Nausea, excruciating head pain, sensitivity to light and noise: The oppressiveness of the list of symptoms for migraines has been matched only by the difficulty of treating the severe headaches. Until now.
With cold capping, I could focus on something practical and immediate — trying not to lose my hair
Citizen Yoga founder, Kacee Must Leeb reflects on her sister’s suicide, its impact on her family, and her road to finding purpose
Like many metro areas across the U.S., finding a therapist in and around Detroit can prove to be difficult. But, a change in perception, accessibility, and compatibility can make all the difference.
Numbers don’t lie. From being ranked as the most stressed-out city in the United States to the shortage of mental health care providers in Wayne County to Michigan’s rising suicide rate, metro Detroit lacks a clean bill of health in the matters of mental health. We’ve done the math.
New innovations that revolutionize traditional approaches to counseling
Shedding light on a subject long deemed taboo
A Q&A with Ethan Schmitt, a clinic escort at Ann Arbor Health Center
Hour Detroit Editor Steve Wilke tries an unconventional method of kicking a years-long habit
From how often to apply to the ingredients that make it work, a local dermatologist tells all
Highland Park’s Pingree Farms offers a quirky fitness class
SimMan 3G is improving health care one mannequin at a time
Adults with developmental disabilities often struggle to get dental care — but not at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland
Manny Torres on music, faith, and his recovery from testicular cancer
According to a local court ruling, overpowering fragrances are an infraction of the Americans with Disabilities Act
An emergency training workshop, healthcare for Detroit’s homeless, and the aftermath of Puerto Rico’s Hurricane Maria
Chief Medical Officer, Michigan Department of Corrections
A closer look at advanced technology’s effect on kids' vision
Producer Alyonka Larionov and plus-size model Leah Vernon discuss their struggles with eating disorders
A local doctor weighs in on a trendy ingredient
Letter from the Heath Guide Editor, Lyndsay Green
A local instructor on Crohn’s disease and her path to healing
A local herbalist on plants grown in southeast Michigan and their health benefits
Peabody Ice Climbing in Fenton offers enthusiasts the rush of the summit
A local allergist and a community herbalist offer their tips for weathering allergy season
The most common cause of dizziness is not as scary as you think
Hour Detroit's Health Guide editor on the uplifting way the Brain Injury Association of Michigan assists grieving caretakers for survivors of traumatic brain injuries
Martial arts instructor trains people to defend themselves and take a stand against dangerous lifestyles — literally
Plus, tips from a metro Detroit-based dietitian on getting the most out of your meals
CRISPR could prune some inherited diseases from the family tree
Answers to all the questions you've always wanted to ask
This gym offers metro Detroiters a new type of workout, one sensor at a time
A U-M doc is giving cancer survivors the tools to finally feel healthy again
Cats and dogs get many of the same cancers we do. Could they be the key to unlocking new treatments that help us — and our pets — beat the disease?
Precision Medicine helps find valuable needles amidst haystacks of information
Program treats participants like ‘more than a number’
It’s not always the best choice for behavioral and nonmedical emergencies, but metro Detroit agencies and partial programs can help
Through art, music, and other programs, young patients maintain their identities, ease stress and anxiety
Before you hit the pavement, experts advise learning your body’s cues for the greatest benefits, least injuries. Plus training and eating plans and a guide to local races
Henry Ford doctor says he believes procedure will become standard for patients older than 65 in the next few years
The ability to move is associated with long-term health and well-being, and the stakes are even higher for older adults
While there is no cure for Hidradenitis Suppurativa, changing the way I eat helped me heal after years of suffering and misdiagnoses
For the active, distracted, and routinely high-strung, it can offer a deeply healing experience. Believe me, I tried it.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder usually manifests differently, making diagnosis difficult for those unfamiliar with the symptoms
Carving out the right amount of time for your professional and personal life doesn’t have to feel like a circus act. Here’s how to find a better path
Anxiety disorders and depression are often faceless — as well as misunderstood and mistreated
Pilot program aims to fight childhood obesity through grocery store tours, school nutrition classes, and health screenings
Local health professionals are using gaming technology and other apps to analyze pain, educate students, and more
Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of American women
How kickboxing can improve mental health
Dr. Mona gained fame as a ‘water warrior,’ but her long-term crusade is fixing all of Flint’s social ills
Living in Wayne County’s polluted ZIP codes has been linked to asthma and other health conditions, but activists and policymakers — and even some industries — are working to address regional environmental issues
How thoughts and perceptions health care providers unconsciously harbor can affect health care for minorities — and what can be done about it
Officials say the increase in heroin addiction is linked to the proliferation of highly addictive painkillers that are overprescribed.
