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 …

Clinically Speaking: Questions to Ask Your Health Professional

medically reviewed. Jessica Shepherd Half of the world’s population gets periods, but the stigma surrounding menstruation makes many people embarrassed or uncomfortable talking freely about their period. As a result, symptoms such as heavy bleeding It can go undiscussed and undiagnosed and potentially cause serious health problems. How do we know what’s “normal” if we’re …

Clinically Speaking: Questions to Ask Your Health Professional

Medically, Dr. Revised by Elizabeth Liotta. The most common type of eczema atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic inflammatory disease that causes red, itchy patches all over the body. In the United States, more than 16.5 million adults and 9.6 million children are affected by AD. While AD affects both men and women, hormonal changes …