4 Factors That Can Help Prevent Heart Disease

First, the bad news: Cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 cause of death in the U.S. for people of any gender. Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic products or services. Policy The good news: It’s preventable. “It’s not inevitable…Continue reading4 Factors That Can Help Prevent Heart Disease

5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Doctor’s Appointment

You thought you were prepared. You had several questions ready to ask your healthcare provider during your in-person or virtual visit — but when the time came, you couldn’t think of a single one. (Or maybe you totally forgot what you even talked about with your provider!) Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center.…Continue reading5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Doctor’s Appointment

Preventive Care

Everyone would agree that if they could avoid getting sick, they would. But we often don’t think about going to the doctor when we’re healthy. The best way to prevent diseases from affecting your health is to visit your general practitioner for preventive health care. What Is Preventive Healthcare? Also…Continue readingPreventive Care

Mental Health

Clinical depression is a mood disorder that causes people to lose interest in things they once loved. People with depression often feel hopeless and anxious. And make no mistake – depression can happen to anyone, regardless of their age or gender. Some of the most common symptoms of depression include:…Continue readingMental Health

Chronic Disease

According to the Center of Disease Control, chronic diseases cause 7 out of 10 deaths each year and are responsible for 86 percent of America’s health care costs. Some of the most common chronic diseases include: Heart disease Stroke Cancer Diabetes Obesity Arthritis Other types of chronic conditions include: Asthma…Continue readingChronic Disease

Acute Diseases

At some point in our lives we will all experience a health problem, whether it’s the common cold or a pesky flu. While some will go away on their own, there are health issues that require urgent medical attention, and it’s important to know when to seek proper treatment. What…Continue readingAcute Diseases