4 mins read

Prevention of Heart Disease in Women

Crushing chest pain and pressure might clearly signal a heart attack in men, but women report different symptoms that accompany heart problems. Certain circumstances in particular put women at greater risk for heart disease, and learning symptoms and warning signs can help prevent serious problems.

3 mins read

Side Effects of Ritalin for Children

Ritalin is a stimulant medication that doctors sometimes prescribe for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Ritalin’s effects are almost instantaneous: The child exhibits mood changes in just 20 to 30 minutes after taking it. To minimize any side effects, your child should take the lowest dose possible to achieve the desired results. Note that the side effects that occur with Ritalin in children are practically the same as with dexedrine and Adderall, other stimulant ADHD medicines.

2 mins read

Teenage Heart Conditions

You may associate heart conditions such as heart attack or coronary artery disease with adults, not teenagers. Teenagers can have heart conditions too, although they are usually not the same conditions that plaque adults. Some conditions are the result of birth defects, while others result from insufficient medical care or an unhealthy lifestyle.