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Peptic ulcer
Disease | Updated on June 11, 2022
Feeling a dull or burning pain in your stomach? It could be a peptic ulcer — a common, treatable digestive condition. Find out more.
Neurofibroma
Disease | Updated on October 20, 2022
Learn about this type of peripheral nerve tumor that can appear anywhere in the body, forming soft bumps on or under the skin.
Tension-type headaches: Self-care measures for relief
Article | Updated on October 1, 2022
Most headaches respond to medicine. But healthy lifestyle choices are important too.
Stem cells: What they are and what they do
Article | Updated on March 19, 2022
Get answers about where stem cells come from, why they're important for understanding and treating disease, and the ethics of using them.
Digestion: How long does it take?
Answer | Updated on December 31, 2019
Digestion takes about two to five days, depending on your system.
Warfarin diet: What foods should I avoid?
Answer | Updated on July 1, 2022
Certain foods and beverages may interact with warfarin. Find out more.
Hepatitis C: What happens in end-stage liver disease?
Answer | Updated on March 5, 2022
End-stage complications of hepatitis C include liver failure and liver cancer.
Emerging treatments for multiple sclerosis
Answer | Updated on July 14, 2022
There is no cure for this disorder of the nervous system but promising research offers hope for new ways to slow and perhaps reverse the effects of this disease.
Anti-seizure medications: Relief from nerve pain
Article | Updated on September 12, 2019
Anti-seizure drugs designed to treat epilepsy often are used to control nerve pain associated with diabetes, shingles, and other types of nerve damage.
Muscle cramp
Disease | Updated on March 3, 2021
Muscle cramp — Comprehensive overview covers causes, treatment, prevention of cramped muscles.
Tetanus
Disease | Updated on June 15, 2021
Learn about treatment of the serious bacterial infection commonly known as lockjaw and the vaccines that prevent it.
Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome
Disease | Updated on January 7, 2022
Learn about the rodent-transmitted virus that causes severe — and sometimes fatal — lung disease with flu-like symptoms that can rapidly worsen.
Hypothyroidism: Does it cause joint pain?
Answer | Updated on March 11, 2021
Hypothyroidism can cause muscle and joint problems, such as joint pain and stiffness.
Hypothyroidism: Should I take iodine supplements?
Answer | Updated on July 16, 2022
Although iodine deficiency can cause hypothyroidism, this deficiency is rare in the United States.
Spinal arteriovenous malformation (AVM)
Disease | Updated on August 3, 2022
Learn more about how this rare blood vessel disorder can affect the spinal cord.
Meralgia paresthetica
Disease | Updated on August 25, 2022
Meralgia paresthetica — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, causes and treatments of this compressed nerve condition.
Eosinophilia
Symptom | Updated on September 21, 2021
Learn more about a condition in which white blood cell counts are elevated beyond normal limits.
Numbness in hands
Symptom | Updated on June 12, 2021
Infections, chronic health conditions and neurologic disorders are possible causes of this loss of feeling in hands.
Alcohol intolerance
Disease | Updated on March 5, 2022
Having an immediate reaction after drinking alcohol, such as a stuffy nose and skin flushing, might indicate alcohol intolerance.
Arteriovenous fistula
Disease | Updated on May 17, 2022
Irregular connections between arteries and veins may cause certain complications. Learn more about the causes and possible treatment options.
Hyponatremia
Disease | Updated on May 17, 2022
Hyponatremia is the term used when your blood sodium is too low. Learn about symptoms, causes and treatment of this potentially dangerous condition.
Myofascial pain syndrome
Disease | Updated on February 11, 2022
In this condition, pressure on trigger points can cause persistent pain in the muscle itself and sometimes in seemingly unrelated parts of your body.
Transient global amnesia
Disease | Updated on August 10, 2022
When your memory suddenly disappears, it can be frightening — but transient global amnesia is typically temporary and harmless.
Typhoid fever
Disease | Updated on November 3, 2020
Learn more about the symptoms, cause and treatment of this serious intestinal illness.
