from the staff of People's Medical Magazine

Understanding Polymyalgia Rheumatica

An autoimmune condition that results in the stiffness of muscles, usually in the shoulder region. The symptoms of this condition often get worse in the morning though they come about quickly. The common age group for this condition is those above 65 but under 50 the chances are low. While there is no cure for this condition, it is possible to reduce the pain and symptoms through the intake of

Gaming Monitors

So, you’re interested in purchasing a gaming monitor? That’s great! The question that you want to ask next is, “What should I consider when buying one?” The market for gaming monitors has grown exponentially over the last few years (source:, so while that means there are plenty of options to choose from, it could make the task more daunting than it should be for those who can be a

Allergy Proofing Your Bedroom

This applies to anyone who suffers from allergic asthma or hay fever. With just a few steps you can drastically reduce your chances of catching an allergy right in the confines of your home. Besides, these steps are not time-consuming neither too complicated – anyone can do them, all it takes is a little practice. For The Bedroom For your bed and bedding, use dust-mite-proof covers. Also try and wash

Ab Machines

Getting washboard abs that look clear, crisp and ripe isn’t such an easy task. In fact, getting six-pack abs is one of the most difficult parts of any fitness regime. In order to achieve them, you need to get a perfect healthy nutritional balance between your bodily fats and muscle. Typically, you will need to have less than 10% body fat in order to be able to see ripped abs.

Understanding Multiple Sclerosis

A dangerous autoimmune condition that can be fatal eventually. This autoimmune disease affects the nerves, eating away their protective coating. The condition cannot be cured though treatment in some cases helps live a long reasonably healthy life. Nerve damage caused due to MS wreaks havoc between the brain and body communication thus it can cause a myriad range of symptoms. The duration, severity and form of symptoms can drastically vary

Get To Know Sjogren’s Syndrome

This autoimmune disease affects only the eyes and mouth. Another common condition globally, this disease starts when the immune system attacks healthy cells responsible for producing tears and saliva. The condition often accompanies other autoimmune diseases such as lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. The only known treatments include the use of eye drops and in rare cases eye surgery. Adults above the age of 30 are most likely to develop this

outer banks

I recognize that the title is a bit outlandish, but you can’t tell me that you’re not at least a little intrigued. This past summer, my partner and I decided, after looking at our options, (and our productivity), that spending a week to recharge our batteries might be just the thing we need. Our family is small, but there was a level of ease that had been lost within the

Bradycardia A Lesser Known But Equally Dangerous Condition

Unaware to many, there is an equally dangerous health condition called Bradycardia that is the opposite of Angina. In this case, the heart beats slower than what a normal heart should. Typically, a normal heart should beat about 60 to 100 times per minute when at rest. People with bradycardia however experience a heartbeat with less than 60 per minute. This can become a serious condition when the heart is

Self-Management Of Allergies

There are several home management solutions for allergies. Some actually work wonders. Here’s a collection of the best home medication recipes. Hay Fever Symptoms And Sinus Congestions To treat these symptoms you can use saline rinsing of the sinuses. Simply mix some salt into water and warm it a bit so that it is above room temperature. Rise your nose with this solution by either using a neti pot or

Get To Understand Celiac Disease

This is an autoimmune condition that happens in reaction to eating barley, rye or wheat. It is actually a response to the presence of gluten. While this disease has no cure, the good part is it can be avoided entirely by eliminating any food item with gluten in it. This disease starts mild and often goes undetected until its symptoms become more prominent. Years of eating gluten inflames the small