The symptoms of a vaginal yeast infection are familiar to many women: itching, irritation, and usually a thick white discharge. It’s easy to simply reach for the anti-fungal treatments. But if these symptoms come back often, or don’t respond to the usual treatments, it’s time to visit a doctor for a firm diagnosis because other conditions can mimic yeast.
Every person will probably take medicine at some point. As people accumulate medical problems, the number of medicines they take is likely to increase too.
If you wake up with a sore throat, you might wonder: Was it because you left the window open or a fan running? Experts say there are a variety of reasons, which you can often address with simple remedies.
The critical life functions that our facial organs perform may seem pretty obvious. Yet, when it comes to the nose, there is more than meets the eye.
Weather can affect a number of health conditions, including asthma, allergies and even headaches. Here is how these three health conditions can be aggravated and affected by weather — and expert advice on what you can do about it.
New research published earlier this year may provide an answer to preventing the development of peanut allergies in children. Although it may sound terrifying to some parents, it starts with introducing infants to the legumes early and often.
Spring allergies are caused by tree pollens; early summer allergies are triggered by grasses; fall allergies tend to come from weeds such as ragweed and molds.
Air quality and changing weather can sometimes wreak havoc on your ability to breathe. If you have a chronic lung condition, such as asthma or COPD, you may struggle even more with changing weather conditions. Here are some expert tips to help you breathe easier.
Aggressive treatment of allergies, whether with immunotherapy or sinus surgery, may help reduce the risk of developing a worse airway disease, like asthma.
Plenty of people are allergic to foods. But you can also be sensitive to certain ingredients. For this reason, beer can make some people sick – even if they drink moderately. Here’s how you can tell if your beer is causing you problems.