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Gov. Doug Ducey convenes a special session on the opioid addiction crisis in Arizona on Jan. 22. (Photo by Katie Campbell/Arizona Capitol Times)

Countering Opiate Addiction in Arizona

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published new figures on the opioid addiction crisis, saying the number of visits as a result of an overdose in hospital emergency rooms has risen sharply last year, the latest evidence of a worsening drug crisis in the country. Opiate Addiction Related Deaths in Arizona Have Surged Heroin and prescription opioid use resulted …

Recognize the first signs of sciatica nerve pain

How to Recognize the First Signs of Sciatica Nerve Pain

Sciatica nerve pain can be tricky to recognize right away because of how delicately structured our bodies are. Sometimes it is difficult to determine what is causing back pain. So, to determine if the pain you are experiencing is sciatic nerve pain, you would need to recognize the telltale signs and symptoms. How do you know if it’s your sciatic …

Treating opioid addiction using Suboxone

Treating Opioid Addiction: Is Substituting One Pill for Another a Good Thing?

One highly underused, but successful strategy for treating opioid addiction is the use of medical-assisted treatment (MAT), such as using Suboxone, methadone, or naltrexone. This method is currently considered the gold standard in treating opioid addiction. One factor may stem from the fact that using medications to break away from opioid addiction is viewed by some as simply replacing one …

testosterone injection benefits

Bigger, Stronger, Faster: 5 Major Testosterone Injection Benefits for Adults

Testosterone replacement therapy is a common procedure for adults who have low levels of testosterone in their bodies. One of the more common treatment is using testosterone injections to slowly administer the hormone into the body. This helps recalibrate testosterone levels to reach a healthy balance. In this article, we explore what these injections are and the five major testosterone …

low testosterone myths

Learn About 4 Common Low Testosterone Myths in Adult Men

There are many advertisements nowadays that make claims about what testosterone treatment can do for adult men. However, this has led to many misconceptions and common low testosterone myths. Here are four common low testosterone myths of affected adult men. 4 Common Low Testosterone Myths Myth: Testosterone supplements will increase your sperm count.  This myth comes from a misconception that more …

Wrong Methods of Coping with Back Pain

5 Completely Wrong Methods of Coping with Back Pain

Coping with back pain comes in many degrees of discomfort and inconvenience. Some individuals may understand completely the severity of their case and go and seek out acute or chronic pain management. However, most that do not have extreme back pain may fall into counterproductive habits when dealing with it. If the incorrect behavior to cope continues, there is a …

opiate induced symptoms

An Extensive Guide to: What Are Opiate-Induced Symptoms?

In this extensive guide, you will learn what opiate-induced symptoms are, as well as the common treatments to help fight the effects of withdrawal. To help you find answers about within this guide easier, we’ve put together an interactive table of contents. Click each link to be transferred to its section –  or, you can scroll down and start from …

family medicine vs internal medicine doctor

The Biggest Differences Between a Family Doctor and Internal Medicine Doctor

One of the best steps you can take toward improving your health and well-being is to look for a health care provider that you can develop a long-term and trusting relationship with, whether it be a family medicine or internal medicine doctor. What’s the difference between a family physician and an internist? It’s a very personal decision, and there are …

dos and donts of knee pain management

The Do’s and Don’ts When it Comes to Knee Pain Management

Knee pain is a very common problem that has many causes. Knee pain can be caused by any type of injuries, mechanical problems, infections and different types of arthritis. Symptoms regarding knee pain may vary based on where the pain derived from and the severity of the pain. Basics symptoms include a slight increase in pain, swelling or tenderness, popping …

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