Overactive bladder (OAB) is the name given to a group of urinary problems, including stress incontinence, frequent urination or waking more than once in the night to urinate. OAB usually results in a strong, sudden need to urinate that can't be controlled or predicted, and many people with overactive bladder experience anxiety about getting to the bathroom on time.
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Eczema is a skin condition characterized by dry, rough, itchy patches of skin, most often seen on hands, neck, legs, and face. Scratching can lead to crusted sores, and should be avoided. Eczema can be itchy and painful, especially during dry or colder months, but there are some things you can do to make living with eczema more tolerable.
Preventing eczema flare ups can sometimes be as...read more
Getting a high school diploma used to require sitting in a classroom or taking home school classes. There weren't really any other options if you wanted an actual diploma instead of a GED.
Today there is another option: getting a high school diploma online.
Online high schools are becoming more popular as more and more people seek the advantages of having a high school...
Most people experience depression at one point or another. This temporary period of depression is normal, and usually goes away with time. Major depressive disorder, on the other hand, is a long-term medical illness that affects how people behave, feel, and think. Those coping with this illness have trouble going about their day-to-day lives, feeling isolated and unworthy of their...read more
Herpes is a common sexually transmitted disease that can affect the genitals or the mouth. It is estimated that 1 in 4 adults in America have genital herpes, and a whopping 8 out of 10 have oral herpes. While there is no cure for herpes, treatment options are available to prevent or eliminate outbreaks, though it can still be spread to others even when no symptoms are present. Many more people...read more
Osteoarthritis is one of the most common forms of chronic joint pain. Also the most common form of arthritis, osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease that happens from the overuse of the joints over time. Frequently caused from athletics, injury, excessive weight gain, and aging,osteoarthritis is a gradual breakdown of the cartilage surroundingthe bones located at the joints where the...read more
Diarrhea is the butt of many jokes in many comedy movies. Yes, that bad pun was intended. Diarrhea in a comedy is good for a laugh, but if you happen to have diarrhea in real life it isn't a laughing matter. While diarrhea is very common and not usually not very serious at all it can quite uncomfortable. Diarrhea sometimes comes at the worse time such as when you're on vacation. You end up...read more
LCD, or liquid-crystal-display televisions, use LCD display technology, which works by encasing liquid crystals between polarized glass panels and using a light source (LED or CCFL being the most common) to create an image on the screen. Because LCD TVs offer high picture quality and are relatively affordable, they have become one of the most popular types of TV on the market today, with...read more
Guacamole is a relatively simple dish, often served as a topping for tacos, enchiladas and other foods, or as a dip served with warm tortilla chips. Despite its simplicity, people seem to love a great guacamole. Of all the Mexican food dishes one could prepare, guacamole is by far the simplest to make and most difficult to get wrong. Because guacamole is so popular, a quick search online will...read more
As social media go, right now Facebook is truly kind, with Google (and Google plus) trying to make more waves by buying up sites like YouTube and intregrating it into the site. Twitter is moving up fast on Facebook, gaining more member everyday and adding more features, with new ones in the planning. Even Instagram is regaining some of the ground lost after a recent price stummble. But one of...read more
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a digestive disorder that causes abdominal cramping, pain, gas, bloating, and changes in bowel movements (alternating between loose stools or diarrhea and constipation). IBS most often occurs in the teens to early adulthood, and it affects more women than men. It is thought to be a lifelong disorder.
No one is sure what causes IBS, but it is...read more
Theme parks have been entertaining Americans since the early 1900's. Back in those days the early roller coasters wowed crowds with its exhilarating dips and climbs. Times have changed since then. Mainly the size and scope of the amusement rides. Some roller coasters reaching towering heights and speeds that would rival a race car. While many things have changed with theme...read more