It’s the middle of the night (because that’s when most children’s illnesses tend to take place) and your child awakes complaining of ear pain. You have been through this before. You know it is probably an ear infection before you even bring him to the doctor. Ear infections can be quite painful, especially to a…

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 can be so powerful and overwhelming that once can barely muster up enough strength to…

Bronchitis is a condition in which the airway of the lungs, also known as the bronchial tubes, becomes inflamed. Subsequently, a thick layer of mucus typically forms, restricting the passage of air from entering and exiting the lungs. The main symptom of bronchitis is a productive and persistent cough. Other symptoms of bronchitis include difficulty…

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 its causes? Why does it happen to some and not to others? Does it affect…

Dr.Ranya Elguendy
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Ranya Elguendy

Ranya Elguendy, PharmD, BCOP. has been writing for Beliefnet since 2010 focusing on health. She is an Oncology Clinical Pharmacist who has worked, Volunteered and managed in different pharmacy fields.

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