If your blood sugar is too high or difficult to control, you are more susceptible to nerve damage. Get the facts from a Cleveland Clinic expert on how to find relief from this debilitating pain.
Chronic pain sufferers often deal with insomnia. Experts find behavioral therapy to be the single most effective treatment. Learn more about cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia.
If we gain weight in the winter, we often blame holiday food or lack of exercise. But could weight gain be related to hibernation signals from our brain?
Blending Eastern and Western medicine can be the best therapy for chronic pain. Cleveland Clinic’s Hong Shen, MD, pain management specialist and acupuncturist, explains why and how.
As women age, they experience more compression fractures, vertebral changes such scoliosis, loss of bone mass and osteoarthritis than do men. Any one of these conditions puts women at a higher risk of breaking a bone during a fall, which can add to their pain.
Research finds that you can eliminate many of the effects of chronic pain and side effects of medications with an anti-inflammatory diet, regular exercise and stress management.
If you don’t get enough calcium from your diet, your body can compensate by borrowing it from your bones. This can make your bones weak and brittle over time. However, a simple blood test can detect this condition, called hyperparathyroidism.
Not long ago, people with diabetes could be denied certain jobs or lose their job simply because they had diabetes or used insulin. Learn how you’re now protected by the law.
If you’re a man who has developed swollen or enlarged breasts, it is important to get checked by a doctor. You may have what doctors refer to as gynecomastia.
Roughly half of adults over age 40 could have thyroid nodules. Experts don’t believe they are occurring more often, rather technology advances make them more likely to get detected. Find out how nodules are treated if your doctor finds one.