Breaking the Link Between Chronic Illness and Depression
Living with a chronic illness, such as diabetes, heart disease, cancer, or Parkinson’s disease, requires a realistic but positive outlook. It’s natural to experience sadness, anger, or uncertainty about the future, but if these feelings persist and interfere with your daily functioning, depression may be responsible.
Hispanic Americans: Fight Back Against Diabetes
Over their lifetime, more than 50% of Hispanic American adults are expected to develop type 2 diabetes, according to the CDC. It’s not easy managing such a serious condition. But the good news is that you can take action right away to better control diabetes with these key tips.
Gotta Go? Try These 6 Bladder Tips
Some people have sudden, strong urges to go, or an uncontrollable flow. Others leak fluid when they laugh, sneeze, or exercise. Millions of adults in the U.S. have these or other bladder problems—so, you shouldn’t be embarrassed about it.
Is PAD Interrupting Your Sleep?
Leg pain can be caused by a lot of different things. Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is one of them. This condition often results from plaque building up in arteries that carry blood away from the heart to the legs and other areas of the body.
5 Tips for Dating if You Have Asthma
Don’t let asthma get in the way of an active social life. There’s a lot you can do to stay comfortable, feel confident, and have fun on a date!
7 Tips for Living with Sleep Apnea
Sawing logs. Catching z’s. Grabbing some shut-eye. Whatever you call it, sleep is a big part of your life—and it plays a big role in your health. But if you have sleep apnea, sleep can be unrestful, frustrating, and even dangerous. Thankfully, you can take some steps to manage your condition and improve your quality of life.
6 Ways to Avoid Diabetes Complications
Diabetes can come with a host of complications, from nerve damage to eye problems to increased risk for heart disease and stroke. Keep diabetes under control with these strategies:
How to Deal with Long COVID
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected nearly everyone in some way. More than 4 million people lost their lives throughout the world, with more than 600,000 in the U.S. Among the millions more who got sick and survived, many still have symptoms months later.
Take Steps to Protect Your Kidneys
You’ve seen how a coffee filter keeps grounds out of your morning cup of joe. Your kidneys work much the same way, straining waste products from your blood.
Your Guide to Healthy Glucose Levels
Sugar gets a lot of guff—but the truth is, you need glucose to fuel your body’s functions. It provides power for your moving muscles, your thinking brain, and your pumping heart.