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Back Strain vs. Herniated Disc

Back Strain vs. Herniated Disc

Up to 80 percent of adults will experience significant low back pain at some point during their lifetime, with the first episode usually occurring between the ages of 20 and 40. ...

Tendinitis in the Elbow From Holding a Baby

Tendinitis in the Elbow From Holding a Baby

Elbow pain can make daily tasks difficult, particularly when taking care of a baby. Overuse of the muscles that bend the wrist forward and backward can lead to tendinitis in the ...

What Does a Low HDL in the Blood Mean?

What Does a Low HDL in the Blood Mean?

A low level of high-density lipoprotein, or HDL cholesterol, in the blood is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, heart attack and stroke. Scientific studies indicate that ...

Numbness in Hands Due to Cold Temperatures

Numbness in Hands Due to Cold Temperatures

Cold temperatures cause decreased blood flow to the hands due to vasoconstriction, narrowing of the arteries caused by muscles in the blood vessel walls. This is a normal process ...