Stronger Bones

Stronger Bones Related Terms Alcoholism, ankylosing spondylitis, anorexia nervosa, anticonvulsant-induced osteomalacia, BMD, bone mineral density, bulimia, cartilage, corticosteroid, Crohn’s disease, Cushing’s disease, cystic fibrosis, dal photon absorptiometry, DEXA, diuretics, DPA, dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry, eating disorders, estrogen, fracture, gastrectomy, hepatic osteodystrophy, hormonal replacement therapy, HRT, hyperparathyroidism, hyperthyroidism, hysterectomy, I.U., International unit, juvenile osteoporosis, Kashin-Beck disease, kyphoplasty, […]

Smoking Cessation

Smoking Cessation OVERVIEW & FACTS CAUSES & RISK FACTORS TREATMENT & COMPLICATIONS INTEGRATIVE THERAPIES OVERVIEW & FACTS Overview & Facts Smoking cessation is an effort by a person who regularly uses tobacco products to establish a plan to reduce, and eventually eliminate, tobacco use. Tobacco contains nicotine, a highly addictive drug, in addition to the […]

Recovery & Rehab

Recovery & Rehab OVERVIEW & FACTS SIGNS & SYMPTOMS COMPLICATIONS INTEGRATIVE THERAPIES PREVENTION OVERVIEW & FACTS Overview & Facts Surgery is a medical procedure that involves operating on a patient in order to repair, replace, or remove a damaged part of the body. In some cases, a surgical procedure (such as a biopsy) may be […]

Nail Care

Nail Care OVERVIEW & FACTS TREATMENT INTEGRATIVE THERAPIES PREVENTION OVERVIEW & FACTS Overview & Facts Nail care refers to the proper maintenance of the fingernails and toenails. Nail care is important because it helps prevent nail problems, such as fungal nail infections and ingrown toenails. However, in some cases, nail problems are symptoms of an […]

Men’s Health

Men’s Health OVERVIEW & FACTS INTEGRATIVE THERAPIES OVERVIEW & FACTS Overview & Facts Males may develop health conditions specific to their gender, such as infections or cancers that affect their reproductive organs. The male reproductive organs include the penis, testicles, scrotum, and prostate gland. Other common examples of male health issues include andropause, benign prostatic […]

Improve Vision

Improve Vision OVERVIEW & FACTS SIGNS & SYMPTOMS DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT INTEGRATIVE THERAPIES OVERVIEW & FACTS Overview & Facts Any condition affecting the eye is classified as an eye disorder. Eye disorders can affect any part of the eye, including the eyelids, eyelashes, iris, pupil, lens, and the sclera (the “white” of the eye). Nerves, […]

Improve Sleep

Improve Sleep OVERVIEW & FACTS INTEGRATIVE THERAPIES PREVENTION OVERVIEW & FACTS Overview & Facts Sleep disorders occur when an individual has problems with his/her sleep cycle. As a result, it may take patients longer to fall asleep, patients may wake up during the night, wake up early, they may fall asleep throughout the day, have […]

Improve Sexual Health

Improve Sexual Health OVERVIEW & FACTS TYPES & CAUSES SIGNS & SYMPTOMS DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT INTEGRATIVE THERAPIES OVERVIEW & FACTS Overview & Facts Sexual dysfunction or sexual malfunction is defined as difficulty during any stage of the sexual act (which includes desire, arousal, orgasm, and resolution) that prevents the individual or couple from enjoying sexual […]

Improve Nutrition

Improve Nutrition OVERVIEW & FACTS INTEGRATIVE THERAPIES PREVENTION OVERVIEW & FACTS Overview & Facts Nutrition is a science that examines the relationship between diet and health. Nutrition includes the foods that provide energy and health, including proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals and water. A nutritional deficiency is a state where an individual’s intake of nutrients […]

Improve Memory

Improve Memory OVERVIEW & FACTS CAUSES & RISK FACTORS SIGNS & SYMPTOMS DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT INTEGRATIVE THERAPIES OVERVIEW & FACTS Overview & Facts Dementia refers to a loss of cognitive function (an intellectual process resulting in an understanding, perception, or awareness of one’s thoughts and ideas). Dementia can be caused by changes in the brain […]