Does Talcum Powder Cause Ovarian Cancer?

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 →

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Find a Creative Outlet for Your Pain With Art Therapy

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 →

Lyrica, Cymbalta and Savella: Do They Work?

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 →

Managing Symptoms of Liver Cancer Naturally

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 →

A Holistic Approach to RA Treatment Could Bring Better Relief

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 →

What Are the Best Foods for IBS?

Diet Changes May Improve IBS Symptoms Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a gastrointestinal disorder affecting between 25 and 45 million Americans. The cause of IBS is unknown and there is no cure, but symptoms can be managed. One way to manage IBS symptoms is by making healthy diet choices. IBS’s Link to Diet You may... Continue Reading →

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Vitamin D

Research finds a majority of people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are also vitamin D deficient and deficiency may worsen RA symptom severity. The most common causes of vitamin D deficiency in rheumatoid arthritis patients are insufficient intake of vitamin D from food sources, limited exposure to sunlight, and having a disorder that limits the body’s... Continue Reading →

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