“Adderall” is the brand name for dextroamphetamine-amphetamine, a drug that is used to help control attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, as well as narcolepsy.
Unfortunately, there are some common side... Read More
Ileocolitis is the most common type of Crohn’s disease that affects the small intestine in nearly half of Crohn’s disease sufferers. Its name comes from the fact that it affects the ileum and colon at the same time.
In ... Read More
Last week, I had to stand in for the coach at my son’s soccer game. The regular coach, Jeff (father of one of the other kids), could not make it that day, as he had developed sudden heel pain.
So he asked me to take hi... Read More
Back pain has the potential to rule your life. It requires constant attention, care, and has the ability to crush your plans at a moment’s notice. It can also dig deep into your pockets.
When it comes to relief, people want it fast. And people will... Read More
Having dactylitis or “sausage fingers” can be both embarrassing and painful. The dactylitis definition is simply the inflammation of the fingers or toes.
It can also have a debilitating effect as you may not be able to bend or move your digits as... Read More
Our lower back is put to the test on a daily basis with our movements, posture, and tendency to pick up and carry heavy objects. These activities can put an enormous strain on the nerves of the spine.
Lumbosacral neuritis occurs when one of these ner... Read More
Sciatica hip pain can last for weeks and cause excruciating pain to the point that it can rob us of our daily activities. From the time we are infants, we depend on our hips to move. Any damage to the adjoining sciatic nerve can hinder these movement... Read More
Medical conditions can be somewhat fascinating, especially those that are a bit on the rare side. It’s a little bit of human nature and a little bit of, “But what if I get this rare disease, I should be prepared just in case.” So, to satisfy bo... Read More