Clearing Up Some Myths About Depression

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Depression is something people are talking about a lot nowadays. Despite the fact that the stigma around it is slowly disappearing, it's still easy to fall into the trap of believing the falsehoods around depression, especially since psychiatrists are still learning so much about it. Here are a couple of myths that you may accidentally be buying into. Myth: Depressed People Can't Function In some people, depression certainly does get severe enough to keep them in bed all day and completely unable to function.

26 January 2021

Everything You Need To Know About Cataract Surgery

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There are many things you cannot control as you grow older, including stiff joints, hearing loss, and receding hairlines. Cloudy vision should not be one of them. In fact, if you have blurry vision due to cataracts, it can easily be fixed with cataract eye surgery. What are cataracts? Cataracts happen when the lens inside your eye becomes cloudy. It is a painless occurrence that happens slowly over time. As the lens becomes cloudier, less and less light can pass through the lens making it more and more difficult to see.

26 January 2021

How To Manage Your Opioid Addiction Cravings

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When it comes to managing your opioid addiction during a withdrawal process, it can be incredibly beneficial to have the right support system at your side. Keep reading to learn a few tips that will help you as you move forward. Engage in a Healthy Lifestyle One of the first things that you need to do is take care of yourself, as this will encourage continued recovery. Practicing healthy habits will allow you to focus primarily on your addiction triggers.

22 December 2020

The Upsides and Downsides to Male Hormone Replacement, an Increasingly Popular Treatment

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For years, females have been using hormone replacement therapy to help ease the transition into menopause. Recently, men have begun taking a similar approach—supplementing testosterone as they age to counteract some of the effects of the lower testosterone levels that come with aging. Is this approach, which is known as male hormone replacement, a good choice for you? Consider the upsides and downsides, and then chat with your doctor for more insight.

18 November 2020

Going through Menopause and No Longer Enjoy Sex? 2 Possible Causes and What to Do

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If you are going through menopause, your body is going through many changes. One of these changes is your sexual health. Menopause can cause you to no longer enjoy sex and cause your libido to drop drastically. Fortunately, you and your partner can have a better sex life if you understand the potential causes and some of your options.  Vaginal Looseness When you were younger, your vaginal walls were tighter which can help you enjoy sex.

20 October 2020

Why You Should Talk to Your Doctor about Cyberknife Radiation Treatment

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If you have been diagnosed with prostate cancer, you might be really nervous and afraid about your future. Ideally, you are probably hoping that your healthcare team can assist you with the right medical treatments. You might have already talked to your doctor about a few treatment options, but if you haven't yet talked to your doctor about cyberknife radiation treatment, then you might be missing something. These are some of the reasons why you might want to talk to your doctor about cyberknife radiation treatment for prostate cancer.

17 September 2020

What Is Clinical Monitoring, And Why Is It Important?

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If you are following the news about clinical trials for the various coronavirus vaccines being tested, then you may be wondering how these are carried out. One important part of the process of developing new vaccines, along with other medications, is the clinical monitoring of those acting as guinea-pigs. For Health And Safety Clinical monitoring is the process in which those testing the medications being developed (or, acting as placebo-testers) are monitored as to their health and physical developments as the trial continues.

17 August 2020