Ash Wednesday signifies the first day of the Christian holy season of Lent.
What is Lent? A period of 40 days traditionally marked by forms of atonement and self-denial in preparation for Easter.
During Lent, Christians around the globe deny themselv... Read More
What is neuralgia? Neuralgia is best described as a shooting, sharp, and burning pain stemming from damaged nerves. Neuralgia symptoms and causes vary, depending on the location of the nerve in question. Serious health conditions such as major injury... Read More
You might not think of falls as particularly threatening or preventable, but they are. Preventing a fall could be extremely important in maintaining your current quality of life and health, and may even save your life. One out of every five falls cau... Read More
If you plan on loading up on pancakes this Tuesday to celebrate Shrove Tuesday, you’re likely also deciding how to kick off Lent when you wake up on Ash Wednesday. For the next 40 fasting days, you have the opportunity to improve your health on God... Read More
Finding spots of red blood in the toilet can lead anyone to assume the worst: cancer. Before you panic, consider the following 10 causes of blood in urine, also known as hematuria.
While it can be alarming to discover, blood in urine may be a symptom... Read More
If you experience a change in your voice, hoarseness, or a constant rawness to your throat, you may have laryngitis. You can expect in most cases to have symptoms for up to two weeks. In more serious cases, laryngitis can turn into a chronic illness.... Read More
You know that feeling of a sticky cotton mouth you sometimes have at bedtime or during the night? A dry mouth can be very irritating, but it also can be a symptom of an underlying health concern or the side effect of a medication.
Referred to as a sy... Read More
Have you ever removed your shoes to rub a sore area on your foot and felt a bump? This is likely a corn. Although not a serious condition to most people, it can give you pain and discomfort while standing and walking.
Before you run, gently, to the d... Read More