Diagnosing & Treating Dry Eye

Diagnosing & Treating Dry Eye

All of these issues will generally affect both eyes at the same time. It is very rare to have a problem with tear production in only one eye. If you are dealing with these symptoms on a regular basis, then it is time to get checked out by a medical professional....
Arthritis Symptoms & Signs

Arthritis Symptoms & Signs

If you begin to notice pain in an elbow or knee, the other joint will likely also be impacted. While there is no known cure, there are treatments that can significantly reduce symptoms. It’s best to get started with treatment early, and knowledge is power, so let’s...
13 Symptoms Of Lung Cancer

13 Symptoms Of Lung Cancer

1. Persistent Cough Those with lung cancer often have a persistent cough that does not go away and has no attributable cause. If your cough continues for several weeks, does not improve with treatment, or seems to get worse over time, you could be in the early stages...
Living With Osteoporosis

Living With Osteoporosis

WHAT CAUSES OSTEOPOROSIS Hormone Imbalances Your parathyroid hormones are vital in regulating your bone density. When a person has too much of this hormone in their system, called hyperparathyroidism, it causes a significant drop in calcium levels, which is important...
What to Know About Colon Cancer

What to Know About Colon Cancer

Although no one is impervious to either of these cancers, the survival rate is reasonably good as long as they are detected early. For example, the 5-year survival rate for colon cancer is 14 percent, 67 percent for rectal cancer. It is also important to note that the...
Diagnosing And Treating Multiple Sclerosis

Diagnosing And Treating Multiple Sclerosis

Myelin is a protective coating that protects your nerve fibers from damage. If this is damaged or worn away, then your nerves will have trouble sending signals from your brain to your body and vice-versa. Over time, this disease can cause permanent damage to your...