Alcohol Poisoning Symptoms, Causes, Risk Factors & More

lcohol poisoning is a serious — and sometimes deadly — consequence of drinking large amounts of alcohol in a short period of time. Drinking too much too quickly can affect your breathing, heart rate, body temperature and gag reflex and potentially lead to a coma and death. Alcohol poisoning can also occur when adults or […]

Ankylosing Spondylitis and Physical Therapy: Benefits, Exercises, and More

Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a type of inflammatory arthritis that can cause severe pain and limit your mobility. If you have AS, you might not feel like moving or exercising because you’re in pain. But not moving can actually do more harm than good. Some type of exercise should be a part of your treatment […]

Adult Still’s Disease Symptoms, Causes, Complications & More

Adult Still’s disease is a rare type of inflammatory arthritis that features fevers, rash and joint pain. Some people have just one episode of adult Still’s disease. In other people, the condition persists or recurs. This inflammation can destroy affected joints, particularly the wrists. Treatment involves medications, such as prednisone, that help control inflammation. Symptoms […]

7 Best Practices for CD Injection Treatments

Living with Crohn’s disease sometimes means having injections for everything from nutrition therapy to medications. If you have this condition, you may become well-acquainted with alcohol swabs and sterile sharps. Some people are comfortable self-injecting after they receive training from their healthcare provider. Others would rather have the help of a medical practitioner through a […]

Bursitis Symptoms, Causes, Risk Factors & More

Bursitis (bur-SY-tis) is a painful condition that affects the small, fluid-filled sacs — called bursae (bur-SEE) — that cushion the bones, tendons and muscles near your joints. Bursitis occurs when bursae become inflamed. The most common locations for bursitis are in the shoulder, elbow and hip. But you can also have bursitis by your knee, […]

Doing These 5 Things Every Day Will Make You Feel Happier

How do you know when you’re happy? Tough question to answer, right? What does happiness mean to you? An even tougher question to answer! You might be surprised to know that it’s not that easy to define happiness. It means different things to different people. Before we talk about ways to boost your happiness, we […]

Acute Liver Failure Symptoms, Causes, Risk Factors & Prevention

Acute liver failure is loss of liver function that occurs rapidly — in days or weeks — usually in a person who has no pre-existing liver disease. Acute liver failure is less common than chronic liver failure, which develops more slowly. Acute liver failure, also known as fulminant hepatic failure, can cause serious complications, including […]