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Liver Health Johns Hopkins Medicine
(5 days ago) Many health problems can keep your liver from functioning properly and cause disease. There are several common symptoms of liver disease, including jaundice, liver failure and liver enlargement. The types of liver disease include: Alcoholic Liver Disease. Alcoholic liver disease is a result of alcohol abuse.
Patient Care Locations
(5 days ago) Johns Hopkins Medicine provides a wide range of adult and pediatric health care services at our hospitals, health care and surgery centers, community practices and homecare services in the Baltimore – Washington D.C metropolitan area. We also have a children’s hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida
Hand Pain and Problems Johns Hopkins Medicine
(5 days ago) Health Home Conditions and Diseases. Hand Pain and Problems Facebook Twitter Linkedin Pinterest Print Orthopedics Hand and Arm Surgery Arthritis. Anatomy of the hand. The hand is composed of many different bones, muscles, and ligaments that allow for a large amount of movement and dexterity. There are 3 major types of bones in the hand itself
Gastritis Johns Hopkins Medicine
(2 days ago) Some diseases and other health issues can also cause gastritis. Symptoms may include stomach pain, belching, nausea, vomiting, abdominal bleeding, feeling full, and blood in vomit or stool. In most cases you will be given antacids and other medicines to reduce your stomach acid. Avoid foods or drinks that irritate your stomach lining.
Is the COVID-19 Vaccine Safe
(2 days ago) The arrival and distribution of safe, effective COVID-19 vaccines is a major development in the coronavirus pandemic. As more people are vaccinated, families and communities will be able to gradually return to a more normal routine. Lisa Maragakis, M.D., M.P.H., senior director of infection
FODMAP Diet: What You Need to Know Johns Hopkins Medicine
(6 days ago) You may have heard of the FODMAP diet from a friend or on the internet. When people say “FODMAP diet,” they usually mean a diet low in FODMAP — certain sugars that may cause intestinal distress. This diet is designed to help people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and/or small intestinal
LIST OF ATTENDEES: JHU DHS Expert Panel on Influenza
(9 days ago) Health Sciences PERL, Trish MD, MSc Johns Hopkins Hospital Hospital epidemiologist PINES, Jesse MD, MBA, MSCE George Washington University Associate Professor of EM & Health Policy; Director for Center of Health Care Quality POLGREEN, Philip MD, MPH University of Iowa
9 Reasons Why (the Right Amount of) Coffee Is Good for You
(9 days ago) Cinnamon. Cocoa powder. “The bottom line is that coffee is one part of your lifestyle,” adds Vizthum. “Some of the factors that make a bigger impact on your health are eating a balanced diet, exercising and maintaining a healthy weight. Drinking coffee should just be an addition to those key health factors.”. Johns Hopkins research
COVID ‘Long Haulers’: Long-Term Effects of COVID-19
(2 days ago) SARS-CoV-2 can attack the body in a range of ways, causing damage to the lungs, heart, nervous system, kidneys, liver and other organs. Mental health problems can arise from grief and loss, unresolved pain or fatigue, or from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after treatment in …
COVID-19 Vaccines: Myth Versus Fact
(9 days ago) Getting COVID-19, on the other hand, can have potentially serious impact on pregnancy and the mother’s health. Learn more about coronavirus and pregnancy . Johns Hopkins Medicine encourages women to reach out to their medical providers to discuss other questions they have about COVID-19 as it relates to fertility or pregnancy.
