Nervous System

The Ghosts of Pain: Understanding Fibromyalgia

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What is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a mysterious chronic disease that produces severe pain throughout the body along with exhaustion, sleep problems, depression and anxiety. Not much is known about Fibromyalgia even today. It is estimated 2 to 4 percent of the population suffer from Fibromyalgia. For reasons not yet established it affects women at an […]

Nervous System

Safer Treatment of Bell’s Palsy

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Stroke strikes terror in the hearts and minds of sufferers and their families. So there is little wonder why panic sets in when one awakes to droopy facial features and discomfort. Thankfully, for many, symptoms of one-sided facial paralysis are from a far less serious disorder — Bell’s palsy. Doctors often prescribe the anti-inflammatory corticosteroid […]