Depression is an extremely common mood disorder, but its diagnosis is less straightforward than you may think. Here is what a diagnosing doctor will look out for.
There might not be a lab test for depression, but lab tests may be part of the diagnostic process as your doctor seeks to rule conditions that can mimic or cause depression in or out. What do you need to know?
The words "anxiety" and "depression" are often uttered in the same breath, as if they were the same thing. They're not, but an alarming amount of people does have both. How can you tell the difference, and what treatment is available if you have both?
It has long been recognized that nutrition can have an impact upon your oral health and in particular on your gums and revitalization of tooth bones.
Antihistamines work by getting rid of histamines, a substance the body makes when you have an allergic reaction. Can they help you treat a cold or flu?
Are you "just" sad, or are you clinically depressed? It may be hard to tell the difference in some cases, but a look at the diagnostic criteria for depression and your personal situation will usually help you figure it out.
Stem cells are a hot topic, and with clinical trials now underway, they may one day be used as an effective treatment for Parkinson's disease. What do patients need to know?
Many Parkinson's disease patients turn to alternative medicine, including supplements, in a bid to improve their symptoms. What might help, and why should you speak to your doctor even before starting on a simple supplement?
While no medication can cure the flu or a cold, plenty of drugs can help you feel better. What should you know?
Periodontitis is a common condition which, according to recent research, may be associated with infertility. This may be due to a number of factors such as periodontal-specific bacteria and widepread inflammation in the body resulting from the disease.