Psychotic Teenager Misdiagnosed as Bipolar Had a Curable Autoimmune Disease.

When Tessa Gallo turned from a healthy teenager into a psychotic wreck with catatonic symptoms overnight, doctors first said she was over-anxious, and then decided she had bipolar disorder. She was obsessive, refusing to sleep, eat or wash, and she also became violent. However after ten months confined to psychiatric wards, two Stanford University doctors found…

Experts May Have Finally Found The Cause Of Crohn’s Disease

Great news for those with the notoriously hard to treat condition. People with Crohn’s disease know the uncomfortable symptoms of the chronic condition all too well: diarrhea, abdominal pain, weight loss and fatigue, among others. But what doctors have not been able to tell the approximately 565,000 people in the U.S. with Crohn’s is why they’ve developed the inflammatory bowel condition in…

Britain needs to go on a diet, says top health official

The portion sizes of some of Britain’s most popular foods are to be cut, with health officials telling the public it is time “to get on a diet”. Public Health England is targeting pizzas, ready meals, processed meat and takeaways, in a new obesity drive. The government agency has also urged the food industry to…

Día Internacional de la Mujer: Trabajadores de España en ‘huelga feminista’

Las trabajadoras en España conmemoran el Día Internacional de la Mujer con una huelga sin precedentes dirigida a la desigualdad de género y la discriminación sexual. El trabajo se ha detenido como parte de una huelga de 24 horas organizada por la Comisión 8 de marzo y respaldada por 10 sindicatos y algunas de las…

3 Things YOU Need To Know About Trigeminal Neuralgia.

A while back, whilst working in Oregon, my husband, in agonizing pain, took himself to the emergency room at the local hospital. He had just suffered a severe burn, about 5 x3 inches, on his stomach. (How that happened, is a story for another time.) The attending doctor asked him to rate his pain. He…

8 Signs of Lyme Disease (And How to Prevent It)

“Many authorities feel (Lyme Disease) is a massively underreported issue, and one that’s increasing every year.” – Marina Makous, M.D. What Is Lyme Disease? Lyme disease is a bacterial infection transmitted through the bite of infected blacklegged ticks (on the East Coast) and deer ticks (on the West Coast). The symptoms of Lyme disease are often…

IS YOUR FIBROMYALGIA PATIENT A CANDIDATE FOR LYME DISEASE TREATMENT?

If you have been disappointed to find your fibromyalgia patient is not getting better, you may conclude your patient is a candidate for Lyme disease treatment. The medical conditions share similar symptoms, making an accurate diagnosis challenging. Fibromyalgia and Lyme disease symptoms can include muscle pain, fatigue, sleep disturbances, gastrointestinal complaints, difficulty concentrating, headaches and temperature, light…

Marijuana Gum For Fibromyalgia Pain Relief: would you try this?

Any individual who knows somebody who experiences fibromyalgia or who suffers from it themselves knows how inconceivably excruciating and persistent this malady can be. Gratefully, as more individuals wind up plainly mindful of this sickness, more research endeavors are being redirected into discovering a compelling treatment or cure. The latest of these revelations uncovers that…