Month: July 2016

exercise headache

How to manage an exercise headache

An exercise headache is a type of headache in which a person suffers while performing vigorous activity or after a particular activity. These activities could be running, exercising, jogging, tennis, weightlifting and swimming. Young adults and adolescents are susceptible to exercise headaches. [youtube url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9ccW62j818″ width=”220″] Exercise headaches happen when the vessels of blood found around …

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canker sores

How to treat canker sores in children

Canker sores are small and surface lesions that develops on the soft tissues in the mouth or at the bottom of the gums. They cause pain and make it difficult to talk and eat. The canker sores are typically white or yellowish and bordered by red and inflamed tissue. [youtube url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HMMGcDh7yUI” width=”220″] A canker sore …

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baker’s cyst

Knee joint conditions: How to treat baker’s cyst

Baker’s cyst or popliteal cyst is a sac with fluid or cyst found behind the knee joint that cause pain, tightness or stiffness of the knee. It becomes worse when moving the knee around or performing physical activities. An accumulation of synovial fluid which lubricates the knee joint can result to swelling and protrusion and …

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bird flu

Treatment for bird flu

Bird flu is an infection caused by influenza virus. This condition does not affect humans, but sometimes it can and can be a serious condition. People infected with the virus had close contact with infected birds and this infection can spread from one person to another. [youtube url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xRntfctciSI” width=”220″] Common symptoms of the bird flu …

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edema

Measures in treating edema

Having swollen feet and ankles is called edema. Edema involves swelling due to the presence of excess fluids trapped in the tissues of the body. It can be caused by pregnancy, medications and underlying diseases such as kidney disease, heart failure and cirrhosis of the liver. [youtube url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_F83oWOcD48″ width=”220″] Symptoms of edema The skin becomes …

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