Blood in urine (hematuria)
Disease | Updated on October 15, 2020
Seeing blood in your urine can be alarming. Although the cause might be benign, it's important to see a doctor in case the cause is more serious.
Slide show: Causes of back pain
SlideShow | Updated on March 24, 2021
Low back pain can have many causes. Check out the most common culprits.
Lactose intolerance
Disease | Updated on March 5, 2022
Not being able to fully digest the sugar (lactose) in milk can lead to diarrhea, gas and bloating after eating or drinking dairy products.
Mixed connective tissue disease
Disease | Updated on May 25, 2022
Mixed connective tissue disease has signs and symptoms of multiple disorders, making it difficult to diagnose. There's no cure, but medications can help.
Screen time making your eyes buggy?
HealthTip | Updated on September 29, 2021
Health tips from Mayo Clinic, featuring simple strategies for a healthy lifestyle.
Have a cold? Fight back with humidity
HealthTip | Updated on June 3, 2022
Health tips from Mayo Clinic, featuring simple strategies for a healthy lifestyle.
Jaw tumors and cysts
Disease | Updated on January 12, 2022
Also called odontogenic tumors and cysts, these typically benign lesions develop in the jawbone or the soft tissues in the mouth. They vary in severity.
Sclerosing mesenteritis
Disease | Updated on September 29, 2021
In sclerosing mesenteritis, tissue in the abdomen becomes inflamed and scarred. Learn about symptoms, diagnosis and treatment for this rare condition.
TEN
Disease | Updated on August 29, 2020
Learn more about the causes, symptoms, treatment and risks of this life-threatening, rare skin disorder, also called toxic epidermal necrolysis.
Cushing syndrome
Disease | Updated on April 30, 2021
High levels of the hormone cortisol in your body cause this endocrine disorder. Learn about symptoms, causes and treatment.
Cold hands
Symptom | Updated on June 23, 2022
Cold hands may not be cause for concern. But persistent cold hands may be due to a blood vessel or nerve problem. Learn about the possible causes.
Video: Barium enema
Video | Updated on June 15, 2021
See what to expect during an X-ray examination of your colon.
Quit smoking: Try stop-smoking products
HealthTip | Updated on April 8, 2022
Health tips from Mayo Clinic, featuring simple strategies for a healthy lifestyle.
Fight coronavirus (COVID-19) transmission at home
Article | Updated on March 1, 2022
Fight coronavirus at home by cleaning and disinfecting high-touch surfaces. Most common household disinfectants will kill the virus that causes COVID-19.
Tetanus shots: Is it risky to receive 'extra' boosters?
Answer | Updated on September 30, 2021
For adults, tetanus shots are recommended every 10 years.
What is aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease (AERD)?
Article | Updated on May 14, 2020
AERD, also called Samter's triad, has three features: asthma, recurring nasal polyps, and sensitivity to aspirin and drugs such as ibuprofen and naproxen.
Asbestosis
Disease | Updated on February 11, 2022
Exposure to asbestos fibers causes this chronic lung disease. It may be decades before signs and symptoms such as shortness of breath and coughing appear.
Acute bronchitis: Is it contagious?
Answer | Updated on May 16, 2019
Most cases of acute bronchitis are caused by viruses and are contagious. Learn ways to reduce your risk of catching viruses that can cause bronchitis.
Cancer survival rate: What it means for your prognosis
Article | Updated on February 17, 2022
No one can predict the future, but cancer survival rates can give you an idea of your prognosis. Should you pay attention to them?
Cancer diagnosis: 11 tips for coping
Article | Updated on September 13, 2022
To face any difficult time in your life, you need effective coping strategies. These tips may help you deal with your cancer diagnosis.
Alzheimer's and memories: Use mementos as cues
Article | Updated on May 15, 2021
A memory box filled with photos, letters and other mementos might help a loved one with Alzheimer's remember the past.
Terminal illness: Supporting a terminally ill loved one
Article | Updated on November 24, 2020
Understand how to support a loved one who is dying.
Premature ejaculation
Disease | Updated on July 14, 2022
Understand what may cause ejaculation to happen earlier than wanted during sex. Also learn how to treat and prevent it.
