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Doctor insights on: Cote De Pablo Health Issues

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Why is health considered to be a political issue?

Why is health considered to be a political issue?

Money and taxes: All issues that involve money and taxation are in many ways political. A few involve the domination of women under the term 'women's health issues' which includes aspects of pregnancy, birth control and abortion. These issues and money issues enter health into the political arena. ...Read more

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Health issue:health disparities?

Health issue:health disparities?

All too common: While we are the richest country in the world and spend the most on health care, we are far from the healthiest. At least part of this is due to poor access to health care based on low socioeconomic status. If you are like me and believe that health care is a right and not a privilege, then you have to look at countries that have solved this dilemma and re-build our healthcare delivery model. ...Read more

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Do cell phones cause a health issue?

Do cell phones cause a health issue?

Radiofrequency: Cell phones are a source of radio frequency radiation, however at this time, there is lack of significant evidence to show that cell phones can lead to an increased risk to formation of brain tumors or any other health conditions. Many of the studies already done have biases or data that is not conclusive. ...Read more

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Can alcohol cause mental health issues?

Can alcohol cause mental health issues?

Big time: Alcoholism is mother of many mental health issues; anxiety, depression, insomnia, other substance abuse, stress, psychosis, delirium and dementia to name a few, leave alone medical issues it causes. ...Read more

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What are common maternal health issues?

What are common maternal health issues?

Women's Health: The yearly Mammogram, Pap test, check up and labs are created to prevent and detect female cancers.
The breasts, uterus, ovaries, are evaluated by these tests.
Other maternal health issues are parenting skills, prenatal education, and healthy eating knowledge areas. ...Read more

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Is cross dressing a mental health issue?

Is cross dressing a mental health issue?

Cross Dressing: Cross dressing is not a mental health issue unless it interferes with work or important relationships. For instance, if a married man cross dresses in private but cannot share it with his wife, he must do a lot to hide the behavior and also may feel distant from his wife. However, if someone cross dresses and has a good social group, good outlets for dressing, his or her mental health can be good. ...Read more

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Can hypothyriod cause other health issues?

Can hypothyriod cause other health issues?

Yes: The thyroid affects all system in the body and could cause many health issues. If you are hypothyroid, it's important to see your doctor to get it treated appropriately. ...Read more

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Does drinking worsen every mental health issue?

Does drinking worsen every mental health issue?

Yes!: Drinking alcohol moderately (up to 2 drinks/day for men) will probably not cause problems. Becoming intoxicated complicates existing mental health issues by disrupting sleep cycles, destabilizing mood, and many other effects. It also induces mental health issues of its own -- especially if you become habituated to drinking, even in binge form. You can also make really bad decisions when drunk. ...Read more

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What mental health issues might effect my sleep?

Most of them: Many psychiatric problems can result in disturbing the natural ability to get to sleep or stay asleep. Anxiety disorders can disrupt an individuals ability to relax and allow the natural sleep process to occur. Clinical depression also disrupts sleep and can shorten total sleep time. Even major situational stressors can disrupt our natural tendency to fall asleep. Take care of your mental health. ...Read more

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What social problems are linked to health issues?

What social problems are linked to health issues?

Depends: How disease is viewed depends on time, society and context. Usually, higher socio-economic status correlates with better access to healthcare. For example, diabetes in poor areas might be associated with poor access to healthful foods and education, while in affluent areas, might be due to sedentary life-style and overindulgence. ...Read more

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What health issues are possible if one only has one kidney?

What health issues are possible if one only has one kidney?

Usually none: If a person has a good, healthy single kidney, she won't have any symptoms or problems until someday her one kidney starts to decrease in kidney function. ...Read more

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What social health issues are experienced by elderly people?

What social health issues are experienced by elderly people?

ElderlySocialHealth: Check out http://www. Yourdictionary. Com/social-health. Transportation can be a major social health issue for elderly as they lose their independence by giving up their car keys, which makes them dependent upon a city that's not prepared to take them to places of worship, to supermarkets, to healthcare institutions, and to various areas to socialize & recreate. ...Read more

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Does constant night time belching indicate any health issue?

Does constant night time belching indicate any health issue?

Usually not: But if it continues or interferring with your life, best to be seen and evaluated. ...Read more

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What is a health issue that can benefit from regular exercise?

