A vast number of people have had to deal with some kind of knee pain at one point in their lives. Whether it be due to day to day wear and tear, injury, or just overuse stemming from sporting activities or work-related tasks, knee pain can be debilitating. The knee joint is the largest joint in the human body, vital […]
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The pain that headache and migraine sufferers endure can impact every aspect of their lives. Acupuncture can offer powerful relief without the side effects that prescription and over-the-counter drugs can cause. Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine have been used to relieve headaches and migraines, as well as their underlying causes, for thousands of years and is a widely accepted form […]
The term pelvic inflammatory disease, abbreviated as PID, is used to describe all kinds of inflammations or infections that occur along the female genital tract such as the fallopian tubes, the ovaries, cervix, uterus and pelvic tissues. The inflammation and swelling usually cause the uterus and other reproductive organs to be scarred, which often results to infertility.
Pregnancy is an incredible journey that comes with a few bumps (pun intended) at every stage. Though some women experience a smooth sailing, a great number suffer from a range of ailments from as simple as nausea to complications like pre-eclampsia or depression. In addition to the prodding and raging hormones, the aches and pains associated with this period can […]
Bell’s palsy is a condition that affects part of the face and causes paralysis in the affected muscles. It is brought about by swelling, compression or inflammation of the nerve that controls the facial muscles. One side of the face droops or becomes stiff due to the condition. This makes it hard to smile or close the eye on the […]
Anxiety and related disorders are a real problem in the US, affecting over 40 million people over the age of 18.This number is actually believed to be a conservative estimate, as a lot of patients are misdiagnosed or even completely ignorant of their situations, meaning that they are not aware that what they are experiencing is anxiety. Young people, especially, […]
According to The Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, there are over 400,000 people suffering from this condition in the United States. When you look at the global chart, the figures rises to 2.5 million. While Multiple Sclerosis, or MS, is not believed to be a genetic condition, there is a widespread feel among scientists that the disease actually has a genetic lean. […]