Frequent sex: Does it protect against prostate cancer?
Answer | Updated on June 4, 2022
Some studies have suggested that frequent ejaculation may reduce the risk of prostate cancer. But other research hasn't supported this idea.
Prostate cancer: Does PSA level affect prognosis?
Answer | Updated on August 16, 2022
Find out what your PSA level may mean for your prostate cancer prognosis.
Bipolar medications and weight gain
Answer | Updated on January 31, 2018
Some medications used to treat bipolar disorder can increase your appetite or cause changes in metabolism leading to weight gain.
Fear of public speaking: How can I overcome it?
Answer | Updated on May 17, 2017
Learn tips to become a more-confident public speaker
Knee pain: Symptom
Symptom | Updated on May 20, 2021
Knee pain: Symptom — Overview covers definition, possible causes of knee joint pain.
Foot pain
Symptom | Updated on March 13, 2021
Foot pain: Symptom — Overview covers definition, possible causes of this symptom.
Neck pain: Symptom
Symptom | Updated on August 31, 2022
Stress, strain and sitting for long hours at a computer are some of the many causes of this common pain.
Anal pain
Symptom | Updated on October 15, 2021
Anal pain: Symptom — Overview covers definition, possible causes of this common symptom.
Intervention: Help a loved one overcome addiction
Article | Updated on July 20, 2017
Join forces with others to break the cycle of self-destructive behavior if your loved one has an addiction to alcohol, drugs, food or gambling.
Poisoning: First aid
FirstAid | Updated on June 4, 2022
How to recognize and get first-aid help for poisoning.
COVID-19 and your mental health
Article | Updated on November 23, 2021
Anxiety about COVID-19 can be overwhelming. You may worry about getting the virus, the length of the pandemic and the future. Learn how to cope.
Cancer surgery: Physically removing cancer
Article | Updated on August 25, 2022
Surgery is a common treatment for many types of cancers. Learn how health care providers use surgery to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer.
Daily aspirin therapy: Understand the benefits and risks
Article | Updated on October 15, 2021
Daily aspirin therapy can be lifesaving or life-threatening. Know if taking a daily low-dose aspirin is right for you.
Back surgery: When is it a good idea?
Article | Updated on September 30, 2022
Back pain rarely requires surgery. Research your options before going under the knife.
Paget's disease of the breast
Disease | Updated on May 20, 2021
This rare form of breast cancer causes breast skin changes. Learn about the symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatments, including surgery.
Inguinal hernia
Disease | Updated on April 24, 2021
What happens if part of the intestine bulges through a weak spot in abdominal muscle? This condition can be painful and often requires surgery to fix.
Nasal polyps
Disease | Updated on February 11, 2021
Nasal polyps are painless, noncancerous growths that can lead to a lost sense of smell or infection. Medication or surgery can help.
Hepatocellular carcinoma
Disease | Updated on May 18, 2021
Learn about innovative treatments for the most common type of liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma, or HCC), including liver transplant and ablation.
Primary sclerosing cholangitis
Disease | Updated on January 6, 2022
Liver damage can result from this potentially serious disease in which scarring blocks the bile ducts. A liver transplant is the only known cure.
Spinal stenosis
Disease | Updated on October 25, 2022
This condition narrows the amount of space within the spine. This can squeeze the nerves that travel through the spine. Surgery is sometimes needed.
Multiple myeloma
Disease | Updated on June 16, 2021
Learn about this cancer that forms from white blood cells called plasma cells. Multiple myeloma treatments include medications and bone marrow transplant.
Dysphagia
Disease | Updated on September 20, 2022
Learn more about what causes persistent trouble swallowing, along with therapies for treating this condition.
Lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS)
Disease | Updated on May 18, 2022
If a breast biopsy reveals you have LCIS, your risk of breast cancer is increased. Learn how you can reduce your risk through medications and other strategies.
Can you recommend a diet after gallbladder removal?
Answer | Updated on May 26, 2021
Should you follow a special gallbladder removal diet to prevent problems, such as diarrhea, after gallbladder surgery?
