adults known to have them. In America, the Migraine Research Foundation estimate that almost 12 percent of people suffer from migraine headaches. Migraine headaches are not simply a severe headache. […]
The soleus is a muscle in the calf that runs from directly behind the knee to just above the muscles around the ankle. The soleus is essential for everyday activities, such as running, walking, standing, dancing, and balancing. Muscle injuries are the most common injuries in sports. Correctly diagnosing and treating muscle strain is vital […]
Taking aspirin and ibuprofen at the same time can cause side effects. The safety of mixing these drugs depends on the reasons why people are taking them. Aspirin and ibuprofen are both pain relievers from the same family of medicines known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs. Because they are from the same family of […]