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Cortisone For Tennis Elbow by Shilah C. Azib Posted Tue 16 Nov 2010 3:33am Cortisone is a type of hormone that is produced naturally by a gland in the human body known as the adrenal gland. Cortisone, the hormone is released from the body when it is under stress. Normally cortisone is released into the human blood stream is very short acting. Synthetically produced injectable cortisone is short steroid. It ... Read on »
Should You Get a Cortisone Shot for Low Back Pain? by DocSpallone Posted Fri 29 Mar 2013 3:01pm Should you get a cortisone shot for low back pain? Many patients come to our alternative medicine clinic in Lakewood, Colorado dire straits when it comes to low back pain from a herniated, bulging or degenerated disc. Oftentimes the standard course of action is (in sequential order) : anti-inflammatories, physical therapy, cortico-steroid injecti ... Read on »
Are Cortisone Shots an Effective and Safe Treatment Option for Running Injuries? by runnersconnect Posted Tue 15 Jan 2013 6:00am Last time, we looked at the role of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in running injuries . Because injuries to tendons, which connect tissue to bone, and fascia, the web of  collagen that surrounds muscles and internal organs, seem to be more degenerative than inflammatory, there is not a lot of good evidence that NSAIDs like Advil or ... Read on »
Top 5 Reasons to Try Laser Therapy for Pain Relief Before Cortisone Injections by DocSpallone Posted Wed 26 May 2010 1:39pm Cortisone Injections (also know as Corticosteroid Injections or Cortisol Injections) can be effective at reducing pain associated with inflammation. Cortisone is an anti-inflammatory medication that mimics the effects of a naturally exist ... Read on »
Benefits of Neem Oil: Natural Treatment for Psoriasis, Eczema & Acne by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:47pm Recently, I have been hearing a lot about neem oil as a natural treatment for severe skin conditions like acne, eczema and psoriasis. Our Healthy Being Stores carries TheraNeem skin products and I decided to start using them in my natural skin care routine. I've been amazed by the texture and look of my skin and decided to find out the si ... Read on »
Friday’s COPD Newsletter from COPD Support, Inc. by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Fri 28 May 2010 7:04am Volume 10, Issue 26 May 28, 2010 Joan Costello, Editor By Ed Susman, Contributing Writer, MedPage Today. NEW ORLEANS – Doctors and patients with COPD agree that shortness of breath is the condition’s most debilitating symptom, but on other issues patients and clinicians are not on the same page, a survey reported here ... Read on »
Sarapin: A Healthy Alternative to Cortisone by DocSpallone Posted Tue 06 Nov 2012 6:01pm Alternatives to Cortisone: Sarapin Injections When it comes to chronic pain management – especially in regards to muscle nerve and joint pain – the go-to treatment these days is cortisone. Cortisone has a great track record of being effective when it comes to both the management of pain and the reduction of inflammation. It’s ... Read on »
Chronic Stuffy Nose: Fungus May Be the Culprit by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:03pm Chronic sinus infections associated with nasal polyps are incurable because doctors didn't have the foggiest idea what causes them. Nasal polyps are small finger-like, fluid-filled blisters, often associated with asthma and serious reactions to aspirin. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic found fungi in 96 percent of people with chronic sinusitis. ... Read on »
Contemplating Cortisone? by John Elder Posted Mon 06 Dec 2010 5:53pm Ahh..the cortisone shot.  It’s a frequently-used treatment for joint pain, but do you really know what it’s doing for you?  I’m not talking short term…I’m talking long term. Ultimately, is it helping or hurting?  Yes, it’s taking the pain away temporarily, but it’s not telling us anything about why the pain is there in the first plac ... Read on »