Demystifying Your Health 2022

Neck Pain

What is causing it? Unfortunately, you’ve probably experienced neck pain at some point in your...

Frostbite

Is that why your fingers are blue? You’re enjoying a walk outside, but after a little while, your...

Binge Eating Disorder

Why can’t you stop eating? We’ll all have our favorite foods that we enjoy. While it’s alright to...

Emphysema

What’s wrong with your lungs? For the past several years, you’ve noticed that you get short of...

Raynaud’s Disorder

Why are your fingers blue? The weather has turned colder, so it’s time to bundle up before heading...

Plantar Fasciitis

Why is your foot hurting? You wake up one morning and notice you have a sharp pain in the bottom...

RSV

Why is your child having trouble breathing? You wake up one morning and find that your infant...

Eczema

What’s causing the rash? When you were a child, you remember having itchy areas on your skin but...

Bone Spurs

What are they? You might’ve heard your elderly relatives talking at some point about bone spurs...

Hand-Foot-Mouth Disease

What is it? If you have young children, you probably have heard of hand-foot-mouth disease since...

Uterine Fibroids

What causes them? Most women have some form of cramping, back pain, and bleeding during their...

Celiac Disease

Why can’t you eat gluten? You’ve probably heard of a gluten-free diet. For some people, it’s...

Tonsillitis

Why is it so bad? One morning, your son wakes up and tells you that he has a sore throat and it...

West Nile Virus

Is it that dangerous? Being outside is one of the best things; however, with it comes our least...

Concussion

How serious are they? It’s the time of year when you want to be outside enjoying your favorite...

Mononucleosis

Can you really get it from kissing? When most people hear the word mononucleosis, they probably...

Bipolar

Why are you having mood swings? We all have moments when we are happy and moments when we are sad....

Arrhythmias

Why is your heart rhythm different? An arrhythmia isn’t something that you usually have to worry...

Sleep Apnea

Why is your snoring a problem? When you hear the term sleep apnea, you probably think of someone...

Alcohol Abuse

How to recognize the signs? Most people partake in drinking alcohol at some point in their lives....

Addiction

Why is it so powerful? When most people hear the word addiction, their first thought is that a...

Cough

How do you know if it is serious? You wake up in the morning and notice that your throat seems dry...

Cellulitis

How serious is it? One day while you are drying off from your shower, you notice a swollen, red...

Doctor Specialties

Why are there so many of them? You are having a problem with your foot, so you go to your doctor,...

Lice

What are those white spots on your head? While you are picking your son up from school, he says...

Kidney Infection

Is it serious? You’ve had some burning when urinating and been prescribed antibiotics by your...

Spider Bites

What do you need to know? With summer just around the corner, it is time to get ready to enjoy the...

Thyroid

Why is it important? You might have heard the word thyroid before, especially in relation to...

Sepsis

What is your body doing? You’re sick, and it doesn’t seem too bad at first, but suddenly, it seems...

Outdoor Survival

Do you have what it takes? While most of us like spending some time outside, it’s usually on our...

Alzheimer’s

What happens to your brain? Everyone forgets things once in a while, such as where you placed your...

Osteoporosis

What is happening to your bones? You’ve probably seen in television commercials how elderly people...

STD

What do you need to know? Most of us probably prefer not talking about STDs, but it is something...

Anemia

Why don’t you have enough blood? You’ve probably heard the word anemia before and might know that...

Shingles

What is going on? One day, you start having this pain on one of your sides, just below your rib...

Spinal Cord Injury

What happens if you have one? You’re out working in your yard and decide that you need to trim...

Guillain-Barré Syndrome

How serious is it? You’ve noticed that your toes and ankles have had this weird prickling...

Meningitis

How serious is it? When most people hear the word meningitis, they immediately think of a person...

Torticollis

What’s going on with your neck? You’ve had a minor cold for the past few days, so you don’t feel...

Hammertoe

What is wrong with your toe? You get home from work and take off your shoes. As you relish the...

Hip Dysplasia

What’s wrong with your child’s hip? You take your infant daughter to the doctor for a wellness...

Sickle Cell

Why does it hurt so much? Most people know that sickle cell has something to do with blood not...

Lymphedema

What is causing the swelling? You’re visiting your grandfather after not seeing him for a while...

Spider Veins

What causes them to appear? In a few weeks, you’ll be going on vacation, and you can’t wait to get...

SVT

Why is your heart racing? You no sooner get to work in the morning, and your boss is yelling that...

Cold Sores

What causes them? One day you’re going about your normal activities when you notice that your lips...

Calluses

What causes them? You just got home from your evening walk and are taking off your shoes and...

Pink Eye

Why are your eyes red? For the past several days, you’ve had a sore throat and nasal congestion....

Wisdom Teeth

Do they always cause trouble? You go to the dentist for your regular 6-month checkup. After the...

Bunions

Why do they hurt so bad? What do you think of when you hear the word “bunion?” If you’re like most...