Bursitis: When unbearable inflammation strikes

This post was originally published on this siteBursa is a sac that is filled with fluid found between the tissues of the muscles, bones, skin, and tendons. The role of the bursa is to provide lubrication to help reduce rubbing, friction, and irritation between these areas. Bursitis is the inflammation of the bursa. This inflammation … Read moreBursitis: When unbearable inflammation strikes

Seasonal Depression: Mood based on rain or shine

This post was originally published on this siteEver heard of the winter blues?? Seasonal depression, also called seasonal affective disorder (SAD), is a type of depression that occurs as the seasons change. This condition is especially active during the months between fall and winter. Summer depression, which is more rare, occurs between the months of … Read moreSeasonal Depression: Mood based on rain or shine

CARPAL TUNNEL: When traffic backs up at the wrist

This post was originally published on this siteChronic, lingering wrist pain that causes discomfort for daily living activities may be attributed to carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). When pain, tingling, and/or numbness is felt in some of the fingers, there can be nerve compression. This uncomfortable feeling can be attributed to the median nerve. This nerve … Read moreCARPAL TUNNEL: When traffic backs up at the wrist

A Hearticle About Work Life Balance

There’s a lot in the media these days about the importance of work life balance; how to achieve it, how to know when you’ve achieved it, how to maintain it. For those with family obligations, a healthy work life balance is especially important; both to the working parent and to the spouse and children at … Read moreA Hearticle About Work Life Balance

How to Protect Your Collagen When You Have Lyme, Fibromyalgia, or Chronic Fatigue

by Dr. Bill Rawls Updated 11/2/18 Collagen is so much bigger and more important than the skin anti-ager it’s best known to be: It plays a role in supporting your body head to toe, organs and all. And if you have a chronic illness like chronic Lyme disease, fibromyalgia, or chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), there’s … Read moreHow to Protect Your Collagen When You Have Lyme, Fibromyalgia, or Chronic Fatigue

Drug-Free Means of Managing Anxiety

This post was originally published on this siteAnxiety disorders affect over eighteen percent of the American population. In fact, the World Health Organization claims that the U.S. is one of the top three countries most affected by depression and anxiety. Many would argue that this is no surprise. Stress is rampant, after all, in America. … Read moreDrug-Free Means of Managing Anxiety

Cholesterol: The Most Misunderstood Molecule

This post was originally published on this site People with high cholesterol live the longest. This truth may be difficult for the average person to understand since conventional medicine, “nutrition experts,” and the media have unfairly demonized this natural, life-sustaining molecule. To fully understand the beauty of cholesterol, it is important to learn its function … Read moreCholesterol: The Most Misunderstood Molecule