Stephanie Donnely

  • Useful Tips For Managing Your Diabetes

    Did you know that over 18 million adults and children in the United States have been diagnosed with diabetes? Common signs and symptoms of diabetes include: Always needing to urinate Always being thirsty Unexplained weight gain or weight loss Fatigue Prone to infections Slow healing of minor injuries (cuts,...
  • Colon Cancer Treatment Options

    How is Colon Cancer Treated? Treatment for colon cancer depends upon the stage of the cancer when discovered. Initial screenings such as colonoscopies and sigmoidoscopies can detect pre-cancerous tumors in the colon. These tumors can be removed and tested for cancer. These preventative screenings are extremely important in preventing...
  • Diagnosing Colon Cancer

    Colon cancer is the development of cancer in the colon, or large intestine. It generally begins as small, noncancerous lumps, known as adenomatous polyps, that are asymptomatic and can take some time to turn into full-blown cancerous cells. This is largely the reason yearly colon cancer screenings are recommended—the sooner...
  • What you Should Know About Colon Cancer

    Important Facts To Know About Colon Cancer The colon is considered as one of the most important parts of our digestive system. When the malignant tissue in Colon grows then the Colon Cancer is occurred. The digestive system is harmed by it very seriously. It is the most harmful...
  • The Causes of Colon Cancer

    What Causes Colon Cancer? Colon cancer is the name given to cancer in the large intestine, usually resulting from the cells of the colon mutating and multiplying to form cancerous polyps on the intestine. Colon cancer is one of the most common cancers identified in both men and women...
  • The Stages of Colon Cancer

    Colon cancer, or colorectal cancer, involves the growth of one or more tumors in the large intestine and rectum. As colorectal cancer is both preventable and treatable, it is important to recognize the symptoms: A change of bowel habits Blood in the stool Diarrhea, constipation, or a feeling that...
  • Symptoms Of Colon Cancer – What You Need To Know

    Colon Cancer is the third most common cancer in men after lung and prostate cancer according to the reports from the National Cancer Institute. The reports also find it to be the fourth most common cancer in women after lung, breast and cervical cancer. The symptoms are normally very...
  • Plaque Psoriasis Treatment Options

    Plaque psoriasis is an inherited or genetic inflammatory disease. Approximately 2% of America’s population suffers from Psoriasis. Of the 2%, 90% suffer from plaque psoriasis. Psoriasis is caused by an immune system malfunction and results in red, swollen skin. Patients will see effects of the disease mainly on (but...
  • 10 Causes Of Psoriasis To Avoid

    Psoriasis is an autoimmune ailment that reveals its self as a skin condition and affects 1-3 % of people. A study revealed that those with the disorder are likely to be at risk of suffering anxiety, having thoughts of suicide and depression. Though it affects your skin, psoriasis starts...
  • The Symptoms of Psoriasis

    Psoriasis Vulgaris, also known as plaque psoriasis, is the most common form of psoriasis. Almost nine out of every ten people suffering from psoriasis have this type of chronic skin condition. Plaque psoriasis usually affects the skin on your elbows, knees, scalp, and lower back. Symptoms Characteristically, plaque psoriasis...
  • What is Plaque Psoriasis?

    Plaque psoriasis is a painful and potentially embarrassing condition in which the skin produces too many cells. This overproduction leads to patches of thick, scaly skin that flakes and is frequently itchy. It’s possible to regulate the symptoms of plaque psoriasis, but as a chronic condition, it will continue...
  • 6 Common Types of Psoriasis

    Psoriasis is a chronic condition in which skin cells grow too quickly. The result is large patches of red, raised skin, skin scales, and flakes of dry skin. People with the condition may see symptoms that range from mild to severe. The severity depends on other factors in their environment, such...
  • Life Threatening Allergies

    Allergies are caused by a hypersensitive immune system that flags an otherwise harmless substance in the environment as if it were a disease-causing organism. When your immune system overreacts in this way, it sets off a chain of events with a goal of saving your life from a harmful...
  • What Causes Night Terrors?

    Night terrors, or sleep terrors, are a parasomnia, or undesired and abnormal behavior that occurs during sleep. Night terrors are distinctly different from nightmares, although they are such a rare issue that they aren’t well understood and are therefore often mistaken for bad dreams. Here’s a look at how...
  • Symptoms of a Miscarriage

    Miscarriage occurs when a pregnancy is suddenly lost before the 20th week. Between 10% and 20% of confirmed pregnancies end in miscarriage, so it is important to be able to recognize the signs and symptoms if it happens to you. Warning Signs of Miscarriage If you start to experience...
  • How Often Can Miscarriages Happen?

    Miscarriages are unfortunately a fairly common part of the pregnancy process. Since there are so many different types of miscarriages, as well as several varying factors that can increase your risk, the statistics surrounding miscarriages can be confusing to understand on an individual basis. Here are the most important...
  • How Stress is Damaging your Health

    Stress doesn’t only wear on your mind—it wears on your body as well. When you start getting stressed out, your brain switches into “fight or flight” mode, also referred to as acute stress response, releasing excessive amounts of hormones such as cortisol, adrenaline, and noradrenaline. This process can result...
  • Running in Cold Weather – 6 Great Tips

    Running when it’s warm and sunny out is an easy feat. It’s running during the colder months that is the true test of a runner. Instead of sticking to the treadmill for 6 months or giving up running all together, try my personally tested cold weather tips. Figure out...
  • Home Remedies for OAB

    Overactive bladder affects millions of men and women. Symptoms include feeling an overwhelming, uncontrollable urge to urinate, increased frequency, urine leakage, and waking to urinate several times during the night. Overactive bladder is a frustrating condition for many people. It can also be embarrassing if symptoms such as leaking...