illions of Americans suffer on a daily basis from the pain, reduced mobility, and loss of function caused by arthritis. The condition can significantly affect work, leisure, and home life. Chronic pain, a common feature in arthritis, can rob the sufferer of his or her joy and zest for life.
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Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and stomach ulcers are two common gastrointestinal disorders, but their symptoms differ, as do their causes.
“The symptoms of GERD include heartburn and regurgitation of stomach contents,” explains gastroenterologist Kevin Ghassemi, MD, Center for Esophageal Disorders, Division of Digestive Diseases, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
More than half of adults surveyed by the National Sleep Foundation report spending several nights each week struggling with at least one symptom of insomnia—difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, waking too early in the morning, or a lack of restorative sleep that causes distress or dysfunction. Sleeping pills are