Avulsion fracture: How is it treated?
Answer | Updated on June 3, 2022
Surgery is rarely needed to reattach a small chunk of bone when it gets pulled away from the main part of the bone by a tendon or ligament.
Hodgkin's vs. non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: What's the difference?
Answer | Updated on October 15, 2020
Learn how doctors determine your type of lymphoma using lab tests to examine cancer cells.
Shoulder replacement surgery
TestProcedure | Updated on August 18, 2021
This procedure replaces damaged areas of the shoulder joint with implants made of metal and plastic. It can sometimes be done as same-day surgery.
Abdominal hysterectomy
TestProcedure | Updated on April 27, 2021
Learn about reasons why a hysterectomy might be done and what to expect if you need to have surgery to remove your uterus.
Lung transplant
TestProcedure | Updated on August 11, 2022
Learn what's involved in this major surgery that replaces a diseased or failing lung with a healthy lung, and what you can expect after the procedure.
Kidney transplant
TestProcedure | Updated on May 3, 2022
Find out about the different types of kidney transplants — surgeries that are done to treat kidney failure.
Blood urea nitrogen (BUN) test
TestProcedure | Updated on August 19, 2021
Learn about the blood urea nitrogen (BUN) test to assess kidney function and what possible results could mean.
Dilation and curettage (D&C)
TestProcedure | Updated on October 19, 2021
Learn what to expect during this procedure, how providers perform it to remove uterine tissue and what to watch out for during recovery.
EP study
TestProcedure | Updated on March 12, 2022
An electrophysiology study can show the cause of irregular heart rhythms and guide treatment. Know when it's done and the risks.
Rosacea
Disease | Updated on September 22, 2021
Learn more about this common facial skin condition, including symptoms, triggers, good skin care and medications to treat it.
Hives and angioedema
Disease | Updated on September 28, 2022
Learn more about these common but short-lived skin conditions, their symptoms, causes and home remedies, and how to prevent them.
Nonmelanoma skin cancer
Disease | Updated on May 11, 2022
Learn about treatment options for all types of nonmelanoma skin cancer, including squamous cell carcinoma, basal cell carcinoma and others.
Staph infections
Disease | Updated on May 25, 2022
Learn about the symptoms, causes and treatment of these potentially lethal infections.
Jellyfish stings
Disease | Updated on August 6, 2022
Learn more about prevention and first aid for these painful injuries that are common among people swimming in seawater but are rarely life-threatening.
Pubic hair removal: Are there benefits?
Answer | Updated on March 19, 2021
Pubic hair removal is common, but so are related side effects.
Slide show: Poison ivy and other summer skin irritants
SlideShow | Updated on July 8, 2022
Take a look at these bumps, bites and rashes and what causes them.
Mayo Clinic Minute: Uncovering UPF in clothing
Video | Updated on December 1, 2022
Find out how UPF clothing can help protect you from the sun.
Mayo Clinic Minute: Ways to avoid ticks
Video | Updated on July 13, 2019
Learn how to avoid ticks in the summer.
Grapefruit and meds don't mix
HealthTip | Updated on February 22, 2022
Health tips from Mayo Clinic, featuring simple strategies for a healthy lifestyle.
Core exercises: Why you should strengthen your core muscles
Article | Updated on September 22, 2022
Core exercises strengthen your abs and other core muscles for better balance and stability.
Exercise intensity: How to measure it
Article | Updated on June 17, 2021
To get the most out of exercising, aim for moderate to vigorous exercise intensity. See how to judge your exercise intensity.
Love to golf? Shape up your swing
HealthTip | Updated on October 9, 2020
Health tips from Mayo Clinic, featuring simple strategies for a healthy lifestyle.
Strength training: How many sets?
HealthTip | Updated on June 6, 2018
Health tips from Mayo Clinic, featuring simple strategies for a healthy lifestyle.
Working up a sweat? Eat!
HealthTip | Updated on December 18, 2021
Health tips from Mayo Clinic, featuring simple strategies for a healthy lifestyle.
Exercise: How much do I need every day?
