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- Headache & migraine
Migraine is a type of headache that is often localized in a certain area of the head and is sometimes accompanied by a pronounced sensitivity to light and sound. Other common migraine symptoms include nausea and vomiting. Migraines are usually gradual in onset, progressively more painful and then undergo a gradual resolution. When migraines are mild to moderate, they are usually described as being dull, deep and steady. When severe, migraines Read More
- Holiday depression, anxiety, and stress
A number of factors, including unrealistic expectations, financial pressures, and too many commitments can cause stress and anxiety at holiday time.
Certain people may feel anxious or depressed around the winter holidays due to seasonal affective disorder (SAD), sometimes referred to as seasonal depression.
Headaches, excessive drinking, overeating, and insomnia are some of the possible consequences of poorly managed h Read More
- Paroxysmal sleep
Paroxysmal sleep is a rare and unusual sleeping disorder that causes people to suddenly fall asleep for short periods of time, usually lasting less than one minute. It can occur at any time of day or night, but most often occurs when the person is in the early stages of falling asleep or when they’re waking up from a nap. It can last anywhere between a few seconds to several minutes, and it usually happens once every hou Read More
- Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (pmdd)
Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) can be considered to be a severe form of premenstrual syndrome (PMS), with symptoms that interfere with daily activities and functioning.
PMDD occurs in 3% to 8% of menstruating women.
Fatigue, mood changes, and abdominal bloating are common symptoms, but numerous other symptoms may occur.
PMDD is diagnosed by a symptom diary or chart in which a woman records her daily s Read More
- Sick building syndrome (environmental illness, multiple chemical sensitivity or mcs)
Sick building syndrome is believed by some to be an illness caused by unknown agents in buildings.
Sick building syndrome is a controversial subject because many experts do not think it is a true syndrome.
Sick building syndrome has no known cause.
For those who believe the syndrome is real, many risk factors are cited.
Many nonspecific symptoms cited for the syndrome fit no pattern.
There Read More
- Sleep apnea
The signs and symptoms of obstructive and central sleep apneas overlap, sometimes making the type of sleep apnea more difficult to determine. The most common signs and symptoms of obstructive and central sleep apneas include:
Loud snoring, which is usually more prominent in obstructive sleep apnea
Episodes of breathing cessation during sleep witnessed by another person
Abrupt awakenings accompanied by shortne Read More