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What is Subclinical Hyperthyroidism and What Are Its Treatment Options.

Thyroid disorders have an increased risk of developing into something more serious. Subclinical hyperthyroidism is one such issue. In this situation, your thyroid hormone levels become imbalanced and can affect your quality of life. Learn what subclinical hyperthyroidism is and what treatment options are available.

The Symptoms of SIBO vs. IBS.

Irritable bowel syndrome and small intestinal bacterial overgrowth are similar in affecting the body's gut, and some of their symptoms are even similar. However, they are two very different medical diagnoses. Symptoms of both disorders can include abdominal pain, bloating, irregular bowel movements, and other symptoms. Learn what irritable bowel syndrome is, what small intestinal bacterial overgrowth is, how they can have similar symptoms, and what are some differences between them.

Can Migraines Cause Fever? Everything You Need To Know.

Can migraines cause fever? Severe headaches can occur for no reason, or at least that is what it feels like. However, things like sinus infections, central nervous system problems, or a head injury can be the cause of headaches and/or migraines. A fever can occur with a migraine. However, fevers are more typically associated with infection in the body. This article teaches what a migraine is, its symptoms, and how migraines and fevers may occur simultaneously.

How Long Do IBS Flare-Ups Last?

Irritable bowel syndrome, also known as IBS, is a chronic disease that has everything to do with gut bacteria. You might see symptoms of IBS within your family history, and know that eating healthy is extremely important for managing symptoms. We will be talking about irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), what IBS attacks are, and how long an IBS attack lasts.

IV Treatments for Migraines: Do They Work?

A migraine attack can be exhausting or even debilitating. Finding the migraine relief you need means finding a treatment plan that works for you. Fortunately, oral medications aren't the only solution for treating migraines. This article will address migraines and migraine treatments including IV infusion therapy.

Women's Health Concerns: Reproductive Disorder Explained.

Reproductive system disorders may result in infertility, pregnancy complications, and other general health consequences. Healthcare providers have preventative measures that women can take to ensure they can conceive at reproductive age. In this article, learn what some reproductive disorders are and how to prevent them.

What Is The Difference Between Stroke And Heart Attack?

A stroke and heart attack are both medical emergencies caused by a sudden obstruction of blood flow. There can be warning signs that signal an impending heart attack or stroke. Whether a patient is dealing with numbness, severe pain, or other symptoms, healthy lifestyle choices will be important for preventing and providing disease control. Learn the similarities and differences between a stroke and a heart attack, what risk factors are involved, and how a healthy lifestyle can change your outcome.

IBS and Hemorrhoids: Are They Connected?

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a chronic and often debilitating gastrointestinal disorder associated with symptoms that can include abdominal cramping, diarrhea, constipation, bloating, and gas. In the United States, 25 – 45 million people are affected by IBS, and IBS occurs more often in females than males.

Can You Die From A Broken Heart?

With every young adult comes a first heartbreak. It is inevitable in life to experience heartbreak, whether it is immediately forgotten or sticks with you for life. Most parents tell their children, "oh, you just have a broken heart, it'll mend." However, what they likely didn't know is that Heart Syndrome is a true phenomenon. There is extremely low mortality from it, but there are cases. Heart muscle failure occurs when the body is overcome with extreme emotional or physical stress. In this article, learn more about this syndrome and why maintaining optimal heart health is so important for optimal health and longevity.

What's the Difference Between Adenomyosis vs. Endometriosis?

This article will discuss adenomyosis vs. endometriosis, learning the difference between the two and how they affect menstrual cycles, digestion, chronic pelvic pain, and other symptoms. Learn the difference between the symptoms and presentation of adenomyosis and endometriosis, and how both these diseases affect women.

Learn How To Use Hormone Therapy To Lose Weight.

If you've been gaining weight, you may have an imbalance in your hormones. Many women and men experience a slowing metabolism. Optimal levels of hormones occur in our bodies at about age 25 and normally decline as we get older. Aging and hormone imbalances can make weight management harder. In this article, we'll go over how hormones control our body and some effective treatments to lose extra pounds.

How To Cure Fungal Infection On The Skin Naturally.

A fungal skin infection is a widespread occurrence. These skin infections can easily be remedied with at-home oils. Most fungal skin infections are easily mitigated. In this article, learn why you should wear clean clothes, how various oils have healing properties, and what to do if a fungal infection is bothering you.