Answer | Updated on September 22, 2021
Find out how much exercise you need and how to get it.
Slide show: Exercises to improve your core strength
SlideShow | Updated on September 20, 2022
Use these core-strength exercises to tone your core muscles, including abs, back and pelvis.
Video: Seated row with resistance tubing
Video | Updated on March 11, 2021
The seated row targets the muscles in the upper back. See how it's done.
Video: Standing hip abduction with resistance tubing
Video | Updated on March 11, 2021
The standing hip abduction exercise targets the hip muscles. See how it's done.
Video: Lat pull-down with weight machine
Video | Updated on October 23, 2020
The lat pull-down targets the side of the chest wall. See how it's done.
Video: Side exercise with fitness ball
Video | Updated on May 10, 2021
You can do many core exercises with a fitness ball. See a side exercise.
Video: Reverse crunch with fitness ball
Video | Updated on May 10, 2021
You can do many core exercises with a fitness ball. See the reverse crunch.
Glucosamine: Does it protect cartilage in osteoarthritis?
Answer | Updated on February 22, 2022
Glucosamine manufacturers claim their products slow or stop cartilage damage in osteoarthritis.
Video: Carpal tunnel symptoms — nonsurgical treatment
Video | Updated on August 11, 2020
Nonsurgical treatments can help improve carpal tunnel syndrome, a Mayo Clinic surgeon explains.
Video: Ankle sprain
Video | Updated on August 11, 2022
How do you get an ankle sprain? Watch this video and find out.
Video: Rotator cuff damage
Video | Updated on May 18, 2022
See how your rotator cuff can become damaged.
Hold the soap when washing fruits and veggies
HealthTip | Updated on May 25, 2021
Health tips from Mayo Clinic, featuring simple strategies for a healthy lifestyle.
Canned pumpkin: Better than fresh?
Answer | Updated on November 10, 2020
Pumpkins are a nutritional powerhouse, whether you choose fresh pumpkin or the canned variety.
Slide show: Guide to herbs and spices
SlideShow | Updated on September 21, 2021
Herbs and spices add flavor without adding lots of calories. And they can help you reduce salt and fat in your recipes.
Slide show: Fruit 5 ways
SlideShow | Updated on June 21, 2022
Take a tantalizing visual tour of five fast recipes featuring fresh fruit.
Neurontin side effects: How do I manage them?
Answer | Updated on April 1, 2021
Some Neurontin side effects can be troubling and require evaluation by your doctor.
Genital herpes: Can you get it from a toilet seat?
Answer | Updated on November 11, 2022
It is nearly impossible to get genital herpes from a toilet seat.
PrEP: How effective is it at preventing HIV?
Answer | Updated on May 14, 2021
Find out how pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) can prevent HIV infection.
Fetal development: The 2nd trimester
Article | Updated on June 3, 2022
Fetal development progresses rapidly in the second trimester. Check out the weekly changes.
Overdue pregnancy: What to do when baby's overdue
Article | Updated on July 27, 2022
Past your due date? Understand why a pregnancy might be overdue and what's next.
Cholestasis of pregnancy
Disease | Updated on November 12, 2020
Cholestasis of pregnancy makes an expectant mom very itchy, and it can be dangerous for her baby. Know the causes and treatment.
Breast cysts
Disease | Updated on November 18, 2020
A firm, round lump in breast tissue could be a fluid-filled cyst. Typically not cancerous, breast cysts often need no treatment.
Mastitis
Disease | Updated on September 13, 2022
Redness, pain and swelling in your breast could be mastitis — inflammation of breast tissue. Find out about mastitis symptoms, treatment and self-care.
Molar pregnancy
Disease | Updated on November 12, 2022
This rare pregnancy complication requires early treatment. Learn more about diagnosis and treatment of this type of pregnancy loss.
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
Disease | Updated on February 25, 2022
Mood swings, cramps and irritability are just a few telltale clues that you're getting your period. Learn what you can do for PMS symptom relief.
Small bowel prolapse (enterocele)
Disease | Updated on December 29, 2020
Learn more about this condition also called a vaginal hernia that happens when the small bowel pushes down onto the top of the vagina.
