What Do Nasty Nails Mean?

Posted on: 8 June 2016

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

Posted on: 24 May 2016

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

Posted on: 9 May 2016

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

Posted on: 25 April 2016

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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