Over the last years, there have been a lot of discussions on fibromyalgia. With a countless number of clinical studies and recent medical advances, those discussions have evolved from questioning the existence of this disease to exploring the most effective ways of its treatment. Nowadays, all doctors say that fibromyalgia pain is real and leaves […]
The joints control shoulders, knees, and other parts of the body. In order to function properly, they have to be protected by a rubbery substance known as cartilage, which prevents the bones from rubbing against one another when the body is in motion. For a number of reasons, cartilage can gradually wear down, resulting in […]
Scleroderma is a chronic rheumatic disease and a connective tissue disorder. The term comes from a combination of two Greek words: “sclera” which means “hard”, and “derma” – “skin”. Indeed, the hardened outer tissue is the most common and visible symptom of the disease, though, in many patients, the damage is more than skin-deep.
Parkinson’s disease is one of the most common neurodegenerative pathologies that affects millions of people all over the globe. It is second only to Alzheimer’s and leaves 60,000 Americans (and counting) with the scary diagnoses each year, not to mention undetected cases. The actual number of those, who have to live with Parkinson’s tremors, slow […]
In the U.S., the number of people who struggle against multiple sclerosis (MS) increases year by year with hundreds of Americans being diagnosed with that potentially disabling disease weekly. In most cases, they find themselves sinking into the depth of despair because there is still no way of curing MS. All those tons of pills […]
For more than a century, Alzheimer’s disease has been one of the most mind-boggling medical mysteries. The scientists still haven’t figured out the underlying cause of the condition. Nor do they know how to cure or prevent it. All that is left to do is to treat the symptoms which only mildly increases the quality […]
Approximately 50 million people worldwide live with epilepsy. While it is bad enough that 30% of the time patients with this disease don’t respond to medication, 80% of them live in the third-world countries and don’t receive treatment at all. Another problem is that traditional medication has a long list of horrible side-effects that make […]
Fibromyalgia is a long-term or chronic disorder associated with common pain in muscles and bones and accompanied by general fatigue. Symptoms like these are often considered subjective because fibromyalgia can’t be diagnosed with the help of certain tests. That’s why it is often mistakenly diagnosed as some other disease. Fortunately, researchers and medical specialists are […]