Types of Skin Cancer (and How Deadly They Are)

Get ready to protect your skin because the most common cancer in the United States is skin cancer, according to the CDC*. Medical providers typically divide skin cancer into two primary categories: malignant melanoma (often just called melanoma) and non-melanoma (sometimes spelled nonmelanoma). However, there are also plenty of sub-categories of skin cancer worth knowing …

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Knowing these Preeclampsia Signs Can Save Your Life

Also known as toxemia, preeclampsia is a serious medical condition that results in high blood pressure (hypertension) and even organ damage occur during pregnancy. This condition usually develops around the 20-week mark (second trimester), although it can also occur after childbirth. Left untreated, preeclampsia can lead to complications like seizures (eclampsia) or even parental and/or …

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10 Symptoms Of Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Do you worry about everything just a little too much, to the point where your worrying interrupts your day-to-day life? If that’s a yes, then you might have generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), a mental health condition marked by persistent, overwhelming anxiety. GAD affects 6.8 million adults in the United States, and it can develop in childhood, …

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12 Symptoms of Seizures You Probably Don’t Know

Seizures are caused by an overload of electrical activity in the brain. We tend to associate seizures with dramatic muscle spasms, but seizures can have wide-ranging symptoms everyone should be aware of to stay safe. Let’s take a look at some of the most common symptoms of a seizure… 12. Momentary Confusion Momentary confusion is …

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10 Signs That You Have Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C is a serious liver infection caused by Hepacivirus C (or HCV, the hepatitis C virus). The World Health Organization estimates that about 71 million people worldwide suffer from it, but the tricky part about it is that it rarely shows any symptoms, which leaves many cases undiagnosed. When hepatitis C does display symptoms, …

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Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease You Absolutely Need to Know

What are the early warning signs of Parkinson’s disease? As it turns out, most people don’t know enough about this medical condition that negatively impacts movement. And, an estimated 10 million people across the world are living with it. But, despite how common the condition is, most people don’t know the symptoms. Unfortunately, there is …

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