Why many Canadians face long waits or big bills to have painful medical devices removed

Women from across Canada describe how difficult — and expensive — it can be to get an implanted medical device surgically removed when it causes debilitating pain. They are four women from across this country who share one painful thing in common: Each had a medical device surgically implanted in them that was meant to […]

Pain in back: Try these five exercises to help relieve a painful lower back

PAIN IN the back can be very uncomfortable and can get in the way of day-to-day life. Although resting may seem like the obvious way to soothe back pain, it’s actually important to exercise and stretch the back in order to improve strength and flexibility. Try these five exercises to relieve a painful lower back.

Pain in back: Try these five exercises to help relieve a painful lower back

Back pain is a very common problem in the UK, especially in the lower part of the back. If done everyday, exercises at home, along with other activities like walking, swimming and yoga, can ease symptoms of back pain within two to six weeks. The following five exercises can help improve symptoms. Bottom to heels […]

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: How to treat painful mouth ulcers

Vitamin B12 deficiency is caused by a lack of vitamin B12 in the body. A lack of B12 causes the body to produce abnormally large red blood cells that can’t function properly. If left untreated, vitamin B12 deficiency can lead to problems with the heart, vision, memory, nerves and co-ordination, although this is rare as […]