It has been more than 40 years since singer/songwriter Woody Guthrie died of Huntington disease. He had been misdiagnosed for years—he'd even been labeled an alcoholic. Since that time, much as been learned about HD.
Experts are increasingly urging people to know their BMI, a figure that takes into account not just weight but also height to indicate body fat.
The questions in this assessment ask about risk factors—conditions that may put you at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) states that the more risk factors you have, the more likely you are to develop diabetes.
Cluster headaches are uncommon, but when they occur, they bring on severe head pain. The pain is constant, focused in and around one eye. This video discusses the possible causes of this type of headache and recommended treatments.