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Young woman who Instagrams her chronic acne on her daily battle – South China Morning Post

Emily Keel, 24, is a personal trainer, mindful of exercise and her diet. She has long, thick dark hair and enormous green eyes. She has great teeth and a fabulous smile. But she also has acne, which frequently makes her unhappy. Snapchat dysmorphia: depression, cosmetic surgery and addiction Yet, in a courageous attempt to support… Read More »

FDA Approves Motegrity (prucalopride) for Adults with Chronic Idiopathic Constipation (CIC)

FDA Approves Motegrity (prucalopride) for Adults with Chronic Idiopathic Constipation (CIC) Print this page Cambridge, Mass. – December 17, 2018 – Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Motegrity™ (prucalopride), a once-daily, oral treatment option for adults with Chronic Idiopathic Constipation (CIC).1 Motegrity, a… Read More »

Chronic fatigue: Overactive immune system 'may trigger ME-like symptoms'

An overactive immune system may help explain the cause of chronic fatigue syndrome, scientists from King’s College London have suggested. Many sufferers of CFS, or ME, say their condition began with a challenge to their immune system like an infection. The scientists studied 55 patients with Hepatitis C who were given a drug that causes… Read More »

Chronic Acid Reflux

by iamthechad Prolonged Heartburn The refluxed fluid from the stomach coming in contact with the esophagus causes heartburn, a burning sensation in the chest and throat. When we have an acidic feeling in the throat, we call it acid indigestion. Heartburn is common and its occasional incidence does not indicate any chronic condition. But when… Read More »

Yoga For Chronic Pain

by b_lumenkraft Chronic Pain sufferers deal with pain most of the time with no relief. With awareness, the gentle movements of Yoga can relieve some of that pain. Studies have shown that a Yoga practice can reduce the amount of pain in people who suffer from fibromyalgia, arthritis, chronic back pain and many other painful… Read More »