Studies have shown that when it comes to certain conditions, women are likely to ignore their own symptoms, or simply be unaware of the significance of their symptoms. According to a study conducted by the American College of Cardiology, 63% of women are likely to cancel or postpone doctor’s appointments, and 45% were unaware how deadly heart disease can be.
Do you have an older family member who swears they can “feel it in their bones” that inclement weather is just around the corner? While you might be tempted to write this off as an old wives’ tale, some studies have suggested that an arthritic flare can be linked to extreme dips in temperature or an oncoming rain shower. Arthritis is an incredibly common condition with more than 3 million cases per year in the US alone.
Aaron Garcia, Nurse Practitioner, has released his second book and has signed with Morgan James Publishing. Burn Notice is a journey into the heart of one man, who, by faith and obedience, came to understand his own purpose and why he was placed on this earth. It is a life-changing formula that will encourage and inspire you along your own personal walk.
Diabetes is a prevalent disease hampered by a lot of misconceptions, one being that it’s not all that serious. The unpleasant truth, according to Sue McLaughlin, the former president of healthcare and education at the American Diabetes Association (ADA), is that diabetes causes more deaths than breast cancer and HIV/AIDs. Yet people with the most common form —type 2 diabetes—are prone to ignoring or downplaying their symptoms, which can result in months, sometimes years without a diagnosis.
The word “pain” is one you’ll hear a lot in the medical community for obvious reasons, but its meaning can fluctuate dramatically depending on the context. For sufferers of fibromyalgia, pain is a state of being—one that can be managed with fibromyalgia treatment, though there is no cure.