Blood pressure is force created by the heart as it pumps blood throughout the body. If high blood pressure is left untreated it can cause a stroke.
What is cellulite? While we may think cellulite is only found in people who are overweight, Dr. Snyderman explains what causes cellulite and what you
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
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
Dr. Felder explains what Crohn's Disease is and provides important information about the disease. Crohn's Disease is an inflammatory bowel disease.
One of the most common sleep disorders is called Insomnia. Here are some common symptoms of insomnia and those who have problems sleeping.
What is MDD? Major Depressive Disorder (or MDD) is prolonged depression.Two common symptoms include sadness and loss of interest in daily activities.
What is skin cancer? There are two types of skin cancer: melanoma and non-melanoma. Melanoma is more severe than non-melanoma.
Dr. Granpeesheh discusses what is autism, and helps viewers in understanding autism by providing autism facts and possible symptoms of autism.
Want to know what is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease? Watch this video with Dr. Holly Atkinson who explains what COPD is.
Osteoporosis is a condition that causes bone fragility due to loss of mass. It affects 10 million people 80% of which are women.
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 the flu? Is the flu preventable? Dr. Holly Atkinson answers these questions and provides a unique look at the flu infection in this video.
What is multiple sclerosis? It’s a chronic neurological disease that affects the central nervous system.
What is a stroke? There are two types of strokes, but the signs of a stroke are similar for both. The types are ischemic and hemorrhagic.
Macular degeneration is a challenging disease that causes partial blindness. This happens when a part of the retina called the macular begins to fail
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
What is overactive bladder? In this video, Dr. Holly Atkinson explains how the bladder works and what having an overactive bladder means for you.
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.
Cholesterol is a natural substance found in foods & created by our bodies to build & maintain our cells. Too much can cause a heart attack or stroke.
What is arthritis? In this video, arthritis risk factors are discussed, as well as what happens to your joints when inflicted with arthritis.
What is Fibromyalgia? This is a syndrome that affects the muscles and soft tissue, this is primarily a long term or chronic disorder.
Psoriatic arthritis affects your skin and joints. In this video, psoriatic arthritis symptoms & the diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis are discussed.
What is colorectal cancer? Colorectal Cancer is the combined name of colon cancer and rectal cancer, located in the body's digestive system.
Congestive heart failure is a chronic progressive condition that causes the heart to weaken. There are two types of heart failure systolic & diastolic
Dr. Sonal Chuadhry, an adult endocrinologist, explains what the thyroid gland is and what you need to know about thyroid health.
What is atrial fibrillation? AFib is an irregular and often rapid heartbeat. There are several atrial fibrillation symptoms to look out for.
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
As women age, their bodies also change. This is know as menopause, or the end of menstruation.
HIV, or human immunodeficiency disorder, attacks the immune system and makes it difficult for the body to fight infection.
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia is the non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate glands. As the prostate enlarges, it can squeeze down on the urethra. In
Only 5% of men with erectile dysfunction seek help. In this video, Dr. Paul Knoepflmacher explains how erectile dysfunction affects your body.
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.
Herpes is a common sexual virus in men and women. Watch Dr. Blumberg explain what herpes is and herpes symptoms such as cold sores.
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.
What is angina? Angina is a medical term for chest pain caused by the heart. There're 4 major types of angina, each with different angina symptoms.
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.
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
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.
What causes depression results from a variety of factors. The depression symptom you're experiencing may be due to your brain chemistry.
What is psoriasis? Psoriasis is a condition that develops when the immune system malfunctions. There are 6 different types of psoriasis.
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.
Some people experience dry eyes all the time. Dry eyes can affect your vision and productivity, this video describes dry eye symptoms and causes
The heart is the most important muscle in your entire body. When you develop heart disease, it does not work as it should and a number of problems dev
Migraines affect more than 35 million Americans.There are multiple migraine symptoms. Migraine headaches are often felt on one side of the brain.
Stress is a word used to describe how a person reacts to different situations and environments around them. As Dr. Keri Peterson explains...
Rheumatoid arthritis affects people of all ages. It is one of the most severe types of arthritis and affects your whole body. In the worst cases of th
SIDS is the leading cause of death of infants between one month and one year old. Dr. Parikh explains some measures you can take to help prevent SIDS.
