Monthly Archives: October 2013

Depression and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Children Helped Naturally

Depression and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness studies have shown that on any single day about 2 percent of school-aged children and about 8 percent of preteens and teens meet the criteria for major depression.  Looking in the long term, the numbers are higher—for instance, one in five teens have [...]

By | 2013-10-30T08:34:49+00:00 October 30th, 2013|Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Depression|Comments Off on Depression and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Children Helped Naturally

Fibromyalgia and Ear Problems: How Are They Related?

Ear Problems Common in Fibromyalgia Fibromyalgia is frequently associated with ear-related symptoms such as feeling of ear fullness, earache, and tinnitus (ringing in the ear). We have seen improvements in ear problems in those who are suffering with fibromyalgia and those who are not. Recent research that appeared in the Journal of Clinical Rheumatology sought [...]

By | 2017-08-01T06:47:29+00:00 October 23rd, 2013|Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia|Comments Off on Fibromyalgia and Ear Problems: How Are They Related?

Former Professional Baseball Catcher Battles Parkinson’s Disease

Head Trauma May Be Linked to Parkinson’s Disease and Other Conditions The Washington Post and other news organizations are reporting that former Colorado Rockies catcher Ben Petrick is battling Parkinson’s disease. At times he has trouble speaking and getting his thoughts across due to his Parkinson’s, along with many of the other common symptoms, including [...]

By | 2013-10-16T05:15:39+00:00 October 16th, 2013|Parkinson's disease|Comments Off on Former Professional Baseball Catcher Battles Parkinson’s Disease

Former Professional Baseball Catcher Battles Parkinson’s Disease

Head Trauma May Be Linked to Parkinson’s Disease and Other Conditions The Washington Post and other news organizations are reporting that former Colorado Rockies catcher Ben Petrick is battling Parkinson’s disease. At times he has trouble speaking and getting his thoughts across due to his Parkinson’s, along with many of the other common symptoms, including [...]

By | 2013-10-16T05:15:39+00:00 October 16th, 2013|Parkinson's disease|Comments Off on Former Professional Baseball Catcher Battles Parkinson’s Disease

Vertigo Emergency Room Visits Cost $4 Billion per Year

Dizziness Is Expensive According to Dr. Ali S. Saber Tehrani and colleagues, from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, emergency department costs for patients presenting with dizziness or vertigo are considerable, accounting for about $4 billion per year. The study, published in the July issue of Academic Emergency Medicine found there were 3.9 million vertigo emergency department [...]

By | 2013-10-09T05:21:00+00:00 October 9th, 2013|Vertigo|Comments Off on Vertigo Emergency Room Visits Cost $4 Billion per Year

Multiple Sclerosis Drugs Cost $62,000 per Year

Drug Costs Nearly As Shocking As MS Diagnosis to Patients Multiple sclerosis drugs are being reported as having an average annual cost of $62,000 a year. For those who suffer from multiple sclerosis (MS), perhaps the only thing more shocking than receiving their diagnosis is learning how much the disease modifying drugs (DMDs) used to [...]

By | 2017-08-01T06:50:44+00:00 October 2nd, 2013|Multiple sclerosis|Comments Off on Multiple Sclerosis Drugs Cost $62,000 per Year