Posts Tagged ‘chronic illness’

Sleep Apnea: More than the Snore

If you snore at night, it may be more than just an annoyance. It could be a sign of sleep apnea, a serious condition that requires medical attention. Sleep apnea: what is it? Sleep apnea is a condition that causes you to stop and start breathing many times throughout the night. If you can’t breathe…

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Telemedicine: Pros and Cons (But Mostly Pros)

Visiting the doctor has taken on a whole new meaning with the rise of telemedicine, or virtual health care. While telemedicine is still in its infancy, experts predict it will explode in the next five years.  But for those of us who have spent a lifetime visiting our doctors in their offices, virtual health care…

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What is Autoimmune Disease?

Your immune system is a state of the art security network that monitors and protects your body from attack. The immune system detects infectious organisms and launches an attack called the immune response. The immune system does an excellent job keeping out harmful invaders. Sometimes, though, it gets confused and starts producing antibodies that attack…

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Health Warning Signs That Should Not Be Ignored

Health warning signs that are severe, should of course, never be ignored. A problem, may however, arise when warning signs are subtle. Here are several health warning signs you should not ignore.       Health: Tearing sensation If you feel a tearing sensation in your back, you may think you’ve pulled a muscle. But…

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