Search Results for

*

601-700 of 10063 Results
Sort by Relevance , Date , Title

Talking to Your Doctor About Your Mental Health - familydoctor.org

About 1 in 5 people will experience mental illness in their lifetime. Talking with your doctor about your mental health is the first step to feeling better.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/talking-to-your-doctor-about-your-mental-health/

Telemedicine - Telemedicine Benefits | familydoctor.org

Telemedicine is more popular than ever after the advent of COVID-19 and allows family doctors to see many patients virtually and safely.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/telemedicine/

The Dangers of Tanning Beds - familydoctor.org

Indoor tanning beds damage skin and can increase the risk of skin cancer by 75% for those who use them before age 35.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/the-dangers-of-tanning-beds/

DASH Diet: Healthy Diet to Lower Blood Pressure - familydoctor.org

Many health problems improve with healthy eating. Doctors recommend the DASH diet plan to lose weight and prevent hypertension. Find out more.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/the-dash-diet-healthy-eating-to-control-your-blood-pressure/

The Exercise Habit - familydoctor.org

Daily exercise is a good habit and important for a healthy mind and body.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/the-exercise-habit/

Stretching - familydoctor.org

Stretching is one of the best ways to keep muscles healthy. Stretching regularly will strengthen muscles, increase flexibility, and relieve tension.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/the-importance-of-stretching/

The Importance of Vaccinations – familydoctor.org

Vaccinations are an important part of public health. They prevent the spread of contagious, dangerous, and deadly diseases, and save millions of lives.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/the-importance-of-vaccinations/amp/

Tips For Healthy Children and Families - Health Tips | familydoctor.org

By working together as a family to eat well and stay active, you can help your children build healthy habits that will last a lifetime.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/tips-for-healthy-children-and-families/

Getting the Most Out of Your Doctor Appointment - familydoctor.org

Take an active role in your health care by following these tips to get the most out of your doctor appointment.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/tips-for-talking-to-your-doctor/

Tubal Sterilization (Tubal Ligation) - familydoctor.org

Tubal sterilization (tubal ligation) is a surgical method of birth control for women.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/tubal-sterilization/

Tobacco, Alcohol, and Drugs During Pregnancy - familydoctor.org

Even minor usage of tobacco, alcohol, or drugs during your pregnancy can cause serious risks for the health of your baby.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/tobacco-alcohol-drugs-pregnancy/

Toilet Training Your Child - familydoctor.org

Toilet training is a major milestone in your child’s life. Learn tips on how you can successfully train your child to use the toilet.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/toilet-training-your-child/

Understanding Your Medical Bills - familydoctor.org

Knowing how to read your medical bills can help you to budget and to ensure that you’re paying the right amount for your services.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/understanding-your-medical-bills/

Understanding Your Teen’s Emotional Health – familydoctor.org

The teen years are full of ups and downs. Teens may feel overwhelmed by the emotional and physical changes they are experiencing.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/understanding-your-teens-emotional-health/amp/

Urinary Tract Infections in Young Children - familydoctor.org

A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection of the urinary tract, which is made up of the kidneys, bladder, and urethra.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/urinary-tract-infections-young-children/

Vertebroplasty for Spine Fracture Pain - familydoctor.org

Vertebroplasty is an outpatient procedure that treats compression spine fractures by injecting cement into the bone.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/vertebroplasty-for-spine-fracture-pain/

Ultrasound During Pregnancy – familydoctor.org

A fetal ultrasound is a test that uses sound waves to create an image of your unborn baby on a video screen.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/ultrasound-during-pregnancy/amp/

Warning Signs of Mental Illness - familydoctor.org

Mental illness is a common health problem. It happens because of a change in your brain. Learn its signs so you or someone you know can get help.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/warning-signs-mental-illness/

Vitamins and Minerals: How to Get What You Need - familydoctor.org

Getting enough vitamins and minerals is essential to keeping your body healthy. It’s best to get these through your diet rather than multivitamins.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/vitamins-and-minerals-how-to-get-what-you-need/

How To Change Your Childs Behavior - Child Tantrum | familydoctor.org

Children tend to continue a behavior when it is rewarded and stop a behavior when it is ignored. Tap here to learn how to change your childs behavior.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/what-you-can-do-to-change-your-childs-behavior/

