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...
Common Causes & Symptoms Of Liver Cancer

Common Causes & Symptoms Of Liver Cancer

Also, many people don’t realize that the symptoms that they get are indicative of a major illness like this one because they are so vague. Because of this, it is crucial that those who have the highest risk of developing liver cancer understand what the main causes...
Explaining Symptoms And Treatments Of Colorectal Cancer

Explaining Symptoms And Treatments Of Colorectal Cancer

In this article, we will take a closer at the symptoms of colon cancer and treatments that are available. What is Colorectal Cancer? Also referred to as colon cancer, colorectal cancer is cancer that impacts the large intestine, otherwise known as the final part of...
Multiple Myeloma Risks And Treatment Options

Multiple Myeloma Risks And Treatment Options

This cancer begins in the bone marrow where the plasma cells are created. Unlike most other cells in the body, plasma cells do not die off after they mature. When abnormal cells begin to grow in the bone marrow the healthy cells are eventually pushed out. This leads...