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Hashimoto’s Disease: When the Thyroid Sleeps on the Job

Hashimoto’s disease, or Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, is named after Dr. Hakaru Hashimoto, a Japanese physician and scientist. In the early 20th century, Dr. Hashimoto discovered a new form of thyroiditis, or inflammation of the thyroid gland. That new form of thyroiditis...

Why Prevention Is the Best Way to Treat Cervical Cancer. Plus, Learn the Causes, Symptoms and Other Treatment Options

Cervical cancer used to be the leading cause of cancer death for cervix-having individuals living in the United States, according to statistics shared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). But since the late 1970s, the numbers of...

What Is Fibromyalgia and Is There a Cure for the Pain?

Fibromyalgia is a disorder in which one experiences chronic pain and tenderness to touch. It is sometimes described as oversensitivity to sensations such as touch, light, or sound. Fibromyalgia pain and tenderness may come and go and are usually felt...

How Amino Acid Therapy Can Speed Muscle Recovery from Injury and Surgery

Injury and surgery place a similar type of stress on the body, and essential amino acid therapy can help mitigate this stress and accelerate muscle recovery. An essential amino acid supplement with abundant leucine can slow the net loss of...

Pancreatitis Pain: Could You Have Pancreatitis?

The pain is sharp, behind the stomach, and it sends waves of agony from the upper abdomen out the back. It’s pancreatitis pain, but many people have no idea what it is when an attack comes on. We’re keeping you...

Treating Male Infertility: Is There an Answer?

While fertility problems can affect both men and women, infertility in men often gets less attention in the media. However, research shows that 35% of the time when couples suffer infertility it’s because of factors affecting men. And with around...

What Causes Cataracts: Signs, Treatment and Surgery

Most of us have heard of cataracts, but we might not realize the severity of this condition. Causing a clouding of the lens, cataracts are common in older adults. In fact, according to the National Institutes of Health, by age...

Understanding Perimenopause: The Before, During and After

Menopause is the time in a woman’s life when she stops menstruating and is no longer able to bear children. Doctors refer to perimenopause as the time in which a woman is transitioning into menopause. Women who notice perimenopause signs...

What’s Good for Athlete’s Foot? We’re Glad You Asked!

Here’s something you might not know about athlete’s foot—the fungus that causes it also causes jock itch, ringworm, and toenail fungus. That means when you’re infected with athlete’s foot (tinea pedis), which is the most common type of tinea infection,...

Is There a Cure for Male and Female Pattern Baldness?

Searching for a baldness cure? If so, you’re not alone. According to the Cleveland Clinic, 50% of men and a large number of women start showing signs of hair loss by age 40. And while pattern baldness isn’t a medical...