What are the Health Problems That Can Develop During Menopause?

February 10th, 2016

In a women’s life, one of the most important stages is menopause. It’s the natural and transition period generally happened between the ages of 45 and 55 and could last for five or more years.

In this period, women’s mental and physical situation change from the last menstrual cycle. Some women have problems like hot flashes, vaginal dryness and irritation, and weak bones. But not all women face these health problems; it depends on how you take it up and view it.

How Headaches Can Pose Serious Health Risks

February 8th, 2016

When headaches strike, they can be a nuisance or absolutely debilitating, putting your life on hold. It’s important to recognize the various forms of sore heads in order to treat them effectively and find relief as soon as possible.

The next time a headache sets in, take the time to properly identify it and treat the pain accordingly.

1. Tension Headaches

Tension headaches plague people the most, forming pressure that can be found at the back of the head or in the temples. This type of headache is a nuisance, allowing its victims to continue with their daily routines.

Why is Fibromyalgia a Debilitating Condition?

February 5th, 2016

Fibromyalgia is a chronic disease that causes muscle pain and fatigue. The disease adversely affects the quality of life and the person suffering undergoes severe pain.

The pain involved is described as aching or burning.

The pain is generally felt in the muscles, tendons and ligaments.

People suffering from fibromyalgia have tender points that hurt when pressure is put on them.

Headache, morning stiffness and numbness in hand and feet, sleep disturbance, anxiety, lack of stamina, irritable bladder, muscle spasms and twitching, skin sensitivities and depression are some of the early symptoms of fibromyalgia.

Are Eating Disorders Becoming an Epidemic?

February 3rd, 2016

Some people eat, eat and just continue eating! Some people find that they can go hours at an end without ingesting a single particle of food. And some people eat as if it’s just an obligation.

More and more cases of eating disorders are coming up in today’s world.

Some blame it to the fast paced life and some blame it to the decreasing nutritional value and increasing artificiality of food itself.

Whatever the issue, the number of cases of people going for eating disorder counseling is increasing by the day.

How Can Low Back Pain be so Painful?

February 1st, 2016

Until you have really experienced low back pain, you will never know or understand how painful it can be to someone else, who may have it frequently or all the time.

For the majority of the people, pain at the lower back is the dilemma.

They acquire this problem more frequently, and it recurs even after getting the treatment.

This is also a reality that the pain at lower back is the leading medical condition with which the patients come to a doctor and take the treatment from the clinics and emergency department.

How to Eliminate the Risk Factors of Having a Stroke

January 29th, 2016

While there are a number of risk factors for strokes that are hereditary, meaning there is little you can do about them, there are also many other risks that you can remove from your life and therefore cut your chances of having a stroke.

Even if you have many factors against you, such as your age, a history of strokes in the family or have already suffered a stroke in yourself, then you can reduce the risk of having another by making some lifestyle changes.

Whatever your situation, eliminating the risk factors for strokes could benefit your health and well being greatly.

What are Things to Look for in Heart Disease?

January 27th, 2016

There are many warning signs that can indicate heart disease.
Chest pains – A lot of people brush off chest pain as heart burn. If you experience it frequently, it is best that you get your vitals checked out as it can be a sign of much bigger problems.

Chest pain is felt in the form of a pulling or squeezing sensation around the chest area. In some rare cases, a patient might also feel the pain in other parts of the body like the shoulder or back.

Palpitations of the heart – This is an unusual feeling where the person is very conscious about their heart beat.

What are the Acid Reflux Foods to Avoid?

January 25th, 2016

Many things cause acid reflux, but most of the time it’s the foods we eat. Certain foods aggravate acid reflux symptoms, making them the cause of your acid reflux.

It’s best to limit these foods, some foods that are responsible for a higher occurrence of heartburn should be avoided completely. Not everyone that experiences acid reflux will be affected by foods that they should avoid. Others may even experience acid reflux with foods that should be okay.

Everyone’s case of acid reflux is different, therefore the most important thing to do is find out what is triggering your heartburn.

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