Archive | March, 2016

What Makes A Headache Serious?

Overview Of Headaches There are many reasons why a person may have a headache, and this is something that mostly everyone has suffered with at some point in their lives. In many cases, stress and anxiety are the root causes. Rarely is there something life threatening that is causing these headaches. There are several types […]

Muscle knots in the forearm

Muscle knots are painful points that can be felt in the muscle where the contracted muscle fibers cannot relax to their original state. This condition is also called myofascial trigger points. These points can be felt like small nodules when touched using the fingertips. They can be small like a pinhead or can be the […]

Stiff neck

Stiff neck happens due to an awkward position while sleeping, sitting in front of a computer for long periods of time and straining a muscle caused by bad posture and carrying heavy objects that places excessive pressure on the shoulders. Stiff neck can be due to anxiety and stress that gives tension in the muscles […]

Bunions

A bunion is a tender bony bump that grows on the interior of the foot at the joint of the big toe. Bunions develop gradually and the pressure placed on the big toe joint causes it to lean on the second toe. Eventually, the normal structure of the bone will change and result to the […]

Geographic tongue

Geographic tongue or benign migratory glossitis is a harmless condition that affects the top and sides of the tongue. This condition causes the areas of papillae to turn white and red along with white and pink patches can be seen on the tongue that changes positions from time to time. Sometimes, the tongue is sensitive […]

Blocked tear duct

A blocked tear duct causes watery and inflamed eyes. Blocked tear ducts develop due to an infection or the presence of a tumor. A clogged tear duct is a condition where the tears cannot drain normally and results to watery and irritated eye. It is caused by a partial or complete obstruction of the drainage […]

Lead poisoning

Lead poisoning happens when there is accumulation of lead in the body, usually in months or years. Even small amounts of lead can result to serious conditions. Children below 6 years old are more susceptible to lead poisoning which affects the physical and mental development of the child. High levels of lead poisoning in the […]

Insomnia in adults

Most adults suffer from insomnia or sleeplessness at one time or another in their lives, but some people has chronic insomnia. Insomnia is a condition where there is difficulty initiating or maintaining sleep or poor quality sleep. Insomnia can be classified into transient insomnia with symptoms that last less than a week, short-term insomnia where […]

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