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Brain Diseases 

Psychotherapy for Depression??

Psychotherapy is often the first form of treatment  recommended for depression Called “therapy” for short, the word psychotherapy actually involves a variety of treatment techniques. During psychotherapy, a person with depression talks to a licensed and trained mental health care professional who helps the person identify and work through the factors that may be triggering the depression. Sometimes these factors work in combination with heredity or chemical imbalances in the brain to trigger depression. Taking care of the psychological and psychosocial aspects of depression are just as important as treating its…

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Diseases Ginecology Health 

Drugs and Male Fertility??

Certain drugs (legal and illegal) can have a negative effect on male fertility (a man’s ability to father a child). Listed below are the most common substances that affect male fertility. Men who wish to father a child should talk to their doctor before starting a new medication or having any treatments. Men who are having trouble fathering a child should speak to their doctor about the medications they are taking, and the possible need for semen tests. Some men may have an unexpected side effect from a medication that…

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Diseases Ginecology 

Female Pain During Sex??

Intercourse pain, or dyspareunia, can cause problems in a couple’s sexual relationship. Painful intercourse can have negative emotional effects in addition to the physical pain, so the problem should be addressed as soon as it becomes evident. What causes female sexual pain? In many cases, a woman can experience pain during sex if there is not sufficient vaginal lubrication. In these cases, the pain can be resolved if the female becomes more relaxed, if the amount of foreplay is increased, or if the couple uses a sexual lubricant. In some…

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Blood Diseases 

Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

What is high blood pressure? Blood pressure is the measurement of the pressure or force of blood pushing against blood vessel walls. The heart pumps blood into the arteries (blood vessels), which carry the blood throughout the body. High blood pressure, also called hypertension, means the pressure in your arteries is above the normal range. In most cases, no one knows what causes high blood pressure. How is blood pressure recorded? Blood pressure is written as two numbers, such as 118/72. The first number is the systolic pressure. This is…

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Diseases 

Sexually Transmitted Disease

Sexually transmitted infections, commonly called STIs, are diseases that are spread by having sex with someone who has an STI. These conditions are also known as sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). You can get an STI from sexual activity that involves the mouth, anus, vagina, or penis. STIs are serious illnesses that require treatment. Some STIs, like HIV, cannot be cured and are deadly. By learning more about STIs, you can learn ways to protect yourself from these diseases. STIs include: Genital herpes HIV/AIDS Genital warts Hepatitis B Chlamydia Syphilis Gonorrhea…

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Diseases 

Depression??

What are the different types of treatment? The most common treatment for depression includes the combination of antidepressant medicine (see Depression Medicines) and psychotherapy. Psychotherapy – Psychotherapy is sometimes called “talking therapy.” It is used to treat mild and moderate forms of depression. A licensed mental health professional helps people with depression focus on behaviors, emotions, and ideas that contribute to depression. They also help the depressed person identify and understand life problems that contribute to their illness in order to enable them to regain a sense of control. Psychotherapy…

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Diseases 

Epilepsy in Women!!!

How epilepsy and treatment affects women, including hormone levels, pregnancy and the female reproductive cycle. Share Tweet Share Epilepsy is one of the most common neurologic disorders, affecting up to 1% of the population in the United States. More than one million women and girls have seizure disorders. Epilepsy and seizure drugs may affect birth control, pregnancy, hormone levels, and the female reproductive cycle. Epilepsy and birth control Women who have epilepsy and who are sexually active should talk with their doctors about birth control and pregnancy. Many seizure drugs…

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Diseases 

Epilepsy in Children???

The challenges of parenting are compounded if your child has epilepsy. Not only do you have the normal concerns about raising a child; now you have to make allowances for epilepsy. This article details common concerns facing a parent who has a child with epilepsy, and how to handle them. How do children deal with epilepsy? It’s natural for a child who has a chronic illness or who is different from other children to feel resentful. Children with an illness such as epilepsy might develop emotional problems, such as poor…

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Diseases 

Diabetes??

Diabetes is one of the most common diseases of modern society. Worldwide it is considered that there are over 200 million people with diabetes, and diabetes according to the International Federation, this number will reach 350 million by 2025. And in Macedonia diabetes is very common disease from which around 120,000 people suffer. Test for diabetes WHAT IS DIABETES AND WHY THEY APPEAR? Diabetes is a chronic disease characterized by elevated levels of sugar (glucose) in the blood. The level of blood glucose is controlled by insulin, a hormone produced…

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