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Star Tennis Player Nearly Sidelined by Scoliosis-Term life

Cade Pressnell’s spine was compressing his lungs to the point where he could barely breathe, but a new non-invasive surgery changed all that. Cade Pressnell had been playing tennis since he was six years old. He spent his youth competing in tournaments throughout his home state of Alabama. By the time he was in the...

15 Things To Remember If Your Loved Ones Suffer From Multiple Sclerosis…

Has someone important to you been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS)?  This disease can be hard for patients — as well as their family and friends — to live with.  Here are some important things to remember if you love someone with this disease. 1. They Value Their Independence Many MS patients, as the diseases progresses, can...

Free People Model Martha Hunt Opens Up About Scoliosis & How It Makes Her Stronger

Just last month, Martha Hunt was giving us major squad goals as she was strutting her stuff at Taylor Swift’s concert in Detroit alongside Gigi Hadid. And while the Victoria’s Secret angel looks like she’s living the perfect life, it turns out Martha Hunt has been struggling with scoliosis for a while now. For those...

31 Things To Know – Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester

Nearly 3 million women in our country are now living in the aftermath of a breast cancer diagnosis.According to the National Cancer Institute’s Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program, in 2012 there were approximately 2,975,314 women alive who had a history of cancer of the breast in the United States. Excluding skin...

Gluten-free diet is good for Celiac disease, but not necessarily healthy otherwise: Study-Term Life

Today, it’s difficult not to notice all the gluten-free products available in health food and grocery stores. There’s been an influx of books, magazine articles, and news segments, too – all of which have characterized gluten as a dietary villain.Yet, there is no evidence to support gluten-free diets for anyone other than those who are...

10 Things I Wish My Loved Ones Knew About Borderline Personality Disorder

To the people who love me with my borderline brain, I’ve been in therapy for seven months now and have only just uttered the dreaded words borderline personality disorder (BPD). This is my attempt at helping you to understand where I’m coming from and why I do the things I do. Here are some things I want...

16 Things You Didn’t Know About Celiac Disease:Term Life

Here are some facts you may not have know about Celiac disease.16. CELIAC DISEASE IS NOT AN ALLERGY Celiac is an autoimmune disorder. Once a person has it, they will have it for the rest of their lives. 15. VERY COMMON Getty Images Celiac disease is one of the most common autoimmune disorders today. 14. HEREDITARY Getty...

Actress who had a 46-degree curve in her spine overcomes debilitating scoliosis with ‘miracle’ surgery

Caroline Heinle, 31, was diagnosed with the painful condition at 15 She had a 32-degree curve in her spine but it grew steadily worse After moving to Los Angeles to follow her acting dreams, she took on too much and her back curved 46-degrees She underwent surgery and hopes achieve her acting goals...

10 Things I Wish People Knew About Living With Celiac Disease

Imagine growing up constantly feeling sick and not knowing why. Feeling queasy every morning and not knowing why. Having a foggy head and complete inability to focus and not knowing why. Being told you have 20/20 vision but blurry eyes and not knowing why. Going from being “too skinny” to “too large” too quickly...

Novel strategies for the treatment of celiac disease

Celiac disease (CD) is an autoimmune enteropathy triggered by the ingestion of gluten-containing grains in susceptible individuals. Untreated CD is associated with gastro-intestinal (GI) symptoms, malabsorption diseases (e.g. anemia, osteoporosis) and severe complications such as gastrointestinal malignancies (particularly lymphoma). Screening studies have demonstrated that CD is one of the most frequent genetically based diseases...

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