How Microdose™ Therapy Can Help Fibromyalgia

What’s The Big Idea Behind Microdose Therapy™? Microdose Therapy is like that perfect shot of espresso, just enough to give you a boost but not so much it leaves you buzzing. It’s about using teeny tiny doses of hydrocortisone, you know, the stuff your body naturally produces to tackle inflammation. Now, we’re not talking about… Read more »

Can You Slow Down Parkinson’s Disease?

Parkinson’s disease is quite well known ever since famous actor Michael J. Fox (Family Ties, Back To The Future, Spin City) was diagnosed with it decades ago. It’s a brain disorder that can cause unintended/uncontrollable movements of the body. For instance, a person with Parkinson’s might have shaky hands at certain times. Or they might… Read more »

Tips for Battling Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic disease of a person’s central nervous system. It’s thought to be an autoimmune disorder where the body attacks itself by mistake. There is no cure for MS. There are treatments for it, however, and these treatments are meant to slow the progression of the disease, manage its symptoms, help… Read more »

What Causes My Arthritis Flareups?

Do you have arthritis? One of the main causes of arthritis pain is inflammation. It happens because there’s tissue damage in the body. When there’s tissue damage, your body releases chemicals which alert your nerves to carry pain signals to your brain. Then you feel pain at the site of the tissue damage. Interesting, right?… Read more »

Tips for Preventing Migraines

If you experience migraines, you know one thing: you wish you didn’t! What are some tips for preventing migraine headaches? Dark Room When you feel a migraine coming on, that’s when it’s time to stop what you’re doing and take some key steps… First, get to a dark, quiet place so you’re not dealing with… Read more »

What Are the Five Stages of Parkinson’s Disease?

Have you ever known someone with Parkinson’s disease? If you or someone you know has this disease (or had it), then you know it involves uncontrollable shaking/tremors, lack of coordination and speaking difficulties. Sufferers might also experience slowed movement, balance troubles and/or stiffness in their limbs. What are the 5 stages of Parkinson’s disease? Stage… Read more »

Differences Women Should Know Between Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis

Women– especially older women– often have to deal with stiff and painful joints. A doctor may diagnose them with rheumatoid arthritis and/or osteoarthritis. What should you know about these two types of arthritis? Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis Differences   Rheumatoid arthritis can happen at any age and it’s an autoimmune disease where your body’s immune… Read more »

What Causes Migraines?

If you’ve ever experienced a migraine headache, you know that it feels like there’s a pulsing, throbbing sensation going on, usually on one side of your head. Migraine headaches can also include nausea, vomiting and sensitivity to both light and sound. They’re not fun! Most people with migraines cannot do daily activities– the pain in… Read more »

Things to Know About Osteoarthritis

Do you have joint pain or stiffness in a joint? Have you noticed a loss of flexibility or your range of motion seems to be reduced? When you press on the affected area with your fingers is there tenderness or discomfort?  You might be showing signs of osteoarthritis. When you’ve got joint damage, the result… Read more »