The Educated Patient™

Hypothermia in Seniors: Stay Safe and Warm this Winter
Without proper precautions, the winter months and the frigid temperatures they bring can be dangerous, especially for older adults.
Hypertension: New Treatment Guidelines
The American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology, and the American Society of Hypertension recently issued new recommendations for treating hypertension in patients who have been diagnosed with coronary heart disease, stroke, or other forms of heart disease.
Winter Colds: Survival Guide
Colds are caused by a viral infection in the upper airways, sinuses, throat, and nose.
Eye Health: Insights for Patients with Diabetes
If all individuals with diabetic retinopathy were treated in a timely manner, the incidence of blindness from diabetes could be decreased by 90%.
Hair Loss Due to Cancer Treatment
Approximately 65% of individuals undergoing chemotherapy will experience chemotherapy-induced hair loss, which is usually temporary and completely reversible when therapy ends.
Mouth Ulcers Due to Cancer Treatment
If you are receiving radiation and chemotherapy for cancers of the head and neck, you may experience oral mucositis.
Peptic Ulcers: What You Need to Know
Peptic ulcer disease leads to 1 million hospitalizations and 6500 deaths annually.
Vitamins and Minerals: The Essentials for Women
Dietary supplements are intended to supplement the diet, not to cure, prevent, or treat diseases or replace the variety of foods important to a healthy diet.
Glaucoma: Getting a Clear View
Early detection and treatment are key to protecting eyesight.
Acne: More than a Cosmetic Problem
People of all ages can develop acne, but many treatments are available.
Living Well with COPD: Challenges and Options
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Is preventable and treatable, especially if diagnosed early.
Medical Marijuana: The Myths and Realities
Marijuana has been used for medicinal purposes for more than 3000 years.
Migraines: Finding Relief
If you suffer from migraines, you are not alone.
Living with Osteoarthritis
Various treatments for osteoarthritis can decrease pain and maintain joint mobility.
Living with Atrial Fibrillation
With proper treatment, individuals with atrial fibrillation can live normal and active lives.
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