In this article, I share symptoms, diagnosis, treatments and self-management of spinal, shoulder, hand and wrist osteoarthritis.
We all experience some degree of worry or anxiety. But for many excessive worrying about things can indicate an anxiety disorder, a condition that can be debilitating for the sufferer. You will find relief from anxiety by using processes offered here.
Wondering if online therapy is an effective way to seek counseling? Here's my experience talking to a therapist using BetterHelp.
My honest and unsponsored review of the IMAK Compression Eye Pillow (a weighted eye mask). I will discuss my personal experiences with the mask and how I use it.
By the time I underwent bilateral total hip replacement surgery (THR), I couldn't remember what it was like to walk normally. The successful results included a positive impact on my overall sense of well-being.
Australian redback spider bites hurt, and the pain increases with time. Here's my experience, including symptoms and treatment recommended by an expert, as well as how to avoid bites.
A review of the postoperative results of a Crystalens AO implant. Observations, improvements, and problems from a patient's viewpoint.
As humans, we are used to having our muscles control our limbs. In MS, this may not be the case and may surprise us with episodes of embarrassment and Street Comedy. How to cope? What to do?
I thought it was strange when I received an invitation to attend a pill party. I had never heard of one before. Here's what they entail.
It's a brave new world. Where genealogy meets genetics, 23andMe provides direct-to-consumer genetic testing. You pay to turn over your DNA and personal data. Big companies profit. Understand the risk.
Pseudobulbar affect (PBA) is a medical condition involving unpredictable, uncontrollable episodes of laughter, tears, or both. It involves a mismatch between feelings and outward emotional displays.
When someone in your family is living with cancer, everything changes. In 2018, my husband was diagnosed with esophageal cancer. This article chronicles his experience from having difficulty swallowing to having an esophagectomy.
Everyone is concerned about COVID-19, so testing is certain to be a priority for many people. Well, here's what it's like to be tested.
For my 50th birthday, I gave myself the gift of improved mobility and less pain. I've lived with intense neck pain, since my 1997 horse throw, and my deepest regret is having waited so long to have this surgery. My life has been improved immeasurably. My best advice is to not put it off and suffer.
Have you ever heard of somatoform, which can cause physical pain when in the presence of certain sounds, scents, or memories? Here are my experience and late diagnosis.