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  • What Do Nasty Nails Mean?

    When it comes to your health, you may have longed for an early warning system: something to alert you to possible medical conditions that you need to have treated. To some degree, you do have such a system. The health of your fingernails and toenails often lets your know that you have a health problem. If you pay attention to them, they can let you know when a doctor's visit is necessary.
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  • Answering A Few Questions You May Have About Arthritis

    Arthritis can be a common problem for individuals to develop as they age. However, there are many people that may not have much experience when it comes to this condition, which can make it difficult for them to evaluate their treatment options. If you are suspecting that you are developing arthritis, you may benefit from having a few commonly asked questions addressed. What Causes Patients To Develop Arthritis? Arthritis is a degenerative condition that is caused by damage to the cartilage between the joints.
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  • Here's How To Watch TV When You Have Neck Pain

    Watching TV is a pleasant way to unwind during the evening, whether you're watching a comedy with your significant other or following your favorite professional sports team. If you have neck pain, however, you have to be extremely careful about how you position yourself to avoid worsening the pain. Making your neck sorer in the evening can be majorly problematic; if you're in discomfort, you'll have trouble sleeping and could find yourself tossing and turning — which will only further exacerbate the pain.
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  • Routine Diabetic Foot Care By A Podiatrist Prevents Ulcer Formation That Can Lead To Amputation Of Your Foot

    Who would think that a simple scratch or a cut on your foot can cause you to lose a toe or have your foot amputated in the long run? Well, if you are a diabetic, this can happen to you. When you have diabetic neuropathy, which is nerve injury, an untended wound can become infected. You're not aware of the infection because neuropathy destroys nerve sensation in your feet. Uncontrolled blood sugar and poor blood flow resulting from a lack of oxygen also fuels the infection.
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  • Memory Care Facilities: A Better Choice Than Family Caregiving For Alzheimer's Patients

    If your parent or other older loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, you might have always planned on providing him or her with care yourself. After all, doing so can be more affordable than opting for a nursing home, and you might feel better about providing care yourself rather than trusting your loved one with strangers. Although some stories like these end up being success stories, the truth is that memory care facilities are often a better choice for Alzheimer's patients than family caregiving.
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  • 3 Ways To Minimize The Distastefulness Of Oil Pulling

    Oil pulling, or swishing oil, is one way to clean your teeth. As the oil comes in contact with the different surfaces inside the mouth, it traps oral bacteria. When the oil is released from the mouth, the bacteria are released with it. The longer you swish the oil about your mouth, the more oral bacteria are trapped. Due to the liquid nature of the oil, it is able to effectively reach crevices and tight spaces that are difficult for a toothbrush or dental floss to access.
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  • Children And Divorce: Common Signs Of Distress And How Therapy Can Help Your Child

    It's common for children of divorcing parents to go through a time of struggle. For some children, this time will pass quickly and without much issue. For other children, however, the signs of distress can be more pronounced and require professional help. Below is an overview of what signs of distress you should be aware of in your child, and how child and adolescent therapy can help your child during this time.
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  • 3 Ways That You Can Manage Lower Back Pain

    Lower back pain is a common and painful experience. Although it is most commonly experienced by those who are middle aged or older, lower back pain can manifest itself in younger individuals, as well. Luckily, there are ways that you can cope with this entirely unpleasant issue. Throughout the course of this brief article, you will learn of a few ways that you can manage your lower back pain. Visit A Chiropractor
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  • The Risk Factors And Early Warning Signs Of Varicose Veins

    Varicose veins can be painful, embarrassing, and unsightly. As such, nobody likes to think about the possibility of developing them. However, it is something you should think about and be on the lookout for because, if caught early enough, there are treatments available that can help to lessen or even get rid of varicose veins entirely. And, the sooner you seek out these varicose veins treatments, the more likely they are to be effective.
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  • How Your Diet And Health May Be Affecting Your Psoriasis

    Living with psoriasis can be painful, uncomfortable, and embarrassing; however, there are ways to reduce the common symptoms this skin disorder causes. Many people turn to medications and ointments for help, but what you may not realize is that your weight could be causing your symptoms to worsen. Losing weight and keeping your body at an average weight might actually help your psoriasis symptoms go away or at least lessen.
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