Ways to Increase Low Testosterone - familydoctor.org

Testosterone is a sex hormone that your body makes. Normally, men produce more of it than women do. Some men may have low amounts of testosterone.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/ways-increase-low-testosterone/

Vasectomy: What to Expect – familydoctor.org

A vasectomy is a permanent, surgical, birth control procedure for men.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/vasectomy-what-to-expect/amp/

Why Exercise? - familydoctor.org

Exercise is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. Exercise prevents health problems, builds strength, boosts energy, and can help you reduce stress.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/why-exercise/

What You Can Do to Maintain Your Health - familydoctor.org

Good health can decrease your risk of developing certain conditions. Learn what you can do to maintain your health.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/what-you-can-do-to-maintain-your-health/

How To Get Your Toddler To Eat - Eating Habits | familydoctor.org

You can’t force your toddler to eat. However, you can provide nutritious foods, demonstrate healthy eating habits, and set the stage for pleasant mealtimes.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/when-your-toddler-doesnt-want-to-eat/

Why do I smoke? Quiz - familydoctor.org

People smoke for different reasons. Knowing why you smoke can be the first step on the road to quitting.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/why-do-i-smoke-quiz/

Why Should I Breastfeed? - familydoctor.org

Deciding whether or not to breastfeed is a very personal decision. Learn about the advantages and challenges of breastfeeding.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/why-should-i-breastfeed/

Drugs, Procedures and Devices - familydoctor.org

Get the facts on common over-the-counter and prescription medicines, potential drug reactions, food-drug interactions and medical procedures and devices.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/your-health-resources/drugs-procedures-and-devices/

Prescription Medicines - familydoctor.org

When you get a prescription medicine from a doctor, you likely know what the medicine is for, but do…

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/your-health-resources/drugs-procedures-and-devices/prescription-medicines/

Over-the-counter Products - familydoctor.org

There is an over-the-counter medicine for almost anything that ails you – from pain relievers to cough and cold…

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/your-health-resources/drugs-procedures-and-devices/over-the-counter-products/

Health Tools - familydoctor.org

familydoctor.org health tools include a medical dictionary, Body Mass Index calculator, search-by-symptom tool, immunization schedules for all ages, and…

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/your-health-resources/health-tools/

Procedures and Devices - familydoctor.org

Tests, procedures, devices … what do they all mean? Learning that you will have to undergo a procedure or…

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/your-health-resources/drugs-procedures-and-devices/procedures-devices/

Symptom Checker - familydoctor.org

Our trusted symptom checker is written and reviewed by physicians. Find a possible diagnosis by choosing a symptom and answering a few simple questions.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/your-health-resources/health-tools/symptom-checker/

Healthcare Management - familydoctor.org

Take charge of your healthcare by making sure you know how to work with your doctor and insurance companies…

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/your-health-resources/healthcare-management/

Doctors' Notes - familydoctor.org

Doctors' Notes features personal, first-hand accounts from family doctors about the importance of the doctor-patient relationship.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/your-health-resources/healthcare-management/doctors-notes/

Insurance and Bills - familydoctor.org

Navigating the red tape of health insurance can be frustrating and overwhelming. To better understand how the system works,…

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/your-health-resources/healthcare-management/insurance-bills/

Working With Your Doctor - familydoctor.org

Looking for a new doctor? Not sure how to talk to your doctor? Better communication can change your entire…

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/your-health-resources/healthcare-management/working-with-your-doctor/

Self Care - familydoctor.org

Adopting a healthy lifestyle means learning how to take care of yourself and actively manage your health care. Learn…

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/your-health-resources/healthcare-management/self-care/

After 50: Nutritional Needs - familydoctor.org

Nutritional needs change as we age. After age 50, choose food and drinks wisely for your gender, health, and activity level.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/50-nutritional-needs/

After 40: Women’s Nutrition and Metabolism Needs - familydoctor.org

After 40, women experience changes in their nutrition and metabolism, due to decreased hormones, reduced activity level, and medical conditions.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/40-womens-nutrition-metabolism-needs/

Measles - Symptoms - Measles Vaccine | familydoctor.org

Measles is a very contagious respiratory illness that also causes a fever and a rash. It is preventable with a vaccine. Learn more about symptoms here.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/measles/

