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Common Causes of Knee Pain

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 09.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

Knee pain is very common and it can be either severe and disabling or mild and transient. In this article we list the most common causes of knee pain....

Big Toe Pain: Bunions, Gout, Turf Toe and Sesamoiditis

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 08.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

Experiencing pain in your big toe is a relatively common occurrence. This is because the feet are constantly exposed to stress from the outside world ...

Fight Inflammation And Fight The Diseases Of Aging

Posted 10.23.2013 | Fifty

The thing that's causing your achy joints and swollen feet on the outside, is also wreaking havoc on your insides. Researchers at the Yale School of M...

How To Get A Good Night's Sleep With This Painful Condition

Posted 07.10.2013 | Healthy Living

By Chris Iliades, M.D. Medically reviewed by Lindsey Marcellin, M.D., MPH If you have ever been jolted out of a sound sleep with throbbing pain in...

'Old Fashioned' Diseases That Are Making A Comeback

Posted 03.19.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Here's what you should know about four retro diseases that are still around -- and a fifth that's back with a vengeance. 1. The ...

News Flash: Santa Has Gout and Adjusts Holiday Meal

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 02.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Mache Seibel, MD

The pain of gout usually comes on quickly, and after a day or so, it starts to subside. But over time, the crystals, which stay in the joint, can destroy the entire joint.

Former 'Times' Food Critic Gets Gout | Posted 03.22.2012 | Home

A question that I’m constantly asked by people who know that I spent more than five years as The Times’s restaurant critic is what my most memorab...

Sugary Beverages and Their Bitter Effects

Eric Ding, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Eric Ding, Ph.D.

I'm often asked the question, "What is the single most harmful food in our diet today?" The evidence is mounting that it is the excess consumption of sugary beverages in our diet.

5 Old-Time Diseases Still Around Today

The Huffington Post | Amanda Chan | Posted 12.18.2011 | Healthy Living

The bubonic plague. Scarlet fever. Polio. Diseases of the past, and no longer on this Earth, right? Wrong. Many old-time diseases are still pr...

CON GAMES: Con Man Knows Gout

Michael Conniff | Posted 10.15.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Conniff

I woke up with gout in my shin last night so I thought I had better alert the media. I know gout the way Bill Simmons knows basketball; the way Joe B...

Nutrition And Chronic Conditions: What Hurts And Helps

Leo Galland, M.D. | Posted 08.01.2011 | Healthy Living
Leo Galland, M.D.

With the growing body of scientific evidence, the importance of nutrition in prevention, wellness, anti-aging and combating disease is now beyond a doubt.

How Do You Get the Gout?

Linda Larrowe Bergersen | Posted 03.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Larrowe Bergersen

One of the latest drugs being advertised is for relief of the gout. Its disclaimer states that in taking the drug, "your gout may flare up when you s...

Foods To Avoid If You Have Joint Pain (PHOTOS) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Gout is an extremely painful inflammation of the joints caused by a buildup of needle-sharp uric-acid crystals. The big toe is the most common target,...

The Gout: Scourge of the Holiday Season

Dr. Rock Positano | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Rock Positano

Tis the season to beware of the dreaded gout! Next thing you know your knee, ankle, or big toe starts throbbing in the middle of the night.