Chronic Lower Back Pain

Crohn's Disease

  • Crohn’s disease falls under the category of an inflammatory bowel disease or IBD. It is a chronic disease which affects the GI (gastrointestinal) tract.
  • Crohn’s disease is characterized by weight loss, regular diarrhea or constipation, persistent fever, pain or cramping in the abdominal region and bloody stools.
  • Although Crohn’s disease cannot be cured, it is important for patients to receive medical care in managing it. Since Crohn’s can affect certain areas of the GI tract, leave one section healthy and then affect another section of the digestive system, it is easy to see that this condition can affect the body’s ability to break down food. Because of this, sufferers with Crohn’s disease are susceptible to malnutrition.
  • The inflammation that Crohn’s causes is not just restricted to the gastrointestinal tract. The more we can learn about this health condition, the greater chance we have of providing relief to the millions who cope with this disease on a daily basis.

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Gouty Arthritis

  • Gout is a unique form of arthritis that causes inflammation due to uric acid crystals forming in the joints. These tiny lumps lodged within tender joints can affect mobility by causing stiffness. The body produces uric acid, and we can also get it from food.
  • There are many reasons why our bodies can accumulate too much uric acid. There may be a genetic component to gout, since your risk for developing it is higher if a relative also suffers from the condition. Obesity and kidney problems also are risk factors for developing gout.
  • Dealing with gouty arthritis over the years can cause much damage to the bones and cartilage in the feet, hands, ears and other parts of the body. Symptoms of gouty arthritis can come and go. When symptoms are present this is called a flare up.

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  • Lupus is a disease where the immune system attacks itself. The symptoms can range from extreme fatigue, achy joints, and the most noticeable sign, a rash shaped like a butterfly wing.
  • Systemic lupus is the most common types of lupus and it effects both men and women. Lupus development may be related to certain types of medications, genetics, infections and sunlight exposure.
  • Lupus is a chronic condition that can affect important organs in the body, including the heart and lungs so it is important to receive doctor care when managing this condition to avoid complications.
  • In order to diagnose lupus there is not one catchall test. A combination of tests and doctor observation is the only way in which Lupus can be detected.

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  • One of the most common ailments affecting millions of people is arthritis, specifically osteoarthritis.
  • This affects the bone joints and limits movement as the cartilage that cushions the bone begins to wear down.
  • Being overweight can put stress on the bones and lead to an increased risk of osteoarthritis.
  • If you have a family member that suffers from this condition, there’s a greater chance that you will also begin to develop the condition. 
  • Repetitive use of the joints or an old injury can lead to arthritis as well. Arthritis cannot be cured and is a degenerative disease that progressively gets worse.

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  • Schizophrenia is a mental illness that can cause extreme behavioral disturbances that can disrupt daily life.
  • It is not quite known what causes schizophrenia, but genes play a large role in the development of this mental disorder.
  • The symptoms that manifest with this disorder are wide-ranging. Hallucinations, awkward movements, delusional thoughts, and poor attention span.
  • Schizophrenia is currently treated through a multifaceted approach, medication, case management, cognitive therapy and patient education.

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Tardive Dyskinesia

  • Tardive dyskinesia is unique in that it is a disease that can be caused by a medication side effect.
  • Sometimes medicines used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorders can result in tardive dyskinesia.
  • This medical condition is characterized by sudden, involuntary movements of the body and face. It is a rare side effect, but more common in those who take these medications for more than 3 months.
  • Newer medications used to treat neurological disorders have a lower incidence of this side effect.

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  • What exactly are triglycerides?
  • Triglycerides are simply fat or lipids. We can get fat from our diet.
  • Foods that contain simple sugars, refined carbohydrates, or alcohol can produce the most triglycerides.Our levels of triglycerides in the body can have certain effects on out health.
  • Excessive triglycerides in the bloodstream can lead to high cholesterol.
  • Very high triglycerides are associated with cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure and other serious ailments.

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Type 2 Diabetes

  • Type 2 Diabetes is the most common form of diabetes it’s A chronic condition that affects the way the body processes blood sugar (glucose).
  • If diabetes is not controlled it can begin to affect other areas and parts of your body over time.
  • Type 2 Diabetes is more common in African Americans, Latino’s, Native American’s, Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, and Aged Groups.

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Alzheimer’s Disease

  • Alzheimer’s causes brain cells responsible for memory to deteriorate and die, leading to mental decline or dementia.
  • Alzheimer’s disease is usually detected in those over the age of 65. There is no cure for the disease.
  • As the condition worsens, an individual may feel confused, misplace things, wander, lose the ability to read and the ability to speak. Alzheimer’s sufferers may also begin to withdraw from social activities and begin to experience depression in the earlier stages of their prognosis.
  • Currently there are only drugs that can help an individual cope with the cognitive issues caused by Alzheimer’s but this is only temporary at best.

