Clinically Speaking: Questions and Answers About Insomnia

Medically reviewed. Dr. Smita Patel Everyone can have trouble sleeping occasionally, but if it happens a lot, you may have a sleep disorder called insomnia, and millions of Americans fall into this category. we talked to Dr. Smita Patelan integrative neurologist and sleep medicine physician and a member of HealthyWomen’s Women’s Health Advisory Councilto learn …

Speaking Clinically: Important Questions to Ask About Antimicrobials

Medically reviewed. Chad Sanborn decades overuse and misuse of antimicrobials posed a global health threat. antimicrobial resistance (AMR), when germs changes over time and no longer responds to common medications. This makes infections difficult to treat or incurable at all. Every year, More than 2.8 million antibiotic-resistant infections occur in the United States aloneand more …

Speaking Clinically: Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Psoriatic

Medically reviewed. Dr. Stuart Kaplan psoriatic arthritis (PsA) It is a chronic disease of the joints and can be a difficult disease to navigate. But getting it under control is extremely important because living with chronic pain can feel devastating and cause long-term damage. While early detection is important for treatment, people don’t always get …

Talking Clinically: Questions to Ask Your Health Care Professional About Birth Control

Medically reviewed. Erica Montes In the past, the birth control dilemma seemed simple: Go to the doctor and take the “Pill.” But now there are so many options to choose from, including non-hormonal ones that are a bit more complicated. Which pill? And why? What side effects are there? What are the other options? These …

Clinically Speaking: Questions to Ask Your Health Professional

Medically reviewed by Nancy Berman, MSN, ANP-BC, NCMP, FAANP cervical cancer has become less and less common. “It’s a preventable cancer because we put a lot of effort into finding the precursor and screening to treat or remove these precancerous cells so they don’t progress to cancer cells,” he said. Nancy Berman, a nurse practitioner …

Clinically Speaking: Questions to Ask Your Health Professional

medically reviewed. Dr. Zsakeba Henderson counts as a baby early When you were born before 37 weeks of pregnancy. As researchers seek to uncover insights into the causes and prevention of preterm birth, United States deputy director of medicine and health Dr. According to Zsakeba Henderson, he still faces a crisis. March of Dimes, the …

Talking Clinically: Questions to Ask Your Health Care Professional About Cardiovascular

medically reviewed. Dr. Nieca Goldberg Heart disease leading cause of death among women in the United States 1 in 3 deaths. Yet less than half of women realize that it is the number one killer of heart disease. Heart disease – including coronary artery disease, myocardial infarction (also known as heart attack) and heart failure …

Talking Clinically: Talking to Patients About Uterine Fibroids

Developed in partnership with this article White Dress Project. medically reviewed. Kristen A. Matteson uterine fibroids It is the most common gynecological condition among women of reproductive age. when they turn 50, up to 80% of all women They will have developed fibroids, and 20% of these women experience symptoms ranging from devastating to debilitating. …

Clinically Speaking: What Are My Options After A Fibroid?

Developed in partnership with this article White Dress Project. medically reviewed. Kristen A. Matteson uterine fibroids It is the most common gynecological condition among women of reproductive age. when they turn 50, up to 80% of all women a woman will have experienced fibroids, which are noncancerous (benign) growths that develop inside or in the …