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Meniere’s disease may be caused by fluid buildup in the inner ear along with risk factors for vascular disease in the brain, such as migraine, sleep apnea, and atherosclerosis. Meniere’s disease affects roughly three to five million Americans and causes… Read More
August is National Immunization Awareness Month, so we share a selection of our articles explaining the importance and effectiveness of immunization, along with new developments, with regards to fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, shingles, influenza, and norovirus.
Vaccination and immunization are… Read More
Patients who may think they have the flu this summer could actually have valley fever, so it’s important to recognize the difference between the two illnesses. Valley fever is suspected in patients with pneumonia and flu-like symptoms who have visited… Read More
Psoriasis severity may be influenced by puberty, pregnancy, postpartum, and menopause. Female hormones have been found to play a particularly significant role in psoriasis. Psoriasis peaks take place during puberty, after pregnancy (although the condition improves during pregnancy), and during… Read More
Overactive bladder and irritable bowel syndrome are influenced by the weakened biological clock. Lead author Dr. Changhao Wu said, “Previously, people have believed that the brain ‘master’ clock controls the ‘slave’ peripheral clocks, but our study is the first to show… Read More
Estrogen fluctuations associated with menopause raise the levels of and susceptibility to stress, while postmenopausal depression increases the risk of diabetes and heart disease. Estradiol (a form of estrogen) fluctuates during menopause transition, causing heightened emotional sensitivity to stress. When… Read More
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and gastroenteritis (also known as stomach flu) both affect the gastrointestinal system, but while the former is a chronic condition, the latter is acute.
IBS is a functional disorder, which means, it is not a disease… Read More
Lyme disease and the flu (influenza) may appear similar in the beginning, but they take two different pathways as they progress. The flu is most common during the colder months – October to March – and Lyme disease hits its… Read More
Blood pressure fluctuations cause faster cognitive decline in older adults, according to research. The findings revealed that blood pressure fluctuations were associated with faster cognitive decline among older adults over the course of five years.
Lead study author Bo (Bonnie)… Read More
The recent review based on 29 studies involving over 6,000 children concluded that children are, in fact, heavily influenced by the TV ads they see on fast food and junk food.
The research uncovered that children are more likely to… Read More
Psoriasis was found to be influenced by stress and linked to itchy skin, hyperhidrosis, and flaky patches on scalp. The percentage of psoriasis patients who believe that stress affects their skin is quite high – between 37 and 87 percent… Read More
Influenza (flu) and strep throat may seem like one and the same, but they are two very different illnesses and the primary distinction is the origin of the disease. The flu is caused by a virus and strep throat is… Read More
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