Treating Shingles Pain

Shingles, also referred to as herpes zoster, is a viral infection caused by the re-emergence of the varicella-zoster virus from dormancy. The varicella-zoster virus, the causative agent of chicken pox, can stay dormant inside of nerve cells for years before …

Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a women’s reproductive disorder in which tissue of the uterine lining, called the endometrium, grows outside of the uterus. During the normal menstrual cycle, hormonal changes cause the endometrium to change over the course of the cycle. The …

Miscarriage

A miscarriage, also known as spontaneous abortion, is loss of a pregnancy that occurs before the 20th week. Before the 20th week of a pregnancy, the fetus is non-viable and can’t survive on its own outside of the mother’s body. …

Menstrual Cramps

Menstrual cramps are caused by muscle contractions of the smooth muscle in the uterus. The uterus responds to hormonal changes during the menstrual cycle. Chemicals called prostaglandins that cause uterine contractions are produced in response to these hormones. When pain …

Sciatica and Piriformis syndrome and Yoga

Sciatica, or Sciatic pain, has become an all too common,modern-day ailment, that is easily misunderstood, and often misdiagnosed.  Why?  First of all, the root cause of Sciatica has many sources and therefore proper diagnosis is important. Sciatic pain that is …