Gout: Managing Flare-Ups at Home

Chronic illness sufferers have become all too acquainted to living with chronic pains. And, gout sufferers are no exception. Few things are more painful than a joint that is red, inflamed, swollen, and radiating heat, during a gout flare-up. Once started these flare-ups are nearly impossible to stop, but you can try to ease your…

Gluten Free Thanksgiving Tips & Tricks

It’s almost impossible to think of Thanksgiving without subsequently thinking of a roasted turkey with stuffing, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie. Many of these staple menu items are bread-based making it seem nearly impossible to find and enjoy a traditional, but gluten-free, holiday meal. However, a gluten-free Thanksgiving dinner is possible, and we’ve compiled the…

Caught Red-Handed: Another Lyme Disease Fugitive

Seeking out accurate Lyme Disease research can lead you into murky waters. There’s only a limited dialogue about the illness, making it easy for misinformation to spread. Because of the complexity of the condition, and lack of accurate testing, there have been few Lyme Disease related research breakthroughs. However, the CDC and Mayo Clinic in…

How Marriage Affects Diabetes

Marriage can be a wonderful experience and, as it turns out, it may provide more than the traditional benefits for diabetics. New research suggests that married diabetics are less likely to be overweight than those who are not married and suffer from the condition. More specifically, the research finds that it affects men who suffer…