RLS & Periodic Limb Movement Disorder

Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is an illness leading to an uncontrollable desire to move the legs, generally due to an uncomfortable feeling. You can expect it to happen during the evening or night when seated or lying down. Moving reduces the unpleasant feeling temporarily. It’s also known as Willis-Ekbom disease, can happen regardless of age […]

IV Therapy: How to Boost Your Metabolism

As a child, you seemed to eat all the time. Your uncle jokingly referred to you as treating holiday meals like a marathon and not a sprint – meaning you’d eat at a consistent pace, winning in the end over your cousin, who ate quickly but tapped out before dessert. And you never gained much […]

Types Of Migraines

Many people think a pounding, eye-shutting headache is a migraine in disguise – and that may be the case. But many headaches and pain conditions, including a migraine, have overlapping symptoms that can mimic one another. Identifying the migraine, and knowing its warning signs, helps your healthcare provider make an accurate diagnosis and offer treatment […]

Impact of Rheumatoid Arthritis

You spend hours hunched over a keyboard on data entry tasks at work, and your wrists have been hurting for months. Your fingers feel warm to the touch after hours of typing. Maybe it’s just fatigue, or it could be something else – rheumatoid arthritis. What is Rheumatoid Arthritis? “Rheumatoid arthritis, or RA, is an […]

ADHD & OCD

Your spouse says you’re obsessive about counting money in a certain way. Your co-worker has observed that you lose focus sometimes and appear to “zone out.” What’s going on? It’s possible you could be experiencing signs of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Fortunately, both conditions can be treated. What is ADHD? “ADHD stands […]

Difference Between Panic Attacks & A Panic Disorder

You had a bad experience as a child, and something triggered memories of the trauma. Suddenly, you begin to sweat and tremble. Within minutes, you’re breathing normally and feel better. But what if you didn’t, and it happened again? Was it a panic attack or a more serious panic disorder? What is a panic attack? […]

When Was PTSD First Identified?

PTSD has a much longer history than you’d think. From references in the Bible, ancient Greek literature, and elsewhere, the effects of psychological trauma have been well documented. Knowing the history of PTSD and getting the facts can help recognize symptoms you may experience and learn how to treat them. What Is Ptsd Post-traumatic stress […]

What Causes Chronic Leg Pain?

Leg pain affects millions of people for different reasons, and often it subsides on its own or after minimal treatment. But if your pain lingers for months or years with no obvious cause, even after receiving medical care, then you may be experiencing a condition known as chronic leg pain.  What Is Leg Pain? Leg […]

Spravato For Depression

Millions of people worldwide have depression symptoms, often resulting in relationship problems, other medical issues, and sometimes even disability. If you have low moods, problems eating or sleeping, or can’t focus your thoughts. You may be able to reduce depression symptoms using different methods, including new therapy options like Spravato. What is Depression? According to […]

OCD Habits

You enjoy neatness and regular routines. Your life is built around organization and regular schedules, sometimes to the point. Others say they’re worried about you. Maybe you’re just a perfectionist with specific personality quirks. Or perhaps you’re exhibiting habits that match the criteria of a condition known as obsessive-compulsive disorder. What is OCD? “Obsessive-compulsive disorder […]