Psoriasis

Psoriasis Psoriasis is a disease with an unclear cause that is characterized by inflammation caused by the dysfunction of the immune system that causes inflammation to the body. When the immune system speeds up skin cell growth, psoriasis skin falls off within 3-4 days whereas regular skin would take a month to fall off. Some […]

Depression/Anxiety

Depression/Anxiety Depression is a common but serious mood disorder. It affects how you feel, think, and handle things throughout your day. This comes in many different forms with some being different from the others. Anxiety is a persistent feeling of being anxious or dread that can interfere with you daily operations. It is not the […]

Diarrhea

Diarrhea What Is It? It is the product of more-frequent bowel movements whether it be loose or watery stool. Usually the diarrhea can be present by itself but there are situations where symptoms can arise alongside the diarrhea like nausea, abdominal pain, vomiting, or weight loss. If you are experiencing diarrhea for a longer amount […]

E. Coli

    E. Coli     Escherichia coli or more commonly known as E. Coli is bacteria that lives within the intestines of people & animals. Most E. Coli is harmless and is an essential part of a healthy human intestinal tract. There are other types of E. Coli that are pathogenic causing illness on […]

HIV/AIDS

    HIV/AIDS     HIV is known as Human Immunodeficiency Virus which attacks the body’s immune system. No treatment for HIV could lead to AIDS(Acquired Immunodeficiency Virus). It has no cure and once someone gets it they are stuck with it for life, and although it is incurable, it is controllable with the right […]

Common Cold

    Common Cold   The common cold is a viral infection that affects your nose and throat. Common colds are the main factors when it comes to missing school or work. Annually, everyone has at least 2-3 colds with children being more prone to them due to uncleanliness. There is no cure for this […]

Influenza (Flu)

    Influenza (Flu)       Influenza is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and sometimes the lungs. It spreads around mainly by coughing or sneezing around individuals, less often by touching a contaminated surface or touching body parts. The flu can spread one day before getting […]

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

    Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)     A Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) is an infection in any part of your urinary system, which includes your kidneys, bladder, ureters, and urethra. Women are more prone to getting a UTI than men are because women have a shorter urethra. If you are a woman, your chances […]

Weight Management

    Weight Management   What is weight management? And why is it important?     Weight management provides patients with the tools they need to lose weight, eat the right foods, and maintain their healthy weight long-term. It is very important because it helps to decrease your chances of diseases or conditions that could […]

Arthritis

    Arthritis:   Arthritis is a common term for conditions that affects connective tissues, tissues around the joints, and the joints themselves. To this day there are more than 1oo different types of arthritis that each contribute joint pain and stiffness depending on the type of arthritis. Uniquely, there is no cure for it, […]