Stuffy nose, runny nose, sneezing, coughing, and red and scratchy eyes - these allergy symptoms mean it’s time for allergy season once again. Allergies can strike at any season, both inside and outside of the house.
A boiled sesame seed bagel may seem like a delicious breakfast to some, but a nightmare to those with a sesame allergy. While you may not have heard about a sesame seed allergy before, you might hear a lot more about this food allergy soon.
Do some foods make you feel more like a balloon than a human? Some amounts of gas and bloating are considered normal. But, excess gas and bloating can be uncomfortable and embarrassing.
Male pattern baldness, fortunately, has a root cause and several medical treatment methods at your disposal. Hair loss is defined in the medical field as the significant shrinking of hair, where follicles gradually reduce their output until little to no hair is left.
Gluten seems to be the newest nutritional villain found on every menu, but does it deserve to be? Gluten-free diets are more popular than ever, even for those that are not diagnosed with celiac disease. Is there a real reason to avoid gluten or is it just another passing fad diet?
Based on the advertisements you see on TV and online, you’d think that exercise is one of the best ways to boost testosterone. But can working out actually have an impact on your hormone levels?
An estimated one billion people worldwide, and about 42 percent of adults in the United States, are deficient in vitamin D, according to recent scientific research studies. That’s a big problem, since this nutrient is crucial for everything from normal bone growth to regulating immune function to proper glucose metabolism to reducing inflammation.
Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease that affects at least 3 million people in the US, and many of them are undiagnosed. Because there are hundreds of symptoms, and in some cases, no symptoms at all — it can be incredibly challenging to diagnose, and leave patients with a flood of questions.
Learn how HbA1c testing can help diagnose and manage diabetes and prediabetes.
It’s fast, affordable and accurate. Is at-home blood testing right for you?
Confusion, memory problems, headaches, fatigue—these are the key symptoms behind the phenomenon popularly known as brain fog. Although not an official diagnosis, the catch-all term represents real symptoms and real suffering.
Your arteries are the largest of your body’s blood vessels, and they play the crucial role of delivering oxygen and nutrients to every organ, tissue, and cell. So, to say that keeping these vital channels in tip-top shape is important for your health is a bit of an understatement.
May is a special month at imaware™ - The whole month is designated to Celiac Disease Awareness, a month to bring awareness to celiac disease, to increase diagnosis rates, and to fundraise for research efforts towards a cure.
If you have a thyroid condition, you may have heard that there is a link between the thyroid and stress. It turns out that thyroid hormones are connected to the body’s stress system (the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis), and stress hormones like cortisol.
It’s 2pm, you’re sitting at your desk with a full stomach, and you feel your eyes fall heavy. You feel overwhelmingly sleepy and distracted but it feels like there’s no fighting it. Your lunch is finally catching up to you, and you’ve got the post-lunch slump. But why do you get so tired after eating?
Learn all about elimination diets from certified allergy specialist Dr. Ivor A. Emanuel.
If milk, cheese, or ice cream causes you to have uncomfortable symptoms, know that you’re not alone. About two-thirds of the world’s population is lactose intolerant, and milk is one of the nine most common food allergens.
Digestive woes, stomach aches, tummy troubles, gut issues, so many different names for those problems in your digestive tract! No wonder it’s hard to tell the difference between things like celiac disease, gluten intolerance, irritable bowel syndrome, and other health issues.
Inflammation is a natural body process to help your immune system fight off incoming physical, viral or bacterial threats. But when the inflammation process doesn’t shut off, that’s a big problem.
More and more, we’re learning about connections between mental health and physical health. While we may think of the brain and the heart as two very different organs, there’s a link between what you think and your heart health!
Many people know that insulin resistance — also known as prediabetes and type 2 diabetes — is linked to obesity and heart disease. Few realize that insulin resistance is also associated with a less-discussed health problem.
Do you get a stomachache or troubling gastrointestinal issues when you eat something in particular? Or maybe it's a migraine or a skin rash when you eat a take-out? Sometimes it's difficult to understand what's happening when you eat something and your body goes haywire.
Heart disease has long been the leading cause of death in the US.And it’s not going anywhere. After we’ve figured out how to cope with COVID-19, heart disease and its associated conditions, like stroke and diabetes, will still be waiting in the wings.