Latest Articles by Kashif J. Piracha, M.D.
Rethink Steroid Shots When Your Joint's 'Out of Joint'
Before you rush out to get that corticosteroid injection for your throbbing knee, consider this—a new study says it may do more harm than good.
10 Things to Know About Narcolepsy and Exercise
This sleep disorder comes with overwhelming drowsiness—but getting active may help improve your symptoms.
The Best and Worst Foods for Narcolepsy
Yep, your diet can make a difference in your symptoms. Here’s what to eat to (and what to avoid) when you have narcolepsy.
Let's Talk About Osteoporosis
We've got the doctor-approved scoop on causes, symptoms, treatments, and a jillion other facts and tips that can make life with osteoporosis easier.
Let's Talk About Osteoporosis Treatment
When bones are weak, staving off further damage and preventing a fracture are both important. Read up on the moves, meds and other treatments proven to help.
Let's Talk About Bone Fractures Due to Osteoporosis
A bone break is often a sudden, painful indicator of osteoporosis. We explain what leads to a break, how fractures are treated, and potential complications to look out for.
Let’s Talk About the Signs and Symptoms of Osteoporosis
This brittle bone condition is tricky to spot. Learn what to look for so you can rest easy...or get yourself to the doctor if need be.
Let’s Talk About Osteoporosis Risk Factors
Learn what makes you vulnerable to this bone-weakening condition, and you may be able to help prevent it.