A Guide to Chronic Pain and Nutrition

Pain management is multifaceted; there is no miracle cure for chronic pain, but there are lots of things that can help. For effective management of chronic pain conditions, it is most helpful to use complimentary approaches to controlling pain, such …

Diagnosing Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer is cancer that originates in the large intestine (colon) or rectum. Colorectal cancer may be found because a patient is having gastrointestinal symptoms, such as abdominal pain and bloody stools, that cause doctors to examine the large intestine, …

Neuromuscular Causes of Finger Pain

Neuromuscular disorders are diseases that affect the nerves which connect the brain to the muscles that are within voluntary control. Examples of neuromuscular disorders include multiple sclerosis (MS), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and myasthenia gravis. These disorders generally result in …

Headaches Caused by Spring Allergies

When the allergy season starts in the spring, many people who suffer from allergies have an increase in the frequency of their headaches. Seasonal allergies, also called hay fever, are caused by an abnormal immune response to the pollen grains …

Eye Irritation and Spring Allergies

The beginning of spring starts the allergy season, a time when many people have to deal with uncomfortable and annoying cold-like symptoms. Although people can suffer from allergies year-round if they are allergic to dust, mold spores or pet dander …