Disease

Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are devastating mental illnesses that affect more than seven million American women. Approximately 90 percent of the people who suffer from the eating disorders anorexia nervosa  and bulimia nervosa  are women. Although eating disorders revolve around eating and body weight, they are not entirely about food but also about feelings and self-expression....

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)

This is a kind of psychiatric therapy that uses short electrical stimulus to the brain through tiny electrodes in the temples. The charge lasts from 1 to 4 seconds and it causes epileptic-like seizures to the patient. The patient is anesthetized and is given a muscle relaxant which would depress his breathing. Oxygen will...

Atherosclerosis

Among the leading causes for death caused by disease in United States, disease caused by atherosclerosis occupies top position. Studies have found that atherosclerosis cause death among every third woman. The term Atherosclerosis is assigned to the first stage of CHD (Coronary Heart Disease). In simple words, this complicated term is defined as narrowing of...

Spirituality and Mental Health

Spirituality means differently for everyone and people can express it in a lot of ways as well. This is an important belief system that helps people maintain a good and healthy mental and physical well-being. This enables a lot of people to be resilient despite having problems in their life. Mental health services and...

Allergies

There are number of factors, which contribute in Allergic symptoms. These factors are generally known as allergens and their examples are pollen, mold and animals. These allergens do not cause allergy to every person but some are prone to it. Studies are evident that allergy is the fifth biggest cause for chronic ailments in Unites...

Vulvodynia

This disorder is a discomforting and chronic pain of vulva which lasts for more then three months without any gynecological cause or other skin problem. This disorder can cause burning, stinging, rawness or irritation of vulva. The most typical problem as complained is sensation of burning. Among some women discomfort is experienced around entire area,...

Clinical Trials

Drugs and medications you see in markets does never arrive shelves just after their preparation in fact they have to go through a range of tests before they are placed in the shelves of some pharmacy. Before they are prepared they under go a series of experimentations at lab then from there these drugs...

Androgen

Male hormones are called “androgens” but it is surprising to add in here that female human body also produced a certain amount of this hormone. In addition, they don not go unaffected as they have more then two hundred functions to perform. Androgens come in two chief forms “testosterone” and “androstenedione”. No doubt, the level...

Breast Augmentation and Reduction

Breast augmentation and reduction is a sort of surgery, which involves the resizing and increasing or decreasing the volume of breasts. This surgery has hit the records and become world’s number one cosmetic surgery. This surgery has been performed with 4 million women around United States. Studies and surveys are suggesting that breast augmentation has...

Birth Control Pills

Birth control pills are one of the most effective ways for preventing pregnancies. This method has been approved by FDA since 1960 and since then it has remained unbeatable in pregnancy prevention methods. These pills are also known as oral contraceptives and studies have revealed that some eighteen million of women around America are...
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