Understanding and Living with Herpes
One of the more common medical issues that anyone has to contend with in our modern world (with some estimates pegging the total number of people dealing with some form of herpes in the hundreds of millions), herpes has become one of the most talked about medical conditions of our time.
White Coat Hypertension and Online Healthcare Delivery
According to recent data, the incidence of hypertension rose by 10 percent in the U.S. from 2005 to 2009 (CDC, 2010).
Latest Research on Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes mellitus is an extremely common medical condition where the body is incapable of utilizing glucose and insulin appropriately.
Avoid Harm to Heart and Lung Function by Getting More Sleep
Sleep is a necessary part of life. When you become sleep deprived, you do more damage to your body than they realize.
Erectile Dysfunction is not the end of it all
Unfortunately, when a man experiences erectile dysfunction he takes it as a sign of his virility going down the drain. Visions of sleepless nights without satisfying sex charge through the brain like a runaway train. But it doesn't have to be like that.
Herpes is Not The End of a Good Life
If a doctor tells a patient that he or she has herpes, it often feels like the death knell of a good and happy life, but it needn't be the case.
High Blood Pressure is Nothing to Play With
If your doctor tells you that you need to follow a treatment plant to bring down your blood pressure numbers you had better be listening because this is a matter of life and death.
Hypertension is Just one Condition Treated through Telehealth
Effective delivery of primary health care requires considerably more communication and more frequent exchanges of information than the length of a typical office visit to a health care professional will permit.
Importance of Hepatitis C Screening for Baby Boomers
Hepatitis C claims more than 15,000 lives each year. Most of these people fall into the baby boomer generation, people who were born between 1945 and 1965.
Introduction to Telemedicine Practice
Telemedicine facilitates the delivery of health services for rural regions, and under ideal circumstances, it is useful for patient education and administrative meetings.
Asthma Patients Use Online Medical Consultation Services
Asthma is a chronic disease affecting the bronchioles (breathing passages of the lungs). It is caused by long term inflammation
Long Distance Doctors Replace Long Wait Times!
Does a trip to your doctor fill you up with dread? Sure - the medicinal, sterile odor of your local doctors office does very little to alleviate the nerves, but many patients suffer an anxiety that far surpasses fear of needles, or even the off-kilter measurements of the clunky, GP scale: its the fear of waiting. In the U.S, the average wait time for physicians is twenty-three minutes, yet most doctors see each patient for just under thirteen minutes. If you think about it, six doctor visits would be the equivalent of two hours of your life, just waiting for your appointment!
Male Pattern Baldness Can Be Sexy!
When a young man begins to lose his hair in his 20s it usually caused by what we call Male Pattern Baldness.
Online Medical Consultation for Diabetes
Diabetes is a disease that lasts a lifetime as there is currently no cure. It is a major medical problem, with an estimated 18 million Americans afflicted. Five million are not even aware that they have it!
Shingles Can Change Your Life So Pay Attention
Lately, shingles have been discussed on ads on TV and in magazines to bring up awareness of the painful virus. The reason for this is that as the population ages over 50 more every year, shingles are occurring more often.
Telemedicine: An Evolving Healthcare Delivery System
For many people, telemedicine may be an unfamiliar term. Telemedicine is the word that has been coined for distance medicine.
The Dangers of Social Stress
More than 350 million people in the world suffer from depression and social stress. Many people are not aware of the physical effects depression has on the body, with heart disease being number one.
The Menopause Diet for Increased Energy
Menopause is generally a major life change for women. This life milestone consists of the time that women stop menstruating and can no longer become pregnant.
Virtual Medicine: Benefits and Obstacles
Recently, President Obama surprised many with a bold proclamation that the biggest threat to the U.S. bottom line was not insolvent banks, paralyzed credit markets or trillion dollar bailouts, but rather the skyrocketing costs of modern health care.
New Technology in Telemedicine and Reports of Patient and Provider Satisfaction
Telemedicine is an innovative way for doctors to communicate with their patients.