Heel and foot pain is a common complaint that can be related to flat feet and arches that are very high, as well as to the type of footwear you tend to wear. Even though it’s common, you shouldn’t overlook or ignore heel or foot pain, since it can limit
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Most people understand that diabetes is a serious disease that involves too much glucose (sugar) in the blood and not enough insulin. Unfortunately, many people do not understand that the complications of diabetes can be devastating, debilitating, and can affect almost every system in the body, from head to toe.
Caution! Skipping Cardiovascular Meds Boosts Stroke Risk
People who skip their lipid-lowering or antihypertensive medications or lower their dosages on their own may be putting their brains—and their lives—greatly at risk, according to a recent study. Researchers found that individuals who fail to follow recommended drug regimens designed to lower cholesterol
Q. A good friend of mine has all the symptoms of attention-deficit-hyperactvity disorder. Is it possible for an adult to have this? How should it be treated?
A. While attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is thought of as a children’s issue, as many as 15 million American adults also have the disorder. Sometimes
Ailments that affect your feet can sideline you from everyday activities, such as exercising, grocery shopping, and even walking. Since physical activity is linked with a host of benefits, from a healthy heart and brain to a lower risk of diabetes and cancer, it’s important to keep an eye on
Back Pain Intensified by Psychological, Sedentary Issues.
Pain from a back injury is often compounded by psychological issues, such as work dissatisfaction, family stress, depression, and secondary pain, according to findings by Australian researchers published online April 26, 2016 in the Medical Journal of Australia. The problem arises in part from
Foot pain is not normal at any age. If your feet hurt, find out why and what you can do about it. Otherwise, you may end up with limited mobility that can restrict your activities.
“While a foot or ankle problem rarely is life-threatening, it definitely is lifestyle-threatening,” says Rock Positano,
For severe osteoarthritis, surgeons are now creating implants for shoulders, ankles, wrists, even knuckles. If your arthritis can’t be resolved with pain meds and therapy, surgery might be in order. Let’s take it from the bottom….
Ankle Replacement Surgery?
Options to consider: Try other options, of course, before an ankle replacement. In
Q. I have been trying to up my intake of antioxidants by having blueberries with my morning cereal. But I just heard that there is something in milk that neutralizes the benefits of the antioxidants. Is that true? Are there other foods that neutralize dietary antioxidants?
A. There is
Your feet are not just the foundation for your body, but for your life as well. “As you age, it is even more important to exercise and stay active, and not maintaining strong, healthy feet can impede your mobility and keep you from living a robust life,” says Kenneth Meisler,