Four Chronic Pain Conditions Among Top 20 Diagnoses

Practice Fusion, a company that provides a free, web-based Electronic Health Record application to physicians, has announced the top 20 most diagnosed conditions in the U.S. in 2010.  Among those top 20, four are chronic pain conditions. [realcontentlocker title=””]1. Hypertension 2. Hyperlipidemia (high cholesterol/triglycerides) 3. Diabetes 4. Back pain 5. Anxiety 6. Obesity 7. Allergic …

5 Solutions to Low Back Pain During Pregnancy

If you are expecting a baby, you might also expect to have low back pain.  The three primary reasons that pregnancy causes low back pain were previously discussed.  To summarize, changes in the body during pregnancy make a woman more vulnerable to the development of low back pain.  Once the back pain starts, you will …

Epilepsy bike-a-thon benefit set for today

Bicyclists of all ages are invited to participate in the Biking with Epilepsy bike-a-thon with Izzi Robbins from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today in Chisholm. Robbins, 8, of Chisholm, is organizing the event with the help of her mother, Melissa. The duo aim to raise money for the Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota and promote …

Opinion: A new test pierces the mystery of epilepsy

Seizures are terrifying. I witnessed a seizure for the first time when my son, Isaiah, was four months old. I held his rigid body in my hands as his eyes fluttered in the back of his head and his legs jerked uncontrollably. That first seizure lasted more than 10 minutes. It felt like an eternity. …

The 5 Types of Crohn’s Disease.Which Type Do You Have?

Along with ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease is part of a group of diseases known as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). There are five different types of Crohn’s disease, each with its own set of symptoms. Here is information about Crohn’s disease and the five types that you can use to help you discuss symptoms and treatment …

Top 10 Things You Should Know About Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s disease is a condition that is still stumping the very best doctors in the world. So how are the people who live with it every day going to learn what’s most important? Following is my top 10 list of what everyone with Crohn’s disease should know about this condition.[realcontentlocker title=””]   Crohn’s disease is …

10 Alternative Therapies for Crohn’s Disease Everyone Should Know

What if living well with Crohn’s disease included massage, yoga, and meditation? Find out about complementary and alternative therapies for Crohn’s disease. From Yoga to Yogurt: Ways to Enhance Treatment There’s no doubt that living with Crohn’s disease can be frustrating. That’s why about 75 percent of people with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, a …