TMJ and Myofascial Pain Syndrome, Animation.

The temporomandibular joint – the TMJ – is the joint between the lower jawbone – the mandible – and the temporal bone of the skull. The TMJ is responsible for jaw movement and enables chewing, talking and yawning. Temporomandibular disorders, or TMD, refer to a …

Acute Coronary Syndrome and Heart Attack

Acute Coronary Syndrome and Heart Attack

If you have acute coronary syndrome, you have one or more conditions caused by a blockage of blood flow to your heart muscle. This is a medical emergency, because you may be having a heart attack, a condition in which your heart muscle begins to …

I Tried Medical Marijuana For My Chronic Pain

I Tried Medical Marijuana For My Chronic Pain

(heavy breathing) (crying) – My name’s Kelsey and most of you know me as the loud mouth, no filtered, boss ass bitch producer from Buzzfeed, which I am, but something that very few people know about me is that I suffer from a neuropathic, chronic …

Cardiomyopathy, animation

Cardiomyopathy, animation

Cardiomyopathy is a group of diseases that weaken the heart muscle – the myocardium, making it harder for the heart to pump blood. Cardiomyopathy reduces blood output, and may lead to heart failure. The condition may be inherited from a parent, or develop as a …