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How to deal with a thigh cramp

A thigh cramp can occur while engaging in sports. Muscle cramps are involuntary movements or contractions of the muscles. These cramps cause agonizing pain and disable the affected muscles until they disappear. It usually affects the front and back area of the thigh particularly the hamstrings and quadriceps. The cramps can be caused by poor […]

Treating A Panic Attack

Causes of Panic Attacks Professionals aren’t certain what the causes of panic attacks are. But the body has a normal reaction when you are worried or in danger. It increases your heart beat, makes you breathe quicker, and gives you a lot of energy. This is known as the fight-or-flight reaction. It prepares you to […]

Treatment of neck rashes in babies

Skin rashes are common in young babies. They are white bumps that look similar to a pimple or a rash that looks like hives or yellowish skin caused by jaundice. This condition is normal and eventually improves without treatment. Causes of neck rashes The skin folds are susceptible to rashes since the baby is not […]

Treating Eye Injuries

Introduction When someone experiences an eye injury, this can either be a minor injury such as eye irritation, or a more severe one that can lead to loss of vision. Eye injuries can occur anywhere, including at your place of work, home, or on the sports field. The way your face is shaped helps to […]

Heart Attack Symptoms

Overview There are usually certain signs when a person experiences a heart attack. There are certain signs, included below, which can help you determine whether you are having a heart attack or not. However, a person doesn’t have to experience everything on this list for it to be a heart attack. In most instances, if […]

How To Treat A Common cold

Overview Of A Common Cold When a person gets a cold, this is often caused by a virus. However, this is usually nothing to be concerned with and will disappear on its own within a week or so. There are many viruses that can cause a cold, therefore, it is hard to pinpoint exactly what […]

Treating Someone For Shock

What is Shock? Any illness or injury can be accompanied by shock. Shock is a circulation problem where the body’s tissues do not get enough blood. If the shock gets bad enough, this can lead to unconsciousness or even death. Since there is often shock in an emergency situation, and because it can progress very […]

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 […]

Excess lactic acid in the muscles

Lactic acid accumulation will cause soreness in the muscles after a workout. Lactic acid is a waste product of the conversion of glycogen into energy which accumulates in the body when there is a reduced level of oxygen. This happens while performing anaerobic exercises such as weightlifting or sprints, vigorous exercises or overexerting aerobic exercises. […]

Bleeding and swelling gums

Gums that are swelling and bleeding are caused by the buildup of tartar under the gum line which can result to gingivitis which is a mild form of disease affecting the gums. Healthy gums are firm and pink. If gingivitis is not properly treated, it can develop into periodontitis which is a severe form of […]