Tag: When

What Does It Mean When Your Throat Hurts

Syda Productions/Shutterstock By Andra Picincu/Sept. 7, 2021 6:32 pm EDT Does your throat hurt when you swallow? Do you also have a fever, joint pain, or swollen lymph glands in the neck? Depending on your symptoms, you may be dealing with a common cold or something more serious, such as strep throat. But the cause is

What Does It Mean When Your Right Eye Hurts?

Andrey_Popov/Shutterstock By Sam Ramsden/Sept. 7, 2021 12:29 pm EDT Because they provide one of the most important functions of the human body, experiencing pain in your eyes can be a very alarming experience. Thankfully, the majority of discomfort in the eyes is usually down to a temporary condition. But, what does it mean when your right eye

What Does It Mean When Your Right Breast Hurts

Olena Yakobchuk/Shutterstock By Sam Cohen/Aug. 31, 2021 7:35 pm EDT Breast health is incredibly important, as certain conditions are more easily treatable if they’re caught and identified early. This is one of the main reasons why women are advised to perform their own monthly breast exams to ensure the tissue is free from lumps, as these

What It Really Means When You Dream About Snakes

Many times our dreams may seem completely random, or else they’re just some mishmash of events from our waking life mashed up with any movies or TV shows we’re recently seen. Like, you know, that one where you’re riding on a bus with Piglet from the Masked Singer and he takes off his mask and

What It Really Means When You Dream About Bears

If you are a hiker or camper and often have to consider how to keep your food and supplies (and self) safe from bears, then dreaming about bears could simply be a reflection of your anxieties and experiences of your everyday life, much like a student dreaming about failing a test. After all, bears are

What It Really Means When You Dream About A Plane Crash

Dreaming about a situation as chaotic as a plane crash will likely make you ponder your mental state at the time of the dream. Despite their scary and chaotic nature, nightmares do not often reveal anything sinister about your mental health, aside from the fact that they might point to the fact that you are

Here’s What It Means When Your Dream Comes True

You’ve heard the saying “a dream come true” for most of your life but have never actually taken it literally. It typically has a figurative meaning and refers to something you’ve wanted in your fantasies but never really believed could become a reality. But some people really find that dreams they have while they sleep

Reasons Your Legs Are Itchy And When You Should Start To Worry

Most everyone has experienced itchy skin on their legs at some point in their lives. It’s uncomfortable and annoying, and can make you feel self-conscious. Most of the time, itchy legs aren’t a cause for concern, but that doesn’t mean you should ignore them. The simplest explanations include dry skin (hello, endless months of winter!), a

When does a cancer first arise?

There is no stronger risk factor for cancer than age. At the time of diagnosis, the median age of patients across all cancers is 66. That moment, however, is the culmination of years of clandestine tumor growth, and the answer to an important question has thus far remained elusive: When does a cancer first arise?

Real Ways To Support Your Partner When They’re Depressed

When you’re in a relationship with someone who’s depressed, watching them struggle can also hit you hard. You’re 100 percent committed to being there for your partner and showing them that you care, but you’re unsure about how to support them in a way that is actually helpful and also respects their boundaries. It doesn’t

When should patients with dementia receive palliative care?

Patients with dementia may benefit from being referred to specialist palliative care—a branch of medicine that focuses on optimizing quality of life and providing relief from symptoms—but who should be referred, and when? A recent analysis of published studies on the topic found a lack of consensus regarding referral criteria for palliative care in patients

Study shows when housing quality is poor, children suffer

Housing instability and homelessness are widely understood to have an impact on health, and certain housing problems have been linked to specific childhood health conditions, such as mold with asthma. But it has not been clear how overall housing quality may affect children—especially those who are at risk from other social determinants of health such