Asthma is a long-term disease of the airways of the lung. The airways become sensitive to triggers (allergens and irritants).
Bipolar disorder is an illness that causes strong mood swings between depression and “mania.” It used to be called "manic depression."
Health advice for those with a dry cough, with little to no clear-white phlegm; or a wet cough, where there is yellow, green or brown phlegm.
Health advice for those feeling depression; feeling depressed, sadness or having no hope; decreased joy from or interest in daily activities; thoughts of suicide.
When your body can’t make enough insulin or can’t use insulin, it is called type 2 diabetes - a chronic disease that has no known cure. It is the most common type of diabetes.
Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, is a digestive disorder that occurs when gastric acid from the stomach flows back up into the food pipe or esophagus. Heartburn is the most common symptom of GERD.
Glaucoma is a health problem where the normal fluid pressure inside the eyes slowly builds up and doesn’t drain properly; the fluid collects and causes damage to the optic nerve.
Gout is an inflammation of a joint due to a build-up of gout crystals in the joint fluid, which occurs when there is an excess of uric acid (a normal blood waste product filtered by the kidneys) in the body.
Hypothyroidism means your thyroid gland is not making enough thyroid hormone - vital to body growth and metabolism.
Insomnia is repeated difficulty going to sleep or staying asleep, or both.
Osteoporosis is a disease that causes weak, thinning bones - most often affected are the hips, spine and wrists - leaving them at greater risk of breaking.
Ear infections (acute otitis media) occur in the space behind the eardrum, which is called the middle ear. Ear infections are more likely to occur...