Local cardiologist brings vision for healthy and delicious plant-based food, craft cocktails to downtown Ferndale.
New techniques and research offer advanced fertility options for prospective parents.
A poor understanding of diet and exercise can lead to a cyclic pattern of acting upon myths.
Experts weigh in on all the pokes, posts, and pictures that make up social media.
Man’s best friend can also play an important role in health care.
Frequent self-weighing by teens could be a signal they’re struggling with depression.
As more extreme cold therapy centers open in metro Detroit, clients turn to cryotherapy for everything from aches and pains from a workout to improving their mood.
Adult coloring books offer a low barrier of entry to creative expression, relieve stress.
As Michigan’s aging population grows, so does the number of adults caring for their parents.
New Medicaid age extension and progress in Michigan give parents relief.
Hand-held detection device puts a pair of Wayne State doctors on the verge of a major medical breakthrough.
After losing his sight, an artist’s journey to reinvent his life is a lesson in overcoming obstacles
In southwest Detroit, a tattoo removal program helps former gang members leave stigma behind
For future doctors, Wayne State University’s body bequest program isn’t all about death — it’s about learning the science of healing
Founder of Rock CF nonprofit fights back against genetic lung disease
End-of-life-care issues are becoming part of the national dialogue
More women opt for a double mastectomy, but does it really prevent anything?
The list containing the winners and the accompanying medical stories featured in the 2015 Top Docs issue.
Whether they find solace in 12-step programs or a different approach, former addicts find their own paths
On the outside, lupus patients may appear fine, but on the inside, they are in pain.
Chained to your chair? Here are some ideas to get fit while at the office.
Michigan, which has some of the nation’s highest nonmedical vaccine exemption rates, adds new rule for parents seeking waivers for kids as other states take more radical steps.
Emerging magnet-based therapy can help patients with mild to moderate cases who don’t respond well to medication
With the glut of information on TV and the Web, it can be difficult to tell fact from fiction. How well does your medical knowledge stack up?
Men with prostate cancer share stories dealing with the mental side of the disease.
From fitness to stress management, Health Guide writers share their go-to picks for keeping fit and eating healthy
Michigan’s large senior population underscores need to help older residents maintain good cognitive health
Expanding use of 3-D printing technology helps doctors treat teen’s heart condition
After her son was born with a cleft lip and palate — which means a lifelong journey of medical care — Michigan mom on mission to help other parents
In the past, genetic testing was often an afterthought for a woman already diagnosed with breast or ovarian cancer. Now, screening is happening sooner.
Advances in telemedicine may benefit patients with chronic conditions in remote areas — and cut health care costs, too
Gordie Howe’s stroke treatments and A. Alfred Taubman’s legacy to U-M are putting stem cell research’s game-changing potential into the spotlight
Singing, playing, or simply listening can be a powerful, healing force
It's not just meditation or yoga— it's a way of being
It doesn’t sound pretty — or even very sanitary — but transplanted fecal microbes are gaining popularity as a way to treat digestive tract bugs
Awareness and breaking down depression’s stigma are key to suicide prevention
Frustrating stereotypes and barriers to professional opportunities are just a few challenges endured by stutterers
Alcohol poisoning isn't just a dorm room phenomenon, and too often, loved ones have to cope with the fallout
Organ donor registrations in Michigan are on the rise, but potential transplant patients still face a supply vs. demand gap
Allergies can develop at any age, and some symptoms are nothing to sneeze at
Studies find financial problems top the list of causes, escalating health risks. So what can we do to ease the burden?