Hair pulling is more common than many believe. It may affect up to 3.5% of adults, although some experts say the number is closer to 1%. The older name for this condition is trichotillomania. But the more modern term is hair pulling disorder.
My daughter has schizophrenia. The psychiatrist at her mental health center prescribed an antipsychotic drug. I know some of these drugs increase the risk of diabetes and heart disease. What sort of clinical monitoring do you advise?
I am not always able to get to the bathroom in time when I have the urge to urinate. It is happening more frequently. I plan to see my doctor. But before I make the appointment, I wanted to know what treatments might be available.