Accessing Care in Rural Communities – familydoctor.org

Accessing healthcare in rural communities can be a challenge. New health care models and preventive steps can help. Tap here to learn more.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/accessing-care-in-rural-communities/amp/

Abdominal Ultrasound – familydoctor.org

An abdominal ultrasound is an imaging test to examine the inside of your stomach.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/abdominal-ultrasound/amp/

Acne | Isotretinoin – familydoctor.org

Isotretinoin is a medicine used to treat very bad acne. It is usually used for cystic acne that did not get better after treatment with other medicines.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/acne-isotretinoin/amp/

Added Sugar: What You Need To Know - familydoctor.org

Sugar provides energy to your body, but does not have other nutritional value. Learn why and how you should limit added sugar in your diet.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/added-sugar-what-you-need-to-know/

Advance Directives and Do Not Resuscitate Orders – familydoctor.org

Learn how to create advance directives, such as living will, durable power of attorney for health care, and do not resuscitate orders.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/advance-directives-and-do-not-resuscitate-orders/amp/

Food and Activity Journal - familydoctor.org

Tracking your daily food and exercise with a journal can help you maintain a healthy life.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/aim-to-change-food-and-activity-journal/

Air Travel Health Tips - familydoctor.org

One key to air travel is to prepare ahead of time. Follow these tips to make your air travel healthier and happier.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/air-travel-health-tips/

Allergy Shots: Could They Help Your Allergies? – familydoctor.org

Allergy shots are part of the treatment plan for helping make your allergy symptoms less severe over time.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/allergy-shots-could-they-help-your-allergies/amp/

Anger Management Issues in Children - familydoctor.org

Moments of anger in children are normal. But as parents, it’s important to teach your child how to deal with his or her anger from a young age.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/anger-management-issues-children/

Advance Directives and Do Not Resuscitate Orders - familydoctor.org

There are 3 types of over-the-counter medicines that treat heartburn and acid reflux: antacids, H2 blockers and proton pump inhibitors.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/antacids-and-acid-reducers-otc-relief-for-heartburn-and-acid-reflux/

Antibiotics: When They Can and Can’t Help – familydoctor.org

Antibiotics are effective for bacterial infections, but not viruses. Taking them for everything causes antibiotic resistance. Tap here to learn more.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/antibiotic-resistance/amp/

Antiemetic Medicines: OTC Relief for Nausea and Vomiting – familydoctor.org

You can buy over-the-counter (OTC) medicines without a prescription, including medicines that treat nausea and vomiting. These are called antiemetics.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/antiemetic-medicines-otc-relief-for-nausea-and-vomiting/amp/

Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome – familydoctor.org

Alcohol withdrawal syndrome occurs when people who have had an alcohol abuse problem stop drinking. Symptoms can be mild or severe.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/alcohol-withdrawal-syndrome/amp/

OTC Antihistamines - Side Effects | familydoctor.org

OTC Antihistamines help relieve or prevent allergy symptoms but can interact with other medicines you take. Tap here to learn more.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/antihistamines-understanding-your-otc-options/

Anti-diarrheal Medicines: OTC Relief for Diarrhea – familydoctor.org

Over-the-counter antidiarrheal medicines like Imodium, Kaopectate, or Pepto-Bismol can help to relieve frequent and liquid bowel movements.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/antidiarrheal-medicines-otc-relief-for-diarrhea/amp/

Antihistamines - familydoctor.org

Antihistamines are medicines used to help stop allergy symptoms, such as sneezing, runny nose, and hives.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/antihistamines/

Antioxidants: What You Need to Know – familydoctor.org

Antioxidants are chemicals that help stop or limit damage caused by free radicals. They also boost your immunity.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/antioxidants-what-you-need-to-know/amp/

Artificial Hydration and Nutrition – familydoctor.org

Patients who can’t swallow still need nutrition and fluids. Getting these other than by mouth is called artificial hydration and nutrition.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/artificial-hydration-and-nutrition/amp/

Atypical Moles – familydoctor.org

Atypical moles are not cancerous, but resemble melanoma. They appear in various shades of brown and have an irregular shape and borders.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/atypical-moles/amp/

