Posted by Dr. Gareth Forde | November 21, 2017 | LENS, Lifestyle, Pregnancy Medicine, Stress | Pregnancy is a time of great change, not only physically, but for the relationships involved with the baby that will soon be born. One of the most important relationships a mother-to-be can have is the one with her partner, with whom she will share her worries and […]
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The hardest part of eating right isn’t always loading up on your favorite fruits and vegetables, but thinking of creative, quick and easy ways to prepare and introduce healthy foods into your daily routine. Let’s face it, eating a salad or grilled chicken every day can get old and boring.
by Coach Sarah Sagullo The new year brings new opportunities to reshape your health. It’s a time to start afresh — recharge your mind, body and soul. But with so many diet and exercise options, it’s hard to decide which healthy lifestyle change to embrace and, most importantly, the ones you can stick to.
TUESDAY, March 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Women who are overweight or obese during pregnancy may be increasing the chances that their baby could be born with cerebral palsy, a new study suggests. Researchers looked at information on more than 1 million children born to Swedish women who were followed for nearly eight years. “The […]
TUESDAY, March 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Sticking to a diet is tough enough, but eating out with friends or family may up the odds of cheating by about 60 percent, a new study suggests. “When you’re in a restaurant, you’re probably more vulnerable than you think you are,” said study author Lora Burke, a […]
What is back and neck pain? Back pain can range from a mild, dull, annoying ache, to persistent, severe, disabling pain. Pain in your back can restrict mobility and interfere with normal functioning and quality of life. You should always consult your health care provider if you have persistent pain.Neck pain occurs in the area […]
Having asthma does not necessarily mean having a complicated pregnancy. With proper management of asthma and appropriate medical care during the pregnancy, most women who have asthma can experience healthy pregnancies. Asthma is 1 of the most common diseases that can complicate a pregnancy. In some cases, a diagnosis of asthma is not made until a […]
What is pelvic pain? Pelvic pain is a common problem among women. Its nature and intensity may fluctuate, and its cause is often unclear. In some cases, no disease is evident. Pelvic pain can be categorized as either acute, meaning the pain is sudden and severe, or chronic, meaning the pain either comes and goes or is […]
Well-Woman Visit Abstract: The annual health assessment (“annual examination”) is a fundamental part of medical care and is valuable in promoting prevention practices, recognizing risk factors for disease, identifying medical problems, and establishing the clinician–patient relationship. The annual health assessment should include screening, evaluation and counseling, and immunizations based on age and risk factors. The […]
Two of 3 American teenagers care about their health and being healthy, yet 60% have reasons for not getting annual checkups, and one third think they only need to see their physician when sick. These are some of the key findings in a survey released April 16 at the National Press […]