Inflammatory bowel disease consists of 2 forms: Crohn's disease and Ulcerative Colitis. Inflammatory bowel disease symptoms depend on the form.
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 ADHD and what are the risk factors or ADHD causes? These questions are explored in this video by Dr. Preeti Parikh.
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.
In this video, Dr. Preeti Parikh explains what is Aortis Stenosis. Aortic Stenosis is a common condition that affects a valve in the heart.
As men enter middle age, some experience low testosterone, a form of hypogonadism. Dr. Paul Knoepflmacher explains the symptoms of low testosterone.
Irritable Bowl Syndrome (IBS) is a painful and frustrating condition. Some irritable bowel syndrome symptoms often include bloating and discomfort.
Ulcerative colitis is when the large intestine becomes inflamed. Symptoms of ulcerative colitis depend of the different types of ulcerative colitis.
What is Lupus? Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease. It is usually confusing to diagnose.Symptoms of lupus include rashes, joint pain, and fatigue.
Ankylosing Spondylitis is an inflammatory disease that typically affects the spine but can also affect other joints and organs throughout the body.
In this episode of True Life Story, Brooke shares her personal experience of her battle with Stage 4 colon cancer.
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, Dan shares his personal story of having a heart attack and talks about how this experience changed his life.
In this video, Michelle describes her life with Restless Legs Syndrome.
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 Life Story, Amy shares her personal cancer story with an extremely rare form of cancer. Rare cancers can be difficult to treat
In this True Life Story Breast Cancer, Jacqueline shares her experience of being diagnosed, treated, using radiation & chemotherapy and recovery
In this episode of True Life Story, Tessa shares her personal experience of living with rheumatoid arthritis. For Tessa, symptoms began as early as ag
In this episode of True Life Story, Shonda Schilling shares her skin cancer story & brings melanoma awareness through her SHADE foundation.
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
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, 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 this video, Lori discusses her personal experience with finding out she was going through menopause.
In this video, Helen shares her personal story of living with depression. She discusses ways to deal with depression and treating depression.
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 episode of True Champions Depression, we meet Erin, who is a writer, artist, and mental health advocate suffering from depression.
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 Champions, Karen shares her personal story of how she first learned she had hepatitis C. Karen was so shocked that she thought
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 our newest True Champions series, we will meet Lyndsay Wright, a 25-year-old who is battling the unpredictable nature of Multiple Sclerosis.
Scott Davis shares his story of how his personal experience with HIV & AIDS that led him to becoming Program Coordinator of the Asylum Project.
Hear the symptoms and treatment options this patient experienced when dealing with acid reflux, heartburn and GERD for years.
In episode 1 of True Champions Hep C, Hank Johnson, a congressman representing Georgia’s 4th District, talks about how he first got involved with poli
Hypertension is serious when not taken care of. Listen to this patients story on being diagnosed and treated for hypertension & high blood pressure
In this episode of True Champions, Manny Hernandez shares his personal experience of his diabetes diagnosis and living with diabetes.
In this video, Kathleen shares her personal story on what it is like to live a full life with migraines.
In this episode of True Champions Rheumatoid Arthritis, Melinda Winner shares her personal story of how she created the Traveling Arthritis Basket for
Hear Sandy's cancer story of his experience being diagnosed with non-hodgkins lymphoma. He describes his experience & going through cancer treatment.
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 Life Story, Wendy shares her cancer story with osteosarcoma. When chemo didn't work, she had to get a leg amputation.
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.
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.
In this episode of True Life Story, Bill and Gray discuss how high cholesterol has affected their family.
In this episode of True Champions, Christie shares her story of when she learned of her multiple sclerosis diagnosis.
Mark, a Multiple Myeloma patient from Zimbabwe, tells us his story about his Multiple Myeloma treatment and his experience living with the condition.
Join LaRee Etter as she discuss her experience living with depression. LaRee is a blogger, runner, and mental health advocate.
Janet’s advice? The earlier you start a program to take care of your body, the smarter and better it is for you. You can live with Osteopenia.
Amy shares her father’s struggle with diabetes & her own journey with type 1 diabetes. She discusses her diabetes blog, her website & her book.
