The inappropriate secretion of TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone) from the pituitary gland and thyroid gland’s dysfunction leads to the onset of hypothyroidism. The limited production of thyroid hormone inside the human body leads to the development of hypothyroidism.
Cognitive therapy is one of the approaches for the treatment of depression. According to Aaron Beck, depressed persons consistently view themselves, the future, and the world in a negative way.
Originating in Wuhan, China, the coronavirus has now spread to over 20 countries as travelers to the region return to their respective nations. Is it a global health emergency? How can we prevent it from becoming one?
Those working towards recovery from victimization by a personality disorder have a clear triage of needs.
An Advance Medical Directive is a tool to express values and beliefs with respect to health care decisions and preferences for health care while you are able to make such decisions for yourself, and to assign authority to a selected representative when you are no longer able to do so
Narrow angle glaucoma attacks are very painful and usually strike without any warning. This article explores the causes, symptoms, and treatments of this condition.
Do your feet ache while wearing high heels? Do you experience foot, knee, and back pain afterwards? Wearing high heels can directly contribute to your joint pain, depending on how often you wear them and for how long.
Some vegetables like potatoes, tomatoes, eggplants, and peppers can cause inflammation and arthritic pain in sensitive individuals. Find out why these foods may be bad for your health.
Disturbing thoughts can be a major problem for those who suffer with anxiety disorders. Why do you get them and how can you deal with them?
Cyberbullying has become an epidemic. In order to fully understand the reasons why and its consequences, awareness programs should be set up in schools and workplaces.
What are human guide techniques? How do you help a person with a visual impairment find a chair? Use the stairs? This article provides information about useful techniques for these situations and more from my training as a TVI and a counselor.
Do you or someone you know hate to be touched? Touch aversion and tactile sensitivity can be complex. Our guide will help you understand aversion to touch and provide answers to your questions...
Recently, a disturbing news story has come out regarding allegations of fraud against one of the nation’s largest MRI-reading companies. While the alleged fraud is shameful, the underlying story is that the modern healthcare industry has a perverse incentive structure.
Some people who experience extreme trauma develop PTSD symptoms, including flashbacks and disturbing dreams. Although it is not possible to predict who will develop PTSD, there are some risk factors.
As insurance companies push to speed care and lower costs, the doctor-patient relationship has suffered. This is an important issue as it has been proven this relationship can have profound effects on care.
Nursing aides or assistants are an important part of the healthcare team. In this article, I will provide some helpful tips on how to do your job effectively and be a well-loved and respected aide.