Experts say more than half of US households are affected by a ..... snorer. Well, apparently there is a new simple technology from Australia that may offer relief. It's called the "therapeutic snore ring" and it is making its US launch this month. It is a small silver ring that fits on your pinkie finger and applies direct pressure to a specific logistic area of that finger that is associated with an acupressure point . The pressure point is specifically located on the left pinkie finger and through the principles of acupressure it creates a calming and relaxing effect to the areas of the nose and throat that are involved in snoring.
Clearly if your snoring is due to a serious problem like sleep apnea , then you do need serious medical attention and treatment. But you can also try this ring for some immediate relief - especially if a spouse or loved one is suffering right along with you. The ring is available at http://www.thesnorring.com but AL...
Arthritis - psoriatic
The arthritis may be mild and involve only a few joints, particularly those at the end of the fingers or toes. In some people the disease may be severe and affect many joints, including the spine. When the spine is affected, the symptoms are stiffness, burning, and pain, most often in the lower spine and sacrum.
People who also have arthritis usually have the skin and nail changes of psoriasis. Often, the skin gets worse at the same time as the arthritis.
Signs and tests
During a physical exam, the health care provider will look for:
Skin patches (psoriasis) and pitting in the nails
may be done.
Alternative Names RA; Arthritis - rheumatoid Symptoms RA usually affects joints on both sides of the body equally. Wrists, fingers, knees, feet, and ankles are the most commonly affected. The disease often begins slowly, usually with only minor joint pain, stiffness, and fatigue. Joint symptoms may include: Morning stiffness, which lasts more than 1 hour, is common. Joints may feel warm, tender, and stiff when not used for an hour. Joint pain is often felt on the same joint on both sides of the body. Over time, joints may lose their range of motion and may become deformed. Other symptoms include: Chest pain when taking a breath (pleurisy) Dry eyes and mouth (Sjogren syndrome) Eye burning, itching, and discharge Nodules under the skin (usually a sign of more severe disease) Numbness, tingling, or burning in the hands and feet Signs and tests There is not test that can determine for sure whether you have RA. Most patients with RA will have some abnormal test results, although for some patients, all te...
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