A peptic ulcer is erosion in the lining of the stomach or the first part of the small intestine, an area called the duodenum. If the peptic ulcer is located in the stomach, it is called a gastric ulcer. Most ulcers occur in the first layer of the inner lining. […]
“Sleep is that golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.”- Thomas Dekker Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder in which breathing stops and starts at irregular intervals. There are two types of sleep apnea: obstructive sleep apnea, the more common form that occurs when throat muscles relax, and […]
Fifty million adults. And over 300,000 children. That’s how many Americans have arthritis. Every day. In other words, 1/7th of the US population experiences joint pain on a regular basis. Arthritis, it appears, is rampant. And it doesn’t only affect grandma.
In healthy individuals, the body’s immune system fights off harmful viruses and bacteria, distinguishing them as negative and abnormal in comparison with the body’s normal tissue cells. However, for those with lupus, there is no distinction between the healthy body parts, and the viral or bacterial attackers. Therefore, lupus disrupts […]
It’s not every day that the conservative American Medical Association (AMA) comes out in favor of medical cannabis usage. But that’s just what they did, and it wasn’t yesterday, either. No, in fact it was almost twenty years ago – in 1997 – way before the current trend of state […]