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Arm Pain or Injuries

What causes pain in the arm? Arm pain. Arm pain is defined as discomfort or pain experienced anywhere throughout the arm, and it can include pain in the wrist, elbow, and shoulder. Arm pain can occur due to a variety of different causes. The most common causes are injury or overuse. Definition. By Mayo Clinic Staff. Arm pain can be caused by a wide variety of problems, ranging from joint injuries to …

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Arthritis

ar·thri·tis ärˈTHrīdəs/ noun painful inflammation and stiffness of the joints. Arthritis is very common but is not well understood. Actually, “arthritis” is not a single disease; it is an informal way of referring to joint pain or joint disease. There are more than 100 different types of arthritis and related conditions. People of all ages, sexes and …

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Anxiety Disorders

anx·i·e·ty aNGˈzīədē/ noun a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome. “he felt a surge of anxiety” synonyms: worry, concern, apprehension, apprehensiveness, uneasiness, unease, fearfulness, fear, disquiet, disquietude, inquietude, perturbation,  agitation, angst, misgiving, nervousness, nerves, tension, tenseness.    Anxiety is a normal reaction to stress and can be beneficial in some situations. It can alert us to dangers and help us prepare and …

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Alzheimer’s Disease

Alz·hei·mer’s ˈältsˌhīmərz/ noun noun: Alzheimer’s Disease a progressive mental deterioration that can occur in middle or old age, due to generalized degeneration of the brain. It is the most common cause of premature senility. Alzheimer’s worsens over time. Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease, where dementia symptoms gradually worsen over a number of years. In its early stages, memory loss is mild, …

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ALS – Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis – Lou Gehrig’s Disease

(ALS), is a highly degenerative disease affecting the nervous system. ALS hinders the power of the brain to pass messages to the voluntary muscles as the muscle neurons start degenerating. Lou Gehrig’s disease, otherwise known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), is a highly degenerative disease affecting the nervous system. ALS hinders the power of the brain to pass messages …

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ACE – Adverse Childhood Experiences

  Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are stressful or traumatic events, including abuse and neglect. They may also include household dysfunction such as witnessing domestic violence or growing up with family members who have substance use disorders. … ACEs include: Physical abuse. What does adverse childhood experiences mean? Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are potentially traumatic events that can …

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ADHD – Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

    ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, is a medical condition that affects how well someone can sit still, focus, and pay attention. People with ADHD have differences in the parts of their brains that control attention and activity. This means that they may have trouble focusing on some tasks and subjects. ADHD includes a combination of persistent …

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(RSL) Massage for Symptoms of Restless Legs Syndrome

(RSL) Restless Legs Syndrome Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a disorder of the part of the nervous system that causes an urge to move the legs. Because it usually interferes with sleep, it also is considered a sleep disorder. Restless legs syndrome (RLS) describes the condition where leg sensations cause an almost irresistible urge to move the lower limbs, usually …

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