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Cybersickness: Everything About Tech-Induced Dizziness

Dizziness is an array of feelings such as being woozy, off-balance, or lightheaded. Occasional dizzy spells are not unusual. Dizziness can affect our sensory organs, specifically the eyes and ears, and it may cause a person to fall unconscious. Dizziness is not a disorder but rather a symptom of an underlying health condition. Some people [...]

By |May 26th, 2019|Vertigo / Dizziness|Comments Off on Cybersickness: Everything About Tech-Induced Dizziness

Fibromyalgia: Getting to Know the Basics

Fibromyalgia (FM) is a disorder that causes chronic pain throughout the body. According to researchers, fibromyalgia intensifies painful sensations by altering the way the brain processes pain. It is described as abnormal pain perception processing. Besides widespread pain, fibromyalgia also causes sleep trouble, fatigue, emotional problems, and mental distress. Around 4 million American adults are [...]

By |April 28th, 2019|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue|Comments Off on Fibromyalgia: Getting to Know the Basics

4 Phases of Migraines Explained: Key Details Not to Overlook

Migraines are a combination of neurological symptoms that include a pounding headache on one side of the head as the hallmark sign. The intensity of headaches in migraines ranges from moderate to severe, and the attack usually lasts from 2 to 72 hours. Other general symptoms of migraines include the following: Throbbing, pulsating pain NauseaVomitingLightheadednessSensitivity [...]

By |March 24th, 2019|Migraine / Headache|Comments Off on 4 Phases of Migraines Explained: Key Details Not to Overlook

Dealing with the Pain of Sciatica

A common description for sciatica is pain that radiates from the lower back, shooting through the buttocks, then travelling down the back of each leg. Sciatica is an indicator of an underlying medical condition, and it is not a diagnosis itself. Here are some further characteristics of sciatica: Chronic pain that is constantly present in [...]

By |February 24th, 2019|Low Back Pain / Sciatica|Comments Off on Dealing with the Pain of Sciatica

Is There a Connection Between Vertigo and Migraines?

An extreme vertigo episode or a migraine attack is a dreadful experience on its own, but did you know that there are many people that have a condition called vestibular migraine? They actually have vertigo with their migraine episode.  Vertigo is a false sensation of movement of either the person’s surroundings or of themselves. If [...]

By |January 27th, 2019|Vertigo / Dizziness|Comments Off on Is There a Connection Between Vertigo and Migraines?

Top 10 Signs of Fibromyalgia and How to Get Relief

Getting diagnosed with fibromyalgia (FM) or thinking that you may have it can be a disturbing experience. We want to give you more information on the subject to help you understand the condition better and to share a natural option for relief that has seen much success. Fibromyalgia is a medical condition that causes chronic [...]

By |December 23rd, 2018|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue|Comments Off on Top 10 Signs of Fibromyalgia and How to Get Relief

10 Signs You’re Experiencing Migraines

A migraine is one of the world’s most prevalent neurological condition, and It's more than a bad headache.  Whether you experience them yourself or have a friend or family member who suffers, migraines affect just about everyone.  The most well-known symptom of a migraine is, of course, the debilitating headache. What some people may not [...]

By |November 25th, 2018|Migraine / Headache|Comments Off on 10 Signs You’re Experiencing Migraines

How Should I Sleep to Relieve Back Pain?

If you are a back pain suffer there are a few things you know – it doesn’t quit when you sleep, it’s often worse when you wake up, and it creates a vicious cycle of not being able to get a restful night of sleep because of the pain but needing to rest in order [...]

By |October 28th, 2018|Low Back Pain / Sciatica|Comments Off on How Should I Sleep to Relieve Back Pain?

A Solution Is on the Horizon for Vertigo Patients

When a person has a vertigo episode, it can be a very startling experience as he or she feels out of control and can no longer regulate balance. The room may appear to be spinning around when in fact the room and the person are standing still. This can be dangerous depending on the circumstances [...]

By |September 23rd, 2018|Vertigo / Dizziness|Comments Off on A Solution Is on the Horizon for Vertigo Patients

Getting Answers to Fibromyalgia’s Most Commonly Asked Questions

Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain condition that impacts over 4 million people across the United States.  While it's not a new condition (it was first described by doctors in the early 1800s), recent developments in scientific research have shed more light on its origins.  Once believed to be an inflammatory condition, current understanding points to [...]

By |August 26th, 2018|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue|Comments Off on Getting Answers to Fibromyalgia’s Most Commonly Asked Questions