Early Signs and Symptoms That Your Liver Is Not Healthy

Early liver disease symptoms and signs usually don’t occur. Symptoms of liver disease don’t often appear until the later stages of most liver conditions, and, by then the liver may have suffered serious or permanent damage. You can’t live without a functioning liver. Once liver failure happens, there’s only one option for survival – a

8 Signs You Might Need an Eye Exam Immediately

According to the report for the 2016 National Health Interview Survey, 25.5 million Adult Americans 18 and older reported experiencing vision loss. No one wants to experience vision loss, so you better prevent than treat. Take action now before is too late and call your doctor for an appointment if you’re experiencing one of these

7 Symptoms That May Signal Heart Trouble

If you think that something is wrong with your heart, pay attention to the subtle clues it sends you. You’re exhausted “A lot of women kind of blow this off assuming it’s nothing and that they will feel better, but in reality it could be a sign of your heart,” says Suzanne Steinbaum, DO, Director

8 Signs of Inflammation in Your Body to Watch For

Acute and chronic inflammation The body’s normal reaction to a warning is called acute inflammation. “The body marshals its defenses to prevent injury or infection,” says Alan Mensch, MD, senior vice president of medical affairs at Northwell’s Plainview Hospital. Signs of this reaction include swelling, dilated blood vessels, heat, redness, and pain. “Once the threat

8 Hidden Signs Your Heart Sends You

Our hearts resemble an engine in so many ways. If this muscular organ doesn’t receive the attention it needs, you could end up in the emergency room. Take care of your heart and pay attention to the signs it sends you. Check out the unexpected signs of an unhealthy heart!

5 Signs You Could Have High-Functioning Depression

Just because you’re not too sad and listless to get out of bed doesn’t mean you may not be depressed. Here’s what you need to know about high-functioning depression. You decline social invitations High-functioning depression can impact your quality of life, dampening your enthusiasm for work, school, family, and even social activities. A change in

6 Subtle Signs of Colon Cancer

Colon, or colorectal cancer, is any cancer involving the large intestine and/or rectum, and can be as painful as that sounds. Unfortunately, it is very common, with almost 150,000 new cases diagnosed each year. “In the United States, it remains the second most lethal cancer in men and third most in women,” Amir Masoud, MD,

These 20 Strange Symptoms Can Signal a Serious Disease

So often your lumps, bumps, rashes, and red spots are harmless. Occasionally, they’re a sign of something far more serious.  Your neck looks dirty A rash-like discoloration called acanthosis nigricans “almost looks like dirt but has a velvety feel,” says Todd Jeremy Sontag, DO, a family medicine specialist with Orlando Health Physician Associates in Orlando,

9 Signs Your Upper Abdominal Pain May Be an Emergency

Upper abdominal pain can be no big deal—or it can merit a trip to the ER. Here’s how experts say you can tell the difference. If it’s accompanied by sweating You should not be breaking out in a sweat due to pain. “Pain associated with sweating is always an indication of something bad,” says Cwanza

4 Signs of a Brain Aneurysm You Should Know

A brain aneurysm is a bulge in a blood vessel in the brain, according to the Mayo Clinic. It’s been described as looking like a berry hanging from a stem. While most aneurysms don’t rupture or create health problems, those that do trigger bleeding into the brain result in a hemorrhagic stroke. Strokes can lead

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