Towards the end of every year, you may start to see a flood of information about using your FSA or HSA account - but what does it all mean?
As healthcare moves more into the digital and telehealth space, and less healthcare done in offices, it’s natural to want to perform tests at home to avoid missing any big red flags. While monthly breast exams are promoted, what should men do to screen themselves for prostate cancer? Can you check for prostate cancer at home?
Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye, and barley. It’s a protein that allows things like bread to be chewy, stretchy, and rise nicely. It can also be tasty - like barley malt found in flavorings such as barley and rye in alcohol. Gluten is a common protein found in much of the current American food supply, and is even in hand soap, cosmetics, conditioner, and items like Play-Doh and kid’s craft supplies.
There are many terms that those with celiac disease call an incident of accidentally consuming gluten. Most call this “getting glutened,” a “gluten attack”, or “gluten poisoning”. Many even call this a “gluten hangover”.
Getting tested for Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) can give anyone a little anxiety. It’s perfectly natural to have a lot of questions before you take a PSA blood test. How do you prepare for a PSA test? Is there anything I can do to make sure my results are accurate? What do the results mean?