Repeat C-sections: Is there a limit?
Answer | Updated on December 7, 2022
Repeat C-sections are common — but each C-section is generally more complicated than the last.
Adult bed-wetting: A concern?
Answer | Updated on March 9, 2021
Adult bed-wetting is uncommon and requires evaluation by a doctor. Learn about possible causes.
Low-carb diet: Can it help you lose weight?
Article | Updated on November 15, 2022
Find out about low-carb diets, from what's off-limits to potential health benefits.
Neobladder reconstruction
TestProcedure | Updated on March 17, 2022
Learn about bladder reconstruction to restore urinary function after bladder removal surgery, including how it's done and possible complications.
Bladder removal surgery (cystectomy)
TestProcedure | Updated on June 3, 2022
Learn about innovative approaches to surgically remove the bladder and reconstruct an alternate urinary system.
Cosmetic surgery
TestProcedure | Updated on October 25, 2022
Cosmetic surgery's goal is to improve your appearance. Cosmetic surgery can involve dramatic changes, so it's important to understand what it involves.
Stress test
TestProcedure | Updated on June 3, 2021
This test provides important information about your heart health. Know how to prepare and what to expect.
Copper IUD (ParaGard)
TestProcedure | Updated on March 1, 2022
A copper intrauterine device offers a hormone-free option for long-acting, reversible birth control.
Bilirubin test
TestProcedure | Updated on October 8, 2022
Find out what to expect from a bilirubin test — an important blood test that determines how your liver is functioning.
Blood pressure test
TestProcedure | Updated on May 27, 2022
Learn how this simple test is done, how often you need one and what the results mean.
Chemical peel
TestProcedure | Updated on January 21, 2022
Learn about your options and what to expect with this skin-resurfacing procedure that removes layers of your skin with a chemical solution.
Integrative medicine
TestProcedure | Updated on September 13, 2022
Integrative medicine combines complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) practices with conventional medicine.
Discogram
TestProcedure | Updated on February 11, 2022
This imaging test helps determine if an abnormal disk in your spine is causing your back pain.
Video: Carotid angioplasty and stenting
Video | Updated on July 14, 2018
Carotid angioplasty and stenting — See how this stroke treatment is done.
Mayo Clinic Minute: What are eye floaters?
Video | Updated on March 12, 2019
Most eye floaters are harmless, but occasionally they could mean a serious problem.
Chronic venous insufficiency
Topic | Updated on January 8, 2020
A long-term condition in which leg veins don't return blood properly to the heart.
Deafness
Topic | Updated on February 7, 2020
Total or significant loss of hearing.
Diabetic foot ulcer
Topic | Updated on June 13, 2017
An open sore or wound that occurs in people who have diabetes.
Diverticulosis
Topic | Updated on June 13, 2017
A condition in which small, bulging pouches develop in the digestive tract.
Dysentery
Topic | Updated on December 19, 2019
Inflammation of the intestines along with bloody diarrhea.
Encephalopathy
Topic | Updated on June 13, 2017
A broad term for any brain disease that alters brain function or structure.
Furuncle
Topic | Updated on November 25, 2021
A painful, pus-filled bump under the skin caused by infected, inflamed hair follicles.
Iron overload
Topic | Updated on January 4, 2020
Too much iron in the body.
Malingering
Topic | Updated on June 13, 2017
To intentionally pretend to have a disease in order to achieve another goal.
Metabolic acidosis
Topic | Updated on June 13, 2017
A condition in which too much acid accumulates in the body.
Non-small cell lung cancer
Topic | Updated on September 25, 2021
One of two major types of lung cancer that can affect smokers and nonsmokers.
Oxidative stress
Topic | Updated on June 13, 2017
An imbalance between levels of antioxidants and free radicals in the body.
Pancytopenia
Topic | Updated on June 13, 2017
Condition in which blood has fewer red cells, white cells, and platelets than normal.
Papillary thyroid cancer
Topic | Updated on January 21, 2020
The most common form of cancer of the butterfly-shaped gland in the neck (thyroid).
