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Health Anxiety Common as COVID Restrictions Loosen

July 14, 2021 — As restrictions lift and mask mandates become scarce, Americans are filling their social calendars and booking vacations. While some are rejoicing, health care professionals say others are emerging from the pandemic with more health-related fears. COVID-19 has caused more anxiety and depression for many over the course of the pandemic. A… Read More »

Hyperprolactinemia : A Common Endocrinological Disorder

The presence of abnormally high levels of prolactin in the blood is reffered to as Hyperprolactinaemia or hyperprolactinemia Prolactin is a peptide hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland that is primarily associated with lactation and plays a vital role in breast development during pregnancy. Hyperprolactinaemia may cause galactorrhea (production and spontaneous flow of breast… Read More »

Use of Prescription Opioids During Pregnancy Is Relatively Common

According to the most recent Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) survey conducted in 2019, 6.6% of the respondents reported prescription opioid use during pregnancy.  Use of prescription opioids was more common in certain groups. Prescription opioid use was the highest (10%) in women 19 years and under.  Among women who smoked cigarettes during pregnancy,… Read More »

Where is rheumatoid arthritis common

Rheumatoid arthritis affect many parts of the body but can be managed with an effective treatment plan. Rheumatoid arthritis RA is an autoimmune disease that most commonly affects the joints of the hands, feet, wrists, elbows, knees and ankles. Because RA also can affect organs and body systems, such as the cardiovascular or respiratory systems,… Read More »

10 common myths about tinnitus

If you are one of the millions of people in the world that has tinnitus, you know it can impact everything from your work to your family and social life. That constant ringing in the ears can also lead to stress and depression.  Tinnitus is the perception of sound when no actual sound is present.… Read More »