In-depth

Alternative medicine

Acupuncture

Find out how acupuncture works, who should avoid it and what conditions it can treat.

Biofeedback

Biofeedback is a technique in which you use your mind to control your body, possibly helping with relaxation and a variety of health conditions.

Chiropractic adjustment

Chiropractic adjustment — Overview covers definition, what to expect from spinal manipulation treatment for back pain.

Massage

Stressed out? Muscles ache? A massage might be what you need. But get the facts first.

Lifestyle and home remedies

Alleviating migraine pain

There's more to treating migraines than medication. Taking good care of yourself can help you manage migraine pain.

Relaxation techniques

Relaxation techniques can help reduce stress symptoms and improve your quality of life. Learn simple relaxation techniques you can practice almost anywhere.

Sleep tips

Having trouble sleeping? Set the stage for better sleep with these simple tips.

Stop your next migraine before it starts

Risk factors

Depression

Take control of your mood and health. Explore the many depression treatment options and learn coping skills.

Symptoms

Diarrhea

Diarrhea can have many triggers, including viruses, bacteria, parasites and certain medications. Though unpleasant, most cases of diarrhea go away without treatment.

Headache

Most headaches aren't caused by a serious illness, but some could be a sign of a life-threatening condition.

Headaches in children

Children of all ages experience headaches, but the causes aren't all the same. Here's how to help your child.

Nausea and vomiting

Sick to your stomach? Nausea and vomiting usually pass quickly but sometimes result from long-term or serious conditions.

Tests and diagnosis

CT scan

A CT scan is an imaging test that uses X-rays to produce detailed images of the inside of your body.

Lumbar puncture (spinal tap)

Lumbar puncture (spinal tap) — Overview covers definition, risks and results of this procedure.

MRI

MRI uses a magnetic field and radio waves to create detailed images of the organs and tissues within your body.

Treatments and drugs

Botox injections

Botox is used not only for wrinkles but for other conditions, as well. Here are the pros and cons of this popular treatment.

Jun. 04, 2013