Your life will certainly change after you give birth to your first child - there are many enjoyable emotional and lifestyle changes to look forward to. However, there are also a number of physical changes you may experience after your baby is born.
Heat exhaustion is a frequent cause of summertime health complications, and you may have experienced its symptoms in the past. Because the body has to maintain a very narrow range of internal core temperature, it's not uncommon for people to experience heat-related illnesses, especially in the warmer months when the body's internal thermostat (thermoregulatory mechanism gets overburdened.
The connection between mental health and heart disease is nothing new to health care professionals. Doctors have long known that behaviors associated with certain mental health disorders can increase the risk of heart disease, but that might not be the whole story. Research now shows that the connection between mental health and heart disease could be physiological as well as behavioral.
It can be easy to blame your abdominal pain on indigestion or stress. But sometimes the pain is more serious, and you'll need to see a doctor to diagnose appendicitis or any other abdominal conditions. Here's what you should know about appendicitis in order to start feeling better soon.
Heart disease remains the leading cause of death in the United States and the world, according to the American Heart Association's 2017 Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics Update. With this class of conditions being so common, a list of cardiovascular diseases can help someone determine which risk factors they or their loved ones might have.
Modern medicine has significantly reduced the frequency and duration of hospital visits for patients, including more outpatient, same-day surgical procedures. While hospitals do offer these procedures, many patients today opt for an outpatient surgery center, also known as an ambulatory surgery center (ASC.
Each fall, the U.S. government promotes the Open Enrollment Period, established for and by the Affordable Care Act. This enrollment period signals the opening of state-run health insurance marketplaces that enable citizens to compare health insurance plans and providers, and select their plan for the coming year.