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Statins have been shown to reduce the risk of cardiac disease in women as well as in men. They may also reduce the risk of breast cancer and slow the progression of cognitive decline, and in general, their benefits seem to outweigh their risks.
People who suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
(COPD) may find it difficult to exercise, but a program of
pulmonary rehabilitation followed by a regular exercise routine
can help rebuild strength and energy.
Burning mouth syndrome is a burning or stinging pain in the
mouth. While a burning sensation in the mouth can be caused by
other conditions and some medications, the primary form of the
disorder may be caused by faulty nerve fibers.
Hot flashes were believed to be responsible for disruptions in
sleep in menopausal women, but a study found that half the
participants had a primary sleep disorder, such as sleep apnea or
periodic limb movements.
My doctor recently noticed lots of wax in my ear, almost blocking
the canal. How did this happen? What should I do about it?
Ever since my teens, I've had a rash that looks like goose bumps
on my arms and legs. My doctor says it's keratosis pilaris. What
do you know about this condition?