Memory loss is a normal part of aging, and as you get older, some people may notice that it takes longer to learn new things, they don’t remember information as well as in the past, they more often have a word on the tip of their tongue, or they lose things more often. These usually are signs of mild forgetfulness, not serious memory problems. However, at a certain point, memory loss can be an indicator of dementia and/or developing dementia.
When to Worry and What it Could Be
While chest pain can be an indication of a heart attack, it can also be caused by a wide variety of other, less serious conditions.
Why Dogs Lick and When to Worry
Dogs lick themselves, that’s a fact of life, but when does it get to be an issue? You may catch your pooch bathing daily to keep clean. This is an innate behavior in the animal kingdom. But there are times when licking can become excessive and can be a clinical sign of an underlying illness Allergies are the number one cause of excessive licking in dogs. Owners may note that their dog licks in between the toes (sometimes leading to staining of the…
What brands worry about when they worry about content
Execs from brands like Hostess and Chobani share what they view as challenging when it comes to creating branded content.
Teen texting codes: What they mean, when to worry
Some child safety experts warn there can be more than meets the eye with texting codes. Some strange texting lingo might double as code for suicidal thoughts, bullying, sex and drugs.
Moles: What to Look For, When to Worry
If you have a skin mole or if your mole hurts, you may think it’s a skin cancer. Learn when to be suspicious about a skin mole and see your dermatologist.
Headaches: What to know, when to worry
Have a headache? Learn about different kinds of headaches –– including tension, migraine, and cluster headaches –– ways to prevent or ease the pain, and when to get medical help.
Picky Eaters: What's normal, and when to worry
Some meals have become a battle ground in my home. Ok, maybe that is an exaggeration, but they have started to make me anxious. I’m sure my son is anxious, at times, as well. There are a whole host of reasons that children, especially young children, don’t eat the way we would hope. About 25%… READ MORE
How to Tell When You Should Worry
June is Men’s Health Month — a good time to think about something you probably don’t think about too often: your prostate.
Shoulder pain: Why it hurts and when to worry
The shoulder is the most mobile joint in the body and, because of its extensive range of motion, it’s susceptible to injury and pain. While the shoulder is not thought of as a weight bearing joint, once you lift an object or roll over at night, the forces going through the shoulder joint exceed those of most joints due to the long lever arm of the outstretched arm. The shoulder can hurt after it has been injured or for no apparent reason. Most…
Bruises: What’s Normal and When Should You Worry
Even the least clumsy among us ends up with an inexplicable black and blue mark once in awhile. And if it feels like you’re bruising more and more every year … you may be right.
Bruises in Children: What’s Normal and When to Worry
Riley Children’s Health offers children access to comprehensive care across Indiana, including at Riley Hospital for Children in downtown Indianapolis.
7 Tips to Remember When Children Worry
Blog Author: Lisa Lombardi, Certified Life Coach and President of Lisa Lombardi Coaching Inc. | School is wrapping up and getting ready for holiday breaks! You're finalizing holiday plans with your family and friends, in addition to your family's day to day schedule. Here are a few ways to stay engaged with your child, should the holiday...
Tips From Dr. Weiss including "When to Worry"
Excerpt from A Comprehensive Guide to Wilderness and Travel Medicine, by Dr. Eric A. Weiss. ALTITUDE ILLNESS (Mountain Sickness) It is rare to experience altitude sickness below 6,000 feet. Moderate altitude is between 8,000 and 12,000 feet (2,400 and 3,600 meters), High altitude is between 12,000 and 18,000 feet (3,600 and 5,400 meters), and …
Ten things women worry about when breastfeeding
Practical tips to get you through your breastfeeding challenges.
Hair Loss in Women: When Should You Worry?
What To Do When Worry Keeps You Awake
Behavioral sleep expert Jared Minkel explains four ways to quiet a racing mind and sleep more soundly.
What to Do When Worry Gets the Best of You
Are you worried, stressed, and anxious? Remember just this one thing: God's got this!
What to worry about when you worry about smart speakers
Puppy Vaccine Reactions: What to Expect and When to Worry
What to expect and when to worry after your dog receives vaccines. Vaccine reaction types and descriptions in dogs.