Tag Archives: Connection

Is There An Allergy Arthritis Connection?

Arthritis is one of the most debilitating conditions in the United States and a major cause of missed work. Unfortunately, traditional treatments are limited and almost solely focused on anti-inflammatory medications, not on eliminating the original trigger of that inflammation. What Does “Arthritis” Mean? The word “arthritis” simply means “joint inflammation.” There are basically two… Read More »

Sleep and Weight Loss – The Connection

Addition to that sleep loss interferes in carbohydrate metabolism that can result in high blood glucose levels. Excess of glucose results in overproduction of insulin, that might result in diabetes or may be obesity. Thus, depriving from sleep promotes weight gain which affects our behavior. Short-term increase in blood sugar, by snacks, can boost energy… Read More »

Chronic Kidney Disease and GERD: Yes, There Is a Connection

Anne, 73, was first diagnosed with GERD (Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease) 10 years ago. It had first begun as general heartburn symptoms, but when antacids were ineffective, she sought medical care for her condition. Several different drugs were tried; in the end, she was given Prilosec (omeprazole) twice daily, which was effective for keeping her GERD… Read More »