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CBD for cancer: Everything you need to know

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a compound in the cannabis plant. It may benefit people with cancer by reducing symptoms of the disease and its treatment. Learn more about the research here.

What causes upper stomach pain in the third trimester?

Stomach pain is one of the most common pregnancy complaints. Most often, pain in the upper stomach or abdomen is harmless, though people should know when to see a doctor. Learn more about the causes a...

Groundbreaking blood test detects fibromyalgia

Researchers have identified a unique 'molecular signature' that distinguishes fibromyalgia from other related disorders that doctors often confuse it with.

What is an orgasm headache?

Orgasm headaches are sudden, intense headaches that occur just before or during an orgasm. They are generally harmless and a person can often treat them at home. However, people who experience headach...

Why do my ears itch? Causes and treatments

Itchy ears are a common complaint with a variety of possible causes, including earwax blockages and infections. Learn about these and other causes in this article.

Why does my ankle hurt?

Many things can cause a person's ankle to hurt, including injuries and medical conditions. In this article, we look at the causes, symptoms, and treatments for ankle pain.

Top 10 stretches for shoulder tightness

Shoulder stretches can relieve tension and tightness in the upper back, neck, and shoulders. In this article, we discuss how to perform 10 shoulder stretches, their benefits, and how to prevent should...

What to know about muscle strain

Anyone can get a muscle strain. In this article, we look at how to identify a muscle strain and how to treat it at home. We also discuss when to see a doctor and muscle strain recovery.

Is it safe to mix ibuprofen and alcohol?

Ibuprofen is a common medication that people use to reduce pain and inflammation. In this article, we discuss the risks of mixing alcohol and ibuprofen.

What are synovial cysts?

Synovial cysts are fluid-filled lumps that typically develop on the lower spine. They are generally harmless and often do not cause symptoms. However, people who experience pain or other problems may ...

What causes pain in the penis?

Many situations and conditions can cause penis pain, including Peyronie’s disease, balanitis, and sexually transmitted infections. Learn about these and more causes of penis pain here.

What can cause pain in the hand or wrist?

There are many possible causes of pain in the hands or wrists, including injuries, repetitive strain, cysts, and arthritis. Some home remedies may help relieve the discomfort, but a person should see ...

What causes flank pain?

Flank pain is pain that occurs on either or both sides of the torso, just below the ribs. The most common reason for flank pain is a muscle strain, but there are other possible underlying causes. Lear...

What causes upper stomach pain?

There are many possible causes of upper stomach pain, from gas and indigestion to more serious issues involving the liver or pancreas. Learn about the causes and treatments here.

12 natural ways to relieve pain

People have used natural pain relief methods for centuries. In this article, we discuss 12 natural pain relievers that people can try, including herbal remedies, yoga, and acupuncture.

Study ties arthritis pain reliever to heart valve disease

An analysis of 8,600 electronic medical records has found a specific link between the use of the NSAID celecoxib (Celebrex) and aortic stenosis.

What can cause back pain while breathing?

Back pain when breathing can indicate an underlying health condition, such as infection, inflammation, or spinal curvature. The symptom can also signal a medical emergency, such as a heart attack or p...

What is a TFCC tear?

The triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) is a network of ligaments, tendons, and cartilage in the wrist. Injuries to this structure are called TFCC tears, and they can cause pain, swelling, and li...

Could these brain changes explain phantom limb?

Changes in communication between sensory and motor areas of the brain after lower limb amputation could explain phantom sensation, even without pain.

Pulled muscle in chest: Symptoms and treatment

A pulled muscle in the chest can result in mild discomfort or cause severe symptoms. Learn about the causes and treatment of a pulled chest muscle, as well as other possible causes of similar chest pain.

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