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia or BPH is the non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate gland, and BPH affects large numbers of men. Dr. Paul Knoepflmacher explans symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options.
Erections are a result of a complex process. It starts with signals from the brain, the right levels of testosterone and healthy blood vessels in the penis. If something affects any of these factors, erectile function can result.
Prostate cancer can cause urinary and sexual health problems. This disease is surprisingly common and will affect 1 out of 6 men in their lifetime. Watch with Dr. Paul to learn more.
Testosterone is the hormone that produces male characteristics in adult men. If there is a significant drop or change in testosterone levels it may result in a loss of energy, lower sex drive and difficulty with sex.
Hear from our experts at Healthination on Testicular Cancer, Chemotherapy to give you a deeper understanding of this condition.
No one looks forward to the annual gynecologist visit, but you’ll want to do a few things to make the most of it and get an accurate picture of your health.
Various birth control methods attempt to inhibit pregnancy in different ways. Dr. Isabel Blumberg explains the risks and effectiveness of these methods.
Many women dedicate time and energy to getting into shape, but don’t pay enough attention to important muscles that we can’t see: the pelvic floor muscles. Dr. Isabel Blumberg gives tips on kegel exercises that will strengthen the pelvic floor.
Clinically, a woman has reached menopause when she has not had a period for 12 consecutive months. Learn the signs, symptoms and treatment options with Dr. Holly Atkinson in this menopause video.
Dr. Isabel Blumberg explains simple tips for cramp relief during menstruation from home remedies to over-the-counter pain relievers.
Pregnancy lasts about forty-weeks, starting with a woman's last menstruation and ends with the baby's birth. Pregnancy can be divided into three trimesters, based on the development of the baby.
Osteoporosis is a serious condition that occurs when bones become weak and brittle. Learn the risks, symptoms, prevention and treatment methods with Dr. Keri Peterson.
Hear about Tony's experience on choosing total knee replacement. Tony focused on building muscle prior to his surgery and dedicated himself to rehabilitation after the procedure.
Alzheimer's disease is a condition that affects the brain and is the leading cause of dementia, which refers to problems with thinking, reasoning and memory loss. Learn more about Alzheimer's with Dr. Holly Atkinson.
Overactive bladder (OAB) is a common condition affecting millions. Bladder problems can occur for many different reasons. Watch Dr. Holly Atkinson explain symptoms and treatment of OAB.
Hear from our experts at Healthination on Osteoarthritis of the Knee to give you a deeper understanding of this condition.
High blood pressure or hypertension is the force created by the heat as it pumps blood throughout your body. Watch Dr. Holly Atkinson explain this potentially dangerous condition.
Cholesterol is a natural substance found in foods and is created by our bodies to help build and maintain cells. Too much can lead to a heart attack or stroke. Learn more with registered dietician Sharon Richter in this cholesterol video.
In this video series on Congestive Heart Failure (CHF), learn how the heart functions, the causes of congestive heart failure and information on symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of this condition.
Atrial fibrillation (afib) is the most common kind of sustained cardiac arrhythmia or abnormal heart rhythm. Watch for diagnosis, treatment and prevention information from our doctors.
Angina is a medical term for chest pain caused by the heart. This occurs when the heart's oxygen demand is greater than the heart's oxygen supply. Watch Dr. Holly Atkinson explain symptoms and causes and treatment.
Coronary artery disease is caused by a condition called "atherosclerosis" or, the gradual buildup of plaque in the blood vessels that feed your heart. Learn more about this condition with Dr. Paul Knoepflmacher in this heart disease video.
Aortic Stenosis is a common condition that affects a valve in the heart. This is a condition that if left untreated can lead to serious heart problems. In this series, Dr. Parikh overviews Aortic Stenosis, including causes and symptoms, as well as options
In this video series all about insulin, Endocrinologist Dr. Sonal Chadhry reviews everything you need to know. From facts about insulin, to insulin resistance, blood glucose monitoring, and how insulin will impact your body.
Did you know that type 2 diabetes puts you at a higher risk for heart disease? a Cardiologist explains the link, & how you can lower your risk
Pharmacist Punkaj Khanna overviews various available oral medications used to treat Type 2 diabetes.
