Having weak bones that easily break is a sign of osteoporosis. It is normal for your bones to become less dense as you grow older, but osteoporosis speeds up this process. Osteoporosis can be a problem for older people because they also have a greater risk of falling.
A pregnancy is associated with a great deal of change, especially if it is the woman’s first. Parents-to-be often feel a whole spectrum of emotions, ranging from joy to hope to anxiety: How will everything go? How will life change once the baby has arrived?
In Germany and other countries, it is routine practice to test the hearing of newborn babies, to be able to diagnose and treat hearing problems early on. This can help improve language development in hearing-impaired children.
Nearly all parents will know what it is like to feel concerned when their child has a hot, red face and high temperature. Although most fevers in children are caused by harmless viral infections, it is still important for parents to know how to recognize the signs of a serious illness, and when to see a doctor.
Various medications and allergen-specific immunotherapy often provide effective relief from the symptoms of hay fever or dust mite allergies. But there are also other ways to prevent or relieve the symptoms.
Many middle-aged men will know what it is like to have to go to the bathroom a lot at night and still feel like your bladder is never really empty. This problem is usually caused by a benign enlarged prostate. Here we describe the various treatment options for this condition.
Asthma is a disease in which the airways become so narrow that it is difficult to breathe, either temporarily or permanently. Nowadays asthma can be treated quite effectively, meaning that most people with asthma can manage their illness and live a life largely free of symptoms.
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