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10 Things You Should Know About Neuropathy

By at March 25, 2011 | 9:00 pm | 0 Comment

10 Things You Should Know About Neuropathy

10 Things You Should Know About Neuropathy by Sana Shaikh Neuropathy, which means abnormal nerves, is the most common chronic disease. There are 150 different types of Neuropathy. Over 20 million Americans are affected by this under appreciated illness. Some types of this disease can be cured, if the cause is found, however for some there is no cure. 1.Peripheral more...

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10 Things You Should Know About Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

By at March 24, 2011 | 6:42 pm | 0 Comment

10 Things You Should Know About Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

10 Things You Should Know About Multiple Sclerosis (MS)  By Iva Nikolova 1.Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease that causes demyelination of axons, the parts of neurons where the electrical impulses are sent, and degeneration of nerve fibers. That interupts signals between the brain, spinal cord, and the entire part of the body depending of the nerve fibers more...

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10 Things You Should Know About Heart Disease

By at March 23, 2011 | 12:23 pm | 4 Comments

10 Things You Should Know About Heart Disease

10 Things You Should Know About Heart Disease By Adna Rudan     The number one cause of death in the United States is Heart Disease. Statistics show that every 34 seconds a person dies from heart disease in the United States. Women, especially African American women are more likely to be affected with this deadly heart disease than men. Women are also less likely more...

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10 Things You Should Know About Raynaud’s Syndrome

By at March 23, 2011 | 12:14 am | 0 Comment

10 Things You Should Know About Raynaud’s Syndrome

10 Things You Should Know About Raynaud’s Syndrome By Mary Putman About  5% of the U.s population suffers from a disorder that affects the blood flow to the hands and feet called Raynaud’s Syndrome.  This is when the vessels to the skin narrow, limiting the blood flow to these areas.  It is caused by an overreaction to the cold in which the veins restrict to send more...

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10 Things You Should Know About Glaucoma

By at March 21, 2011 | 1:10 pm | 2 Comments

10 Things You Should Know About Glaucoma

10 Things You Should Know About Glaucoma By Angela Coen Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. It is a disease that is especially problematic since it can progress without any signs or symptoms until much damage has already been done. Here are some important facts that everyone should know about this disease. 1. Glaucoma is a more...

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