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(BPT) - Are you an avid golfer, green-thumb gardener or playful grandparent – a weekend warrior – who wants to stay active but whose joints can’t always keep up? If you’re thinking about discussing joint pain and possible replacement surgery with your doctor, but find yourself procrastinating, you’re not alone. Delaying treatment may prolong pain and deprive you from doing the things you love. Many patients who finally decide to have surgery wonder why they waited so long to get help.
(StatePoint) When thinking of heart disease, older adults typically come to mind, but children also can have heart disease, often with more devastating outcomes. Pediatric cardiomyopathy is a potentially life-threatening disease and the leading cause of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) in children.
Tim Cheves has used his own medical issue to motivate him. Cheves, who battled chronic fatigue and immunodeficiency syndrome as well as other issues, is now hoping to help others as a doctor.
(BPT) - Managing pain can be tough, whether you’re one of the 100 million Americans with chronic pain, or only suffer from the occasional backache or headache. September is National Pain Awareness Month, the perfect time to make sure you’re managing your pain the best way possible.
We know that eating nutritious foods and engaging in regular exercise are essential to maintaining good health. But did you know that how you take care of your mouth, teeth and gums is equally important?
(Family Features) Whether it’s sharp or dull, off and on or constant, pain can be a real pain at times. With the ability to interrupt time with family, lessen productivity at work and create many sleepless nights, understanding the source of your pain is essential for relief.
With summer drawing to a close, people across the country are looking ahead and planning their next vacation. However, for those who are living with gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms, planning for a vacation may bring back some anxious memories from summer about feeling uncomfortable in a bathing suit or other warm-weather clothing. A recent survey revealed that more than half of Americans who have experienced GI symptoms agree that wardrobe changes or adjustments may be needed to accommodate discomfort or pain associated with these symptoms.
(StatePoint) Nearly 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain -- that’s more than the number of people living with heart disease, cancer and diabetes combined. Often experienced as pain that lasts over three to six months, chronic pain is a serious and debilitating condition that, if left unmanaged, can negatively impact nearly every aspect of your life.
(NAPSI)—While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently announced that Lyme disease is about 10 times more common than previously reported, there are ways you can protect yourself. The new figures showed that as many as 300,000 Americans are diagnosed each year. Because Lyme disease is prevalent and serious, disease experts are reminding people about prevention and detection.
More than 30,000 cases of Lyme disease are reported each year, making it the most commonly reported vector-borne illness in the US, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Make sure your family isn’t part of that number.
(Family Features) Learning you have a rare, chronic medical condition can be unsettling, frustrating and downright scary. For primary immunodeficiency (PI) patient Rebecca Johnson, 33, it also made her question whether she could realize her dream of becoming a mother.
(StatePoint) More than 30,000 cases of Lyme disease are reported each year, making it the most commonly reported vector-borne illness in the US, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Make sure your family isn’t part of that number.
Can an apple a day really keep the doctor away? What about acupuncture? When it comes to our health and how to maintain it, we want to know what works. Similarly, when considering Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) like acupuncture, chiropractics, homeopathy and herbal supplements, it’s important to sort out fact from fiction. Today almost 40 percent of adults use CAM as part of their healthcare regimen. Evaluating the many types of CAM is becoming easier as more information is developed and shared.
Creative Smiles Dentistry wants to thank everyone who came to our Open House Event back in February. It was a great turn out and we are so glad to have met the community. We also want to thank everyone for nominating us for Best New Business of the Northwest. We are so honored and thrilled.
(BPT) - Getting children to brush their teeth can be challenging. No parent wants to struggle with their child every morning and night to ensure they develop good dental habits and a healthy smile.
(NewsUSA) - Got a headache? You're not alone.
Best Dentist Two-time winner
Creative Smiles Dentistry wants to thank everyone who came to our Open House Event back in February. It was a great turn out and we are so glad to have met the community. We also want to thank everyone for nominating us for Best New Business of the Northwest. We are so honored and thrilled!
PHOENIX – For Doris Goodale’s grown daughter, drug addiction didn’t begin with a party and a syringe. It was a doctor and a pill.
(BPT) - For the 1.3 million people across the United States who have rheumatoid arthritis (RA), pain is often a part of life. RA patients can experience pain and stiffness on a daily basis. The disease affects nearly three times as many women as men.
(StatePoint) Frequent and bothersome gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms are more common than you may think. While estimates may vary, five percent to 15 percent of adults in the United States may be affected by chronic GI conditions, such as irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C) or chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC).
It’s known as the “silent disease.”
Nature Med Inc., a marijuana dispensary, is now open in Marana.