If you are suffering from back spasms, your symptoms can range from annoying twitching to painful muscle guarding (muscles that have stiffened). While stretching out the affected area may relieve minor spasms, you should seek further help if you are in pain or the issue isn't getting better. Here are some questions you may have about back spasms What causes back spasms? Muscle spasms are often caused by electrolyte imbalances or dehydration—these types of spasms are often seen in calves and eyelids.
7 November 2018
Bulimia is a type of eating disorder someone can be suffering from, but it isn't always what you may think. Most people think that someone is usually throwing up in an effort to purge their food, but other methods may be used as well. If you aren't sure if someone you love is suffering from this disorder, read on for a few signs or symptoms the person may be showing.
30 September 2018
If you are just getting back into exercising or if you already working out on a frequent basis, it is always important to review and remind yourself how to stay safe when you are exercising. Preventing injury is vitally important if you want to stay healthy while exercising. Start Out Slowly If you are not already working out, you are going to want to pace yourself. Going from sitting around all day to doing two-hour boot camps every day is a sure way to injure your body.
29 August 2018
Whether you are traveling, need medical help quickly, or are unable to see your primary care doctor, sometimes visiting a walk in clinic is the best option. Walk in clinics, often referred to as urgent care clinics, offer medical care for those who need medical attention as soon as possible but who aren't injured or ill enough to go to the emergency room. Here are three things that you should keep in mind when visiting a walk in or urgent care clinic.
28 June 2018
Weight management clinics can be an invaluable resource when you struggle to lose weight but feel like you have no options for help. Many people need several resources at their disposal to help them find what works for their body and goals. Alternative To Surgery Bariatric surgery is a popular option for people who want to lose weight, especially if they have tried to lose weight in the past and failed multiple times.
14 May 2018
Chances are, you know someone who has either had brain cancer or who went through a scare and had to be tested for brain cancer. It is a sad and unfortunate disease and one that nobody wants to develop. The earlier you detect brain cancer, the better your prognosis tends to be. The problem is, however, that most people do not know that much about brain cancer. For example, did you know there are many different types of brain cancer?
8 April 2018
Unless you're dealing with chest pains, have had a heart attack or are battling some other type of circulatory ailment, there's a good chance that your doctor won't give you a stress test at your annual physical. The physical usually consists of a few routine things like checking your heart rate, ears and drawing blood to see if there's any change in your vital statistics. However, even if it seems like you're completely fine and there's nothing wrong with your heart it's still good to request a stress test.
11 March 2018
If your feet always feel tired and achy, then having a foot massage might help. A massage can benefit your feet just as much as a back massage can benefit the rest of your body. If you know you have a specific foot condition such as plantar fasciitis, then be sure to let your therapist know so the massage can be tailored to give you the most benefit. Otherwise, a general foot massage may bring you relief after a long day at work or after a morning of running.
25 January 2018
If you experience certain symptoms when you consume specific foods, you may be suffering from a food allergy. Even if a food has never caused you to have a reaction, it is possible for you to lose tolerance to the food as you get older. Here are a few important things you need to know about adult onset food allergies. 1. Adult Onset Food Allergies Have a Set of Recognizable Symptoms
1 January 2018
Children do become ill from flus and viruses each and every year, and this is a normal part of growing up. However, if you notice that your son or daughter is sick more often than not, then you may be worried that something is wrong with your child. You do need to see your family doctor about this, and there are a few things that your physician is likely to tell you.
21 November 2017