The patient has severe pain in three to six different areas of the body, or milder pain in seven or more areas. Persistent symptoms for at least three months. No other reason for your symptoms is found. Doctors will try to rule out conditions such as chronic fatigue syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis and multiple sclerosis before diagnosing fibromyalgia. … [Read more...] about From fibromyalgia to eczema — do you have an undiagnosed illness like Lady Gaga?
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'This includes new and strengthened rehab centres and community services providing tailored treatment in every part of the country, such as the first of its kind Seacole centre, and a new online health advice and support platform, which patients said they wanted to help them recover at home.' … [Read more...] about 60,000 Britons may have suffered with ‘Long Covid’ for longer than THREE MONTHS – leaving some bedridden and others in wheelchairs
If taken over many years, PPIs can cause side-effects such as diarrhoea, fatigue and kidney injury. Inhibiting stomach acid production can lead to poor absorption of calcium, which can be factor in osteoporosis (crumbling bones), and vitamin B12, which can cause tiredness, and make a patient vulnerable to bowel infection. A third of PPI users are not satisfied with the results of medication or cannot tolerate the side-effects. … [Read more...] about ME & MY OPERATION: Quick stitch in my stomach ended years of awful reflux – Yvonne was the first in the UK to have new op and, as she reveals, the results were remarkable
Prof Spector, professor of genetic epidemiology at King’s College London, told BBC Radio 4’s File On 4 that data from the app shows that around 300,000 people have reported symptoms lasting for more than a month – so called “long Covid”. … [Read more...] about Fears raised over care for thousands suffering long Covid – with symptoms for months
There are two types of rehabilitation that help treat alcoholism: inpatient rehab and outpatient rehab. Inpatient rehabs are intensive treatment programs that require you to check into a facility for a certain period of time, usually 30, 60 or 90 days. Outpatient rehab allows individuals to participate in a recovery program while continuing with their daily life. Talk with your doctor about treatment options to determine which form of recovery will best fit your needs. … [Read more...] about Passing out drunk could more than DOUBLE your risk of later developing dementia and even one drink per day raises risk by 22%, study warns