What is Bursitis?

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Bursitis is a common but painful problem that affects people of all ages. It occurs when the bursa, a small but extremely important serous sac between tendon and bone, becomes inflamed.  The bursae (plural) sacs are located throughout the body in places of friction like the hip, shoulder and knee areas. These sacs contain the synovial fluid that allows movement within the areas by reducing the … [Read more...]

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD – What is It?

The PTSD Workbook: Simple, Effective Techniques for Overcoming Traumatic Stress Symptoms Post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD, is an anxiety disorder that is a real illness and medical condition. This stress related illness can most often occur after a person has been through some type of high stress trauma or traumatic episode. This can be many different types of events and include something … [Read more...]

PTSD – Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Risk May Have Genetic Link

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A new study suggests a link between genetics and a woman's risk to develop PTSD or Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Research scientists state that they have isolated a gene and its protein, that may cause a relationship and increased risk of certain women to develop PTSD, especially after a high stress situation. The potential genetic link relates to a hormone that is found in women's blood. The … [Read more...]