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What to know about neuralgia

Neuralgia refers to severe, shooting pain that occurs due to a damaged or irritated nerve. Neuralgia can affect any part of the body, causing mild to severe pain. Certain medications and surgical procedures can effectively treat neuralgia. Severe neuralgia can interfere with a person’s ability to perform everyday tasks and may impact their quality of… Read More »

What to know about calories and body fat

In relation to food and the body, calories are units of energy that allow the body to work. Food provides this energy, some of which the body stores and some of which it uses. As the body breaks down food, it releases calories as energy. Max Wishnofsky first propagated the concept that there are approximately… Read More »

Get To Know Ghrelin: The Hunger Hormone

Ghrelin, a hunger hormone, is produced in the stomach and plays many roles in hunger. Our body is an incredible machine, making hormones that are responsible for regulating sleep, increasing and decreasing hunger, making us feel full, producing more sex hormones, the list goes on and on! Ghrelin is one of several key players our body… Read More »