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Muscle Aches

Muscle Strains, Sprains and Pulls: How to Heal Quickly and Protect Yourself with Amino Acids

Muscle strains are common injuries—especially for athletes and individuals with jobs that require heavy lifting. Muscle strains in the back cause significant pain and stiffness and may affect your quality of life. How long does it take for a pulled...

Add These 12 Foods with Iodine to Your Diet to Ensure You Don’t Develop a Deficiency

Iodine, like essential amino acids, is a vital nutrient you must get from your diet. Our bodies need iodine to regulate thyroid function, support healthy metabolism, and even prevent certain kinds of chronic disease. Unfortunately, many people don’t get enough...

9 Natural Remedies for Back Pain Relief

Few things can be as immediately disabling as back pain. Our backs are a delicate and complex structure of muscles, ligaments, joints, and bones. Back pain can be caused by a wide range of injuries, dehydration, inflammation, and certain underlying...

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...

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...

Everything You Need to Know About Mumps

Contagious diseases such as mumps are not dangerous just for us—we can easily transmit them to the people around us, as is the case with mumps. What is mumps? Mumps is a viral disease that affects the salivary glands, also...

What Is Hantavirus? Symptoms and Treatments

Hantavirus might not be a common disease—in fact, only 728 cases had been reported as of January 2017, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Still, the condition is not one to be viewed lightly. An infectious disease transmitted by...

Vasculitis: Signs, Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

A potentially life-threatening condition in which blood vessels become inflamed, vasculitis refers to a group of rare diseases with disparate effects. While there are multiple types of vasculitis, the primary symptoms include changes in the walls of blood vessels, especially...

Pulmonary Fibrosis Prognosis and Life Expectancy

Pulmonary fibrosis is a type of disease that causes scarring in the lungs, affecting how much oxygen is taken in and making breathing very difficult. It can progressively worsen with time, and as more and more scar tissues builds, your...

Zika Virus: What You Need to Know

Much in the news of late, the Zika virus is a mosquito-borne infection that has been around since the 1940s. Although Zika virus symptoms are relatively mild in most patients, the condition can have a serious effect on women who...

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