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4 Things Athletes Need To Know About Ankle Impingement Syndrome

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Ankle impingement syndrome, also known as “athlete’s ankle,” is a syndrome that can lead to chronic ankle pain. Here are four things you need to know about this syndrome. What are the signs of ankle impingement syndrome? While the main symptom associated with ankle impingement syndrome is pain in the ankle, other symptoms can also be present. You may experience decreased range of motion in the ankle joint in addition to your pain.…

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Getting Older? Tips To Keep Wrinkles Away

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You could wake up one morning and see some small faint lines that were not there when you went to bed. This is because wrinkles can be sneaky, and before you know it those lines increase. Even though you cannot stop the inevitable, you can ward off wrinkles as long as you can. Below are some tips on keeping those wrinkles away, as well as what you can do about the ones you already have.…

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Yoga And Meditation Can Improve Your Physical Health And Save Money On Doctor Visits

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You’ve probably always heard that an apple a day can keep the doctor away, but what if there was something else out there that way the same way? According to research, daily meditation may be able to significantly reduce your visits to the doctor, build resiliency and reduce stress. In this study, research showed that deep relaxation techniques (meditation and yoga) were able to reduce doctor visits by 42 percent, laboratory tests by 44 percent and various procedures by 21 percent.…

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Feed Your Man: 5 Foods Men Can Eat To Improve Sex

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If your sex life has hit a rough patch, it can be very damaging on your relationship. If the problem appears to be with the man being unable to keep it up long enough, not having firm erection or anything of the sort, it is possible to save sex before it is too late and without having to go to the doctor. All you need to do is consider adding a few key foods to the diet to help boost libido and get your sex life back up to the level it once was:…

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Contact Lens Techniques For The Squeamish

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If you are going to be getting contacts for the first time and you have a fear of touching your eyes, then you are going to have a harder time getting used to putting them in and taking them out. The good news is, you can get past that fear and get very good at dealing with your contacts with a little bit of practice. There are some techniques you can use to make it much easier for you to deal with your contacts when you can’t stand touching your eyes.…

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The Difference In Adults And Adolescents Wearing A Brace For Scoliosis

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A back brace is used in scoliosis treatment and can be coupled with surgery or used in place of surgery, depending on the patient’s circumstances. Age of the individual and severity of scoliosis all play a role in determining how the back brace is used in therapy. Take a look at how these factors will determine your scoliosis treatment. The Role of a Back Brace in Adolescents When a doctor sees a case of scoliosis, one of the first things that has to be determined is if the patient is still growing and how that will affect the severity of scoliosis.…

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Signs That You May Need Hearing Aids

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Hearing loss can happen at such a gradual rate that it can be hard to tell you may have a problem. If you are at a higher risk for hearing loss, such as if it runs in your family or if you are elderly, you want to pay close attention and look for signs that you may have a problem with your hearing. The sooner you realize you may have a problem and go in for a hearing test, the sooner you can put an end to those missed out conversations.…

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Natural And Alternative Therapies For Arthritis

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If you have arthritis, your rheumatologist may recommend natural or alternative treatments in conjunction with your regular medication and physical therapy. There are lots of different options for further relief of your symptoms. Talk to your doctor before seeking any additional treatments. The following therapies can help soothe your arthritis and don’t require a prescription or referral. Topical creams that heat up Although the relief that they provide is temporary, topical creams that induce a heating sensation in your joints can help you accomplish light tasks such as writing, gardening and cooking.…

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2 Differences Between CT Scans And MRIs

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Doctors often use computerized tomography (CT) scans and magnetic resonance imaging (MRIs) to diagnose internal problems with the body. If your doctor is considering either of these tests (or both), you may want to know what the differences are. Here are two key differences between these two common types of tests. Their Uses While both types of scans are used to see the internal parts of the body, each is used for different purposes.…

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Alternative Treatments To Help Ease Asthma Symptoms

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Asthma sufferers know all too well the feeling of panic when their airways constrict and breathing becomes difficult. Studies have found that alternative therapies, while not a replacement for conventional medications, can help prevent and lessen the number of acute asthma attacks in many patients. Yoga In the practice of yoga, breathing is extremely important. Certain poses also help to open your airways and relax your lungs. Studies show that practicing yoga reduces the frequency and severity of acute attacks and reduces the amount of medication needed.…

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