Fighting Cancer Fatigue

Fighting Cancer Fatigue

One symptom that many cancer patients know is fatigue. Whether caused by the cancer itself, or a byproduct of treatment, fatigue is a burden on the lives of cancer patients. Fatigue is draining and prevents people from living out their lives. Other factors linked with fatigue are pain, anxiety, sleep problems, and depression. It’s important
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Diabetic People Having Increased Prevalence of Rare Neuropathy Types

Diabetic People Having Increased Prevalence of Rare Neuropathy Types

It’s thought that half of diabetics will eventually develop neuropathies. Neuropathies are a series of conditions that cause damage to the nervous system. Two rarer neuropathies are having an increased rate of prevalence, particularly in younger diabetics. These are autonomic neuropathy and small fiber neuropathy. It’s important to recognize the symptoms of both to discover
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A Look at Post-Intensive Care Syndrome

A Look at Post-Intensive Care Syndrome

Nearly 5.7 million adults receive care in intensive care units (ICUs) each year. These units and the doctors working in them provide amazing care to patients and do some miraculous service for people. Nevertheless, these units can be chaotic and the treatments received there can be traumatic for patients. It’s not uncommon for people to
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Deep Brain Stimulation: A Future Alzheimer’s Treatment?

Deep Brain Stimulation: A Future Alzheimer’s Treatment?

With the battle against Alzheimer’s ongoing, there has been much research into potential treatment options. One of the more promising has been deep brain stimulation, a practice used in the treatment of other disorders such as Parkinson’s. Deep brain stimulation involves therapy with electrical impulses directed at certain areas of the brain. These areas receive
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