Cough suppressants (antitussives) are popular cough remedies — but who should use them, when are they pointless, who should steer clear, and what are the alternatives?
Tremors aren't the only thing that can cause involuntary movements in Parkinson's disease patients — dyskinesia induces broader twitching, jerking, or rocking motions. What can you do to manage it?
Periodontitis appears to be associated with diagnoses of cancer. It is associated with oral, lung and pancreatic cancers specifically; therefore it is now thought even more important that periodontitis is addressed as part of a general approach to health.
Parkinson's disease and Essential Tremor are both movement disorders that cause tremor, but there are also some extremely significant differences between the two conditions.
Are you wondering what role — if any — herbal remedies may be able to play in the treatment of Parkinson's disease? While more research is needed, a few natural remedies show some promise.
Dental and oral health problems are commonly seen in those with HIV and AIDS owing to the suppressed immune system characteristic of the condition. They vary in severity and require a variety of interventions to address the specific conditions.
Periodontal disease is common, especially amongst men and older people. It begins with gingivitis and can progress to periodontitis. Gingivitis is not generally destructive but periodontitis often is and needs rapid action to halt its progression.
Gum disease may start with milder forms like gingivitis but progress to periodontitis which can have serious concequences. Misaligned or crowded teeth and orthodontics may increase the risk of or exacerbate existing gum disease so extra care is required.
Many Parkinson's disease patients struggle with anxiety and depression. How do you recognize the symptoms, and what treatments are available to help you?
Hormone replacement has proven to be good therapy for an underactive thyroid. However, there are also more natural and safer options, including thyroid glands from animal sources, natural practices and mind and body techniques.