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How do you kill food cravings?

How do you kill food cravings?

Food cravings are intense, sometimes irresistible urges to eat. A person usually desires a specific food or taste. Foods high in sugars or other carbohydrates commonly cause cravings, and these can be especially difficult to control. Sweet foods and those rich in...
How to treat and prevent ingrown leg hairs

How to treat and prevent ingrown leg hairs

Pharmacy and Medication Know your medicine and arm yourself with information about your prescription therapy to ensure effective treatment, keep you safe, and help you to be aware of potential problems.  Your Pharmacist is also an excellent medication consultant, if...

How to tell if it is a bruise or a blood clot

Heart Health Blood clots and bruises both affect the blood vessels, but they have some significant differences. A bruise is a noticeable mark on the skin that generally resolves over time. A blood clot is a clump of blood that has formed in deeper tissue or within a...
What is a lipoma?

What is a lipoma?

A lipoma is a lump under the skin that occurs due to an overgrowth of fat cells. Doctors consider lipomas to be benign tumors, which means that they are non-cancerous growths. However, people may wish to remove a lipoma that causes pain, complications, or other...

Signs of alcohol withdrawal syndrome

Alcohol withdrawal syndrome is the group of symptoms that can develop when someone with alcohol use disorder suddenly stops drinking. Alcohol use disorder was formerly known as alcohol addiction or alcoholism. If a person regularly drinks too much alcohol, their body...
Signs of alcohol withdrawal syndrome

Signs of alcohol withdrawal syndrome

Your Health Alcohol withdrawal syndrome is the group of symptoms that can develop when someone with alcohol use disorder suddenly stops drinking. Alcohol use disorder was formerly known as alcohol addiction or alcoholism. If a person regularly drinks too much alcohol,...
What is refeeding?

What is refeeding?

Addiction Refeeding syndrome can develop when someone who is malnourished begins to eat again. The syndrome occurs because of the reintroduction of glucose, or sugar. As the body digests and metabolizes food again, this can cause sudden shifts in the balance of...
What does chondrodermatitis mean?

What does chondrodermatitis mean?

Your Skin Chondrodermatitis nodularis helicis is an inflammatory skin condition that affects the ear. It causes a painful bump to develop on the top rim or helix of the ear or the curved piece of cartilage just inside, known as the antihelix. The condition,...
What to know about non-fasting triglyceride tests

What to know about non-fasting triglyceride tests

Heart Health A triglyceride test, part of a cholesterol panel, is a blood test that measures the levels of triglycerides in the blood. Triglyceride levels may be measured either when a person is fasting or not fasting. Triglyceride levels in the blood increase after a...
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