Hydration for Athletes – familydoctor.org

Getting the right amount of water before, during, and after exercise helps your body to function properly. A lack of hydration can cause serious problems.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/athletes-the-importance-of-good-hydration/amp/

Avoiding Food Hassles With Kids - Picky Eaters | familydoctor.org

Don’t think of picky eating as a battle. Be calm and patient. See how you can improve the situation. Tap here for a list of examples.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/avoiding-food-hassles-kids/

Avoiding Snakebites - familydoctor.org

If you enjoy being outdoors, you should recognize when snakes are active and learn how to best limit your exposure to them.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/avoiding-snakebites/

Baby’s First Steps – familydoctor.org

Watching a baby take their first steps is exciting, but it also leads to a new set of challenges for parents, whose first priority is keeping the baby safe.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/babys-first-steps/amp/

Asthma Action Plan – familydoctor.org

An asthma action plan is developed by your doctor. It contains written instructions about what you should do if you have an asthma attack.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/asthma-action-plan/amp/

Babies and Thumbs, Fingers, and Pacifiers - familydoctor.org

Babies love to mouth things, like their thumbs, fingers, and pacifiers. There are pros and cons for each.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/babies-thumbs-fingers-pacifiers/

Becoming Parents: What It Means for Couples - familydoctor.org

Tips to help you keep the relationship with your partner strong after becoming parents.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/becoming-parents-what-it-means-for-couples/

Balancing Work and Caregiving – familydoctor.org

Caring for a loved one while working outside the home can be a challenging balancing act. Talk to your employer, or use other resources for help.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/balancing-work-and-caregiving/amp/

Bee Careful! What To Do If You Get Stung - familydoctor.org

Unless you are allergic to the venom of bees, wasps, or hornets, you probably won’t need to see your…

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/bee-careful-what-to-do-if-you-get-stung/

Beta-Blockers for Heart Problems - familydoctor.org

Beta-blockers are medicine used to treat heart problems and high blood pressure. Learn the benefits and side effects of taking these.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/beta-blockers-for-heart-problems/

Being a Single Parent - familydoctor.org

Being a single parent can be challenging, but also very rewarding. There are things you can do so you don’t feel overwhelmed.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/being-a-single-parent/

Balancing Your Food Plate – familydoctor.org

A balanced meal includes the right amount of food, variety, and nutrition. Healthy eating is important in managing or preventing chronic disease.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/balancing-food-plate/amp/

Back Pain During Pregnancy – familydoctor.org

Most women who are pregnant have some degree of back pain. Learn how to prevent and relieve back pain during pregnancy.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/back-pain-pregnancy/amp/

Bioterrorism - familydoctor.org

Bioterrorism is the use of bacteria, viruses, or germs to purposely harm large quantities of people or communities.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/bioterrorism/

Birth Control Options – familydoctor.org

Many women want to do what they can to prevent pregnancy. Birth control (also called contraception) can help. Many types are available.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/birth-control-options/amp/

Birthing Classes - Choosing A Class | familydoctor.org

Birthing classes are an important part of preparing to have a baby. They can help you develop a birth plan and ease your anxiety about delivery.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/birthing-classes/

Birth Control: How to Use Your Diaphragm – familydoctor.org

A diaphragm is reusable dome-shaped cup that fits over the opening of a woman’s cervix and works as a form of birth control.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/birth-control-how-to-use-your-diaphragm/amp/

Blood Pressure Monitoring at Home – familydoctor.org

Monitoring your blood pressure at home is possible and may be necessary for managing an ongoing health condition.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/blood-pressure-monitoring-at-home/amp/

Blood Test: Lipid Panel – familydoctor.org

A lipid panel blood test assess a person’s risk for heart disease and stroke. It also checks good and bad cholesterol, as well as triglycerides.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/blood-test-lipid-panel/amp/

Bladder Training for Urinary Incontinence - familydoctor.org

Urinary incontinence is the loss of bladder control. This means you can’t always control when you urinate. Most types of incontinence can be treated.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/bladder-training-urinary-incontinence/

Body Piercing - familydoctor.org

Body piercing is when a hole is made in your skin so you can add a piece of jewelry for decoration. There are precautions to take to avoid infection.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/body-piercing/

