Post courtesy of Dr. Todd Born of Born Naturopathic Associates .
Anxiety can present in many different ways and forms. The “Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders” (DSM-IV), published by the American Psychiatric Association, discusses the various conditions within the anxiety spectrum ad nauseam and is beyond the scope of this article. It describes this spectrum anywhere from panic attacks, to phobias, to obsessive-compulsive disorder, to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), to generalized anxiety and its subsets. Anxiety is even more prevalent that depression, and many times these go hand in hand. It is important for organic causes such as read more…
Slideshow: Effects of Homeopathic Intervention in Medication Consumption on Atopic and Allergic Disorders
With the increased popularity of complementary and alternative medicine, patients are looking for additional approaches and therapies to integrate into their healthcare.
Angela L. Drury, DPM, FACFAS
Patients suffering from neuroma pain describe their pain as intense, usually 8 to 10 out of 10 on a numerical pain-rating scale. Neuroma pain debilitates a patient’s activity level. It is difficult for patients to wear closed-toe shoes, and most often patients cannot stay active in a healthy exercise program due to the pain. This is a common foot complaint of patients presenting to a podiatrist’s office.
A 70-year-old female presented to the clinic with a possible neuroma. Her constant pain was 8 to 10 on the pain scale; her pain was read more…
Moshe Frenkel, MD, and Doron Hermoni, MD
Allergic and atopic diseases are the most common immunologic diseases among the general population. They include mainly allergic rhinitis, asthma, and atopic dermatitis. These conditions have become the sixth leading cause of chronic disease in the United States. They affect more than 20% of the US population and lead to a substantial economic impact, with annual direct costs exceeding $18 billion.1 read more…