Incidences of Shingles Are On The Rise, Here’s How To Avoid It

With approximately 1 million cases of shingles happening every year in the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control estimates that one in three people will end up developing shingles during their lifetime. The varicella zoster virus, which is the virus responsible for chicken pox can reemerge decades after you are rid of the chicken pox […]

Plaque Psoriasis: The Rash That Didn’t Go Away

Plaque Psoriasis: The Rash That Didn’t Go Away

According to a study by the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) around 7.4 million adults are affected by psoriasis in the U.S. and while there are actually five different types of psoriasis you can be affected by, we will concentrate on the most common form of psoriasis, known as plaque psoriasis. The […]

Stem Cell Therapy Provides Relief from Joint Pain and More

Osteoarthritis affects 30 million people nationally. It’s the kind of wear and tear arthritis that those of us who are active and love sports and physical activity tend to get as we get a little older. Let’s face it, even if you are not someone who’s into adrenaline-fueled sports, chances are good that the regular […]

Migraine Relief May Be Just a Phone Call Away

We all know how awful it is to have a headache, and for the 12% of Americans who chronically get migraine headaches the pain is so severe that it interferes with their daily activities. The medical establishment has not nailed down exactly what causes migraines yet, although signs lead to genetics and environmental factors. Migraines […]

Why Should You Get Tested for Hepatitis C

  The Hepatitis C virus affects more than 2 million adults and is the leading cause of liver-related death in the United States. That’s the bad news. The good news is that recent breakthroughs in the past five years have provided drug treatments that can treat and cure Hepatitis C (HCV infection). Hepatitis means inflammation […]