There are an estimated nine to twenty-three percentage of people in the world and fifteen percent in the United States suffering with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). However, only few individuals within this population seek medical care.
For years, thousands suffered in silence as medical professionals dismissed their symptoms as merely aches and pains, hypochondria or even a mental illness known as muscular rheumatism. Fibromyalgia has appropriately been recognized as a true medical condition by the medical community and although no known cure is available, the symptoms are treatable. Please share this guide with your patients to help them understand the symptoms and treatment of Fibromyalgia and how to live well with the condition.
Approximately 56,000 new cases of Thyroid Cancer will be diagnosed this year in the U.S. alone. Join the nationwide movement to increase awareness regarding Thyroid Cancer. This resource is intended to help educate your patients on what thyroid cancer is, symptoms and types.
An estimated 75% of allergy sufferers are exasperated by the constant itching and discomfort in the ears, nose, eyes and throat. Due to over-the-counter (OTC) and prescribed medications not providing relief for all patients, medical providers may recommend Endoscopic Sinus Surgery to alleviate symptoms.
Join the national awareness and learn how you can educate your patients on how to prevent and detect Traumatic Brain Injury in athletes. To prevent injury, athletes perform specific stretches and exercises, wear safety gear and follow instruction from the coach. There is one injury that is increasingly common and life-threatening – traumatic brain injury (TBI).
Most often when you think immunizations, it usually relates to children. However, vaccines are for all of us – from babies to older adults. Efforts to vaccinate adults have not been nearly as successful as similar efforts to vaccinate children. While adults generally recognize the importance of childhood vaccination, often they don't keep up with their own recommended vaccines.
Normal kidney function allows waste to be filtered from the blood, helps control blood pressure and hormone levels. Chronic kidney disease, also called chronic kidney failure, is a gradual loss of kidney function. Kidney function is measured by the glomerular filtrating rate (GFR) which is the best indicator of how well the kidneys are working. There are five stages of kidney disease that measure the severity and disease progression including:
More than 33% of the U.S. population is dealing with burning and pain in their esophagus caused by Acid Reflux. Acid Reflux, also called gastroesophageal reflux, is caused by stomach acid that flows back up the esophagus. If symptoms are ignored or go untreated, severe health issues can occur, such as esophagitis, esophageal bleeding, ulcers or worse esophageal cancer.