June 2016

How to deal with a stiff neck

A stiff neck involves tenderness and difficulty moving the neck particularly when turning the head sideways. A stiff neck causes headache, pain in the neck, shoulder pain and arm pain. It causes the person to turn the entire body as opposed to the neck when turning sideways or backwards. [youtube url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7FZ4v8_WpI” width=”220″] What are the …

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How to treat atopic dermatitis

Atopic dermatitis or eczema is a condition that causes the skin to turn red and itchy. It is usually prevalent in children but can happen at any age. This is considered as a chronic condition that can flare occasionally and then subside and usually accompanied by asthma or hay fever. [youtube url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=454WBROfzUk” width=”220″] Symptoms Red …

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How to deal with a quadriceps contusion

A quadriceps contusion is due to a traumatic blow or a deep bruise to the anterior, lateral or medial part of the thigh. The contusion is caused by an external force that damages the muscle. The thigh and the large muscles located in the front of thigh are called quadriceps muscles. [youtube url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SfMjnYjIbtY” width=”220″] Quadriceps …

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valley fever

Treatment for valley fever

Valley fever is a condition caused by fungal infection by the coccidioides organisms. Mild cases of this condition subside on their own without treatment. This condition can result to chest pain, fever, breathlessness, coughing, and difficulty in breathing. [youtube url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLDXe6nthoM” width=”220″] This species of fungi is present in the soil in certain regions. Anything that …

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