Robin Williams Parkinson

Depression, Parkinson’s and the loss of Robin Williams

The recent news of Robin Williams' suicide has saddened many, but it has also served to open a discussion about what the effect of depression and Parkinson’s can be in a person’s. For someone as com … [Read more...]

Cervical and Lumbar Spondylosis

Cervical and Lumbar Spondylosis Explained

The word “spondylosis” means a stiffening or fixation of the vertebrae in the back and neck due to a disease process. Spondylosis is the degenerative changes such as degenerating discs and bone spurs. … [Read more...]

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Could My Esophageal Spasms be Related to Nicotine Use?

What are Esophageal Spasms? The esophagus is the tube that carries food from the mouth into the stomach. An esophageal spasm is when the esophagus has uncoordinated, irregular, and sometimes very … [Read more...]

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Treating Muscle Contractions Naturally

A muscle contraction that is involuntary and can affect any part of the body is called a muscle spasm. Depending on the size and location of the muscle, it can be nearly unnoticeable or painful and … [Read more...]

inflammation of the bladder

What are the causes and treatments for interstitial cystitis?

Inflammation of the bladder occurs when the tissues and muscles surrounding the bladder organ become inflamed and/or stiffen. This can result in severe pain that may or may not be relived with … [Read more...]

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Fibromyalgia and Eyesight: Will Your Vision be Affected?

Fibromyalgia is an autoimmune condition that causes chronic mental and physical problems, including fatigue, pain, and even psychological distress. Research shows that over 6 million people in the … [Read more...]

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What’s wrong with my immune system?

When the immune system begins to misbehave it may not act in a way that helps your body, but can create many different painful conditions. With all of the types of autoimmune disorders the immune … [Read more...]

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What is the Definition of Depression?

Depression is a mood disorder, causing persistent feelings of sadness and loss of interest. It can also be referred to as major depression, clinical depression, or major depressive disorder. It … [Read more...]

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Chronic Pain: What to Say & What Not to Say

Chronic pain is pain that has lasted longer than three to six months. Some have placed the transition from acute to chronic pain at twelve months. Still, others say that “acute” pain lasts thirty days … [Read more...]

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Triggers for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome, also known as IBS, is a disorder involving the intestines. IBS results in stomach pain, cramping and/or bloating, and either constipation or diarrhea. IBS is a long-term … [Read more...]