Author: Dr. Rickards

Dizziness or Drowsiness: Where Can You Classify Vertigo?

Drowsiness and dizziness often get mistaken for one another. Some patients use the terms interchangeably to describe lightheadedness. Meanwhile, others use drowsiness or dizziness to refer to a sensation that makes them sick to their stomach or feel false movements when they sit or stand in a corner. If you’re also having difficulty telling these […]

How to Enjoy Eating When You Have a TMJ Disorder

Eating can be quite a pleasurable experience. Besides providing nourishment, food can also bring you joy and satisfaction. Imagine feasting on culinary wonders that have a perfect blend of flavor and texture. Sadly, some people don’t experience the same feeling. In fact, some cringe and feel shocking pain when they chew on food because they […]

Does Neck Pain Have a Connection with Sinus Infection?

Sinus infections can be quite a nightmare to deal with. Anyone familiar with this kind of condition knows that it often causes discomfort or sometimes dangerous complications. For example, some patients report having both sinus infection and neck pain. But is there a connection after all? More importantly, if there’s a strong link between them, […]

Why You Have Headache, Neck Pain, and Nausea All at Once

A headache can completely ruin your day. When you have it, it's really tough to get through the day and not feel terrible about yourself. Sometimes neck pain and nausea come with headaches too, which makes them even more challenging to handle! There are a couple of conditions that can cause headache, neck pain, and […]

Why Ignoring Back Pain is a Big Mistake

The body is a fascinating biological feat. That’s because it has its way of telling you that you’re sick. For example, muscle stiffness could mean that you feel stressed out. Dizziness could indicate low blood sugar, hunger, or vestibular problems. But what if you have back pain? Does it always mean that you have an […]

What To Do If You’re Over 40 and Living with Back Pain

They say that life begins at 40. It’s that phase where you start to reap the results of your hard work in the previous years. Sadly, it’s also the same stage when the first few signs of aging begin to manifest. In most cases, adults over 40 often report having lower back pain and knee […]

Can You Get Vertigo On A Cruise?

Recently, the CDC released new guidelines for cruise ships for this pandemic. Many people in the US expect to see cruise liners welcoming tourists on board sooner than later. It’s quite an exciting news for wanderlust travelers, even those who suffer from seasickness. With that in mind, we thought of tackling two common questions of […]

Stick to Soft Foods If You Have a TMJ Disorder

The joint of the jaw is called the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), and it is responsible for the opening and closing of the mouth. It works as a slide or hinge that allows the mouth’s movements. Without this joint, basic human activities such as talking would be impossible.  You would not wish to experience a TMJ […]

Work From Home and Stress Neck Pain – Effective Ways to Cope

Indeed, the work from home arrangement has contributed to reducing the spread of coronavirus. It has also ushered in a new era for people who prefer telecommuting over the old-school approach. However, it’s no secret that the current work setup has created a new set of problems, including stress, neck pain, and back pain.  According […]

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