Knee buckling occurs when the knee fails to support the weight of the body and collapses or does not remain straight. It may be the result of internal damage to the cartilage, joints, or knee tissue. Such damage can be caused by injury or an underly... Read More
Your gallbladder is a little sac located just under your liver. When your liver produces bile, it is stored in the gallbladder. This bile helps your body to digest fats.
Normally, your gallbladder releases bile into the upper portion of the small int... Read More
Tension headaches are annoying. They don’t cause the severe pain of a migraine or illness-related headache, but they make life more difficult. Simple tasks like finishing a day of work, hanging out with friends, doing groceries, or simply enjoying ... Read More
September is National Arthritis Awareness Month. The Arthritis Foundation will spend this month drawing attention to arthritis to help the more than 50 million Americans who live with the condition, including many well-known names, such as actors Kat... Read More
Our culture has a tendency to fall in love with technology. It doesn’t matter if we’re talking about television sets, telephones, or medical treatments, the cooler and newer the technology, the more we seem to believe in its capabilities.
But jus... Read More
When most people suffer from back pain, they typically reach for pain relief medication containing acetaminophen. However, according to a study from researchers in Australia—surprisingly funded by GlaxoSmithKline, one of the biggest manufacturers o... Read More
Anybody with osteoarthritis knows how painful the condition can be. Not only does it cause sharp and throbbing pain daily, but it also works to strip the joy from your life. The simplest, most common tasks become a burden, and the idea of getting out... Read More
Crohn’s disease affects an estimated 700,000 Americans. It causes extreme pain and discomfort and severely lowers the quality of life for almost everybody who has to suffer through its often unpredictable flare-ups.
It’s a digestive disorder that... Read More