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symptoms aches and pains

Pregnancy
June 17, 2019

Pregnancy piles? Here’s how to treat them

When you're pregnant, the volume of blood circulating around your body increases. One painful outcome can be piles.
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Symptoms, Aches & Pains
May 13, 2019

Home remedies for fibromyalgia

Doctors and researchers don’t fully understand what causes fibromyalgia. Although there isn’t a cure for fibromyalgia, there are ways to manage it using specific lifestyle changes, natural remedies and certain medications.
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Symptoms, Aches & Pains
May 13, 2019

Why are your lips dry?

We all have dry, chapped lips sometimes. But if you have them often and to the point where they are painful and bleeding, there may be a medical reason why. Finding out why your lips are dry and painful can help you choose the right treatment.
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Bone, Muscle & Joint
May 13, 2019

Is your hand getting numb? Here are your treatment options


Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common condition that causes pain, numbness, weakness and tingling in the hand and arm. Early diagnosis and treatment are important. Initially, symptoms can often be relieved with wearing a wrist brace or avoiding certain activities. In most patients, however, carpal tunnel syndrome can get worse if left untreated.
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Medication & Treatment
May 12, 2019

Which painkillers are best for an injury?

When you’ve been injured, it’s easy to pop a pill to ease the pain. Unfortunately, this could do more harm than good. Anti-inflammatory medications are often used to treat muscle aches and pains. It’s important to know when and how to use anti-inflammatories and when to use alternative methods.
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Eye Health
May 12, 2019

Why are my eyelids twitching?

Ever noticed how your eyelid twitches sometimes? Don’t worry, it’s very common. An eyelid twitch, also known as myokymia, is a repetitive involuntary spasm in the eyelid muscles. The twitch usually occurs in your upper lid, but it can also happen in the lower lids.
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Symptoms, Aches & Pains
May 12, 2019

Could your swelling be from lymphedema?

Lymphedema is a long-term condition where excess fluids in your tissues cause swelling in your arms and legs. It develops when your lymphatic system doesn’t work properly, and this can be due to several causes – some quite serious.
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Symptoms, Aches & Pains
April 8, 2019

What to do when a pain in the butt is a pain in the butt

You’ve been spasming, having difficulty passing a poop, or have even seen streaks of blood after a stool. Don’t panic. Anal pain, or proctalgia, is not often a sign of any major problem, but might sometimes need medical attention.
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Symptoms, Aches & Pains
April 8, 2019

Why do women get cold more easily than men?

There’s a reason why men are always draping their coats over women’s shoulders in movies, and often in real life. And no, it’s not (just) in the name of romance. Turns out that on average, women are more sensitive to the cold than men are.
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Heart & Blood Vessels
March 20, 2019

Home remedies for heart palpitations

Does your heart feel like it’s flip-flopping? Racing or fluttering? If so, it’s possible you could have heart palpitations. Heart palpitations are sensations that feel like your heart is beating really fast or pounding in your chest. Heart palpitations that are not caused by a medical condition are harmless and usually resolve on their own. Here are some home remedies to relieve the symptoms.
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