Exercise is important for diabetes sufferers. Exercise can lower blood sugar, help maintain a healthy body weight and reduce long-term risks. Watch more here.
There are a number of ways to manage and treat diabetes symptoms. Blood testing is essential for all diabetes sufferers because it tells you if you have too much or too little sugar in your blood. Learn more with our experts.
When living with diabetes it's important to monitor blood glucose levels. Counting carbs is one great way to control this. Nutritionist Amy Hendel explains counting carbs and more for managing diabetes.
Hear from our experts at Healthination on Diabetes to give you a deeper understanding of this condition.
Hear from Jill, diabetes advocate who has Type 2 Diabetes and has lost 100 pounds since being diagnosed.
Hear from Diabetes advocate Manny Hernandez on his experience living with Diabetes, as well as his amazing work with the Diabetes Hands Foundation
Watch real life stories from those living with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes
The word cancer refers to a large number of diseases characterized by abnormal cell growth that threatens to overwhelm healthy body tissue. Learn about cancer treatments including chemotherapy with Dr. Holly Atkinson in this video.
Hear from our experts at Healthination on Chemotherapy to give you a deeper understanding of this treatment.
Dr. Abraham Chachoua from the NYU Langone Medical Center explains the two different types of lung cancer: small cell and non-small cell lung cancer.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is a cancer that forms in the tissue of the breast. Learn the signs, symptoms, treatment and prevention with Dr. Isabel Blumberg.
Hear from our experts at Healthination on Skin Cancer to give you a deeper understanding of this condition.
In this video series, Dr. Anna Pavlick, an oncologist, reviews Melanoma in detail. She describes common signs and types of testing for Melanoma, as well as recent advance in Melanoma treatments.
Metastatic melanoma is a serious condition that is incredibly important to catch before it breaks the skins epidermis. Join Dr. Bobby Buka for an explanation of this form of skin cancer, as well as potential treatments.
Hear from our experts at Healthination on Colorectal Cancer to give you a deeper understanding of this condition.
Mark and his family discuss his experience with Multiple Myeloma treatment, and how he has coped living with cancer.
Hear from our experts at Healthination on Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma to give you a deeper understanding of this condition.
Find out about this rare cancer from our patient stories. Also learn tips for building a support network and best ways to cope with diagnosis.
Hear from our experts at Healthination on Osteosarcoma to give you a deeper understanding of this condition.
The heart attack recovery process can be lengthy, but a cardiac rehabilitation program can speed things up after a heart attack.
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
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 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
Osteoporosis develops slowly and can be prevented, but you need to be screened and take proactive prevention steps. Dr. Peterson is here with more.
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.
Though melanoma is the most serious form of skin cancer, it is preventable. Dr. Pavlick explains steps for melanoma prevention, focusing on sun safety
In this video, Dr. Paul Knoepflmacher shares some tips on how to prevent erectile dysfunction by living a healthy lifestyle.
In this video, Dr. Holly Atkinson explains how to prevent COPD, and outlines processes for diagnosing COPD, such as a PFT (pulmonary function test).
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
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.
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
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
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.
In this video, Dr. Paul Knoepflmacher discusses prostate cancer treatment & tips on preventing prostate cancer. Watchful waiting is a common treatment
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.
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
Dr. Raj explains ways to alleviate symptoms of heartburn, GERD or acid reflux such as losing weight, eating smaller portions & avoiding trigger foods
Losing weight, exercise, reducing salt intake and knowing how to control blood pressure are all great ways of preventing congestive heart failure.
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 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
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.
Since there is no cure for allergies, the easiest way to control them is to limit contact with an allergen. In this video, Dr. Paul Knoepflmacher
To prevent high cholesterol you first need to check your cholesterol levels, this is done through blood tests that measure HDL, LDL & triglycerides.
The best way to prevent the thinning of bones is weight bearing exercises and a well-balanced diet.
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 CAD is getting tested to see if you have the disease and if so, how far it has progressed.
In this video, Dr. Preeti Parikh shares some tips on how to combat those annoying seasonal allergies including checking the daily pollen count, s
One diet approach to preventing high blood pressure & hypertension is called the DASH diet which stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension.
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.
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.
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