What Causes Arthritis in Young Adults? 

Arthritis is a condition where there is joint pain and swelling. In many cases, it is associated with stiffness as well. Juvenile arthritis or arthritis in young adults is not the most common kind of arthritis, but it can make life very debilitating to an age group that is typically very active in life. For … Read more

Decoding Urinary Issues: UTI or Kidney Stone?

When you hear the words UTI or kidney stone, your instinct might be to wince or grimace. That is the natural human response to UTI and kidney stones. Both of these conditions are extremely painful conditions that are difficult to talk about. Know that as many as one in 10 Americans will get a kidney … Read more

Can Dehydration Cause Dizziness?

Hydration in the human body refers to fluid and water levels that help to keep the internal systems functioning. When the body does not have enough fluid or water, our internal systems from our brain to the muscles in the fingers and toes are weaker.  Dehydration occurs when the body begins to lose fluid, and … Read more

Should I Be Concerned About Back Pain and a Fever?

Back Pain and Fever

It is estimated that as many as 80 percent of adults will experience back pain during their life. For some people, back pain is chronic and persistent, and an incredible intrusion into their quality of life. It can go on for years if the correct diagnosis has not been made and the proper treatment applied. … Read more

Endoscopy Recovery Time: What to Expect

A conceptual image depicting an endoscopy

Endoscopy is a procedure in the United States where a scope with a camera is inserted into the stomach in order to collect diagnostic images. It is a procedure that takes anywhere from 30 minutes to one hour. Endoscopy is also used for treatment and can be used to collect tissue for diagnostic purposes as … Read more

Understanding TMJ Headaches 

A TMJ headache is an often excruciating experience that is caused by damage or issues to the temporomandibular joints (TMJ). These are the joints that connect your jaw to your skull. The mandible is the lower jaw, and the temporal part is the bone at the side and base of the skull. A properly aligned … Read more

Why Does My Head Feel Heavy?

A woman wonders why her head feels heavy

A heavy head is an awful feeling, and it can really overwhelm you and frustrate you when it is happening. When you are wondering “why does my head feel heavy” you will have physical sensations and a lot of emotions coming at you as well. When your head feels heavy, this feeling is going to … Read more

What Are The First Signs of Wisdom Teeth Coming In?

Wisdom teeth typically develop later in a person’s life and may cause complications in oral health. While not everyone suffers from impacted wisdom teeth or wisdom teeth pain, many do. Understanding this problem and how it affects you is essential, especially if you or your child is showing the first signs of wisdom teeth coming … Read more