Fibromyalgia – Causes and Management

What is fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain condition that affects 4% of the population of the United States. It commonly affects the muscles and ligaments and is usually present for years before a physician diagnoses the condition. What causes fibromyalgia? It frequently becomes evident after stressful events. The stressful events may be emotional (such as a traumatic life event), physical (such as a motor-vehicle accident), or medical (such as certain infections). The chronic pain of rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, and other autoimmune diseases can trigger the development of fibromyalgia. The manner in which the brain and spinal cord process Continue Reading

What is Homeopathy?

What is Homeopathy? Homeopathy is a medical science developed by German physician Dr. Samuel Hahnemann (1755-1843). It has its basis on the principle that “like cures like”. In simple words, it means that any substance, which can produce symptoms in a healthy person, can cure similar symptoms in a person who is sick. This idea is referred to as the “Law of Similars”. It was understood by Aristotle and Hippocrates and mentioned in ancient Hindu manuscripts. However, it was Hahnemann, who turned it into a science of healing. An example of this principle: An onion contains a substance which makes your eyes Continue Reading


Rosacea is a common skin disease that usually affects both men and women over the age of 30. It’s characterized by redness that appears on your chin, forehead, cheeks, and nose. There are times when Rosacea can also lead to some complications such as telangiectasia and others. Another thing to note about Rosacea is that it can cause soreness and a burning sensation in the eyes area. What causes Rosacea? Pinpointing the leading causes of Rosacea is hard. Drinking alcohol doesn’t cause this skin condition, but it can make things worse. Aside from that, there are other triggers like hot weather, Continue Reading