Irritable Bowel Syndrome, IBS, describes a group of uncomfortable symptoms that can cause abdominal pain, discomfort, bloating, constipation and/or diarrhea. IBS is also known as spastic colon or spastic colitis. IBS is diagnosed when the symptoms and bowel changes occur for 3 or more months.
We all know someone with arthritis, or maybe you are a sufferer or are newly diagnosed. Depending on the type of arthritis, you have come to realize that living with arthritis is uncomfortable and will affect your everyday life...
Millions of people around the world are diagnosed with heart valve disease each year. In America, more than 5 million people are diagnosed each year. Although the incidence of valve disease grows increases with age, the Washington University School of Medicine states that “more than 60 percent of heart valve replacement procedures are performed in women.”
Pain, like the other vital signs, tells a story. Unfortunately, many Americans live their daily lives in pain.