Dr. Sonal Chuadhry, an adult endocrinologist, explains what the thyroid gland is and what you need to know about thyroid health.
In this video, Dr. Preeti Parikh explains what is Aortis Stenosis. Aortic Stenosis is a common condition that affects a valve in the heart.
Learn more about the herpes virus and how to ID herpes symptoms.
What is skin cancer? There are two types of skin cancer: melanoma and non-melanoma. Melanoma is more severe than non-melanoma.
Here's how to tell if your chest pain is angina.
What is asthma? In this video, Dr. Preeti Parikh explains what exactly happens during an asthma attack, as well as what causes an asthma attack.
The key to a healthy erection: good circulation and blood flow.
Heart failure doesn’t mean your heart has stopped working.
In the United States, more than 30% of adults are obese. Aside from diet and exercise there are medical options like bariatric surgery. Bariatric surg
While Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) may sound like an imagined condition, it is very real.
What is whooping cough? Dr. Preeti Parikh explains what this illness is, what its symptoms are and how we can prevent and treat it.
Alzheimer’s is a disease that affects the brain, and is accompanied by memory loss symptoms. Doctors still do not know Alzheimer's cause, however.
RA isn’t what you normally think of when you hear “arthritis.”
In this video, Dr. Anna Pavlick explains melanoma, the most serious type of skin cancer. Dr. Pavlick also explains why melanoma is on the rise today.
What is DVT? DVT stands for deep vein thrombosis and occurs when a blood clot develops in a deep vein, and if it breaks loose it is called an embolus.
What is colorectal cancer? Colorectal Cancer is the combined name of colon cancer and rectal cancer, located in the body's digestive system.
What is Lupus? Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease. It is usually confusing to diagnose.Symptoms of lupus include rashes, joint pain, and fatigue.
Here’s how to tell if your rash could actually be psoriasis—and how to get the right treatment.
Learn more about how HIV takes a toll on your immune system.
Severe snoring can be a sign of a serious disorder called sleep apnea. Dr. Snyderman explains that there are three types of apnea, obstructive apnea
Here's what happens to your body when heart disease strikes.
Psoriatic arthritis affects your skin and joints. In this video, psoriatic arthritis symptoms & the diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis are discussed.
Macular degeneration is a challenging disease that causes partial blindness. This happens when a part of the retina called the macular begins to fail
HPV is a very common virus spread through sexual contact. It is also the most common cause of cervical cancer. Learn more about HPV in this video
Metastatic melanoma isn’t the most common type of skin cancer but it is the most dangerous, as the melanoma cells spread to other parts of the body.
As men enter middle age, some experience low testosterone, a form of hypogonadism. Dr. Paul Knoepflmacher explains the symptoms of low testosterone.
What is gout? Gout is a common inflammatory arthritis. Gout symptoms are often brought on by diet, and include inflammation and pain of your joints.
Irritable bowel syndrome affects 12% of Americans.
You can’t 100% prevent it, but these steps can lower the risk.
Epilepsy is a brain condition known for its seizures, and this episode explores what causes a seizure and its effects on the patient.
There’s a lot left to learn, but here are the facts on this chronic pain condition.
Some people experience dry eyes all the time. Dry eyes can affect your vision and productivity, this video describes dry eye symptoms and causes
One of the most common sleep disorders is called Insomnia. Here are some common symptoms of insomnia and those who have problems sleeping.
Arthritis is actually an umbrella term for over 100 conditions.
Though melanoma is the most serious form of skin cancer, it is preventable. Dr. Pavlick explains steps for melanoma prevention, focusing on sun safety
There are a number of prevention steps to lower your risk of herpes. While there is no herpes cure, watch here for tips to prevent & treat herpes
There are a few simple things you can do to minimize the effects of jet lag - here are six simple tips to do just that.
The good thing about indoor allergies is that the environment is much easier to control. It is important to know what causes your negative reaction, s
Dark or fair, dry or oily—this guide covers it all.
Getting hurt at home is unfortunately a common occurrence. Luckily there are steps to take to make sure your house is as safe as possible. In the vide
You don’t still believe these, right?
