2015

Ideas For Treating Your Metatarsalgia

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When you are experiencing chronic pain in your feet when walking or exercising, you may wonder what you can do to improve your situation. After a trip to your podiatrist and an analysis of your symptoms, you are likely both relieved and confused when you receive a diagnosis of metatarsalgia. Before you worry that this condition will never improve, get to know some of the treatment options available to you for your metatarsalgia and get started in your journey to feeling better and being able to work out and walk without foot pain.

17 December 2015

4 Things Pregnant Women Need To Know About Posterior Tibial Tendonitis

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Pregnancy leads to major changes throughout your body, including in your feet. One of the foot disorders that you can develop during pregnancy is posterior tibial tendonitis. Here are four things you need to know about it. What is posterior tibial tendonitis? Your posterior tibial tendon is a band of tissue that runs from the back of your ankle to the bases of your toe bones. This tendon's main functions are to hold up your arch and to keep your foot from rolling when you stand or walk.

3 December 2015

What To Look At When Deciding To Have More Children

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No matter how many children you currently have, you've likely run into the possibility of having more, be it a desire of your own or the subject of questions from people around you. If the idea of having another child has been bouncing around in your mind, be very careful about what you decide. Too many people let their emotions get to them when they try to make a decision; instead, you need to look at practical issues including how the decision would affect your existing children -- and how your existing children might affect the new addition.

16 November 2015

5 Ways To Prevent Neck Pain

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Whether it is due to a sports injury or poor posture, neck pain can really affect your quality of life. If the pain is severe enough, it can be difficult to complete your daily tasks. However, there are things you can do to avoid this ailment in the first place. Here are five effective ways to prevent neck pain: Watch How You Sleep The way you sleep can have a big impact on how your neck feels.

30 October 2015

Sleep In The Third Trimester: Tips For Catching Z's

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Discomfort levels are high during the third trimester, and that can make getting sleep difficult or almost impossible. Still, finding some way to get adequate sleep during this time is very important for your health and the development of your baby. These tips will help you as you strive to get several comfortable hours of rest every night. Get a Pregnancy Pillow Pregnancy pillows are over-sized pillows designed to support your back, neck and belly while laying on your side (the side that the American Pregnancy Association recommends for pregnant women).

15 October 2015

5 Ways To Manage Your Child's Asthma

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If your child suffers from asthma, do not feel alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 6.8 million children in the U.S. have this disease. Whether your child suffers from asthma attacks while playing sports or during sleep, it is very difficult to watch him go through that. The good news is that asthma can be controlled. Here are five effective ways to manage your child's asthma:

6 October 2015

6 Foods That Can Help You Lose Weight

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If you are looking to lose a few pounds, the best way to do it is by changing the foods that you eat. Try incorporating these 6 foods into your diet and see what they can do to help you lose some extra pounds. Eggs For a while, eggs were shunned from the breakfast table because they have a high amount of cholesterol, but recent studies have shown that eggs will help you lose weight.

21 September 2015

Understanding Uterus Didelphys And Its Effect On Pregnancy

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Uterus didelphys is a rare anomaly where a woman has a double uterus due to the tubes that typically merge together in utero not forming one uterine cavity. A woman with uterus didelphys may have two uteri, one cervix and one vagina, two uteri, a cervix for each uterus, and one vagina, or two uteri, a cervix for each uterus, and a double vagina. It is possible for this condition not to be recognized, as sexual intercourse is usually not affected, and some women have no problems conceiving, carrying a baby to term, and delivering the child vaginally.

29 August 2015

Can You Change How Your Foot Hits The Ground When You Walk?

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Are you trying to walk more for exercise? If so, you might have noticed an odd wear pattern on the heels of your shoes. You should expect the back of the heel to wear down, but you might see the worn spot on the left or right of the heel, rather than in the center. These off-kilter patterns mean your feet either supinate or pronate, rather than resting in a neutral position.

13 August 2015

3 Things You Think You Know About Your Eyes

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Out of all five senses, many people value their sight the most. It allows them to see the world around them and take in the beauty and splendor the universe has to offer. As important as your sight is, many people neglect the importance of going in for an eye exam. They tend to put it off for one reason or another. With sight being so important, you would think people would go in and get their eyes checked on a regular basis.

1 August 2015