Third year Mayo Medical Student, Theresa Cheng, talks about transitioning to the wards as she works towards becoming a compassionate physician, translating the knowledge learned in first and second year into the reality of patient-centered medicine. source

Emergency 101

  At what point does a fever or stomachache become a medical emergency? If you slice your finger with a knife, or you are having the worst headache you’ve ever had, should you seek emergency care? How do you know? The following is advice for how to handle common emergency medical conditions. This section does … Continue reading “Emergency 101”

5-Minute Metabolism Jumpstart

Use this high-intensity interval training session to boost your metabolism. You’ll complete a series of five exercises, and also learn how to adapt them for any level of fitness. Source by [author_name] WebMD,health,fitness,exercise,metabolism,5 minutes,workout,interval training,high-intensity,how to,how to boost your metabolism

Mayo Clinic’s First Face Transplant: The Patient

“There are no words to express just how grateful I am for this gift,” says Andy Sandness, the recipient of Mayo Clinic’s first-ever face transplant. This video profiles Mr. Sandness’ decade long journey – from a “devastating” injury to being selected as Mayo’s first patient to undergo this life-transforming procedure. source

Steam Treatment for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: Mayo Clinic Radio

Dr. Tobias Kohler, a urologist at Mayo Clinic, explains a promising new treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH. This interview originally aired on Feb. 24, 2018. source

What Happens During an Angioplasty?

Take a peek at how this procedure opens narrow arteries to help blood flow more freely. Learn more: Subscribe to WebMD here: Follow WebMD here: Website: Facebook: Pinterest: Twitter: Instagram: Source by [author_name] WebMD,health,angioplasty,heart surgery,artery,stent,surgery recovery,heart,heart failure

Surviving Sepsis – Mayo Clinic

Our bodies are very good at fighting infections. The immune system reacts and attacks the bacteria and viruses that make us sick. But sometimes the immune reaction is so strong that it damages the body too. This is called a septic reaction, or sepsis. And the mortality rate associated with it can be high. Doctors … Continue reading “Surviving Sepsis – Mayo Clinic”

How is Excess Body Fat Priming Our Brains for Mental Decline?

As today marks the 81st birthday of Krispy Kreme – an American doughnut company and coffeehouse chain based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina built off an ancient, secret cajun recipe – it seems a fitting day to talk about obesity, fat, and its effect on the brain.  Let’s start with “skinny fat”. Sarcopenia, which is the loss of muscle mass, tends … Continue reading “How is Excess Body Fat Priming Our Brains for Mental Decline?”

Dealing with grief after the death of your baby

  What is grief? Grief is all the feelings you have when someone close to you dies. You may find it hard to believe that your baby died. You may want to shout or scream or cry. You may want to blame someone. Or you may want to hide under the covers and never come … Continue reading “Dealing with grief after the death of your baby”

Rochester, Minnesota Lifestyle In Our Own Words

Anna Alexander drops her daughter off at preschool, works out, and does yoga with her friend — just part of her daily life with bipolar disorder. Subscribe to WebMD here: Follow WebMD here: Website: Facebook: Pinterest: Twitter: Instagram: Source by [author_name] bipolar disorder,bipolar,mental health,depression,mental health treatment,manic depression,mania,manic,health,wellness,mother,family