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5 Unexpected Symptoms Women Shouldn't Ignore | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 09.15.2015 | OWN

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Regrets and What to Do With Them

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Approaching regret from a cognitive point of view, reframing our thoughts from the past to the future, and asking, "What's next?" can also help to process regrets.

10 Ways to Get the Most of Your Doctor's Visit

Kathy C. Maupin MD | Posted 07.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Kathy C. Maupin MD

If you prepare for your doctor's visit ahead of time and actively participate with your doctor in your care, then you will have fewer questions about what you are to do next, and you will not feel like you are at the mercy of the "medical system" that seems to rush through everything.

10 Signs You May Have Kidney Disease

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 05.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

While the only way to know for sure if you have kidney disease is to get tested, there are a number of physical signs. Sometimes people attribute these physical symptoms of kidney disease to other conditions. This is because those with kidney disease tend not to experience symptoms until the very late stages, when the kidneys are failing or when there are large amounts of protein in the urine.

5 Scary Symptoms That Are Usually Harmless

Next Avenue | Linda Melone | Posted 02.05.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Melone After 50, aches, pains and the occasional muscle twinge become a fact of life. But some symptoms that m...

Feeling Unappreciated, Taken Advantage of, or Overburdened?

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 02.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

I don't know if I'll ever be completely free of the impulse to default to feelings of self-pity and irritability when I overload myself, but for me that's no longer the point.

Are You Concerned You May Be Developing Alzheimer's?

Marie Marley | Posted 01.23.2015 | Fifty
Marie Marley

Two groups of people are especially vulnerable to the fear they are getting dementia - those who have a loved one with dementia and those who work with dementia patients, say at a nursing home or assisted living memory care unit.

Plague Plots -- Dispatches From Albert Camus

Joseph Cooper | Posted 01.03.2015 | Books
Joseph Cooper

A hands-on doctor tries to get public officials to recognize infestations as bubonic and pneumonic plagues. Can a novel's depictions inform discussions about Ebola?

The 6 Most Common Eye Problems

Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler | Posted 12.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler

These common eye problems can be either cured or curbed if caught early by a eyecare professional. Keeping up with your regular eye doctor appointments is the best way you can ensure healthy vision for years to come.

Still Undiagnosed? 3 Options to Try

Deborah J. Cornwall | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Deborah J. Cornwall

Millions of people suffer from undiagnosed or untreated chronic conditions. The most difficult to diagnose tend to be autoimmune, inflammatory, and au...

People With Alzheimer's May Yearn to Be Touched

Marie Marley | Posted 09.25.2014 | Fifty
Marie Marley

A stunning video shows Sol Rogers interacting with his wife, Rita, who has Alzheimer's and was unable to talk or walk. He got in bed with her, cuddled...

A Lay (Wo)mans Description; FSHD Muscular Dystrophy 101

Trisha Lynn Sprayberry | Posted 07.10.2014 | Impact
Trisha Lynn Sprayberry

At some point in time when we are in a conversation with someone who is disabled, we always come to the point that somebody will ask "What do you have?"

One Man's Descent Into Alzheimer's -- Does Any of This Sound Familiar?

Marie Marley | Posted 05.11.2014 | Fifty
Marie Marley

I mentioned to him that he should put the coffee in the freezer (as he always did) and he asked me where the freezer was. When I told him it was in the kitchen, he didn't remember what a kitchen was.

7 Ways Denial Can Ruin Your Health

Next Avenue | Linda Melone | Posted 01.31.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Melone While it’s tempting to ignore the aging process and carry on as if you’re still 30, being in denial...

Our Symptoms Are There to Teach Us

Michael Stanclift, N.D. | Posted 11.22.2013 | TED Weekends
Michael Stanclift, N.D.

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgShe was the only woman at her firm, and was well respected by her colleagues, but still she was unhappy.

Middle-Agers Prefer Fine Whine With a Meal

Arlene Nisson Lassin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Arlene Nisson Lassin

Why is it at just about every dining out experience with friends as I sit around a table looking at gorgeous and youthful-looking 50-somethings, just as I start sipping my finely aged wine, the middle-aged whine begins?

Symptoms: A Choice Between Suppression and a Search for Meaning?

Larry Burk, M.D. | Posted 11.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Larry Burk, M.D.

It is important to recognize that pain is a very subjective mind-body experience, and there is often a significant psychospiritual component that is calling out for healing.

5 Signs of Gynecological Cancer Women Ignore

Posted 09.24.2012 | Women

By: Karen Rowan, MyHealthNewsDaily Managing Editor Published: 09/22/2012 09:27 AM EDT on MyHealthNewsDaily Most women don't know the signs of gy...

Full Disclosure

Helene Pavlov, M.D. | Posted 11.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Helene Pavlov, M.D.

Tell your referring physician and your radiologist -- and any other health care provider you see -- about pre-existing conditions and your symptoms. The more you reveal from the get-go, the better off you will be.

Don't Mask Your Symptoms -- Listen to Them

Dr. Jingduan Yang | Posted 09.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jingduan Yang

Treat symptoms as your friends, not your enemies. Do not silence them or kill them. They are trying to give you important messages. We should respect them and listen to them.

A Hikers' Primer On AMS

Off Track Planet | Posted 05.26.2012 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Sure you can avoid AMS completely by staying sea-level, but living in a fear bubble seams like a waste of space.

Day 14 of 29: Secrets to the Map of a Women's Heart

Suzanne O'Malley | Posted 04.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Suzanne O'Malley

Laughter is good for the heart -- and soul. The "Map of a Woman's Heart" (D.W. Kellogg & Co. circa 1833-1842), brings me such glee that I hope you will indulge me as I take you on a tour of it for Valentine's Day.

Day 8: Know the 7 Symptoms of Women's Heart Attack

Suzanne O'Malley | Posted 04.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Suzanne O'Malley

Patricia Butts, First Lady of Harlem's Abyssinian Baptist Church, has written rap lyrics to help women remember the seven signs of a woman's heart attack -- not the same as for a man.

How Listening To Your Body Can Improve Your Life

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 09.12.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Orloff MD

Familiarize yourself with how your body speaks to you. It wants you to be well. It will tell you if you are not.

Munchausen's Syndrome: Stranger (and More Dangerous) Than Fiction

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Munchausen's syndrome is one of group of conditions known as "factitious disorders." In this variety, the person intentionally feigns a disease or self-induces an injury.