Signs of restless leg syndrome .

Restless legs syndrome, also known as RLS, is a sleep-related disorder that causes an overwhelming, and oftentimes exhausting, urge to move your legs while at rest, according to the National Sleep Foundation. The NSF says that about one in 10 Americans suffer from RLS, which can interfere with sleep and cause discomfort. While there is no…

We live in an age of anxiety – and we can’t blame it all on Trump

Precarious jobs, inequality and unaffordable housing: no wonder we are all so worried. But what if the answer is to drop out a little? he anxiety industry is having one hell of a moment. Barnes & Noble recently announced that US sales of books related to anxiety are up more than 25% from a year…

Brain injury expert calls for ban on heading in football.

Heading a football should be restricted in the professional game and banned for those under the age of 18, according to one of the world’s leading experts on brain injuries. Dr Bennet Omalu discovered the brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). The condition has long-term effects and is caused by repeated head trauma. “It does not make…

Canadian Doctors Reverse Severe Multiple Sclerosis With THIS New Treatment!

Multiple sclerosis is a disabling disease that damages the brain and central nervous system. It affectspeople between the ages of 15 and 60 and can run in families. One treatment has recently shown promise in reversing the disease. According to a new study published in The Lancet, a combination of chemotherapy and stem cell therapy could very…

3 Things YOU Need To Know About Trigeminal Neuralgia.

A while back, whilst working in Oregon, my husband, in agonizing pain, took himself to the emergency room at the local hospital. He had just suffered a severe burn, about 5 x3 inches, on his stomach. (How that happened, is a story for another time.) The attending doctor asked him to rate his pain. He…

Medicinal Cannabis Has Been Legalized In The UK.

Medical cannabis is to be legalized in the UK, after controversy over children being denied access to medicine, although only certain strains will be allowed. The Home Office said that it had consulted with experts, and would now allow certain cannabinoids to be prescribed to patients. They stressed, however, that other forms of cannabis would be kept…

5 Early Warning Signs of Crohn’s Disease.

“The inflammation caused by Crohn’s Disease often spreads deep into the layers of affected bowel tissue. Crohn’s disease can be both painful and debilitating, and sometimes may lead to life-threatening complications.” ~ Mayo Clinic What is Crohn’s Disease?. Crohn’s disease is one of the most “underappreciated” diseases in existence. By “underappreciated,” we mean that many…

To the Husband of the Wife Living With Multiple Sclerosis.

Deep down I have a constant drumbeat of pain. I know it’s mental, but I can’t ignore it. It’s like an everlasting ache. I feel hollow inside. And I’ve spent years trying to fill that emptiness. I’ve hunted down all the soul-saving faces I could find. I’ve consulted with preachers, ministers and nuns. I’ve talked…

How to Alleviate Pain Caused by Trigeminal Neuralgia.

Trigeminal neuralgia is a chronic pain condition that affects the trigeminal nerve (the largest of the craniofacial nerves). Trigeminal neuralgia is characterized by intense burning, stabbing, and aching pains in different regions of the face at different intervals. There are two subtypes of trigeminal neuralgia known as type 1 (TN1) and type 2 (TN2). If…

Toothache? OR Trigeminal Neuralgia?

Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN), also known as Tic Douloureux and or the suicide disease, is a chronic pain condition that affects the trigeminal or 5th cranial nerve, one of the most widely distributed nerves in the head. Trigeminal Neuralgia is often misdiagnosed as dental pain, since pain is frequently triggered when someone chews or talks. However, pain…