Woman with depression holding hands on head

Breaking the Silence of Depression

Depression is ranked as one of the most disabling diseases in the world. In the U.S. alone, major depressive disorder (MDD) affects more than 16 million adults. With treatment, around 70% of those with clinical depression can improve, often in a matter of weeks. Despite this, about two-thirds of those with depression never seek treatment. Without …

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Fibroscan detecting silent liver diseases

Fibroscan: Detecting Silent Liver Diseases

Fibroscan is one of the most powerful tools in the management of liver disease. The fibroscan works by emitting a small pulse of energy. The waves move quickly through damaged or stiffer tissues in the liver. The speed is then calculated, and your healthcare provider can determine if further action is needed. The fibroscan results …

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Type 2 Diabetes Under the Microscope

Approximately 35 million Americans are living with diabetes. This chronic condition presents itself in three main types: type 1 (T1D), type 2 (T2D), and gestational. Regardless of which type you have, diabetes means your body has a problem not producing enough insulin or resists its effects. When your body cannot turn sugar (glucose) into the …

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Symptoms of Caregiver Burnout

Caregiver Burnout

The symptoms of schizophrenia include delusions, hallucinations, and disorganized behavior. These symptoms interfere with work, self-care, and interpersonal relationships for an extended period. Watching your loved one deal with schizophrenia can be draining along with the physical requirements needed each day. Caregiver burnout is real, and if left unchecked, it can be detrimental not only to the …

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Symptoms of Caregiver Burnout

Caregiver Burnout

The symptoms of schizophrenia include delusions, hallucinations, and disorganized behavior. These symptoms interfere with work, self-care, and interpersonal relationships for an extended period. Watching your loved one deal with schizophrenia can be draining along with the physical requirements needed each day. Caregiver burnout is real, and if left unchecked, it can be detrimental not only to the …

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Summertime and Kidney Care

Summertime and Kidney Care

Sunblock, towels, water, and sunglasses are some of the things to remember to bring along during those adventurous summertime outings. If you have kidney disease, keeping yourself safe, involves a little more. Your kidneys filter waste and excess fluid from your blood. Kidney disease compromises your ability to perform those essential functions. If you have kidney …

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6 Signs that Point to Low T

6 Signs that Point to Low T

The male sex hormone, testosterone, is a vital component in male sexual health and development. In addition, testosterone aids in the development of masculine features like facial and body hair, a deeper voice, and stronger muscles. Although testosterone levels naturally decrease with age, there is a point where you can have a deficiency, which can …

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Man dealing with schizophrenia due to covid-19

The Sad Truth About COVID-19 and Schizophrenia

As the World Health Organization (WHO) and governments scramble to flatten the curve of COVID-19, a one-size-fits-all approach has been taken with the general populace. For those in certain marginalized groups such as individuals with schizophrenia and other related disorders, these strategies may be less effective. Schizophrenia can be unpredictable in the best of times, …

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COVID isn't the Only Pandemic! Is Your Liver at Risk?

COVID isn’t the Only Pandemic! Is Your Liver at Risk?

A pandemic a disease that is prevalent over an entire country or around the world. In early March, COVID-19 was classified as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO), but one could argue that there is another silent pandemic sweeping the nation, fatty liver disease. In fact, according to the NIH, between 30 and 40 percent of …

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