Top 10 Migraine Triggers and How to Deal with Them

The sudden onset of a migraine means a dark room, bed and a cool towel for most of us. While these seem to come out of nowhere, many will find that there are usually some signs that a migraine attack is on its way. These signs can reveal a pattern in your symptoms, and even […]

8-year-old Belleville girl has beaten cancer and leukemia

Maranda Wilborn and her family have battled together to beat her first bought of cancer “rhabdomyosarcoma” and then leukemia, now Maranda’s biggest challenge is 2nd grade. BELLEVILLE One might think that after missing kindergarten and first grade for stays in hospitals with chemotherapy and ports and blood draws and needles, a young girl might be […]

12 Things I Wish People Knew About Lyme Disease

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month, and over on Instagram, I’ve been sharing some tidbits about Lyme disease that a lot of folks don’t know (I certainly didn’t before I came down with it). Lyme is a disease that most people have heard of but is incredibly misunderstood. Being a Lyme Disease sufferer is exhausting […]

3 Natural Ways to Build Bones and Prevent Osteoporosis

A friend once expressed frustration that her mother would no longer sit or stand erect. She attributed her mom’s slouch to laziness, but in truth osteoporosis had caused compression fractures that collapsed the front of her mom’s vertebrae. When osteoporosis weakens the vertebrae, they gradually become wedge-shaped, creating the pronounced curve in the upper back that’s often […]

The Gluten-Free Trend Is On the Rise, Even Though Celiac Disease Diagnoses Aren’t

Self-diagnosed sensitivities could be fueling the trend, say researchers. More people are going gluten-free in recent years, according to a study out this week, especially young white women. But the prevalence of celiac disease—the main medical reason doctors and nutritionists recommend cutting out wheat products—hasn’t changed. A common belief that gluten-free diets are healthier (and a growing […]

How to support someone with breast cancer

If a friend or family member has been diagnosed with breast cancer, there are a number of things you can do to help or support them. 1. Practical support 2. Emotional support 3. Support for you 1. Practical support Many people want to carry on doing as much as possible during their treatment. However, side effects can […]

Neuromod prepares for global commercialisation of Lenire tinnitus treatment

Neuromod Devices, the Irish medical technology company specialising in non-invasive neuromodulation technologies, has provided an update on organisational and leadership growth in preparation for European commercialisation and US regulatory clearance application. Following the completion of two of the largest clinical trials ever conducted in tinnitus; including 517 participants, the Company is now advancing towards initial […]

A treatment that has restored the movement of patients with chronic Parkinson’s disease has been developed by Canadian researchers.

Previously housebound patients are now able to walk more freely as a result of electrical stimulation to their spines. A quarter of patients have difficulty walking as the disease wears on, often freezing on the spot and falling. Parkinson’s UK hailed its potential impact on an aspect of the disease where there is currently no […]

Psoriasis: 12 home remedies and how to avoid triggers

Psoriasis is a lifelong autoimmune skin condition in which the immune system triggers the overproduction of skin cells. Some home remedies may help relieve symptoms. Psoriasis causes red, scaly patches of skin called plaques. Plaques usually appear on the elbows, knees, and scalp, but they can develop anywhere on the body. Before using home remedies, it […]

Rheumatoid Arthritis: How to Ease Your Loved One’s Pain

Ask anyone who has a close friend or relative living with chronic illness: The disease impacts more than just the physical and emotional health of the person living with the condition. Chronic diseases like rheumatoid arthritis (RA) also affect family members, lifestyle choices, and relationship dynamics. When you help, support, and care for someone with rheumatoid arthritis, you […]

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