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!
Numerous studies have concluded that estimated time of sleep per night an adult needs in order to be able to have a long and productive life is between 7 and 9 hours depending on specific features. This leads to the fact that an average human spends around a third of their lives asleep. But apart from the decline of life quality level in case there is lack of it, what other dangers may sleep pose?
Statistical data indicate that almost five percent of the population suffers from nasal polyps. And it is just official data. According to the estimations made, more than a half of the human population suffers from this problem.
Nowadays smoking is not as popular as it used to be, as more and more governments are striving to introduce new measures to eliminate such a phenomenon from the society. However, even if a person quits smoking, his or her lungs are already damaged. American researchers have recently revealed that consuming tomatoes and apples on a daily basis in large amounts could help reverse the smoke damage and repair lungs. The effect was seen in both those who had never smoked and ex-smokers.
Is nausea your usual travelling companion? Experts say that motion sickness prevention is the best strategy to counter the symptoms characteristic of it, but you still can make an attempt to alleviate the situation using both non-pharmacological and pharmacological treatments. Here is what you can try doing if nausea prevents you from enjoying your trip, be it travelling by car, plane, train or ship.
Insomnia strikes us all at times. However, what to do if you cannot sleep and in addition you hear snoring nearby? It can be an unbearable problem, especially when your spouse suffers from that. Or rather, when they snore and you are the one to suffer. Sometimes, you are ready to do whatever it takes to stop that. In fact, it was found out that one of the easiest and the most effective ways to get rid of snoring was using a simple mask for sleeping. The mask does not restrain any movements or put additional pressure on
While pain in the neck and shoulders is perhaps more common, a lot of people suffer from shoulder blade pain, too. Its causes can seem mysterious but sometimes point at serious health issues. Learn all you need to know about it here!
With such a serious disorder as migraine one can even win a marathon. It is not an impediment to the full life if a migraineur finds proper treatment, using standard and non-standard methods.