In this video, learn how to prevent DVT with Dr. Preeti Parikh who shares some tips on how you can keep yourself free of DVT.
The best way to protect yourself from HPV is to avoid direct contact with the virus. Visible genital warts could be a sign of Human Papilloma Virus.
An enterovirus infection is displayed by a number of symptoms, including a fever and runny nose. The D68 strain is the most severe & affects children.
While some back injuries cannot be avoided, like an accident or a sickness, there are steps you can take to prevent developing pain in your back.
The best way to prevent the thinning of bones is weight bearing exercises and a well-balanced diet.
One of the most important ways to prevent shift work sleep disorder is to practice good sleep hygiene. This includes developing a consistent bedtime r
Dermatologists follow these rules for slathering on sunscreen—why shouldn’t you?
In this video, Dr. Bobby Buka explains how to keep your skin protected to prevent skin cancer. He also shares the ways to spot and treat skin cancer.
Good circulation is a vital part of a healthy erection.
A gout-related flare-up can be painful, but prevention of gout comes from medication and a change in diet. Gout treatment includes NSAIDs.
Here’s how to not let jet lag symptoms ruin your vacay.
Dr. Parikh overviews sun safety tips for your children on how to avoid the damaging effects of sunburn. Ensure you always use sunscreen for children.
In this video, Dr. Holly Atkinson explains how to prevent COPD, and outlines processes for diagnosing COPD, such as a PFT (pulmonary function test).
In this video, Dr. Paul Knoepflmacher discusses prostate cancer treatment & tips on preventing prostate cancer. Watchful waiting is a common treatment
For some people, pets can cause health problems ranging from an annoying stuffy nose to a serious asthma attack. In fact, it is estimated that around
There is no cure for acne and most of us will experience a breakout from time to time. Dr. Bobby Buka shares a few tips on how to prevent acne.
Meningitis spread is possible since it's contagious. In the video, hear meningitis facts on how to prevent the condition & on the meningitis vaccine.
The Ebola virus is very contagious & Ebola transmission can occur in many ways. It's best look for symptoms of the Ebola virus to prevent transmission
If you are diagnosed with mild sleep apnea there are steps you can take now to help fight off the condition. In this video, Dr. Snyderman discusses
In this video, Michelle describes her life with Restless Legs Syndrome.
Alison Feller is a runner, writer, and Crohn's disease advocate and she talks about her experience blogging about her life with Crohn's disease.
In this video, Amanda Dunbar tells her personal success story of how she quit smoking after twelve years of smoking cigarettes.
Join LaRee Etter as she discuss her experience living with depression. LaRee is a blogger, runner, and mental health advocate.
In Episode One of TrueChampions Type 2 Diabetes, we meet Jill, a mother of three and former dancer who was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes.
In this episode of True Champions Depression, we meet Erin, who is a writer, artist, and mental health advocate suffering from depression.
In this episode of True Champions Rheumatoid Arthritis, Melinda Winner shares her personal story of how she created the Traveling Arthritis Basket for
In the video above, Jim shares his personal story of discovering he had testicular cancer and the journey through chemotherapy treatment that followed
In this video, Lori discusses her personal experience with finding out she was going through menopause.
For those with Asperger's syndrome, not all Asperger's symptoms are alike. In this video, Shonda Schilling speaks of her son's diagnosis & experiences
In this episode of True Champions, Karen shares her personal story of how she first learned she had hepatitis C. Karen was so shocked that she thought
In this episode of True Life Story, Wendy shares her cancer story with osteosarcoma. When chemo didn't work, she had to get a leg amputation.
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In this episode of True Life Story, Tony shares his experience with having knee problems starting in high school. Tony’s knee became so bad that he de
In this episode of True Life Story, Amy shares her personal cancer story with an extremely rare form of cancer. Rare cancers can be difficult to treat
In this episode of True Champions, Christie shares her story of when she learned of her multiple sclerosis diagnosis.
In this episode of True Life Story, Shonda Schilling shares her skin cancer story & brings melanoma awareness through her SHADE foundation.
