Uterine fibroids are noncancerous (benign) tumors that can range is size from a small seed to the size of a grapefruit. They are very common in women of childbearing age. Why some women get them and what causes them to grow is unknown but may be related to hormone levels.
Ten million Americans are currently dealing with chronic pain in their bodies such neck and or back pain, light sensitivity, irritable bowel syndrome, migraines, restless leg syndrome and much, much more. But what are all these seemingly random symptoms the cause of? The answer, Fibromyalgia. According to the National Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Association (NFMCPA), […]
First, if you are reading this post, you probably do need to see someone. LOL This is a question that a lot of people ponder in their mind. They wonder just how long do you let those depressed feelings go before taking action? How long to you have unreasonable fear/paranoia before getting help? How long […]
There is a whole lot of rumble going on about ADD in adults. The NY Times made the APA a little upset with this one last week. Now here are the issues. 1. ADD is usually proceeded by ADHD or ADD in childhood. 2. This brain disease usually presents somewhere in childhood. 3. Many of […]
In the past we have done posts that targeted some of the risk factors of suicide-prone individuals, and way to help treat the symptoms of those who may be or are contemplating suicide. Today, AskDrO is taking a step FURTHER…think of it as a pre-emptive strike to preventing depression from taking over your mental health! […]
It’s unavoidable…HIV/AIDS is prevalent in the United States, especially in the gay population. More than one million Americans are living with this virus; one in five people don’t know it. There are public service announcements (PSA), radio segments, TV programs, erected nonprofit organizations, all designed to help reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS. Now, another ally […]