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Comparing How Men and Women Experience Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a syndrome that anyone can have. Men and women can suffer from it, but it predominantly affects women. A staggering 90% of diagnosed fibromyalgia cases are in women. Since men and women have genetic differences, they may go through different things when they have this disorder. Men generally experience fewer and milder fibromyalgia [...]

2019-08-26T02:07:52+00:00August 25th, 2019|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on Comparing How Men and Women Experience Fibromyalgia

Can Neck Problems Cause Lower Back Pain?

Have you been experiencing lower back pain? If so, you have plenty of company. About 80% of adults suffer from lower back pain. Often an overlooked condition, you’d be surprised to know that it is the top cause of illness-related work absences and the most common reason for job-related disability.   What Living with Low [...]

2019-06-24T13:16:49+00:00June 23rd, 2019|Back Pain|Comments Off on Can Neck Problems Cause Lower Back Pain?

Vertigo and your Neck: A Natural Solution to the Awful Spinning and Whirling

Vertigo is the unsettling and often debilitating sensation that the whole world is whirling around you even though you’re not moving at all.  It may also feel as if your body is spinning when it’s still. Across the population of the United States, it is estimated that 40% will experience some form of balance disorder [...]

2019-05-03T06:17:56+00:00April 28th, 2019|Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Comments Off on Vertigo and your Neck: A Natural Solution to the Awful Spinning and Whirling

Why Migraines Are a Sensitive Topic

You would think that 39 million Americans getting migraines is enough to prevent there from being a stigma attached to the condition, but this is not the case. As a result, a person who gets migraines may view this neurological condition as a sensitive topic. How can you help your loved one to cope? Here [...]

2019-02-26T03:36:06+00:00February 24th, 2019|Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on Why Migraines Are a Sensitive Topic

Do You Have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or Is It One of These Fatigue Conditions?

Chronic fatigue syndrome is one of those conditions that stump the medical community. It can take years, not to mention a lot of money and frustration, to get an official diagnosis. A big part of the problem is that there is no one test that can tell you if you have chronic fatigue for certain. [...]

2019-02-02T17:23:07+00:00December 23rd, 2018|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on Do You Have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or Is It One of These Fatigue Conditions?

How to Beat Back Pain Naturally: Getting Your Life Back

If you are a back pain sufferer, what are you searching for? Do you need a little hope that the debilitating pain won’t be there forever? Would you like the freedom to be able to do the things you once were able to but now have to sit out in order to muster the strength [...]

2019-02-02T18:26:47+00:00October 28th, 2018|Back Pain, Low Back Pain / Sciatica|Comments Off on How to Beat Back Pain Naturally: Getting Your Life Back

Is It Vertigo? 7 Symptoms that Give It Away

Vertigo is a false sensation of movement that occurs when there is an issue with the vestibular system or the central nervous system. We’re going to take a look at seven indicators that a person may be experiencing vertigo. Then we will consider a natural form of care that has brought relief to hundreds of [...]

2019-02-02T19:41:58+00:00August 26th, 2018|Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Comments Off on Is It Vertigo? 7 Symptoms that Give It Away

Migraines — Vascular or Neurological Origins? Are Both Involved?

Migraines are known for causing severe pulsating or throbbing pain often only on one side of the head. If you have a migraine, you may also experience nausea and vomiting, extreme sensitivity to sound, certain strong odors, and dizziness or vertigo (a spinning sensation). Migraines can last for a few hours or many days and [...]

2019-04-16T17:24:04+00:00June 24th, 2018|Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on Migraines — Vascular or Neurological Origins? Are Both Involved?

What Are the Differences Between Fibromyalgia and Lupus?

Fibromyalgia and lupus have many similar symptoms and are both chronic health conditions. However, though many symptoms are similar, these are definitely two different conditions with different prognosis and treatment options. With that in mind, we’ll take a close look at both conditions so you can see how they differ. Then we will introduce you [...]

2019-04-17T15:28:01+00:00April 22nd, 2018|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on What Are the Differences Between Fibromyalgia and Lupus?

Sciatica and Your Spine – In Search of Lasting Relief

Sciatica can be a debilitating condition that prevents you from doing seemingly simple daily tasks like walking the dog or driving your car to work.  An estimated 43% of the population will experience the pain of sciatica at some point in their lives.  Sciatica is a condition that is very closely tied to lower back [...]

2019-06-03T17:59:24+00:00February 25th, 2018|Back Pain|Comments Off on Sciatica and Your Spine – In Search of Lasting Relief