Is a high PSA level ‘prostate cancer’ unconditionally? [건강톡톡]

The number of prostate cancer patients in Korea is increasing rapidly. According to data from the Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service, the number of prostate cancer patients in Korea increased from 75,000 in 2017 to 110,000 in 2021, an increase of about 45% in 4 years. We studied in detail with a specialist in […]

Eat less but not lose weight?…4 good ingredients for ‘hypothyroidism’

There are people who do not lose weight even though they usually eat well and exercise hard. There are cases where the body does not lose weight well, but surprisingly, these people often suffer from hypothyroidism. Hypothyroidism refers to a condition where thyroid hormones are not produced properly. When the thyroid hormone is not sufficient, […]

“Just my smartphone all day…” 6 Signs You’re Stressed

We experience stress big and small in our lives. The causes vary from external factors such as schoolwork, employment, and conflicts with friends to internal factors such as perfectionism and workaholism. Appropriate stress increases concentration and maintains tension. However, when excessive stress is received for a long time, various abnormal symptoms begin to appear in […]

‘Three chronic diseases’, influence each other and create a vicious cycle

Hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and diabetes (hyperglycemia) are chronic diseases that threaten vascular health. According to statistics, it is estimated that hypertension among adults in their 20s and older in Korea is about 12.6 million, 11,558,000 adult hyperlipidemia patients, and 10 million diabetes patients, including pre-diabetic patients. Just looking at the statistics, it deserves to be called […]