Everything You Need to Know About Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is a frightening disease with a poor prognosis for its sufferers — and it’s often discovered long after Read More

Are You Dehydrated?

Dehydration is the cause of more maladies than just feeling a bit light headed in the sun, and hydration is the route to many more benefits than you had probably realized. After all, water makes up 75 percent of the human body and is found “inside cells, within blood vessels, and between cells.” Headaches, anxiety, constipation, and tiredness can all be the result of dehydration and solved by drinking more water.

Every Body: A Concise Guide to Crohn’s

An inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Crohn’s is comprised of an immune reaction regarding an individual’s intestinal tract. When it comes to the illness, the small intestine tends to be inflamed, which makes it difficult to absorb important nutrients from food, thus interfering with digestion.

How to Deal with a Sore Throat

Waking up with a sore throat can really throw a wrench into your plans for the day. Sore throats are painful, distracting, and may be the first sign of an impending cold. As it goes with all medical maladies, there’s a ton of misinformation on the subject. So, today on Healthversed, we cut through the clutter and bring you the facts!

5 Eating Habits That Cause Hair Loss

Most hair loss is just one more indignity of the aging process. By age 50, around 85 percent of men and 40 percent of women have thinning hair. The rate at which your hair thins depends largely on heredity. Other common causes of hair loss include stress, hormonal changes, certain medical conditions, and some medications. But did you know that a poor diet can accelerate hair loss? Here are five eating habits that contribute to the problem.

Strep Throat or Sore Throat? Here’s How to Tell

This time of year, colds and fevers are common, and under normal circumstances should be no cause for concern. Bugs pass easily between family members — especially if you have school-aged children — and towns and cities become rife with illness as people struggle to come in to work despite their illnesses.

Parkinson’s: A Parent’s Guide to Talking to Your Kids

If you or a family member is diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease, you may be thinking about how to tell your loved ones, specifically how to tell your kids. It’s important to provide reassurance, regardless of your child’s age.