BRAT Diet: Recovering From an Upset Stomach – familydoctor.org

Not sure what to eat after throwing up? The BRAT diet (Bananas, Rice, Applesauce, and Toast) can help treat upset stomach, vomiting, and diarrhea.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/brat-diet-recovering-from-an-upset-stomach/amp/

Botulinum Toxin Injections: A Treatment for Muscle Spasms – familydoctor.org

Botulinum toxin, or Botox, is used to treat muscle spasms and other conditions. It is injected into the affected muscle.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/botulinum-toxin-injections-a-treatment-for-muscle-spasms/amp/

Bonding with Baby – familydoctor.org

Bonding with your baby is a natural process. It can begin at different times as you spend more time with your baby. Bonding creates security and confidence.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/bonding-with-baby/amp/

Breastfeeding: How to Pump and Store Your Breast Milk – familydoctor.org

Pumping and storing breast milk allows you to continue to feed your baby breast milk through a bottle.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/breastfeeding-how-to-pump-and-store-your-breast-milk/amp/

Breastfeeding: Returning to Work – familydoctor.org

Returning to work while breastfeeding can feel like a challenge. But you can make it work if you are prepared.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/breastfeeding-returning-to-work/amp/

Breech Babies: What Can I Do if My Baby is Breech? – familydoctor.org

A baby is breech when it is in a headfirst position prior to birth. There are several ways to try and turn your baby before delivery.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/breech-babies-what-can-i-do-if-my-baby-is-breech/amp/

Bringing Your Baby Home - familydoctor.org

There is a lot to plan for before and after you bring a new baby home.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/bringing-baby-home/

Breastfeeding: Hints to Help You Get Off to a Good Start – familydoctor.org

Breastfeeding benefits your baby. Breast milk contains nutrients and antibodies your baby needs. Breastfed babies are less likely to develop health issues.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/breastfeeding-hints-to-help-you-get-off-to-a-good-start/amp/

Bug Bites - Identification and Treatment | familydoctor.org

Most bug bites are harmless, but they do cause discomfort. In rare cases, certain bug bites can be deadly.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/bug-bites/

Burns: Preventing Burns in Your Home – familydoctor.org

Fires and other accidents at home can result in burns to you or a family member. Be prepared now and know what to do if someone in your home gets burned.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/burns-preventing-burns-in-your-home/amp/

Brain Training for Seniors – familydoctor.org

Exercising your brain as you age is important and may help delay the onset of dementia.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/brain-training-for-seniors/amp/

Caffeine and Kids - familydoctor.org

Caffeine is a drug that should be limited for children and adolescents. Caffeine can lead to higher blood pressure, sleep deprivation, anxiety, headaches, and more.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/caffeine-and-kids/

Diet Choices to Prevent Cancer - familydoctor.org

A healthy diet can lower your risk of certain cancers. It also may help prevent other conditions, such as type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis, and heart disease.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/cancer-diet-choices-to-prevent-cancer/

Cancer: Medical Vocabulary - familydoctor.org

A cancer diagnosis comes with a lot of unfamiliar terms. Use this vocabulary guide to learn about words you may be hearing.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/cancer-medical-vocabulary/

Calcium: What You Need to Know – familydoctor.org

Calcium keeps your bones and teeth healthy and strong. Your body can’t make its own calcium, so it’s important to include it in your diet.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/calcium-what-you-need-to-know/amp/

Cardioverter-Defibrillator: A Treatment for Arrhythmia - familydoctor.org

Cardioverter-Defibrillator is a medical implant device used to treat arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat).

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/cardioverter-defibrillator-a-treatment-for-arrhythmia/

Cancer: End-of-Life Issues for the Caregiver - familydoctor.org

Caring for a loved one’s final stages of cancer can be emotionally, physically, and mentally painful. Planning for certain issues in advance can help ease the burden.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/cancer-end-of-life-issues-for-the-caregiver/

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) - familydoctor.org

CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) can save someone’s life. Learn when and how to use it, as well as the benefits and risks.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/cardiopulmonary-resuscitation-cpr/

Cancer - familydoctor.org

Cancer is a collection of many diseases that all involve growth of abnormal cells.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/cancer/

25 50 100 results per page