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A is for AARSKOG SYNDROME (#AtoZChallenge)

What is Aarskog-Scott syndrome? Aarskog-Scott syndrome is a genetic disorder that affects the development of many parts of the body. This condition mainly affects males, although females may have mild features of the syndrome. People with Aarskog-Scott syndrome often have distinctive facial features, such as widely spaced eyes (hypertelorism), a small nose, a long area […] Read more…

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Started the A to Z Challenge on April. 1st

I am started the A to Z Challenge on April. 1st  through the 31st, Sundays will be a break. My theme will  be Rare Diseases. I will choose 1 rare disease for each letter that most people haven’t heard about. Should be interested since there is a lot of there. I will learned along with you […] Read more…

Sciatica Exercises: An Effective Remedy For Spine Trouble

Sciatica refers to the pain caused by the compression or irritation in the nerves at the lower end of the spine. Sciatica is also known as radiculopathy, which refers to the extension of the spinal disc beyond the normal position, resulting in the pressure on the sciatic nerve. Such a condition can often result in […] Read more…

Burning Limbs: The Truth About Sciatica

Have you ever felt a chronic, burning pain that spreads from your lower hip running down to your foot? Is it just as painful sitting down or standing up? You might be suffering from sciatica. Sciatica, as the name implies, affects the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is the single longest nerve in the body. […] Read more…

Easing the Pain of Sciatica

When standing up becomes a great difficulty and causes excruciating pain, or a mere sitting down can make the pain unbearably worse, chances are, it’s sciatica. Most likely, a person is suffering from sciatica when he or she experiences tremendous pain even while doing simple body movements. Sciatica or sciatic nerve pain is a condition […] Read more…

Demystifying Sciatica

What is sciatica? Sciatica is the official name given to a pain in the leg, foot, or buttock, brought on by a form of irritation to the sciatic nerve, the longest nerve in the entire body. Sciatica is most commonly caused by a slipped disc in the lower back, some form of arthritis, or a […] Read more…

What is Sciatica?

Sciatica is not a specific disease, instead it is a condition characteristic of several different diseases. Simply put, it is a mild to intense pain in the left or right leg. Sciatica is caused by a compression of one or more of the five sets of nerve roots in the lower back. These compressions are […] Read more…

Early Diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis: Difficult But Important

The principal dilemma in current management of multiple sclerosis is that while early diagnosis enables damage-sparing treatment to begin, diagnosing MS too early increases the likelihood of treating people who don’t actually have the disease. Current disease-modifying drugs are all given by injection and cost about $14,000 per year. Apart from being inconvenient and expensive, […] Read more…

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