Are you getting enough B12?

Vitamin B12 deficiency can lead to anemia, nerve damage, and cognitive problems. Seniors, vegans, and people with certain health conditions can get additional vitamin B12 through fortified foods, dietary supplements, or injections. More »

Staying calm in turbulent times

Several self-help techniques may reduce anxiety. However, it’s important to distinguish everyday anxiety from an anxiety disorder and to get help from a mental health professional if anxiety interferes with daily life. (Locked) More »

How to soothe hemorrhoids

Measures to avoid constipation and ease bowel movements help prevent hemorrhoid flares. Over-the-counter preparations, prescription medications, and sitz baths can ease pain and shrink hemorrhoids. (Locked) More »

What to do for earwax

Keep objects out of the ear. The ear’s natural mechanisms usually minimize wax accumulation. Impacted wax, which is more common in older people and those who wear hearing aids, should be medically removed. More »