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Vertigo: 8 Tips and Tricks to Help Alleviate the Spinning

Vertigo has been defined as the feeling that you or the things in the environment around you are moving when they are not. It often has a rotational component of false movement. Some associate vertigo with a fear of heights, which is called acrophobia. This has to do with a popular movie from long ago. [...]

2018-04-04T07:27:40+00:00 April 1st, 2018|Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Comments Off on Vertigo: 8 Tips and Tricks to Help Alleviate the Spinning

What Is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) can be a tricky condition to get a diagnosis for, and it is even more difficult to find effective chronic fatigue syndrome treatment. We're going to break down the answer to the question posed in our title into four categories: symptoms, causes, risk factors, and how to find natural relief. Read [...]

2018-01-09T02:13:55+00:00 January 7th, 2018|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on What Is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

An Employer’s Guide to Workers with Migraines

If you are an employer who has ever had a worker suffering from migraines, you know that the condition can affect both productivity on the job as well as the number of days missed. What are some things that you as a boss need to know in order to balance your responsibility as a supervisor [...]

2017-11-29T05:41:33+00:00 October 1st, 2017|Headaches, Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on An Employer’s Guide to Workers with Migraines

Why Vertigo Becomes More Common After 40

Vertigo is a common condition no matter what a person’s age is. In fact, about 10% of people suffer from this false sensation of movement that may be described as a spinning feeling or even as motion sickness despite being still. However, after age 40, the number of people who experience vertigo dramatically increases. Researchers [...]

2017-08-04T08:30:20+00:00 August 6th, 2017|Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Comments Off on Why Vertigo Becomes More Common After 40

Is Fibromyalgia Related to a Vitamin Deficiency?

The short answer, according to a recent study, is no – despite the fact that as many as 68% of fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome patients use supplements. While researchers want to examine certain vitamins, such as A and E, a little more closely, the existing data shows very little positive benefit of supplementation for [...]

2017-06-12T14:03:07+00:00 June 4th, 2017|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on Is Fibromyalgia Related to a Vitamin Deficiency?

The Phases That Set Migraines Apart from Headaches

A migraine may seem like a really bad headache to someone who has never had one, but to migraine sufferers, they are a completely different animal. The medical community agrees, classifying migraines as a neurological condition. In fact, while a severe headache is the most common symptom of a migraine, they can occur with no [...]

2017-06-15T16:56:26+00:00 April 2nd, 2017|Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on The Phases That Set Migraines Apart from Headaches

Vertigo and Dizziness—Defined and Relieved

Vertigo is the sensation of movement where none exists. Many people experience this sensation as the feeling that the room is spinning. Dizziness is a blanket term that is often used to describe everything from vertigo to a feeling of lightheadedness. As a result, doctors struggle to make a proper diagnosis when patients refer to [...]

2017-06-07T12:30:18+00:00 February 5th, 2017|Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Comments Off on Vertigo and Dizziness—Defined and Relieved

How Stress and Negative Thoughts Affect Fibromyalgia

While fibromyalgia is a real and chronic pain condition that requires medical care, the idea that positive thinking has power definitely applies according to a recent study. In fact, the researchers determined that negative thoughts which create stress can make the pain of fibromyalgia worse. What Is Fibromyalgia and Why Does Negative Thinking Have This [...]

2016-12-21T04:18:02+00:00 December 4th, 2016|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on How Stress and Negative Thoughts Affect Fibromyalgia

Chronic Migraines Afflict 4 Million People

Even just one isolated occurrence of a migraine can turn a person’s life upside down for days. Now imagine dealing with migraines 15 or more days per month. For about 4 million people, imagining that scenario is not necessary—it’s a reality. The symptoms of a migraine are bad enough, but when one suffers from chronic [...]

2017-06-20T16:35:30+00:00 October 9th, 2016|Headaches, Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on Chronic Migraines Afflict 4 Million People