Month: March 2016

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. [youtube url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7FZ4v8_WpI”] Stiff neck can be due to anxiety and stress that gives tension in …

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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 …

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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 …

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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. [youtube url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_nO_Wq7NhSE”] Insomnia can be classified into transient insomnia with symptoms that last less than a week, short-term …

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