Tag Archives: Treatment

Why was Jordan Peterson placed in a medically induced coma? What we know about benzodiazepines and treatment

In the wake of news that Jordan Peterson spent eight days in an induced coma in Russia to overcome a physical dependency on a benzodiazepine drug, questions have been raised about the nature of this commonly prescribed drug, its symptoms and the best way to treat withdrawal. In a video and transcript provided to the… Read More »

Onion allergy: Symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and more – Medical News Today

When a person is allergic to onions, their immune system reacts as if the onions are a dangerous substance. The result is allergic symptoms that can be severe, such as vomiting, itching, swelling, and difficulty breathing. As onions are a commonly used ingredient in food, they can be difficult to avoid, so it is important… Read More »

Exercise a More Effective Treatment for Tennis Elbow

Lateral epicondylalgia, commonly referred to as “tennis elbow”, is a prevalent muscular disease. It results from overloading the muscle attachment around the outer surface of the elbow, resulting in pain and tenderness. There is scientific evidence that ergonomic advice and exercise are a better treatment for tennis elbow than cortisone injections and anti-inflammatory drugs, and… Read More »

Music Therapy Is Effective Treatment For Fibromyalgia Symptoms

Researchers have demonstrated that sleep is improved, and anxiety, depression and pain is significantly reduced in individuals who suffer from fibromyalgia with a combination of music therapy and other guided imagery based relaxation techniques.[1] This study has shown that the well-being, quality of life and personal power of individuals with fibromyalgia is enhanced with these… Read More »

“They’re just making me feel worse”: beliefs about HIV treatment among African and Caribbean people living in the UK

Qualitative research with African and Caribbean individuals living in the UK who have difficulties with adherence has revealed negative perceptions regarding antiretroviral therapy (ART). Interviewees had doubts about the need to take ART and concerns about taking ART, such as disclosure and side effects. Understanding these perceptions could guide future efforts to increase ART uptake… Read More »