When you suffer from back pain not only does that pain impact your day, but it can also lead to a rough night by causing disruption to your sleep. Having poor bed posture can create or worsen low back pain. Here are five tips for finding a comfortable sleeping position to reduce back pain.
Information about breast cancer screenings can be confusing. It seems like new recommendations are coming out all the time, and each recommendation is different from the last one. Michelle Price, MD, co-medical director of the Fortunato Breast Health Center, helps us to understand some important breast health issues.
A healthy spine is an often overlooked and essential part of a healthy lifestyle. Approximately 80 percent of the population in the United States suffers from back pain at some point. People who are overweight, smoke, lift heavy objects, or have had a previous episode of back pain at greater risk of experiencing back pain.…
It’s easy to mix up inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) because the names sound very similar, and some people with IBD can also have IBS, but these gastrointestinal conditions are two very different medical issues. IBS and IBD do have some similar symptoms, including stomach pain, bloating, diarrhea and constipation, but…
Have you ever stopped to think about how your fashion choices might be affecting your health? The oversized handbag might be a convenient and stylish trend, but carrying a heavy bag around town all day could be doing damage to your back and neck.
Your mother was right when she repeatedly told you to sit and stand up straight. Poor posture contributes to back pain and other medical conditions.
Pretty much everyone snores now and then, but for some, snoring can become a chronic issue. If you regularly snore at night, it can disrupt the quality of your sleep and cause daytime fatigue along with a whole array of other health problems.
There is so much to enjoy in the Summer: warmer temperatures, more hours of daylight and fun outdoor activities. But it’s hard to enjoy the season if you’re suffering from back pain. Learn ways to take care of your spine while still enjoying this sunny time of year.
Driving can become a challenge for older adults. But getting older doesn’t have to mean an end to your driving days. Driver safety includes more than just understanding road signs and traffic laws. As you age, you’ll likely notice physical changes that can make driving more challenging, for example, turning your head to look for…
Managing your diabetes appropriately is a lot of work. Some of the more time-consuming aspects of self-management are meal preparation (which includes shopping and cooking), exercise, glucose monitoring and medication management.