Tests and Treatments for Osteoporosis

As we age, we tend to lose bone density, which usually begins after age 30. The reason behind this is the body’s decreased production of collagen and calcium phosphate. But while bone density loss is a normal part of aging, osteoporosis isn’t.

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How to live with gout

Do you suffer from chronic gout? When there is a high level of uric acid in your body, this chemical builds up around the joint, causing pain or discomfort. Alcohol, stress and certain medications can trigger an increase in uric acid levels, which can result in a gout flare-up.

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What’s that buzzing feeling in my hand?

Have you ever felt like your hand is completely asleep and you have to shake it loose to try to wake it up. Does it happen when you’re talking on the phone or when you’re writing a letter or signing a check. Does the hand sometimes feel hot or cold?  Do you have pain that goes from your wrist all the way up your arm and to your neck. Do your hands wake you up in the middle of the night with this buzzing sensation that just won’t go away? You might have carpal tunnel.

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