Pes cavus
Topic | Updated on June 13, 2017
A condition in which the arch of the foot is higher than normal.
Seasonal affective disorder
Topic | Updated on December 14, 2021
A mood disorder characterized by depression that occurs at the same time every year.
Sensorineural hearing loss
Topic | Updated on June 13, 2017
Hearing loss caused by damage to the inner ear or the nerve from the ear to the brain.
Tendinosis
Topic | Updated on June 13, 2017
A breakdown of tendon tissue caused by repetitive motions or overuse.
Third trimester pregnancy
Topic | Updated on February 22, 2022
A pregnancy in the last three months or weeks 28 to 40.
Transient ischemic attack (TIA)
Disease | Updated on March 26, 2022
This typically short bout of stroke-like symptoms doesn't cause permanent damage — but may serve as a warning sign of a future stroke.
Esophageal cancer
Disease | Updated on April 19, 2022
Esophageal cancer — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, causes, treatment of cancer of the esophagus.
Flu symptoms: Should I see my doctor?
Answer | Updated on September 14, 2021
If you're at high risk of flu complications, see your doctor when experiencing flu symptoms.
Self-care for the flu
Answer | Updated on August 28, 2021
How to take care of yourself at home when you have the flu.
Broken heart: Can grief damage your heart?
HealthTip | Updated on November 24, 2021
Health tips from Mayo Clinic, featuring simple strategies for a healthy lifestyle.
Tachycardia
Disease | Updated on October 22, 2022
Learn more about the symptoms and treatment of this heart rhythm disorder (arrhythmia), which causes a rapid heart rate.
Premature ventricular contractions (PVCs)
Disease | Updated on April 30, 2022
Premature ventricular contractions (PVCs) are extra heartbeats that disrupt the heart rhythm. PVCs are common.
Pomegranate juice: Can it lower cholesterol?
Answer | Updated on November 25, 2020
Small studies suggest that pomegranate juice might help lower cholesterol. Find out more about this antioxidant-rich juice.
Motion sickness: First aid
FirstAid | Updated on October 14, 2020
Any type of transportation can bring on the nausea and dizziness of motion sickness. Here are ways to keep it at bay.
Foreign object swallowed: First aid
FirstAid | Updated on November 10, 2020
Here’s how to administer first aid for a swallowed foreign object.
Fast food tip: Get grilled
HealthTip | Updated on May 25, 2021
Health tips from Mayo Clinic, featuring simple strategies for a healthy lifestyle.
Trying to cut calories? Pick plants
HealthTip | Updated on March 19, 2022
Health tips from Mayo Clinic, featuring simple strategies for a healthy lifestyle.
Snack attack? Try these 100-calorie snacks
HealthTip | Updated on June 6, 2020
Health tips from Mayo Clinic, featuring simple strategies for a healthy lifestyle.
Health-boosting nutrients: Antioxidants
HealthTip | Updated on March 1, 2022
Health tips from Mayo Clinic, featuring simple strategies for a healthy lifestyle.
Starting a fitness program? Take it slow
HealthTip | Updated on December 16, 2021
Health tips from Mayo Clinic, featuring simple strategies for a healthy lifestyle.
Don't have an exercise budget? Go cheap!
HealthTip | Updated on October 16, 2019
Health tips from Mayo Clinic, featuring simple strategies for a healthy lifestyle.
Losing weight: 5 tips that work
HealthTip | Updated on December 7, 2021
Health tips from Mayo Clinic, featuring simple strategies for a healthy lifestyle.
Solutions for weight-loss setbacks
HealthTip | Updated on January 6, 2021
Health tips from Mayo Clinic, featuring simple strategies for a healthy lifestyle.
Bone and joint problems associated with diabetes
Article | Updated on April 9, 2022
If you have diabetes, you're at increased risk of various bone and joint disorders.
Stress symptoms: Effects on your body and behavior
Article | Updated on March 24, 2021
Learn how stress symptoms can affect your health so that you can take action.
Top 5 threats to men's health
HealthTip | Updated on January 18, 2020
Health tips from Mayo Clinic, featuring simple strategies for a healthy lifestyle.
