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Suffering from migraines can significantly impact an individual's quality of life. It's not hard to imagine that migraine sufferers may be at risk for depression as well.
Smoking rates have dropped over the years partly due to no-smoking laws inside certain buildings. Smoking rates may drop further if people outlawed smoking in their homes too.
Blood sugar control is essential to the well-being of people with diabetes, which is linked to a number of complications, including memory loss. But one needn't have diabetes to feel the effects of out of whack blood sugar levels.
There are a lot of medications to treat high blood pressure. Some of them may even help fight Alzheimer's disease.
When people don't get enough sleep, they might complain about not having a clear mind. A lack of shut-eye also may affect their mind in other ways.
A sleeping disorder may not seem like a big deal if you don't notice it. But untreated disorders can have a big impact on your health risks.
A recent study found that Asians with obstructive sleep apnea had a higher risk of death than patients without obstructive sleep apnea.
Obstructive sleep apnea is a condition in which a person periodically stops breathing or breathes too shallowly while asleep.
Patients with obstructive sleep apnea were...
Taking care of a child with ADHD can present various challenges. And one of those challenges could be related to bathroom trips.
Children with autism may also be diagnosed with other mental health conditions. These children, and those with only autism, may be prescribed mental health medications, too.
Using spanking for discipline with preschoolers is still a very common practice. But how, if at all, does it affect kids later on? A recent study found that there are some negative long-term effects, depending on who does the spanking and when.
Concussion guidelines and treatments have been getting a lot of attention in the sports and medical communities over the last several months. But routine tests for common head injuries might not catch all conditions and troubles with the brain.