In this video, Helen shares her personal story of living with depression. She discusses ways to deal with depression and treating depression.
Scott Davis shares his story of how his personal experience with HIV & AIDS that led him to becoming Program Coordinator of the Asylum Project.
Hypertension is serious when not taken care of. Listen to this patients story on being diagnosed and treated for hypertension & high blood pressure
Ami shares her story on adult onset asthma. She talks about her first asthma attacks, how it affected her, and how she now is in control of her life.
Hank Johnson, a congressman representing Georgia’s 4th District, shares his story about getting diagnosed with hepatitis C.
Mark, a Multiple Myeloma patient from Zimbabwe, tells us his story about his Multiple Myeloma treatment and his experience living with the condition.
Senator Debbie Halvorson reveal what she wishes she knew before treating HPV. Learn about her early life, diagnosis and treatment process.
In this episode of True Life Story, Dan shares his personal story of having a heart attack and talks about how this experience changed his life.
Health and wellness expert High Voltage introduces us to Ramona, a teenager who lost over 50 pounds, thanks to a change in diet and lifestyle. “Kids
Hear the symptoms and treatment options this patient experienced when dealing with acid reflux, heartburn and GERD for years.
“I have a tendency to try to find the good in things.”
Meet Lyndsay Wright, a young woman who is battling multiple sclerosis, an unpredictable, often disabling central nervous system disease.
Jason's experience living with MS. He was diagnosed with primary progressive MS, It is a rarer form of multiple sclerosis that affects daily activity
In this True Life Story Breast Cancer, Jacqueline shares her experience of being diagnosed, treated, using radiation & chemotherapy and recovery
In episode 1 of True Champions, American country music singer Julie Roberts shares her personal experience of how she discovered she had multiple scle
In this episode of True Life Story, Bill and Gray discuss how high cholesterol has affected their family.
Calcium supplements are just part of the equation.
In this episode of True Champions, Manny Hernandez shares his personal experience of his diabetes diagnosis and living with diabetes.
Hear Sandy's cancer story of his experience being diagnosed with non-hodgkins lymphoma. He describes his experience & going through cancer treatment.
In this episode of True Life Story, Brooke shares her personal experience of her battle with Stage 4 colon cancer.
In this video, Richard shares his personal story recounting his poor sleep history. He then talks about the steps he took to discover he had slee
Amy shares her father’s struggle with diabetes & her own journey with type 1 diabetes. She discusses her diabetes blog, her website & her book.
Julie Hersh is a wife, mother, author, advocate and also a person living with depression. Julie shares her deeply personal experience in this video.
What you need to know about having an enlarged prostate.
A prostate cancer diagnosis can be scary. The recommended prostate cancer treatment is watchful waiting, which is used for slow growing cancers.
1 in 9 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during their lifetime.
Setting aside “you time” may be healthier than you think.
Some risk factors you can’t control … but others you can.
Here’s what doctors look for when diagnosing the most common cancer in men.
“It is absolutely possible in patients with prostate cancer to cure it.”
“You’re very likely to be cured and you may be monitored to be assured of that.”
“LOL bye.” —your tampon, probably
Periods: A pain in the … back?
We need to have a talk about “period poops.”
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Um, there better be a good explanation for this torture.
Don’t let your uterus win this battle.
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Who knew hormones had so much power?
Here are the perks of a reusable period product.
Dysmenorrhea is real—and has a real impact on your quality of life.
“Endometriosis pain is like a gut-wrenching bomb that goes off in your insides.”
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Hot flashes and skin changes and sleep issues, oh my!
Those cold, metal duck lips are going WHERE?!
The female reproductive system is delicate and complex. The key to family planning is knowledge and preparation. In this video, Dr. Blumberg reviews
Dr. Isabel Blumberg explains pregnancy symptoms you can expect during the first trimester, including morning sickness, exhaustion, and cramping.
In this episode of Health Insights, Dr. Kevin Plancher talks about different knee replacement surgeries including realignment, partial knee replacemen
Your bones will thank you for paying attention to these.