Depression (major depressive disorder)
Disease | Updated on October 14, 2022
Depression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest and can interfere with your daily functioning.
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)
Disease | Updated on April 30, 2022
This serious infection of the female reproductive organs can cause long-term complications such as infertility and chronic pain. Know the symptoms and causes.
Alkaline water: Better than plain water?
Answer | Updated on April 27, 2022
Health claims about alkaline water abound, but plain water is usually best.
Too much vitamin C: Is it harmful?
Answer | Updated on April 28, 2022
Vitamin C is an essential nutrient, but too much carries its own risks.
Sex during vaginal infection: Is it harmful?
Answer | Updated on February 8, 2022
Vaginal infection makes intercourse painful and weakens your resistance to sexually transmitted infections. Consider waiting.
Antidepressant withdrawal: Is there such a thing?
Answer | Updated on January 29, 2019
Antidepressant withdrawal is possible if you stop taking an antidepressant abruptly — but it's generally preventable.
Brominated vegetable oil: Why is BVO in my drink?
Answer | Updated on April 7, 2021
Brominated vegetable oil (BVO) is banned from use in food in many countries, so why is it still being used in some soft drinks sold in the U.S.?
Coffee and health: What does the research say?
Answer | Updated on March 19, 2022
Has coffee gotten a bum rap? Can it be part of a healthy diet?
Sleep aids: Could antihistamines help me sleep?
Answer | Updated on December 9, 2021
Antihistamines are somewhat effective as sleep aids — but only for occasional insomnia.
Underweight? See how to add pounds healthfully
Answer | Updated on August 27, 2020
If you're underweight and unhappy about it, try these healthy meals, snacks and treats to help you achieve your desired weight.
How to track saturated fat
Answer | Updated on March 6, 2021
Knowing how much saturated fat is in the foods you eat can help you meet your health and nutrition goals.
Blood sugar levels can fluctuate for many reasons
Answer | Updated on June 7, 2022
Unexplained changes in blood sugar levels can be the result of illness, injury, stress and hormone changes.
In vitro fertilization (IVF)
TestProcedure | Updated on September 10, 2021
Learn more about the IVF process and what to expect from this assisted reproductive technology used to treat infertility.
Slide show: Portion control for weight loss
SlideShow | Updated on December 6, 2022
If your portions are out of control, you may be supersizing your meals and yourself. Check out this guide to proper portion sizes.
Slide show: Choose the right foods for weight control
SlideShow | Updated on April 28, 2021
Choosing low-calorie-density foods is a great weight-control strategy. You feel full on more food for fewer calories.
Slide show: Guide to a high-fiber diet
SlideShow | Updated on November 14, 2020
Interested in eating a high-fiber diet? See how easy it is to boost the fiber in your meals and snacks.
Slide show: Back exercises in 15 minutes a day
SlideShow | Updated on June 19, 2021
Want to prevent back pain? Improve your strength and flexibility with these back exercises.
Slide show: Healthy meals start with planning
SlideShow | Updated on April 28, 2021
It's easy to put healthy meals on the table with a little planning. This guide will show you how to create balanced meals with proper portion sizes.
Mountain pose
Video | Updated on May 17, 2021
Try this simple yoga pose while standing.
Child's pose
Video | Updated on May 17, 2021
Relax with this yoga pose and stretch your back and hips.
Alpha-gal syndrome
Disease | Updated on November 15, 2022
An allergic reaction to meat-based meals had researchers stumped — until they connected the condition to bites from certain ticks.
Sulfa allergy: Which medications should I avoid?
Answer | Updated on September 29, 2021
Sulfa allergy: A Mayo Clinic expert discusses which medications are likely to cause problems.
Autonomic neuropathy
Disease | Updated on July 7, 2022
Damage to the nerves that control involuntary body functions, such as blood pressure and digestion, results in autonomic neuropathy.
Blood pressure tip: Watch the caffeine
HealthTip | Updated on September 15, 2022
Health tips from Mayo Clinic, featuring simple strategies for a healthy lifestyle.
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