Omnia Tantawi, MSc

September 22, 2022
Bowel Infections in the Elderly

Bowel infections in older people are very common, but they can be serious. They can cause dehydration and weight loss, and if you become too weak to look after yourself properly, you might even die. If you think that you or an older person close to you is showing signs of bowel infection, it's important […]

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August 17, 2022
Symptoms of Diabetes in Older Adults

Diabetes mellitus is one of the most serious diseases and common diseases out there. Unfortunately, the number of new cases in senior adults (65 years or older) is increasing every day. According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), it’s estimated that 15.9 million or (29.2%) of patients who have diabetes are elderly patients. That being […]

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August 6, 2022
What Would Cause Aching Feet at Night?

What do you do when you lose sleep at night over painful feet? Do you take an over-the-counter pain killer? Do you surf the internet looking for answers? Well, look no more my friend, in this article we’ve compiled the most common causes of aching feet at night, what they feel like and what you […]

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July 12, 2022
9 Things that Can Cause Foot Arch Pain — But It’s Not Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis is a condition that manifests in pain in the area around your heel and arch, this typically happens when the tissues supporting your foot becomes inflamed. Even though this is the most common reason for foot arch pain as well as being the most frequently diagnosed, there are plenty of other conditions that […]

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June 27, 2022
Got Fractures? Here are Signs to Watch Out For

Whether it's due to a nasty fall, stumbling on an object, a car accident, or direct impact — it's always a better choice to have it checked out by a doctor. Failure to seek immediate care after a bone fracture puts you at risk for a lower quality of life or even permanent disability as […]

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June 9, 2022
ESBL in the Elderly: A Problem on the Rise?

ESBLs are a class of enzymes that can break down penicillin and other antibiotics, making them ineffective against certain bacteria. They're often carried by Escherichia coli bacteria, which live in the intestines of healthy people. Some E. coli strains produce more ESBLs than others, which makes them more likely to cause infection and spread throughout […]

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May 23, 2022
PEMF Therapy and How Does it Work?

PEMF, also known as ‘Pulsed Electromagnetic Field’ therapy, is an innovative technology designed to help treat patients with pain and inflammation to manage their symptoms better. This treatment is still under investigation and has only been used as complementary medicine combined with other medications rather than as a primary therapeutic option. This article will answer […]

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May 12, 2022
The Complete Story Behind Fibromyalgia

“I only get one life, and I will not let fibromyalgia take the joy from living it.” —Morgan Freeman.  Following in the brave steps of Mr. Freeman are many other celebrities like Lady Gaga, Mary McDonough, Kyle Richards, Rosie Hamlin, and Michael James Hastings, to only name a few who suffer from Fibromyalgia and refuse […]

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May 5, 2022
6 Things That Might Be the Reason Behind Your Joint Pain

There are many reasons why you’re suddenly experiencing pain across multiple joints. It’s a condition that’s known as arthralgia. When we’re talking about joint pain across various points, this is known as polyarthralgia. Here’s a list of signs and symptoms if you’re feeling polyarthralgia: Persistent pain Joint swelling Reduced ability to walk Weakness Joint stiffness […]

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April 29, 2022
Your Ultimate Guide to C60 and Arthritis

About 58.5 million people worldwide. That's the number of people who have been diagnosed with arthritis so far.1 The high percentage of arthritic patients is not the problem, but the fact that currently existing treatment options are consistently outpaced by the debilitating symptoms that they must endure. Imagine stiffness, inflammation, weakness, restricted movement, and unbearable […]

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April 20, 2022
How Hyaluronic Acid Can Help Those Living with Joint Pain

To many — Joint pain can be a little bit too much to handle.  Whether it's the swelling, stiffness, inflammation, or unbearable pain; living with joint pain can be one of the most challenging ailments to continue living with, so scientists and researchers are always on the hunt to test for the efficacy and safety […]

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April 8, 2022
Vitamin D: Your Complete Guide to Healthy Joints and Bones

Everything you’ve been told up till now about vitamin D has been backward! In this article, we’re determined to set the record straight and debunk some of the most widespread myths about it. Stay tuned and continue reading to learn the pros and cons of vitamin D, where you can find it, and how you […]

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March 26, 2022
Red Light Therapy Effects on Bone Fractures

Did you know that as of the last twenty years, something as ordinary as red light has the potential to heal you from several ailments?   Never in a million years would we've thought that using artificial light could help in medicine; these were the stuff science fiction movies were made of. Going back to its' […]

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March 18, 2022
What Does Arthritis Feel Like?

Arthritis: To Feel, or Not to Feel — That’s the Question Pain, stiffness, swelling, redness, and decreased range of motion; are all common and unspecific signs that you’ve most probably encountered at one point or another throughout your life. However, if these symptoms are all combined, then you should start to get worried and inquire. […]

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March 9, 2022
The Thyroid Story and How It Affects Your Knees

How the Story Starts 2016, in the Netherlands, ten scientists conducted experimental research to determine the effect of thyroid function on the way we walk; they called it The Rotterdam Study.1 But before we get into the specifics of our topic for today, here’s a quick recap on the thyroid gland. It’s a gland located […]

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