These treatment options can help prevent bone loss.
Boost your bone health by getting the facts straight.
Women are affected by low bone density at much higher rates than men.
When it comes to exercise and bone health, either move it or lose it.
Exercise helps keep bones strong, but these moves are a no-go.
Don’t let fear of fractures keep you from having a healthy fitness routine.
These moves can be done anytime, anywhere—no equipment required.
Bones are much more complex than they look.
These tests are the only way to reveal bone health before fracture occurs.
Good habits today can save your bones tomorrow.
It’s a myth that osteoporosis is just a natural part of aging.
It’s not just needing to pee all the time.
In this video, Dr. Preeti Parikh explains atrial fibrillation diagnosis and the tests your doctor may run through. She also discusses AF risk factors.
Proper treatment is necessary to reduce your risk of stroke.
Here’s what AFib is doing to your ticker.
Meds might not be the first prescription.
You have the power to improve your cholesterol levels.
New Medication Treatment Options for Atrial Fibrillation
What is insulin and what does insulin do? Here are 5 facts you should know about how insulin works.
If you have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, you may be prescribed Amaryl. Amaryl is a sulfonylurea medication used to lower blood sugar.
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This trick for reading food labels makes counting carbs way easier.
Here's how to exercise safely and avoid low blood sugar.
You can imbibe when you have diabetes, but follow these tips to protect your health.
“I try not to be afraid of lows.”
Do #1 after your evening shower.
Don’t let diabetes hold you back from that much-needed vacation.
Knowing your blood glucose levels may be crucial to your diabetes management.
Even a small amount on the scale makes a big difference.
It’s not just lumps you should be looking out for.
How exactly does chemo fight cancer, anyway?
Lung cancer type informs treatment, so get educated.
Get the facts on different kinds of cancer surgery.
Over 6 million Americans work non-traditional hours, also know as the night shift. The sleep/wake cycle is controlled by a section of the brain called
Treatments for shift work sleep disorder include light therapy and prescription medications. In this video, Dr. Paul Knoepflmacher explains the d
Lauren Hale from the National Sleep Foundation gives some expert sleep tips for shift workers to make sure you get the rest you need.
Although sleep apnea is very common, most people do not know they have it. In this video, Dr. Snyderman explains the signs, symptoms and risk factors
If you think you may have sleep apnea, ask yourself the following questions: Does your snoring awaken you at night? Do you have a dry mouth, sore thro
In this video, Richard shares his personal story of living with sleep apnea. He shows his CPAP machine and demonstrates how it helps keep him asleep a
We’ve all been there, lying wide-eyed in the middle of the night counting sheep. But what if there was a simple, scientific reason for your insomnia?
Your bedtime ritual will pay off tomorrow.
A better night's sleep could mean stronger muscles.
How do you know if you should start taking a sleep aid or supplement like Melatonin? Here are the basics on sleep medication and when to use it.
There’s a reciprocal relationship between the two.
Sleep is great for a healthy heart. A Cardiologist explains why sleep is important for those at risk of heart disease, and tips to sleep well.
Getting kids to sleep at night can seem like constant battle. But you are not alone; 76% of parents are not happy with their child’s sleep habits.
Setting a bedtime routine is essential to keeping children well rested. In the video above, parenting expert and author Ann Pleshette Murphy explains
Sleep and exercise are important in helping symptoms of depression. Exercise can elevate your mood and sleep can help you deal with tough situations.
If you are suffering from RLS, don’t fight the urge to move your legs; it will only make things worse. Massage your legs and be sure to avoid caffeine
In this episode of 2 For U, Jennifer Gilardi discusses the importance of creating a comfortable bedroom space. She recommends removing all electronics
There’s a reason you should keep your power naps to about 20 minutes long.
Experts recommend changing your pillow every two years for more restful sleep. An ideal pillow will support your head and neck in the same neutral pos
Falling asleep comes easy when your stress free. Next time you are stressed and can't sleep try these techniques.
It is great to squeeze in a workout every day but what about right before bedtime? While it does create increased blood flow and raise core body tempe
For starters, use your bed for sleep and sex only.
