PCOS Diet: What to Eat and What to Avoid
Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a medical condition that can lead to some harmful health effects in women. Women who have PCOS tend to suffer from hormonal imbalances. The overproduction of hormones in women living with PCOS can cause small cysts to develop in their ovaries. The ovarian cysts associated […]
Remeron for Fibromyalgia Pain? A Possible New Treatment
Fibromyalgia is a multi-symptomatic syndrome, affecting as many as 12 millions people United States. This condition typically presents with chronic widespread pain and acute pain in certain tender points of the body, such as the shoulders or hips. One of the biggest issues with fibromyalgia is that it can be […]
2016 Breakthroughs in Osteoarthritis Research
Osteoarthritis is a serious degenerative joint disease that affects an estimated 31 million people in the United States. Unfortunately, there is no comprehensive cure for osteoarthritis, but osteoarthritis research continues to provide breakthroughs in the treatment options available for people living with this condition. As 2016 draws to a close, […]
What Causes Nocturia (Nighttime Urination)?
Have you been finding it hard to get a full night’s rest without having to wake up multiple times during the night to use the bathroom? Waking up more than once throughout the night could be a sign that you are suffering from nocturia. Nocturia is a common condition that […]
Have You Gotten an A1C Test?
As the end of November draws near, so does the end of Diabetes Awareness Month. However, it is still important to continue spreading awareness for diabetes. As a disease that affects almost 30 million Americans, it is crucial to stress the importance of getting tested for type 2 diabetes and […]
We’re Expanding Clinical Trial Opportunities in Volusia County
Avail Clinical Research, a clinical research facility specializing in Phase I-IV clinical trials, announces a major initiative to expand clinical trial participation within Volusia County, Florida. This research initiative involves partnerships with local physicians to bring research studies into their own practices. At these facilities, Avail provides clinical staff and […]
It’s COPD Awareness Month: Should You Get Screened?
Did you know that November is COPD Awareness Month? This event offers serves as a great opportunity for organizations like ours to raise awareness for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in our community. Throughout the month, we are offering free pulmonary function tests to anyone who’d like to make an appointment. This is a part […]
Pulmonary Rehab for COPD: Is it Right for You?
Have you been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)? This can be an extremely difficult and debilitating condition to live with. You may find that you are constantly short of breath and have difficulty with simple tasks, such as walking or climbing up stairs. Tired of struggling for breath and […]
Strontium Ranelate: Future Treatment for Osteoarthritis?
Osteoarthritis (OA), or degenerative joint disease, is the most common form of arthritis, affecting up to 27 million people in the United States. If you are living with osteoarthritis, then you know just how painful and debilitating it can be. Because this painful condition affects so many people, it is […]
Get Migraines? A Promising New Therapy Could Help
If you’re one of the nearly 35 million Americans who suffer from recurrent migraine headaches, you’re quite familiar with the different treatments that are available. Depending on what triggers an attack and the severity of the symptoms, a course of treatment can prove to be relatively ineffective. So what’s the […]
How to Deal with Hot Flashes at Home and Work
Whether you are at home or at work, hot flashes are never a comfortable thing to deal with. Unfortunately, they are something most women must face inevitably as they move into the perimenopause and menopause stages of life. However, that does not mean you have to suffer through your hot […]
Why Too Much “Good Cholesterol” May Be a Bad Thing!
Have you heard that higher levels of “good cholesterol” can lower your risk for cardiovascular disease? According to findings from a new study conducted by the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Veterans Affairs St. Louis Health Care System, this may not be the case. Before looking at the results of the […]
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