Have you ever had moments where your breath is suddenly cut off? It is similar to when you eat or drink something that feels like it went down the wrong way. An episode of laryngeal spasm is a terrifying experience, to say the least.
Not being able ... Read More
There are times when our skin appears to have a bluish hue, as when we are at high altitudes or in extremely cold temperatures. When it happens due to a health situation or is seen in the face of a newborn, it can send us into a panic.
Circumoral cya... Read More
The Benefits of a High-Protein Diet
A high-protein diet, protein shakes, bars, and chips are all typically stereotyped as being something for young, testosterone-raging men packed inside the gym or sports field. And, to an extent, it makes sense, sin... Read More
Shallow breathing during the day that worsens at bedtime may require medical attention if you fall under the characteristics of obesity hypoventilation syndrome, or OHS. This breathing disorder can lead to life-threatening conditions if symptoms are ... Read More
We’ve all had that really bad day with vomiting caused by the stomach flu, a night of heavy drinking, or that leftover pizza you knew you shouldn’t have eaten because you couldn’t remember when you last ordered pizza, but you ate it anyway. If ... Read More
It’s Cinco de Mayo, and that means it’s time to celebrate! And what better way to do it than with some heart-healthy treats that will tantalize your taste buds?
Historically, May 5 marks the unexpected victory of the Mexican Army over the French ... Read More
The back is an important part of the body that helps transmit many of our various neural impulses via the spinal cord. It is the center of the body connected to both our arms and our legs. When part of the back is in pain, or if you suffer from thora... Read More
Cytopenia is a term that you may have seen linked to a number of health issues. You may have read about it in articles discussing cancer, or perhaps you saw the word pop up in a piece about anemia. But, what does cytopenia mean exactly? What are c... Read More