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ADHD for Children

  • The three main characteristics of ADHD are Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity
  • ADHD makes it difficult for people to refrain their spontaneous responses. Responses can involve everything from movement to speech to attentiveness.
  • Children with ADHD may be inattentive, but not hyperactive or impulsive. Hyperactive and impulsive, but not able to pay attention. Inattentive, hyperactive and impulsive (The most common form of ADHD).

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Adolescent Depression

  • Adolescent depression should not be overlooked as mere teenage ups and downs.Teen depression can have real causes such as academic pressure, unstable family life or perhaps interpersonal relationship problems.
  • If a youth seems to blame themselves often, cry for no reason, have feelings of hopelessness or seem more irritable than usual this could be evidence of adolescent depression.
  • If left unaddressed adolescent depression could lead to more dangerous behavior and possibly suicide.
  • Cognitive therapy with a medical professional as well as antidepressant medication are very effective at addressing adolescent depression.

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  • Constipation is something that everyone has dealt with at one time or another.
  • In most cases this ailment can clear up within 48 hours.
  • Constipation occurs when bowel movements are infrequent or it is difficult to pass stools. Changing the diet to one with more water and fiber can help alleviate symptoms.
  • However, in some cases constipation can be a symptom of a more serious health issue such as Parkinson’s Disease, hypothyroidism or multiple sclerosis.

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High Blood Pressure

  • High blood pressure, sometimes known as hypertension is one of the leading causes of mortality in the country.
  • High blood pressure is dangerous because it damages the walls of veins and arteries. This can cause serious health issues in the body such as cardiovascular and respiratory problems, as well as heart attack and stroke.
  • Risk factors for having high blood pressure include a diet high in sodium, excessive alcohol intake and obesity.

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Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus or RSV is an infection caused by a virus.
  • It can be contracted by individuals of any age, but in preterm infants it can lead to serious complications and even death.
  • This infection affects the lungs and esophagus, making it difficult to breathe. Coughing, sneezing, a fever and nasal congestion are common symptoms that can accompany this respiratory illness.
  • In preterm babies, these symptoms may not be present. But the infant will exhibit labored breathing.

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Tourette’s Syndrome

  • Tourette’s Syndrome is a neurological disorder that causes a person to have involuntary reflexes such as tics, repeating words, saying inappropriate words and self-harm.
  • It is more common in males but occurs in both males and females. Treatment involves trial and error since there is no one specific medicine to treat Tourette’s syndrome.
  • Although the cause of Tourette’s syndrome is not currently known, it tends to run in families so genes must play a role in its progression and development.
  • This condition is usually found in tandem with other disorders such as ADHD, obsessive compulsive disorder and schizophrenia.

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임상 시험에 합류하는 이유는 무엇입니까? 건강 증진은 우리 모두의 공헌을 포함합니다. 임상 시험은 사회 전체에 이익을 줄뿐만 아니라 개인 수준의 환자에게 혜택을 줄 수도 있습니다. 임상 시험 참여자는 참가자가 위약 또는 실제 치료를 받는지 여부에 따라 일반 대중보다 앞서 최첨단 치료법을 시도할 수 있는 기회를 가질 수 있습니다. 참가자가 어떤 치료를 받든지 상관없이 배려심이 많고 ​​잘 훈련된 의사, 간호사 및 기타 직원으로 구성된 팀은 최고 수준의 환자 치료를 제공하는 데 전념합니다. ARC가 실시한 모든 임상 시험은 조직과 완전히 독립적인 Institutional Review Board의 검사를 받습니다. Institutional Review Boards (IRB)는 임상 연구 참가자가 윤리적이며 환자의 사생활을 보호할 수 있도록 보장함으로써 임상 연구 참가자를 위한 추가 보호 기능을 제공합니다. IRB는이 연구를 감독하여 결과를 모니터링하고 임상 시험이 환자 복지에 대한 모범 사례 표준을 준수하는지 확인합니다. ARC의 사이트에서 신중하게 실시 된 임상 시험은 의학 지식을 발전시키고 모든 사람들에게 더 안전하고 효과적인 의료 서비스를 제공합니다.

  • 임상 시험에 참여하도록 자원하여 과학과 건강 분야를 발전시키는 데 기여할 수 있습니다.
  • 연구를 통해 의사는 보다 정확한 진단 및 치료 옵션으로 이어질 수 있는 건강 문제를 더 깊이 이해할 수 있습니다.
  • 임상 시험은 의약품을 향상시킬뿐만 아니라 우리 모두에게 비용을 절감하는 데 도움이 됩니다.
  • 의사, 간호사 및 기타 직원들로 구성된 잘 정리되고 훈련된 팀이 최고 수준의 환자 치료를 제공합니다.
  • 지원자는 의료 연구를 의료 옵션으로 고려할 수 있습니다.
  • Institutional Review Board가 환자 복지를 최우선 과제로 삼는 연구를 감독합니다.
  • 시간과 여행에 대한 보상을 받을 수 있습니다.

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