Latest by Amy Hendel, P.A.

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Symptoms

Erectile Dysfunction? You Might Have Peyronie's Disease

There’s a certain physical condition of the penis that is often overlooked. Learn more about Peyronie's disease and its treatments.

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Diagnosis

Gaming Addiction: Understanding This Modern Diagnosis

Gaming addiction is real and troubling. So why isn’t it included in the DSM-V? Learn more about the disorder: its history, symptoms, and treatment options.

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Risk Factors

How Much Do You Know About Prediabetes?

How much do you know about prediabetes? Take this true or false quiz to test your knowledge about this common condition that can lead to diabetes.

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Lifestyle

What Causes Postmenopausal Weight Gain?

Genetics and exercise both affect weight gain after menopause. Find out what you can do to prevent obesity as your metabolism slows down with age.

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Nutrition

Can Diet Recalibration Treat Obesity?

If your weight loss efforts have been unsuccessful, you may need a diet recalibration that changes your perception of portions. Here's how to do it.

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10 Healthy Foods that Curb Your Hunger

If you struggle with weight loss and still feel hungry all the time, try these 10 tasty — and healthy — dishes that can help you feel full.

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For Sustained Weight Loss, Focus on Diet

Learn why the main focus of any successful weight loss plan should be diet changes rather than exercise, according to this study.

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Cut Bad Nutrition Habits One Bite at a Time

If you've struggled to lose weight and keep it off, follow these nine tips for better nutrition habits to get off the yo-yo diet cycle.

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Lifestyle

New Ways to Track Blood Sugar

If you have diabetes, tracking blood sugar is probably a challenge. Here's a look at where non-invasive glucose monitoring devices may be headed.

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Complications

Diabetes During Pregnancy: Risks and Control

Keeping blood sugar levels in check may help baby avoid a serious heart condition.