Pregnancy can be exciting, but it can also have its scary moments. When your doctor analyzes your sonogram results and tells you your baby will be born with a cleft lip, it's only natural to be concerned and worried. But this is a very common condition that is easily corrected so that your baby can go on to live a normal, happy, healthy life. Here's a closer look. What is a cleft lip? [Read More]
4 Warning Signs Of Prostate Cancer
Taking charge of your health may largely depend on how well you watch changes that may occur in your body on a routine basis. If you're a male and have a family history of prostate cancer, you should pay even more attention to any significant changes that may occur over time. Being aware of some of the most common signs of prostate cancer can keep you acutely aware of this potentially deadly decease. [Read More]
Pollen Allergies Can Be Worse After A Long Winter
If you suffer from pollen allergies, you may not be as excited as other people to see spring finally arrive after a long, harsh winter. For the estimated 40 to 60 million Americans who suffer allergic rhinitis–a condition for which grass and tree pollens are a common trigger–a prolonged winter season can mean more pollen than usual. Therefore, understanding how the timing of warm weather affects the pollen count can help you manage a pollen allergy more successfully. [Read More]
Can Hemp Oil Help As You Enter Menopause?
If you're a "woman of a certain age," then you're probably struggling with all of the problems associated with hormone fluctuations as your body begins transitioning into menopause. Worse, you're probably looking for some clear answers about how to control all of those symptoms that you have. There's a ton of overwhelming information available—a lot of it contradictory. However, one drug—cannabis—is starting to gain wider acceptance among women and their gynecologists as a drug that can be used along with standard hormone replacement therapy to ease the transition into menopause. [Read More]