Headaches are very common. The World Health Organization reports up to three-fourths of all people suffered some sort of headache within the last year. For some, headaches are no big deal. But for others they can be debilitating. Experts at Mayo Clinic have tips of how to manage headaches.
For thousands of years, the Chinese have used acupuncture to treat many conditions. Today many western health experts have incorporated the ancient art into their practice. Stress, digestive problems, headaches, mood disorders, infertility and chronic pain are just some of the ailments acupuncture may help. Now you can add hot flashes to that list.
Back to school time. Some kids look forward to it, others dread it. A little anxiety is normal, but sometimes worries can get out of control. That can be especially true for kids who are starting a new school. A doctor at Mayo Clinic has some tips on how to help your kids manage back to school stress and thoughts on when you should seek professional help.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports up to 170,000 young athletes go to the emergency department every year for possible traumatic brain injuries that include concussion. Many concussions happen on the football field. Experts at Mayo Clinic are teaming up with local high school coaches to make football safer. They're hosting helmet fitting sessions to teach coaches how to make sure athletes' heads are properly protected.
Running a marathon takes dedication and training. But sometimes no matter how much prep work you put in, external factors can ruin your run, and even make it dangerous. The excessive heat like we've seen in many places across the country is one such factor. And it's nothing to mess with, as the runner you're about to meet found out.