The Link Between Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer Recently, there have been several lawsuits in the news in favor of women whose alleged use of talcum powder over decades contributed to their getting ovarian cancer. The lawsuits, however, do not necessary prove talcum powder causes ovarian cancer; that conclusion is left to science. But science … Continue reading Does Talcum Powder Cause Ovarian Cancer?
Art Therapy for Osteoarthritis Pain Management Art therapy is gaining credibility as a therapeutic treatment for pain conditions, including osteoarthritis (OA). It is currently being used in hospitals, wellness centers, schools, senior centers, and in the clinical practices of mental health professionals. What Is Art Therapy? Art therapy is considered a type of behavioral therapy … Continue reading Find a Creative Outlet for Your Pain With Art Therapy
Arthritis mutilans is a rare form of inflammatory arthritis that causes severe inflammation. This leads to the wearing down of joints and bone tissues in the hands and feet. This article will look at the causes of arthritis mutilans (AM), its symptoms, how it is diagnosed, and what treatment options are available. Contents of this … Continue reading Arthritis mutilans: Symptoms, causes, and treatment
If you have fibromyalgia, chances are your doctor has prescribed one or more of the three drugs approved for fibromyalgia by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). It is also likely you have been disappointed when they didn’t work and by the side effects they caused. I have tried Lyrica (pregabalin), Cymbalta (duloxetine) and … Continue reading Lyrica, Cymbalta and Savella: Do They Work?
Natural Remedies for Liver Cancer Symptoms Liver cancer will cause you to have symptoms of nausea, vomiting, fatigue, constipation, and pain. Sometimes, cancer treatment used to destroy cancer cells also causes unpleasant side effects. Your doctor will prescribe medications to treat some of your side effects and symptoms, but considering all the aggressive treatments you … Continue reading Managing Symptoms of Liver Cancer Naturally
Natural Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis The best way to manage and treat rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is with disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs). While there are no non-medicinal substitutes for DMARDs, some complementary therapies can give you relief from joint stiffness, swelling and pain. Keep in mind, however, that these therapies do not stop inflammation, joint damage … Continue reading A Holistic Approach to RA Treatment Could Bring Better Relief
The Worst Places to Visit With COPD According to the World Health Organization (WHO), as of 2004, 64 million people worldwide have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and that number is growing. These numbers mean a huge impact on patients, doctors and society. Common COPD Triggers Exposure to certain lung irritants can make it difficult … Continue reading Places to Avoid With COPD: Steer Clear of These Cities!