Eating for Your Gut Johns Hopkins Medicine
(2 days ago) Eating for your gut is one important way to promote digestive health and prevent symptoms. Making better food choices involves eating a balanced diet that is rich in fruits and vegetables. These foods provide the fiber needed to build good bacteria and guard gut health. In general, choosing whole foods over processed foods will promote healthy
Halitosis (Bad Breath) Johns Hopkins Medicine
(3 days ago) Halitosis is an oral health problem where the main symptom is bad smelling breath. In most cases, finding the cause of the bad breath is the first step toward treating this preventable condition. There are many causes of bad breath, just as there are many sources of bacteria in the mouth. Halitosis
Stay On Top of Your Heart Health Johns Hopkins Medicine
(5 days ago) Heart Health Checklist: Call 911 or go to the ER: If you have heart problems such as chest pains, shortness of breath or sudden numbness, get help immediately. Stay on schedule: If you have a heart procedure or surgery scheduled, don't postpone it. Your condition could get worse. Continue your care: If you have already been diagnosed with heart
Spinal Arthritis (Arthritis in the Back or Neck) Johns
(9 days ago) The treatment for spinal arthritis depends on many factors. They may include your age, level of pain, type and severity of arthritis and personal health goals. Because the joint damage caused by arthritis is irreversible, the treatment usually focuses on managing pain and preventing further damage.
Intermittent Fasting: What is it, and how does it work
(5 days ago) Heart health. Intermittent fasting improved blood pressure and resting heart rates as well as other heart-related measurements. Physical performance. Young men who fasted for 16 hours showed fat loss while maintaining muscle mass. Mice who were fed on alternate days showed better endurance in running. Diabetes and obesity. In animal studies
Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) Johns
(9 days ago) Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) is a blood circulation disorder characterized by two factors: A specific group of symptoms that frequently occur when standing upright. A heart rate increase from horizontal to standing (or as tested on a tilt table) of at least 30 beats per minute in adults, or at least 40 beats per minute in
5 Health Problems You’re Actually Not Too Young For
(3 days ago) 5 Health Problems You’re Actually Not Too Young For. Fitness and Performance Heart and Vascular Diabetes High Blood Pressure/Hypertension. Reviewed By: Nilofer Saba Azad, M.D. Reviewed By: Erin Donnelly Michos, M.D., M.H.S. If you’re a woman in your 20s, you probably think you don’t have to worry about health problems such as strokes and
Periodontal Diseases Johns Hopkins Medicine
(3 days ago) As with many other oral health diseases, bacteria and plaque buildup is often the cause. In fact, plaque buildup (which contains many kinds of bacteria) is the leading cause of gum disease. Other factors that contribute to gum disease include: Genetics. Lifestyle choices. A diet low in nutrients. Smoking or the use of smokeless tobacco
Vitamin D and the Heart Johns Hopkins Medicine
(6 days ago) Dr. Erin Michos, director of the Johns Hopkins Women's Cardiovascular Health Center, has examined and contributed a great deal of data on vitamin D deficiency and the heart, including a study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine. She stops short, however, of stating that raising vitamin D levels lowers the risk of cardiovascular disease.
Oversleeping: Bad for Your Health
(5 days ago) Oversleeping is associated with many health problems, including: Type 2 diabetes. Heart disease. Obesity. Depression. Headaches. Greater risk of dying from a medical condition. Does that mean sleeping too much will make you sick? Not necessarily, says Vsevolod Polotsky, M.D., Ph.D. , a professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins Medicine.
The Brain-Gut Connection Johns Hopkins Medicine
(7 days ago) Another area of interest: Discovering how signals from the digestive system affect metabolism, raising or reducing risk for health conditions like type 2 diabetes. “This involves interactions between nerve signals, gut hormones and microbiota—the bacteria that live in the digestive system,” Pasricha says.
How to Tell If You Have a Hernia Johns Hopkins Medicine
(5 days ago) A: If you have a ventral hernia in the belly area, you may see or feel a bulge along the outer surface of the abdomen. Typically, patients with ventral hernias describe mild pain, aching or a pressure sensation at the site of the hernia. The discomfort worsens with any activity that puts a strain on the abdomen, such as heavy lifting, running
COVID-19 Vaccine: Can It Affect Your Mammogram Results
(7 days ago) Mullen stresses that when it comes to following up on abnormal mammogram results, the patient’s health is the priority, and it’s better to be safe than sorry. At the same time, she acknowledges that getting a call-back can cause a patient anxiety, confusion and …
What Does Vaping Do to Your Lungs
(6 days ago) By now, it seems pretty clear that using e-cigarettes, or vaping, is bad for your lungs. But research about exactly how vaping affects the lungs is in the initial stages, says Johns Hopkins lung cancer surgeon Stephen Broderick. “In the last 24 to 36 months, I’ve seen an explosive uptick of patients who vape,” reports Broderick.
