Breast Cancer

Southern Environmental Medicine Center is one of only a handful of clinics in Atlanta that offers a specialized test that detects a woman's risk for breast cancer. As explained by Dr. Susan Tanner on an episode of the Atlanta & Company show, breast cancer is preventable even in patients with a strong family history.

Breast cancer is often times the result of how a woman's body processes hormones....

Read more...

ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder)

Definition

Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is a syndrome defined as the inability to focus attention and having periods of hyperactivity. Attention Deficit Disorder is one of the most frequently diagnosed childhood psychiatric conditions. ADD is a term that has multiple labels, such as "hyperactivity" and "learning disability." ADD describes three different conditions: attention deficit disorder...

Read more...

Chronic Fatigue

Definition

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a chronic illness that has varied symptoms and is often brought on by a variety of problems, mainly viral infections including Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV). The main symptom is debilitating fatigue. It feels like a flu that never heals. Women account for 70% of the cases of chronic fatigue or CFS. The typical profile of a CFS patient is a Caucasian women in...

Read more...