Learning About Health Care Clinic Services

Dealing With Neonatal Hypothyroidism In Your New Baby

Posted on

About one in every 3000 babies are born with neonatal hypothyroidism, a congenital condition caused by a missing or defective thyroid gland. Without a functional thyroid, infants soon become deficient in the thyroid hormones responsible for proper growth and development. Thankfully, if your child has recently been diagnosed with neonatal hypothyroidism, the disorder can usually be managed successfully through simple medication and monitoring. The critical stage is in recognizing the condition before it can cause permanent damage and beginning treatment quickly. Read More»

Do You Suffer From Both ADD And Depression? What You Can Do

Posted on

When you suffer from clinical depression (major depressive disorder), the condition can be challenging to treat and manage on its own. However, when you also suffer from another mental health condition, such as attention deficit disorder (ADD) or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), life can be all the more challenging. If you are not sure whether or not you suffer from ADD or ADHD as well as depression, an ADHD or ADD evaluation from a service like Clinical Services can help to determine if you suffer from either of these conditions along with your depression. Read More»

Tissue Or Mechanical Replacement Valve? Benefits And Drawbacks Of Each

Posted on

There are benefits and drawbacks associated with every decision you make. The same is true with the type of valve you select for your valve replacement surgery. While your surgeon will likely lead you in the direction that’s best for you, it’s important that you understand the risks and benefits associated with each type of replacement valve so you can make an informed decision. The type of valve that’s right for you depends on a variety of factors, including your age, lifestyle, and health issues. Read More»

What You Need to Observe at Home Before Your Child Has Their Hearing Tested

Posted on

If you suspect that your child has hearing loss and have set up an appointment with your pediatrician to have your child’s hearing tested, you have some work to do before your child’s hearing test. By observing your child and noting your observations, you can help your pediatrician more fully understand your child’s hearing situations and make informed decisions about how to move forward. Here are four things that you should observe before your child’s formal hearing test and share with your child’s pediatrician. Read More»

Three Tips for Controlling Exercise-Induced Asthma

Posted on

Asthma is a chronic lung condition that affects one in twelve Americans. Asthma causes inflammation of your airways, and this inflammation means that less air can get through. Wheezing, coughing, and shortness of breath are typical symptoms of asthma, and they can be triggered by many factors, including exercise. Here are three tips for controlling exercise-induced asthma. Remember to warm up It can be hard to squeeze exercise sessions into your busy days, so you may be tempted to skip your warm-up and head right into your workout. Read More»