What is a health issue that can benefit from regular exercise?

Many: Regular exercise may lower blood sugar levels in diabetics, lower blood pressure, lower cholesterol and reduce depressive symptoms. ...Read more

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What to do if I have this biopsy before (women's health issue)?

What to do if I have this biopsy before (women's health issue)?

Unclear question: It is not feasible to respond meaningfully as you have not provided any relevant information. It would be prudent to consult your doctor. ...Read more

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How do I find the answers to my previously raised health issue?

How do I find the answers to my previously raised health issue?

Your Chart: With the advent of electronic health records, many points of data, tests and past problems are entered into the record. Patients have a right to their records and can request them at any time. Often a simple release of information form from the clinic or hospital is all that is required ...Read more

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Are there any major health issues that arise becuause of bulimia?

Are there any major health issues that arise becuause of bulimia?

Bulimia damage: Hormonal imbalance, hair loss, damage to the heart muscle, damage to the esophagus, throat and teeth, and life threatening imbalances in fluid and electrolytes are associated complications. ...Read more

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What are some health issues that can arise from being vegetarian?

What are some health issues that can arise from being vegetarian?

Reduced disease risk: A large body of research shows that vegetarian diets are "associated with lower blood cholesterol levels, lower blood pressure, less obesity & consequently less heart disease, stroke, diabetes, cancer, and mortality."-quoting from www. Vegetarian-nutrition. Info/updates/vegetarian_diets_health_benefits. Php/
iron deficiency is more common & low vit d & B12 could occur, but supplements can compensate. ...Read more

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Could excessive body odor be considered a health and safety issue?

Could excessive body odor be considered a health and safety issue?

Possibly: Bad mouth odor could be a sign of poor oral hygiene, cavities, gum problems, abscess. These can be assessed by a dentist. Different spices can contribute to body odor. Improper or infrequent bathing can cause body odor as well. Untreated skin infections, which may give off bad odors, could lead to bigger problems and may be putting yourself and others at risk. ...Read more

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I have anxiety and I am constantly worrying I have a health issue?

I have anxiety and I am constantly worrying I have a health issue?

Not necessarily: Unlikely you have a physical health issue but if you are having these symptoms and they are concerning as you seem to be, it would be good to talk to someone. Consider your parents and if that would not work for you pick a trusted friend or school counselor. If none of these are going to work for you the next place would be your PCP. ...Read more

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What is the most appropriate form of yoga for mental health issues?

What is the most appropriate form of yoga for mental health issues?

Yoga: The most important thing is an experienced teacher who is sensitive to the needs of people with mental health issues. You probably want classes that teach mindfulness of body and breath, such as hatha yoga. Others, such as ashtanga and even Bikram can be more like physical endurance contests depending on the teacher. Amy weintraub's book "yoga for depression" is an excellent resource. ...Read more

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Can you please discuss the possible health issues caused by bulimia?

Can you please discuss the possible health issues caused by bulimia?

Bulimia: Bulimia is an extremely dangerous, and in a good number of serious cases, a life threatening condition. Electrolyte imbalance, damage to the throat and esophagus, and dehydration happen early on. Later, hormonal imbalance, hair loss, damage to the heart, severe fluid and electrolyte imbalance can lead hospitalization and in some cases, death. ...Read more

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What are some common health-related issues caused by illicit drug use?

What are some common health-related issues caused by illicit drug use?

Lots: Depending upon the drug of choice one can develop hepatitis, Hep C. overdose, kidney problems, heart arrhythmia, congestive heart failure, tooth loss, cirrhosis, immune disorders, sudden death, abscesses, MRSA, Cytomegalovirus, stroke, seizure, psychosis, chronic depression, serotonin depletion, tolerance, pancreatitis, wasting syndromes, cardiomyopathy, respiratory suppression, withdrawal. ...Read more

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At the age of 19 willll there be any health issue masturbating once a day?

At the age of 19 willll there be any health issue masturbating once a day?

Masturbation: Masturbation is a normal and common part of the human experience. There is no medical or scientific reason to limit one's sexual activity. As you age there will be phases of more sexual desire and phases of less sexual desire. But, there should be no shame or worry if you masturbate. ...Read more