Tips for Dealing With Post-Stroke Fatigue

Have you recently had a stroke and now feel more tired than usual? Most adults need a midday caffeine boost, but post-stroke fatigue takes it to a whole new level. People who have had a stroke often feel extreme fatigue—not only during the 3 p.m. slump, but far more often. And post-stroke fatigue isn’t always […]

Back Pain: What it Can Mean & When to Seek Treatment

Waking up is difficult enough; add back pain to the mix, and you’re in for a long day. What may at first feel like symptoms of an aging body—achy muscles and a tight, sore lower back—can actually be common signs of a larger issue. So, whether you’re someone who has lived with back pain for […]

Fatigue: When to See a Doctor

This page has been reviewed by a medical professional. Reviewed by Dr. Phil Mitchell, MD, MS After a long day at work, nothing sounds better than a hot cup of tea and a few episodes of your favorite show. Most Americans can agree with that; after all, more than a third of adults report getting […]

What to Do When Experiencing Shortness of Breath

This page has been reviewed by a medical professional. Reviewed by Dr. Phil Mitchell, MD, MS Shortness of breath, or dyspnea, is very common; about 1 in every 4 people who seek ambulatory care have shortness of breath. Even so, there are few things more alarming than experiencing shortness of breath. Whether you have a [...]