Weight Loss Surgery: What to Expect

How Does Weight Loss Surgery Work? There isn’t just one operation. There are several kinds of these metabolic and bariatric surgeries, as doctors call them. They work in one of the following ways: Limit how much food your stomach can hold, so you eat less and lose weight. Stop your digestive system from absorbing some […]

10 Natural Treatments for Ankylosing Spondylitis

Ankylosing spondylitis Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a chronic condition. It’s a form of arthritis that causes inflammation in the joints of the spine. The joints where the spine meets the pelvis are most affected. The condition may also impact areas where tendons and ligaments attach to bones. It may cause inflammation in other areas of […]

17 Natural Remedies for Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain Relief

You’ll need to keep up with your usual medical care, but some natural remedies might help relieve pain and stiffness from rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Many of them are simple, like using heat and ice packs. Others, like acupuncture, need a trained pro. If you want to try natural and home remedies, ask your doctor what would be most […]

10 Early Signs of Parkinson’s Disease

Because Parkinson’s disease is a progressive condition, it can be difficult to spot the early warning signs. However, we’ve put together a list of 10 of the most common early signs and symptoms of the disease, according to the National Parkinson Foundation. This is one of the most recognized symptoms. Although there could be many other reasons for […]

9 Things That Could Be Giving You Acid Reflux

If you’ve ever had heartburn, you know the uncomfortable burning sensation in your chest and throat is no fun. Heartburn is a symptom of acid reflux, when acid from your stomach bubbles up into your esophagus, the tube connecting your stomach to your throat. Your esophagus is much more sensitive than your stomach, which is built […]

Pathophysiology of impaired hand function in children with unilateral cerebral palsy

Abstract Unilateral spastic cerebral palsy, caused by damage to the developing central nervous system, is characterized by motor impairments mainly lateralized to one side of the body, with hand impairments greatly contributing to functional limitations. The integrity of the motor areas and the corticospinal tract (CST) is often compromised. The specific etiology may drastically influence […]

11+ CELIAC CELEBRITIES MAKING THE (GLUTEN FREE) WORLD A BETTER PLACE

For many, the holiday season revolves around spending time with friends and family. Even when surrounded by loved ones, however, it can be easy to feel alone as a celiac. You can’t eat offered Christmas cookies without asking for the ingredient list. You may have even done a Casey and turned down invitations to Thanksgiving dinner simply because you knew that saying, “I can’t eat that, but thank you for the […]

5 Celebrities Suffering from PCOS

About five million American women suffer from a hormonal disorder called polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) that often lead to the development of cysts in the ovaries. It may also make your periods irregular and cause acne, weight gain, and fertility issues. PCOS is quite common and even celebs are not immune to this condition. Here […]

14 celebrities who have opened up about battling Lyme disease

In recent years, the medical spotlight has increasingly been shining on Lyme disease, the bacterial tick-borne illness that often comes with a host of vague, mysterious symptoms. The widespread illness is often considered the “great imitator” because its symptoms typically mimic other health conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, multiple sclerosis, and others. Getting a […]

15 Stroke Symptoms in Women We’re Likely to Ignore

Did you know that signs of a stroke can be different in women than men? This, plus risk factors you may not know about, make stroke a leading killer of women. Here’s the info you need. Why symptoms are different PR IMAGE FACTORY/SHUTTERSTOCK If you’re at risk for a stroke, one acronym could save your […]

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