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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
Here's what happens to your body when heart disease strikes.
While Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) may sound like an imagined condition, it is very real. In fact, over 12 million people have it. RLS is a 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
Learn more about how HIV takes a toll on your immune system.
Dr. Felder explains what Crohn's Disease is and provides important information about the disease. Crohn's Disease is an inflammatory bowel disease.
Epilepsy is a brain condition known for its seizures, and this episode explores what causes a seizure and its effects on the patient.
Here's how to tell if your chest pain is angina.
Arthritis is actually an umbrella term for over 100 conditions.
Macular degeneration is a challenging disease that causes partial blindness. This happens when a part of the retina called the macular begins to fail
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
RA isn’t what you normally think of when you hear “arthritis.”
Psoriatic arthritis affects your skin and joints. In this video, psoriatic arthritis symptoms & the diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis are discussed.
What is skin cancer? There are two types of skin cancer: melanoma and non-melanoma. Melanoma is more severe than non-melanoma.
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.
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.
Here’s how to tell if your rash could actually be psoriasis—and how to get the right treatment.
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.
Heart failure doesn’t mean your heart has stopped working.
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.
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
Learn more about the herpes virus and how to ID herpes symptoms.
One of the most common sleep disorders is called Insomnia. Here are some common symptoms of insomnia and those who have problems sleeping.
As men enter middle age, some experience low testosterone, a form of hypogonadism. Dr. Paul Knoepflmacher explains the symptoms of low testosterone.
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.
You can’t 100% prevent it, but these steps can lower the risk.
Irritable bowel syndrome affects 12% of Americans.
There’s a lot left to learn, but here are the facts on this chronic pain condition.
Watch this to safeguard your skeleton.
What is colorectal cancer? Colorectal Cancer is the combined name of colon cancer and rectal cancer, located in the body's digestive system.
Dr. Sonal Chuadhry, an adult endocrinologist, explains what the thyroid gland is and what you need to know about thyroid health.
What is prostate cancer? It's a cancer that develops in the prostate gland, and there are signs of prostate cancer that you should look out for.
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.
What is whooping cough? Dr. Preeti Parikh explains what this illness is, what its symptoms are and how we can prevent and treat it.
What is Lupus? Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease. It is usually confusing to diagnose.Symptoms of lupus include rashes, joint pain, and fatigue.
The back is a complex system of muscles, bones, cartilage and nerves. Back pains can range from dulls pains, to constant aches to sharp pains.
Rosacea affects 16 million Americans of every age and ethnicity. It is a disorder of the blood vessels of the skin that causes redness in the face. Th
The key to a healthy erection: good circulation and blood flow.
What is the flu? Is the flu preventable? Dr. Holly Atkinson answers these questions and provides a unique look at the flu infection in this video.
In this video, Dr. Preeti Parikh explains what is Aortis Stenosis. Aortic Stenosis is a common condition that affects a valve in the heart.
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
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.
Here’s how to not let jet lag symptoms ruin your vacay.
What to know about bone density testing and more.
In this video, Dr. Paul Knoepflmacher discusses prostate cancer treatment & tips on preventing prostate cancer. Watchful waiting is a common treatment
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.
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.
Dark or fair, dry or oily—this guide covers it all.
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Learn how to prevent a cold, as well as methods of treating a cold. One such common cold treatment is over the counter cold medications.
Good circulation is a vital part of a healthy erection.
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. Bobby Buka explains how to keep your skin protected to prevent skin cancer. He also shares the ways to spot and treat skin cancer.
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
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
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.
There are several stroke prevention methods that you can take, as well as a variety of methods for treating a stroke if you are suffering from one.
The best way to prevent the thinning of bones is weight bearing exercises and a well-balanced diet.
Meningitis spread is possible since it's contagious. In the video, hear meningitis facts on how to prevent the condition & on the meningitis vaccine.
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
In this video, Dr. Holly Atkinson explains how to prevent COPD, and outlines processes for diagnosing COPD, such as a PFT (pulmonary function test).
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.
A gout-related flare-up can be painful, but prevention of gout comes from medication and a change in diet. Gout treatment includes NSAIDs.
The first step in preventing migraines is a correctly diagnosis. Your doctor will ask about your family and medical history and will likely run some r
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
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
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.
