Search results in Health Topics for "Mental Health"

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Restraints
A restraint is something that limits a person’s movement in a healthcare setting. Restraints can be physical devices or medicine.
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Sleeping Pills
Sleeping pills are medicines that can help you fall asleep. They can also help you stay asleep if you wake up often during the night.
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The Stresses of Chronic Disease
A disease that is chronic does not go away completely but it can usually be managed. It may last for months, years, or a lifetime. Some examples include:
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Decisional Capacity
Decisional capacity is the ability to make decisions. When you are able to make your own decisions you can:
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Caregiver's Guide
As a caregiver, you provide for the needs of someone who is ill or disabled. Most often, you become a caregiver when someone is injured, or has an illness such as cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, or schizophrenia. You may not feel prepared to take care of things, but you feel that it’s the right thing to do.
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Anorexia Nervosa
Anorexia nervosa is an eating problem that causes you to see yourself as being overweight when you are not. You are so afraid of becoming overweight that you eat as little as possible.
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Painful Sex
During sex, you may have pain in your vagina or in the area around the vaginal opening. Even a gentle touch in this area may cause pain. You may want to have sex but avoid it because it hurts.
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Gambling Disorder
A gambling disorder is an addiction to the excitement and risk created by gambling. Without treatment, people who are pathological gamblers cannot stop even though it causes personal, work, or legal problems.
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Healthy Lifestyle for Older Adults
As you get older, a healthy lifestyle can help:
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Gingivitis (Gum Disease)
Gingivitis is tender, swollen gums. It’s the first stage of gum disease. If gingivitis is not treated, the bacteria causing the problem may attack the bones and other tissues that support your teeth. The bacteria can destroy the bone. Your teeth may get loose and need to be pulled.
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