5 Common Causes of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

By Rhonda Marsh
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“My hands hurt all the time.” 

“It feels like all of my fingers are asleep.” 

“I keep dropping everything, I can’t even feel it when I’m holding my cup.” 

 

Sound familiar? Most people have known someone with carpal tunnel syndrome before, perhaps a co-worker or family member.  Even though we’ve all heard of carpal tunnel, there are many misconceptions about what it actually is. So, let’s look at what carpal tunnel is and sign you can look for. 

Heart Rhythm Disorders in the Spotlight as World’s Top Researchers Tackle Growing Problem

By Jason M. Carlton, APR
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Twelve thousand heart experts from around the world are converging this week on San Francisco to learn about best practices in heart rhythm diagnoses and treatments. It’s an important meeting for the two million Americans who suffer from atrial fibrillation –-the most common heart rhythm disorder.

10 Common Signs of Menopause

By Lupe Cruz
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Menopause is a natural decline of hormones and reproductive hormones in women. It is defined as occurring 12 months after your last menstrual period and marks the end of menstrual cycles. Most women begin to experience symptoms of menopause when they are between 40 and 50 years old, with the average age in the United States being 51 years old. Only about one percent of women start going through menopause before the age of 40.