How behavioral health services are helping people be overall healthier
Approximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S experiences mental illness in a given year. It's a serious issue that costs America $193 billion in lost earnings annually, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
What are these lines under my eyes and how can they be solved? (Photos)
Hello, I am 38 years old. i went to the best plastic Surgeons to treat the lines under my eyes. I had fillers, and I still have two brown lines in the area...
Frozen Shoulder: How can Physical Therapy Help Loosen the Joint?
Are you dealing with a pain in your shoulder during the day and at night? Are you noticing stiffness and decreased motion in your shoulder, making it difficult to perform your daily tasks? There is a chance you may have Adhesive Capsulitis, also known as Frozen Shoulder. Adhesive capsulitis commonly affects women more than men and it usually occurs between the ages of 40-70 years old. There is no known cause why people develop frozen shoulder, but studies show that those with diabetes, stroke, or Parkinson’s may be at a higher risk. It also tends to develop in those that have had an injury to the shoulder, or during periods of immobilization. The shoulder is a ball-and-socket joint. It is made up of three bones, the humerus, scapula (shoulder), and clavicle (collar bone)…
What Are the Signs of an Eating Disorder?
Eating disorders involve extreme and dangerous eating habits, including binge eating, purging, and drastic reductions in food intake. Sometimes, eating disorders are severe enough to require emergency care and hospitalization. It can be difficult for family members to detect the signs of an eating disorder because it isn't unusual for patients to try to hide these behaviors.
What is Cardiopulmonary Rehab?
The Cardiopulmonary Program is designed to help patients return to a full and productive life with the goal of preventing a future event from reoccurring.
Breast Milk Storage Tips
How long after you pump should you dump? That’s a question many mothers ask to ensure their breast milk is as fresh as possible for their baby. Lactation consultants from Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children say most breast milk will keep for five to seven days in the refrigerator. As a general rule of thumb, breast milk will stay fresh for the following times when stored: At room temperature (60-85 degrees): 3-4 hours In the typical home freezer (approximately 32 degrees): 3-6 months In a deep freezer (-4 degrees): Up to 12 months
Lymphedema: What Are Your Surgical Options?
Reviewed By Just below your skin, you have a vast network of lymph vessels that help rid the body of toxins, waste and other unwanted materials. These vessels, as part of the lymphatic system, filter fluid through the lymph nodes and then take the cleaned fluid — which now contains infection-fighting white blood cells — throughout your body. Lymphedema is an abnormal buildup of this fluid in any part of the body, but usually in your arms and legs. The main symptom of lymphedema is swelling of your arms or legs. What Are the Stages of Lymphedema? To get started, Aliu says that you need to know what stage of lymphedema you have based on your symptoms. Your doctor will help assess which stage you’re in and tailor medical or surgical options to…
Urinary Tract Infection
Urethritis is an injury or irritation of the urethra, the thin tube that carries urine out of the body from the bladder. This provides a clear understanding about the causes, prevention, symptoms and treatment of urethritis.
Top-performing health systems focus on improving across the continuum of care
Efforts to effectively manage patients after they've been discharged is a key feature distinguishing high-performing health systems from their peers in Truven Health Analytics' seventh annual ranking of top-performing systems.
10 Tips for Weight Loss Surgery
10 Tips for Weight Loss Surgery People often see vast improvements both their physical and emotional well-being once ...