Content by Lori Rose, special to SLUCare. The goal for every mother-to-be is the same: a healthy baby. But the path to getting there looks different for everyone.
Content by Lori Rose, special to SLUCare. Joe H. had dealt with a hernia for nearly three decades. He first had it repaired back in the ‘90s, and though the recovery was tough, the repair lasted for many years. A second surgery was just as difficult, but the repair didn’t last nearly as long.
Content provided by SLUCare Physician Group: When a man has trouble achieving an erection, it can be a sign of a bigger health issue, says Dr. Clay McDonough, a SLUCare specialist who treats erectile dysfunction (ED) and other urological conditions.
Content by Lori Rose, special to SLUCare. Colorectal cancer is a leading cause of cancer death in the United States, and too few Americans are being screened as recommended.
Content provided by SLUCare Physician Group: Merrica Schell had yet another sinus infection, but this time the pain in her cheeks was almost more than she could bear. “I couldn’t live like that anymore,” Schell says. “It got to where the pain was so bad I almost couldn’t function. It was hot, burning, intense pain.”
Content by Lori Rose, special to SLUCare. Finding and treating breast cancer early is key to survival; but beyond scheduling an annual mammogram, it’s important for women to understand their risk factors, SLUCare breast surgeon Dr. Kaitlin Farrell says.
Content by Lori Rose, special to SLUCare. Thanks to the rise in video conferencing during these pandemic times, many of us are seeing more of our own faces, including the crow’s feet and laugh lines we’d rather not.
Content by Lori Rose, special to SLUCare. During these days of virtual learning and work-from-home Zoom meetings, issues stemming from eye strain are an increasingly common complaint. But the good news is there are measures you can take at home to relieve symptoms, and the better news is that no amount of computer use has been linked to blindness.
Sponsored content by Lori Rose, special to SLUCare. Scott Lotspeich first noticed swelling in his left leg after treatment for Hodgkin lymphoma 25 years ago.
Content by Lori Rose, special to SLUCare. When Dr. Jean Schaid was diagnosed earlier this year with ALS, she knew she would need to fight the disease with an army of experts.
Sponsored content by Lori Rose, special to SLUCare. Shoulder pain bothered Dan Pagel for years, whether it was playing catch with the kids or working out at the gym. Cortisone shots worked for a while but became less and less effective at masking the pain in his right shoulder whenever he threw a ball or raised his arm for typical daily activities.
Content provided by SLUCare Physician Group: New innovations make hearing aids increasingly reliable and better able to treat the unique symptoms of a person’s hearing loss.
Content provided by SLUCare Physician Group: Angela Zimmerly suffered with year-round allergies for years. She tried allergy shots, but the inconvenience of taking time off work to drive to her doctor’s office twice a week became too much.
Content provided by SLUCare Physician Group: Whether you suffer from symptoms caused by varicose veins or just don’t like the sight of them, SLUCare vascular surgeons are available to help you look and feel better.
Content provided by SLUCare Physician Group: Extreme cold is one of the tools specialists at SLUCare are using to attack those pesky love handles.
Content provided by SLUCare Physician Group: Knees are the most common type of joint replacement performed, followed by hips and shoulders.
Like a car, our bodies work hard to keep moving and sometimes there’s a warning sign that something isn’t right — a signal as simple as leg pain.
Beth worked hard to lose weight, but nothing she did seemed to shrink her double chin.
Jeanette Streater suffered from growing uterine fibroids that caused abnormally heavy menstrual bleeding and a swollen belly that made her feel as if she were pregnant.
Doctor after doctor told her they couldn’t find anything wrong with her, but Emily Biekert knew the numbness, weakness and pain she’d felt since being rear-ended in a car accident were real.
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A common childhood mishap such as falling hard onto the crossbar of a bicycle is not only painful but can lead to urinary problems for men later in life.
Specialists at SLUCare now offer a minimally invasive alternative for removing blockages that could lead to strokes in patients with carotid artery disease.
When 10-year-old Macie Higginson complained of her knee hurting, her family’s first thought was growing pains. But they took her to the pediatrician to check it out.
Val Krause needed a new liver. The St. Louis County police officer was suffering from advancing liver disease and was becoming sicker every day.
The faculty and staff at the SLUCare Cardiovascular Center say a new designation from a national group recognizes their commitment to making sure patients receive the highest level of care.
What he thought was a simple shaving nick on his jawline turned out to be something much more dangerous.
Urinary incontinence is a topic many patients are reluctant to broach with their health providers, and that’s a shame, says Dr. Clay McDonough.
Patients who have experienced a life-threatening pulmonary embolism (PE) can feel bombarded by information and instructions when they’re in the hospital.
A new drug is bringing hope to ALS patients that they’ll be able to hold off some of the debilitating effects of the disease, at least for awhile.
For Sister Jude Ruggeri, no longer being able to hear birds singing, decipher conversations or react to a fire alarm was devastating. She thought it meant an early end to the work she loved.