The Hurt Behind Your Headaches

Physical Pain Explained When you have a headache, several areas of your head can hurt with the pain ranging in intensity, frequency, and duration. For example, the pain can progress from mild to severe and then back again before finally going aw...
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The Wake-up Call of Heart Disease

Many people believe that heart disease is just a temporary ailment because of the wide range of successful treatment protocols available, such as medicines, devices and surgery. But this is not so, sadly, because once you have heart disease, then y...
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New Guidelines on Cholesterol Drugs

Say the word "cholesterol" and many people will sit up and take notice for good reasons. According to our Cardiology department, Cholesterol has been shown to increase the risks for cardiovascular diseases, such as heart attacks and strokes, and fo...
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Salt! Salt! Salt!

Salt has been directly linked to cardiovascular diseases including hypertension, strokes and heart attacks. But Americans have acquired a fond taste for salt as evidenced by the brisk sales of packaged and processed foods, such as potato chips, cur...
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MOVE! (and enjoy less pain)

While it may appear counter intuitive to engage in physical activity as pain management to joint pain, studies have shown the benefits of staying in motion. This is because the more you move your body, the less joint stiffness you will experience s...
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