Here are the pros and cons of the most common sleep positions.
Is chronic pain keeping you up at night? Natalie Dautovich from the National Sleep Foundation explains chronic pain and sleep
Sleepy brains do not make the best decisions. Here's how sleep affects your brain function.
A healthy heart and a good night's sleep go hand in hand. The National Sleep Foundation explains how heart health and sleep are closely related.
How much sleep do you need? Lauren Hale from the National Sleep Foundation reviews the importance of sleep and how much you need at every age
Here are some expert tips for sleep training and maintaining steady sleep schedules for your children to improve their sleep quality every night.
It is important that your bedroom is relaxing when you go to sleep. Here are some bedroom ideas to create a space that will help you sleep easier.
It’s nice and cozy until someone steals the covers.
This episode gives tips and options for napping like a pro, even when you’re at the office!
How many hours of sleep you need each night based on your age.
Whether you sleep on your back or your side, this episode offers tips for how to pick out the mattress that’s perfect for you.
Think your dreams are crazy? Chances are they’re more normal than you think.
Misconceptions about sleep could rob you of a good night’s rest.
Learn which foods may help you sleep better—and which to avoid.
Positive psychology and wellness coach Kayleigh Pleas explains the benefits of training your mind and leads a guided meditation.
Relaxing the body might be just what you need to put a stop to insomnia.
Forget counting sheep! Try these yoga moves before bed.
You’re not imagining it: Eczema symptoms do get worse at night.
Got insomnia? It’s not just you: sleep disorders are very common with ADHD.
Is your daily nap actually doing you any favors?
Barefoot ain’t best, at least according to science.
Here’s why Europeans started sewing socks on their PJs.
Could this little tweak end your nighttime rumbles?
Lacking shut-eye? These bad habits could be why.
How can you rest if you can’t even breathe?
Don’t wait for an odor before tossing them in the wash.
If you’re not getting good-quality slumber, your blood sugar could suffer.
Lack of Zzzs affects more than you realize.
See how sleep savvy you are with these questions.
These could be the source of your shivers.
Pediatricians share how to help your baby sleep—so you can too.
Lack of sleep affects your heart health more than you think.
Long-term anxiety can affect your well-being from head to toe.
Tired teen? Here’s how to troubleshoot your teen’s sleep issues.
Sleepy teen? Help them catch much-needed Zzzs with these doc-approved tips.
And their smartphone may not be at fault.
How to troubleshoot your little one’s biggest sleep troubles, according to pediatricians.
Sure, your frequent bathroom breaks could be due to drinking too much water. But you should pay attention to these other possible explanations.
The beyond-tired feeling you get with rheumatoid arthritis doesn’t have to be debilitating. Here’s how you can handle it better.
Snoring might be an obvious symptom, but it’s not the only one to pay attention to.
No one should have to toss and turn their way to dreamland.
Sometimes, getting to the bottom of your fatigue is about way more than simply getting enough sleep at night.
Get ready: You’re gonna want to curl up on the couch after reading this.
And no, we’re not talking about reading an Instagram or Facebook feed.
Laughter therapy is a thing. Here’s what it can do.
Put. Down. The. iPhone.
Lack of quality Zzzs can make your menopause worse.
Even your shower temp could play a role.
Love dreaming? You can thank REM for that.
Mom always said a glass of warm milk helps you fall asleep.
There’s so much more to health than numbers on the scale.
How to know if your sleepless nights could mean something more.
That 6 a.m. alarm doesn’t have to feel like torture.
That construction site is no match for a noise machine.
Let’s talk about a little thing called “deep touch pressure therapy.”
Sleep affects fibro symptoms, and fibro symptoms affect your sleep.
A toasty bedroom can seriously impact your sleep quality.
This sleep hack may help you get a rosy, well-rested glow.
About 75% of kids with ADHD suffer from a sleep disorder.
Combining these two breathing disorders can wreak havoc on sleep.
Bonus: A good night’s sleep may help you achieve your other goals, too.
Put the “buddy system” to work with these health goals.
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