Fibromyalgia: Myth or Fact?
For many years, experts knew little about this mysterious disease. Can you separate the fibromyalgia myths from the facts?
Medications for Back Pain: NSAIDs, Opioids, Anti-Depressants and Supplements
There are a variety of ways to treat back pain – for a condition that affects nearly 30 million Americans at a given time, there will always be a variety of solutions. Doctors can prescribe a much broader arrangement of medications, though more acute cases of back pain will be resolved within four to six weeks with proper care. When the pain interferes with lifestyle or lingers beyond this timeframe, contact your physician.
True or False: Iron Deficiency and Fatigue
If you're a woman and you're constantly feeling sluggish, you may be lacking a little iron in your life. However, iron has it's own pitfalls, so hold the reins on self-prescribing before you know the facts.
Alternative Chronic Pain Treatments
When a patient is experiencing chronic pain, a simple diagnosis and treatment pattern is not always effective. It could take months or years for a person to find what works for him or her for relieving chronic pain. And in some cases, it may take an alternative approach to treatment. But keep in mind that not all alternative treatments work the same for all people, and sometimes they may not work at all.
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