10 common migraine triggers and how to cope with them

If you live with migraine, one of the best things that you can do is identify your personal triggers. You can’t always avoid triggers, but understanding what they are and how they affect you is the first step to finding relief. Once you’ve isolated the trigger, you can try a coping strategy. Stress. Stress is one […]

NIH-supported DASH diet tops rankings for “heart-healthy” and “healthy eating”

January 4, 2021, 8:30 AM EST WHAT: Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) has tied for first out of 39 diets for “Best Diets for Healthy Eating” and “Best Heart-Healthy Diets” in the 2021 Best Dietsexternal link report from U.S. News & World Report. DASH, which builds nutrient-dense meals around whole grains, low-fat dairy products, […]

Going to the Emergency Room

Reviewed by: KidsHealth Medical Experts Emergency Medicine at Nemours Children’s Health When your child is sick or injured, it’s natural to want to head straight for the emergency room (ER). You know that you can get care, regardless of the time, day, or severity of your child’s injury. In some cases, it is a true […]

Medicine safety and children

Every year, many children are brought to the emergency room because they took medicine by accident. A lot of medicine is made to look and taste like candy. Children are curious and attracted to medicine. Most children find the medicine when their parent or caregiver is not looking. You can prevent accidents by keeping medicine […]

Panic disorder

Panic disorder is a type of anxiety disorder in which you have repeated attacks of intense fear that something bad will happen. Causes The cause is unknown. Genes may play a role. Other family members may have the disorder. But panic disorder often occurs when there is no family history. Panic disorder is twice as […]

Understanding different kinds of seizures

More than 30 types have been reported How do you know if someone is having a seizure? It’s not always obvious, and symptoms can vary widely. For example, some seizures cause a person to fall and shake, while others cause them to stare off and look confused. There are two categories of seizures, based on […]

Concussion Signs and Symptoms

Children and teens who show or report one or more of the signs and symptoms listed below, or simply say they just “don’t feel right” after a bump, blow, or jolt to the head or body, may have a concussion or more serious brain injury. Concussion Signs Observed Can’t recall events prior to or after […]

5 Things You Need to Know About Shingles

Download a printable PDF version of the 5 Things You Need to Know About Shingles infographic  En español Shingles is a painful skin rash caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox. Learn about the disease, its symptoms, treatment, and prevention. Share this infographic and help spread the word about shingles. Click on the social […]