We have all been there at some point in time, and find ourselves on the side lines with an achy elbow unable to do even the simplest tasks. Lifting, pushing, and or merely waving can be painful endeavors that leave us frustrated. Tennis elbow comes from simple overuse of the tendons and surrounding muscles. Whatever […]
Dr. Ayesha Khan
Ayesha Khan is a registered physician, former research fellow at New York University and an enthusiastic blogger. She authored several articles on healthcare topics in renowned newspapers and scientific journals. Her blogs span a wide range of topics; from nutrition and wellness to supplements, medical research, hospital administration and evidence-based application of alternative medicine. She is currently pursuing an MBA from Drexel University Philadelphia and loves reading and networking in her spare time.
The term “Sciatica” is not a medical condition, but rather a symptom of underlying degenerative disc disease, or spinal stenosis. Ji states from the Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine Journal that “90% of cases, sciatica is caused by a herniated disc with nerve-root compression.” (Ji, n.d.).The pain one can feel can range from mild to […]
Psoriasis is an unpredictable, and persistent skin condition that leaves patients in pain and searching for answers. Psoriasis is caused when skin cells multiply faster than normal. In an average individual, the length of cell cycle is anywhere between 21 – 28 days; however, in psoriasis, the cellular turnover is exceptionally high (the length of […]