Among the most common mental conditions present in today’s youth are Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). It’s important to remember that these disorders aren’t limited to children, however, as adults can have the condition as well. Diagnoses have become more common in later years, as we learn more [...]
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Allergies are among the most common afflictions around the world. Forty percent of children and 30 percent of adults suffer from some kind of allergy, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, and those percentages are only getting bigger. This is due to a multitude of factors that our unique, modern [...]
We’ve all experienced anxiety before, but 18.1 percent of Americans experience it to such a great degree that it can be classified as a disorder. While anxiety is treatable, only about 36.9 percent of the people with anxiety disorders are getting treatment. For the people suffering, anxiety can be an incredibly severe condition [...]
Asthma is very common among Americans, afflicting about one in 13 people. It’s more common in children and males than it is adults and females, but no one is free from risk, and to make things worse, there’s no cure. Fortunately, managing asthma is possible as long as you get the proper treatment. [...]
Digestive problems are particularly annoying because they can take away the enjoyment of one of the best activities in life, eating. Despite this, around 60 to 70 million people in America are suffering from digestive problems and chronic conditions, and it’s just getting worse. The root cause is unclear, but it’s become a [...]
Did you ever experience an ear infection as a child? Most children under five do, which has lead some physicians to suggest that they’re basically inevitable. In fact, ear infections are among the most common reasons for infants to go to the emergency room, only falling behind fevers. In older children, ear infections [...]
If you work long hours or have to deal with a lot of stress every day, you’re probably all too familiar with migraines and headaches. The throbbing pain of a headache or migraine can make it hard to think, concentrate and, in some cases, even be around light. If that wasn’t bad enough, [...]
One of the most common health issues in the country is neck and back pain. Data suggests that back pain in particular affects 8 out of 10 people at some point in their lives. It’s so prevalent that it’s the second most common reason why people go to the doctor’s office. [...]
No matter who you are, you’ve probably experienced numbness and tingling before. For many, it’s the first thing they feel when they wake up, as they slept on their hand all night, rendering it temporarily numb. This is a condition called paresthesia, and it’s quite normal for a lot of people. Even the pins [...]