Dermatologists follow these rules for slathering on sunscreen—why shouldn’t you?
Though melanoma is the most serious form of skin cancer, it is preventable. Dr. Pavlick explains steps for melanoma prevention, focusing on sun safety
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
Hank Johnson, a congressman representing Georgia’s 4th District, shares his story about getting diagnosed with hepatitis C.
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.
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 Episode One of TrueChampions Type 2 Diabetes, we meet Jill, a mother of three and former dancer who was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes.
Amy shares her father’s struggle with diabetes & her own journey with type 1 diabetes. She discusses her diabetes blog, her website & her book.
Hear Sandy's cancer story of his experience being diagnosed with non-hodgkins lymphoma. He describes his experience & going through cancer treatment.
Meet Lyndsay Wright, a young woman who is battling multiple sclerosis, an unpredictable, often disabling central nervous system disease.
In this episode of True Champions, Manny Hernandez shares his personal experience of his diabetes diagnosis and living with diabetes.
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 episode 1 of True Champions, American country music singer Julie Roberts shares her personal experience of how she discovered she had multiple scle
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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, Bill and Gray discuss how high cholesterol has affected their family.
Scott Davis shares his story of how his personal experience with HIV & AIDS that led him to becoming Program Coordinator of the Asylum Project.
Join LaRee Etter as she discuss her experience living with depression. LaRee is a blogger, runner, and mental health advocate.
Julie Hersh is a wife, mother, author, advocate and also a person living with depression. Julie shares her deeply personal experience in this video.
In this episode of True Champions, Christie shares her story of when she learned of her multiple sclerosis diagnosis.
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In this episode of True Champions Depression, we meet Erin, who is a writer, artist, and mental health advocate suffering from depression.
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
Hear the symptoms and treatment options this patient experienced when dealing with acid reflux, heartburn and GERD for years.
In this video, Amanda Dunbar tells her personal success story of how she quit smoking after twelve years of smoking cigarettes.
In this episode of True Life Story, Brooke shares her personal experience of her battle with Stage 4 colon cancer.
In this video, Lori discusses her personal experience with finding out she was going through menopause.
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 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
Mark, a Multiple Myeloma patient from Zimbabwe, tells us his story about his Multiple Myeloma treatment and his experience living with the condition.
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
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 the video above, Jim shares his personal story of discovering he had testicular cancer and the journey through chemotherapy treatment that followed
Senator Debbie Halvorson reveal what she wishes she knew before treating HPV. Learn about her early life, diagnosis and treatment process.
Calcium supplements are just part of the equation.
In this True Life Story Breast Cancer, Jacqueline shares her experience of being diagnosed, treated, using radiation & chemotherapy and recovery
In this video, Helen shares her personal story of living with depression. She discusses ways to deal with depression and treating depression.
In this video, Kathleen shares her personal story on what it is like to live a full life with migraines.
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.
In this episode of True Life Story, Shonda Schilling shares her skin cancer story & brings melanoma awareness through her SHADE foundation.
What you need to know about having an enlarged prostate.
Dr. Isabel Blumberg explains pregnancy symptoms you can expect during the first trimester, including morning sickness, exhaustion, and cramping.
“LOL bye.” —your tampon, probably
Periods: A pain in the … back?
We need to have a talk about “period poops.”
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Make the most of your gyno visit.
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Meds might not be the first prescription.
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Do #1 after your evening shower.
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“It’s taught me to be stronger.”
For starters, each day looks a little different than the one before it.
Having the right support makes all the difference.
“Type 1 is not something that should hold us back.”
Knowing your blood glucose levels may be crucial to your diabetes management.
Here's how to exercise safely and avoid low blood sugar.
Even a small amount on the scale makes a big difference.
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.
This trick for reading food labels makes counting carbs way easier.
High blood sugar also takes a toll on your ticker.
Get the facts on different kinds of cancer surgery.
What is chemo? In this video, Dr. Keri Peterson explains how chemotherapy works. This cancer treatment option is used to shrink the size of cancer.
Lung cancer type informs treatment, so get educated.
It’s not just lumps you should be looking out for.
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
Are these sleep problems making you toss and turn?
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.
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Laughter therapy is a thing. Here’s what it can do.
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Even your shower temp could play a role.
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Mom always said a glass of warm milk helps you fall asleep.
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