Shocking Concussion Link to Alzheimer’s Disease

Concussions are a common injury in sports, car accidents, and falls, and the damage may not stop at a few hours of wooziness. According to Radiology¸ a medical journal, the neural abnormalities seen in Alzheimer’s patients is shocking similar to that found in an MTBI, or mild traumatic brain injury.   One reason for this connection that was postulated by the researchers is that concussions create difficulty in focusing on specific sounds. It has been long established that hearing problems increase the risk of the development of Alzheimer’s.   Another issue that is often set off by a concussion is problems with … Continue reading “Shocking Concussion Link to Alzheimer’s Disease”

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Numbness and Tingling—Symptoms that Should Not Be Ignored
Numbness, Tingling, Pinched Nerve, Hand Pain, High Blood Sugar

If you are experiencing numbness and tingling, especially in your extremities, it could be the sign of a serious condition. Of course, it may also be a less urgent matter, which is why it is good to get checked out. Knowing the symptoms are no big deal can give you peace of mind.   What conditions are associated with numbness and tingling? Here is a list of several possibilities.   Diabetic Neuropathy – This is one of the more common causes, especially if the numbness and tingling start in the feet and work their way up the legs. High blood sugar levels … Continue reading “Numbness and Tingling—Symptoms that Should Not Be Ignored”

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Can Your Headache Medication Be Part of the Problem?
Migraines, Headaches, Migraine Medication, Headache Medication, Migraine, Headache, Chronic Pain

There are various types of headaches. Understanding your condition involves knowing the type of headaches you suffer from. Several types of headaches are far more common than the rest. Here are a few variations you should know about.   Tension Headache – This is the most frequently experienced headache. Tension builds into what feels like a constant band of pressure around the head.   Migraine Headaches – While migraines are actually a neurological condition with many other symptoms, a severe headache is the most commonly known and experienced symptom. Other symptoms may include nausea and vomiting or sensitivity to light and sound.   … Continue reading “Can Your Headache Medication Be Part of the Problem?”

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Natural Treatment for Chronic Fatigue in Anchorage, Alaska
Chronic Fatigue, Chronic Pain, Chronic Health Condition, Fatigue, Fibromyalgia

Chronic health conditions such as fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome can be a daunting diagnosis. Both conditions present with pain and sleep issues. Sleep difficulties, in turn, can result in more chronic problems such as cognitive difficulties.   What Causes Chronic Health Conditions?   While researchers are still looking for a specific cause, estimates state that up to 7% of people will deal with one of these chronic conditions. It is 10 times as common for a woman to experience fibromyalgia as it is for a man. Also, the risk of presenting with chronic symptoms increases with age.   Studies on the condition … Continue reading “Natural Treatment for Chronic Fatigue in Anchorage, Alaska”

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What Can Help Ease the Pain of Trigeminal Neuralgia
Facial Pain, Trigeminal Neuralgia

People that have trigeminal neuralgia may feel like very few understand what they are really going through. Some have described it as a silent disease. Unless a person has experienced it, it can be very hard to really comprehend the level of agony this condition can cause.  Simple things that most people take for granted can trigger an attack of severe facial pain in those with trigeminal neuralgia. They must be cautious when doing any of the following:  Something as common as smiling  Sleeping on the side of your face that you have the pain  Oral care  Chewing food or … Continue reading “What Can Help Ease the Pain of Trigeminal Neuralgia”

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Meniere’s Disease
Vertigo, Dizziness, Dizzy, Menieres

Is There a Natural Solution to Meniere’s Disease? Someone that has been diagnosed with Meniere’s disease will admit that is it a very difficult disease to live with. Things they once enjoyed and that others seem to love doing, can now bring them much agony. So, what exactly is Meniere’s?  Symptoms of Meniere’s  Meniere’s disease has to do with the fluid of the inner ear. This fluid plays a crucial role in balance and proprioception (knowing where the body is positioned). If this is not functioning properly, Meniere’s can be the result. It affects both males and females, generally during … Continue reading “Meniere’s Disease”

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Hope for Those Suffering from Multiple Sclerosis
Multiple Sclerosis, MS

Let’s take a deeper look at Multiple Sclerosis (MS). MS is an autoimmune condition. Myelin is a type of fatty insulation that surrounds the nerves. Multiple Sclerosis causes myelin in the central nervous system to begin to degenerate. This, in turn, causes damage to the communication of the brain and the body and leads to the various symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis. Researchers are baffled as to the actual cause of this autoimmune disorder.  What Research Has Shown  Raymond Damadian is the inventor of the MRI. He conducted a study of eight patients suffering from multiple sclerosis. Seven out of the … Continue reading “Hope for Those Suffering from Multiple Sclerosis”

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Natural Torticollis Treatment in Anchorage AK
Neck Pain, Neck Ache, Twisted Spine, Torticollis

What is torticollis? It is a condition that occurs when a person’s neck is twisted to the point that the head appears tilted to one side. This condition can be inherited or be the result of an injury. When a child has this condition from birth, it is referred to as Congenital Torticollis. Often, this is the product of the child’s head being misaligned during development in the mother’s womb.   What Is Spasmodic Torticollis?  This painful condition involves involuntary neck spasms. These contractions result in the head being twisted to the side, or even backward and forward. It is a … Continue reading “Natural Torticollis Treatment in Anchorage AK”

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The Truth Behind Sinus Pressure and Allergies
Allergy, Allergies, Sinus Pain, Sinuses

If you struggle with either of these chronic health conditions, you may feel trapped. Many find themselves caught between either suffering or suffering slightly less while taking daily medications. Medication is the traditional method of treatment, and sometimes it can be tough to go against the norm. In fact, TV ads perpetuate the system by making medications sound like a cure.  However, you probably realize that there is no wonder drug for curing sinus and allergy problems. Even if they lessen the symptoms, you sometimes need to supplement with other medications. One drug after another offers relief that is temporary … Continue reading “The Truth Behind Sinus Pressure and Allergies”

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Relieving Torticollis Naturally
Neck Pain, Neck Ache

What is Torticollis?   Torticollis causes the head to tip to one side with a twisted neck and the chin turned to the opposite side. This condition can be developed due to damage to the nervous system, muscles, and spine. It can be inherited or brought on by genetic changes. Congenital torticollis is developed at birth, which could be caused when the blood supply to the neck had been changed or the muscles injured, or because the infant’s head was in the wrong position while developing in the womb. Torticollis may also happen in adulthood.   Cervical Dystonia or Spasmodic Torticollis  When … Continue reading “Relieving Torticollis Naturally”

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