By Alisa Johnson OCD is an anxiety disorder characterized by obsessions and compulsions (or rituals) which interfere with one’s social, school, or occupational functioning. Some of the symptoms include fear of contamination, fear of disease, repeated checking, rituals to avoid bad things happening, fear of not having things you might need, obsession with order and […]
By Alisa Johnson According to as Associated Press article, “Study: Being obese can take years off your life”, an Oxford University study on obesity has proved obesity can cause premature death and could be as bad for you as cigarette smoking. The results of this study are the culmination of multiple studies—fifty-seven, to be exact—of […]
Neuroscience has offered many health care professionals the opportunity to be involved in one of the most revolutionary changes in medicine. Neurosurgical nurses are further involved in progress as they work to assist doctors in their struggle to cure both psychiatric problems and more deeply rooted medical problems. Psychiatric conditions such as depression and obsessive […]
Using organic supplements to improve health and well-being is something many patients are looking into to improve their quality of life overall.
As you are faced with the unthinkable prospect of losing a loved one, you are likely overcome by so much emotion you can no longer function properly. Every moment is spent attempting to prepare for, and waiting for, someone to die. You want be near that person because you don’t know how much time is […]
Although snagging some real face time with your doctor is invaluable to debunking all of your cryptic symptoms, there are other alternatives to researching medical questions.
As much as we hate to admit it, the majority of information we receive about professional careers is trickled down from our knowledge relating to a TV show or movie about the profession. Everyone thinks they can be a lawyer or detective based on shows like Law and Order while every person is also convinced […]
The blogosphere is full of information and commentary for people of all walks of life, and pharmacists are no exception.
Only a few decades ago, there was only one type of nurse: the one who assisted the doctor and checked your blood pressure and weight while you waited for the doctor to emerge from another room. Since this time, however, there has been an evolution within the health industry and are now different specialties for […]
Are you putting on weight despite your best efforts at eating well and staying fit? There are few things more frustrating than working hard and not seeing results. But don’t lose hope.