Tag: aching joints
Stress is clearly a major contributor for most people who experience depression. And guess which system in your body controls how you react to stress? Your adrenal glands and the stress hormone it releases—cortisol.
But there is much more to the depression/hormone connection than just that. Other hormones, such as thyroid,
About one-third of Americans will develop shingles in their lifetime, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Getting immunized against this painful, blistering rash gives you some protection—and in October 2017, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new vaccine (Shingrix®) that may be more effective
Some joint pain can be relatively innocuous—perhaps you overexerted yourself at the gym without warming up properly, or overdid the yard work. But constant joint pain may be a sign of something more serious, and should be checked out by your doctor. A number of conditions can result in joint
At some point almost all of us will develop a personal health problem that is awkward to discuss. It’s something we touch on in this month’s issue, with our article on incontinence.
Your doctor is more likely to be able to help you maintain your health and wellbeing if you keep
Diabetes Takes a Financial Toll
If your ongoing good health is not incentive enough to follow your doctor’s advice on how to avoid progressing from prediabetes to full-blown diabetes, your bank account might be. A study that appeared Feb. 13, 2017 in Population Health Management revealed that participation in lifestyle modifications,
As we age, we often hear from parts of our bodies that have run on ‘automatic pilot’ forever—a knee hurts, our back aches, we wake up stiff and sore. Many of us immediately reach for the painkillers—but some of these medications have a greater risk of harmful side effects in
If you’re one of the millions of Americans suffering from osteoarthritis, you’ve likely wondered about the best supplements for joint pain. Based on hundreds of studies, these supplements are the most promising.
Q. Is it true that drinking alcohol moderately over the long term could increase my risk of atrial fibrillation?
A. The answer is yes, despite the common belief that consuming alcohol in moderation is good for the heart. A recent study suggested that even one drink a day over a period
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Blood Pressure Control May be Improved with a Second Doctor’s Visit (Jan. 2)
Living Near a Major Road Raises Hypertension Risks (Jan. 7)
Bisphenol A May Increase Blood Pressure (Feb. 2)
New Pulmonary Hypertension Treatments Hold Promise (Feb. 5)
Insomnia May Raise Odds of Developing Hypertension (April 2)
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