Headache is a kind of thing everyone has to experience one day. However, no matter how common it is, persistent headache can be very distressing. People use as many ways to deal with it as there are factors that cause it, many of which are not well studied so far.
Your mum must have told you when you were little, "Don't eat so fast, chew better!" But you were too eager to leave the table and go play. Your mum was right, though: digestion does begin in the mouth, and proper chewing can make a difference. Alas, most of us are used to eating fast and swallowing on the go, thus missing out on many benefits.
Who has never sprained an ankle? Sharp pain, swelling and discomfort for a few days... and then you are back to normal. But do you know that some people have to live with unstable joints, spraining their ankles repeatedly, getting bruised for no reason, unable to heal wounds properly? Meet Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.
Don't you like to get out of the city in summer, go camping, hiking, or picking mushrooms in the woods? We all do, but those tiny, nasty, blood-sucking ticks are also out in force, waiting to gorge on our blood and even infect us with dangerous diseases. So be prepared!
When we go on a hiking trip or indulge in divine natural environments, we feel an onrush of fine mood, and danger is the last thing that comes to our mind. However, there is one must-think-about bad thing – ticks. This is a kind of danger, from which there is no hundred-percent reliable barrier: the little blood suckers wait in the grass to cling to you and suck your blood!
Celiac Disease is an autoimmune condition, which affects the functioning of the inner lining of the small intestine. Particularly, the disease causes an adverse reaction to gluten – a protein, which comes with many common and generally healthy ingredients: barley, oats, quinoa, wheat.
Scoliosis is a spinal deformity, which causes it to curve in different ways. Most commonly, the spine curves in a C-like pattern, either this way or reversed, or in an S-like pattern. Scoliosis is a serious condition, which may get worse and cause serious trouble. Therefore, it requires immediate action.
If you feel pain in your lower leg which is localized below your knee on the foreside or inside the leg in the bone, it is highly possible that you suffer from shin splints. The doctors refer this condition to medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS). Today we will describe how to prevent shin splints, who is at risk group, what are the causes and best ways to treat this condition.
Insomnia is a condition when a person finds it hard to sleep during the time when he or she used to sleep well. Being mostly a stress-related issue, insomnia occurrence is growing quite in proportion to the increasing severity and intensity of stress factors imposed on us by life.
Acid reflux the moving of the acidic content of the stomach back up into the esophagus. It causes heartburn, a burning pain behind the breastbone. The condition requires an examination and treatment. There are lots of factors that cause acid reflux.
Warts are neoplasms, which occur in different parts of the skin, mostly – on hands, face, neck and plantae. Although these growths are benign, there is always a likelihood of malignization. Therefore, if you have discovered one or several warts on your fingers or elsewhere, this is not something to be trifled with.
You have experienced the weird numb sensation in your hands or legs, which we get after staying in one position for a long time, haven’t you? Do you know what it is and what happens in your body when you get it and why?
What is lupus? Lupus is a condition, which causes the immune system to identify the body’s cells as abnormal and attack them. Also, it causes the body to produce substances, which affect blood vessels, joints, tissues, and many vital organs, such as heart, lungs, liver, kidneys, etc.
With age, many systems and organs of the human body begin to work much worse than in youth. This is due to the natural aging processes, no one can avoid that. However, in some cases, the body's activity is disrupted earlier, which requires special attention. So any problems in the work of the joints is a serious reason to pay attention to your health and consult your therapist.
Low back pain is a very common diagnosis that most frequently is treated with painkillers. However, it seems like things are going to change in this health department.
Runny nose is the most common condition that happens to everyone now and then. It is uncomfortable and it is annoying.
Problems with stomach is something we all know about. Nice as an evening meal can seem, it can turn out a disaster due to many reasons – an infection or irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), for one thing. The most unpleasant part is when your stomachache is accompanied with diarrhoea.
There are good reasons to believe that we are on the verge of an epoch-making discovery in the sphere of pain relief. More specifically, scientists have detected unique pain-killing properties in the venom of Conus regius snails, which are found in the Caribbean.
The neck and shoulders are extremely sensitive parts of the human body, so, should a problem occur in the area, it may cause a lot of inconvenience and pain. Simple things like turning your head to see what’s going on to your left or right may become a challenge. There are lots of factors that may cause pain in the neck and shoulders, and it takes a lengthy professional examination to identify the exact cause. However, there are two certainties: the cause may lie either in the cervical area of the spine or in the should
Unfortunately, headache is a permanent companion for many of us. There are as many types of headache as there are factors causing it. Headache differs in intensity, longevity, and rate of occurrence. It can be a symptom of scores of illnesses or just a reaction to occasional or repeated stresses. Once it occurs, there is just one question, which inevitably emerges: how can I prevent and treat it? That is a moot question! And one thing you know for certain: this is not the case to practice self-treatment!