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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

posted by Ranya Elguendy

In the 1997 hit movie, “As Good As It Gets,” Jack Nicholson plays the role of Melvin Udall, a best-selling novelist who suffers with a condition known as obsessive-compulsive disorder. While the movie is quite funny, and Nicholson does an […]

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Do I Have An Eating Disorder?

posted by Ranya Elguendy

“Does this dress make me look fat?” Chances are you have either asked or been asked this loaded question at one time in your life. Why? Because we live in a culture that focuses entirely too much attention on food […]

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Human Papillomavirus

posted by Ranya Elguendy

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, human papillomavirus or HPV, is the most common of all sexually transmitted diseases. This particular virus has at least 40 related viruses that affect the genital area of both men and […]

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Over the River and Through the Woods to Grandmother’s House We Go

posted by Ranya Elguendy

So, you may not actually be traveling to Grandmas’ house via a horse-drawn sleigh as the song relates however most people will be flying the friendly skies during this holiday season. While flying is the fastest and easiest mode of […]

If You Lie Down With Dogs, You Will Wake Up With Fleas

posted by Ranya Elguendy

Sexually transmitted diseases happen to other people. This thought may have crossed your mind the last time you had an unprotected sexual encounter, but the fact is sexually transmitted diseases do not discriminate–they have no regard for your gender, ethnicity, […]

Understanding Sleep Apnea

posted by Ranya Elguendy

Your wife claims that your snoring is keeping her awake at night. This doesn’t come as any surprise to you; you’re a man and that’s what men do (Well, that and scratch). So you go to the store and buy […]

Dealing With the Challenges of Autism

posted by Ranya Elguendy

At your child’s well visit, you mention to the doctor that you have noticed that your son or daughter is displaying an on-going pattern of unusual behavior. When asked to elaborate, you explain that your child does not respond to […]

When Sadness Turns To Depression

posted by Ranya Elguendy

Although many people mistakenly use the words “sadness” and “depression” interchangeably, nothing could be farther from the truth. There is a major difference between the random episodic bouts of “sadness” and the days, weeks and even months of “depression” that […]

When I Get That Feeling, I Need Sexual Healing

posted by Ranya Elguendy

Candlelight, roses, wine, dinner and dancing: The stage is set for a night of romance. But once the big moment comes, sexual dysfunction enters the scene and the night winds up in the toilet. What is sexual dysfunction? What are […]

Battling Erectile Dysfunction

posted by Ranya Elguendy

Erectile dysfunction, also known as impotence, can be defined as the inability to have and maintain an erection. Occasional erection issues are normal but if a man experiences erectile dysfunction on an on-going basis, this is cause for concern and […]

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Good Morning At Night! Could You Have A Night Shift Work Sleep Disorder?
What do firefighters, police officers, doctors, nurses, paramedics, factory workers, and office cleaning staff have in common? They all are at risk for shift work sleep disorder. If you work at night or often rotate shifts, you may share that risk. Working at night or irregular shifts can keep you f

posted 4:08:11pm Jan. 27, 2015 | read full post »

What is Garcinia Cambogia?
Dieting sucks! It tends to lead to cravings… and hunger.This generally causes people to give up on their diet and gain the weight back. For this reason, most conventional weight loss methods have a terrible success rate. Very few people succeed in the long run. This is where a popular weight

posted 5:22:25am Apr. 14, 2014 | read full post »

Would you like to have some coffee?
Can that afternoon Americano actually be good for you? Does that Red Bull have more or less caffeine than the same amount of coffee? Test your coffee knowledge with this coffee 101!   Can 3 cups of daily joe helps boost your memory? In November 2005, Austrian researchers confirmed that

posted 7:37:57pm May. 16, 2013 | read full post »

Addiction
Have ever experienced that very annoying headache you get when wake up late and decide to skip having your daily coffee? I have, and it seems as if almost everything goes wrong when it happens. Is this addiction? Am I in serious trouble? Is it time to gather up all my will and seek help? I don’

posted 7:12:23am Apr. 06, 2013 | read full post »

Food that could lead to a stroke
Few things feel more terrifying and random than a atroke, which can strike without warning. And fear of stroke -- when a blood vessel in or leading to the brain bursts or is blocked by a blood clot, starving brain cells of oxygen and nutrients -- is well founded. After all, stroke is the number-thre

posted 5:21:56am Feb. 10, 2013 | read full post »

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