GERD Diet: Foods That Help with Acid Reflux (Heartburn
(5 days ago) Also, honey has natural antioxidants, which protect the health of cells. How a Doctor Can Help. If you have heartburn two or more times a week and changes to your diet or eating pattern haven't helped, consult a doctor. A gastroenterologist (a doctor who specializes in the digestive system) can perform tests to measure the acidity in your
Health Risks of Poor Sleep Johns Hopkins Medicine
(9 days ago) Health Risks of Poor Sleep Overview. Sleep deprivation can be caused by stress, depression, poor eating habits, or a condition such as sleep apnea. Getting a bad night of sleep now and then is annoying, but not a health risk. However, chronic poor sleep may increase the likelihood of developing dementia, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity
Exercise and the Heart Johns Hopkins Medicine
(5 days ago) The National Institute of Health, the American Heart Association, and the American College of Sports Medicine are all good sources for assistance in choosing the right exercise routine. Johns Hopkins has a clinical exercise center which offers medically supervised programs and exercise guidelines based on scientific evidence.
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(3 days ago) U.S. Department of Health and Human Services • Health Resources and Services Administration • HIV/AIDS Bureau 267 Nancy Hutton, MD, and James M Oleske, MD, MPH The Care of Children and Adolescents Chapter 12. INTRODUCTION All HIV clinicians, whether they care for adults or children, need to understand the basic
Urinary Incontinence in Women Johns Hopkins Medicine
(3 days ago) Urinary incontinence is the accidental loss of urine. Over 25 million adult Americans experience temporary or chronic urinary incontinence. This condition can occur at any age, but it is more common in women over the age of 50. There are four types of urinary incontinence: urgency, stress, functional and overflow incontinence.
Kidney and Bladder Johns Hopkins Medicine
The Pathologist Johns Hopkins Medicine
(4 days ago) A pathologist is a medical healthcare provider who examines bodies and body tissues. He or she is also responsible for performing lab tests. A pathologist helps other healthcare providers reach diagnoses and is an important member of the treatment team. Pathologists have completed medical school and
Lesbian and Bisexual Women's Health Issues Johns Hopkins
(4 days ago) Sexual Health. Because of heteronormativity — the notion that heterosexuality is the norm — some health care providers may assume lesbian and bisexual women are heterosexual when discussing their sexual health. It may also be assumed that a woman in a current same-sex relationship has never or will never have sex with a man.
The Dangers of Uncontrolled Sleep Apnea Johns Hopkins
(2 days ago) Diagnosing and treating sleep apnea for better health. It’s important to treat sleep apnea, because it can have long-term consequences for your health. While there have been some high-profile deaths linked to sleep apnea—such as with Judge Antonin Scalia —Jun …
How to Help Someone with Anxiety Johns Hopkins Medicine
(1 days ago) Learn to Recognize the Signs of Anxiety. Anxiety disorder is the most common mental health condition in the United States, affecting up to 18% of the population. Knowing the signs of anxiety can help you realize when someone you love is having fearful thoughts or feelings.
D. L. Miglioretti . D. Boatman Modeling variability in
(6 days ago) Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA, USA D. L. Miglioretti Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA D. Boatman Departments of Neurology and Otolaryngology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA D. Boatman (*) Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University
Adrenal Glands Johns Hopkins Medicine
(7 days ago) The two common ways in which adrenal glands cause health issues are by producing too little or too much of certain hormones, which leads to hormonal imbalances. These abnormalities of the adrenal function can be caused by various diseases of the adrenal glands or the pituitary gland. Adrenal Insufficiency. Adrenal insufficiency is a rare