Category: Conditions

Depression-Related Infertility Causes and Treatment


Infertility and depression frequently go together. While you may not be surprised to learn that infertility can lead to depression, you might not know that people who experience depression are more likely to have fertility problems. You may also be surprised to learn that depression during pregnancy and after pregnancy (postpartum depression) is more common […]

An Overview of Cancer Treatments


What treatment options are available for cancer, and how do these methods work? What is the goal of these treatments, and when are they used? Choosing a Cancer Treatment Plan If you or a loved one have recently been diagnosed with cancer, you may be feeling anxious and overwhelmed. Cancer or the “C word” can […]

Symptoms of Thyroid Cancer


Thyroid cancer is the fifth most common cancer in women in the United States, and according to the National Cancer Institute, there will be a total of nearly 54,000 new cases of thyroid cancer occurring in women and men in 2018. Thyroid cancer most commonly begins as a growth (called a nodule) in the thyroid gland, […]

CBD Oil: Benefits, Uses, Side Effects, and Safety


As more and more states legalize the use of marijuana, a product known as CBD oil has surged in popularity. A chemical compound found in the cannabis plant, CBD, or cannabidiol, is non-intoxicating and does not cause the noticeable euphoric effects associated with tetrahydrocannabinol (or THC, another marijuana compound). Products marketed as CBD oil may contain THC. It’s […]