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 …

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 …