100% VA Disability Rating for Tinnitus: Why You Should Consider Secondary Conditions

For many veterans, the persistent sounds of tinnitus are a continuous reminder of their service sacrifices.  While tinnitus is the most claimed VA disability, it often results in just a 10% rating. However, when considering secondary conditions linked to tinnitus, a 100% rating is within reach! Read on to learn more. This article delves into understanding tinnitus, its prevalence, and the potential path to a full VA disability rating.  Let’s explore how, with guidance like that from Hill & Ponton, veterans can navigate this complex claim process for the recognition they deserve.…

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What Are They and Do They Work? Ear Seeds:

Ear seeds are everywhere these days. And though the name may call to mind visions of flowering plants sprouting from your earlobes, they’re actually a form of acupressure, which targets acupuncture points without using needles. So what can these tiny but mighty acupressure tools do for you? Acupuncturist Thuy Kim Nguyen, DAOM, LAc​, explains what ear seeds are, what they do and how to use them for the most benefit. What are ear seeds? Based in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), ear seeds are a form of auriculotherapy, which uses acupressure points in the…

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40 Worst Symptoms of Fibromyalgia and How to Deal With Them

Over 5 million people affects by fibromyalgia in the U.S also the numbers are keep on increasing. There are numerous uncomfortable signs of Fibromyalgia. It is recognized as an unseen illness as people cannot see the way where people hurt from the disease. Usually, Fibromyalgia is a quite severe situation that the victims experience and its signs should be identified. For support and Discussion join the group “Living with Fibromyalgia and Chronic Illness” Takeout time and read all of these 40 Symptoms and their coping methods. 1. Pelvic pain Chronic pelvic pain…

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Saturated vs. Unsaturated Fats

Your body needs dietary fat, but it’s best to limit some saturated fats By Jennifer Moll, PharmD  Table of Contents The main difference between saturated and unsaturated fat is their form at room temperature and their impact on your health. Dietary fats are important for your body to stay healthy. They provide energy, protect your organs, maintain cell growth, stabilize blood pressure, and help your body to absorb certain nutrients.1 The key is eating healthy types of fat. Saturated fats (including a type called trans fat) tend to stay solid at room temperature and can cause fatty deposits in…

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Things to do in palliative care for late-stage cancer

The article was professionally consulted by BSCK I Nguyen Thi Phi Yen, Head of Palliative Care Unit, Vinmec Times City International Hospital Different types of cancer cause a lot of pain both mentally and physically for the patient, bringing a lot of trouble to the patient’s family, especially those with terminal cancer. Therefore, it is important to pay attention to the issues of palliative care for terminal cancer patients when the patient enters the most painful stage. Cancer often causes a lot of pain both mentally and physically for the…

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Fibromyalgia: What We Know and Don’t Know

If you have fibromyalgia, you’re undoubtedly familiar with the chronic pain and fatigue that often accompany this disorder — which affects about 5 million Americans, primarily women. But feelings of pain and exhaustion aren’t the only symptoms of fibromyalgia. Other signs that aren’t necessarily visible to others can affect you and make the condition even harder for those around you to understand. Here are some of the lesser-known signs of fibromyalgia that you may experience: Allodynia. You might not give a second thought to rubbing a loved one’s shoulders or patting a…

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16 Conditions Commonly Mistaken for Multiple Sclerosis

Many disorders share symptoms with MS, sometimes complicating its, or their, diagnosis. By Becky Upham Medically Reviewed Getting a correct diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS) can be a challenge. In fact, a study published in May 2019 in the journal Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders suggested that nearly 1 in 5 people with other neurologic conditions are mistakenly diagnosed with MS. These errors in diagnosis likely result from the fact that there is no single test that can determine an MS diagnosis conclusively. Also, not everyone has all of the common symptoms of MS, such as numbness, tingling, pain, fatigue,…

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The do’s and don’ts of wearing a bra for lactating mothers

Breastfeeding can change the size and texture of your breasts, so you need to change your bra as well. But do you really need to wear a bra? To wear a bra or not wear a bra during breastfeeding? Well, breastfeeding is an integral part of a baby’s development and the mother as well. It can change the size and texture of a woman’s breasts, and your old bra might not fit you anymore! You might want to go for a bra that is more comfortable to help you breastfeed…

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4 Conditions Linked to Migraine (and What to Do About Them)

By Debra Fulghum Bruce, PhD Medically Reviewed by Jason Paul Chua, MD, PhD According to the American Migraine Foundation, many illnesses are more likely to occur in people with migraine — including depression, anxiety, irritable bowel syndrome, sleep disorders, and others — than can be explained by chance, suggesting these conditions are interrelated in some way. When it comes to chronic migraine, a report from the Headache & Migraine Policy Forum states that nearly 90 percent of people with chronic migraine have another chronic health condition. When you have more than one chronic condition, each must be…

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Morgan Freeman wears compression glove at Oscars stage; how does it help?

Morgan Freeman, left, and Margot Robbie are seen walking onstage at the Oscars (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello) The 95th Academy Awards, also called the Oscars, was a much-talked-about grand affair with many first-time winners. Amid the applause, what drew people’s concern was American actor Morgan Freeman walking up on the stage alongside Margot Robbie with a black glove on his left hand. Morgan Freeman can be seen wearing a compression glove (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello) Morgan, 85, can be seen wearing compression gloves to manage pain associated with fibromyalgia, a nerve disorder which is characterised by widespread musculoskeletal pain…

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