Acupuncture Might Ease Tension Headaches

By Denise Mann HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) THURSDAY, June 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Tension headaches can make you feel like a vice is squeezing your entire head, and if you’re among the millions prone to these crushing headaches, a new study brings some welcome news. Folks with chronic tension headaches who received 20 true acupuncture … Read more

How can diabetics deal with nausea, bloating and acidity

Last week, a 65-year-old gentleman with diabetes was referred to me for fluctuating blood glucose values. His glucose values ​​ranged from 40 to 400 mg/dl on the same day. He had had diabetes for 25 years and was on insulin treatment. Despite frequent adjustments of dose, his sugar levels continued to be haywire, and his … Read more

Taking a Collective Approach to Care for Children With Complex Illnesses (220712news.webinar) | Health News

Children with complex and chronic medical conditions, including diabetes, cerebral palsy, congenital heart disease, neurological issues and more, are, thankfully, rare. They represent less than 10% of the population covered by Medicaid. However, their care accounts for about 40% of such spending, according to the Children’s Hospital Association, and it requires an array of clinical … Read more

Aching Backs in Seniors: An Expert’s Guide to Pain Meds | Health News

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) FRIDAY, July 8, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Back and neck pain are often an unfortunate part of aging, but older adults can safely find relief with various medications, a new research review concludes. The review of 138 clinical trials breaks down the evidence on medication options for seniors with … Read more

Acupuncture relieves prostatitis symptoms in study

Prostatitis gets little press, but it’s a common inflammatory condition that accounts for more than two million visits to doctors’ offices in the United States every year. Some cases are caused by bacteria that can be readily detected and treated with antibiotics. But more than 90% of the time, prostatitis symptoms (which can include painful … Read more

C-Sections Won’t Raise Baby’s Odds for Food Allergies | Health News

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter, HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) MONDAY, May 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Babies delivered by a cesarean section are no more likely to have food allergies during their first year of life than other infants, according to an Australian study. The association between type of delivery and food allergy risk had been … Read more

High blood pressure control with diet and lifestyle

By Dr. Tapan Ghose India is home to 354 million hypertensives and one in three individuals in the country has high blood pressure. According to a Global Burden of Diseases (GBS) study, 29.8% of Indian adults have high blood pressure (urban India 33.8%, rural India 27.6%). Interheart and Interstroke studies show that a population attributable … Read more

Bariatric surgery and obesity: Everything you need to know

by Dr Vidhya Sharada Bhat Bariatric surgery refers to surgeries that help in losing weight. It’s done in morbid obesity. Obesity is a medical condition in which there is an excess accumulation of fat in our bodies. It’s a very common condition which we see around us but to categorically tell whether a person is … Read more

Obesity Raises a Woman’s Odds for Broken Bones | Health News

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter, HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) MONDAY, May 9, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Being overweight or obese is never good for one’s health, but now a new study suggests it increases a woman’s risk of broken bones. For the study, researchers followed 20,000 women and men, aged 40 to 70, in the Canadian … Read more

Could Obesity Blunt the Response to the COVID Vaccine? | Health News

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter, HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) FRIDAY, May 6, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Obesity can complicate the course of COVID-19. Now, a new study says it can also reduce the effectiveness of COVID vaccines. The researchers also found that the two vaccines used in their study triggered different levels of immune responses in … Read more