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Treatments for back pain

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

I think it’s no outrageous claim that everyone has experienced back pain sometime in their life. It is quite common and should not give much importance if the pain is mild and has to do with the extra effort that we have done for some reason.

What should concern us most is that the pain does not go away and it becomes a chronic problem prevents you give 100%. In such cases it is best to ask for help, because the spine is one of the most important parts of the human body.

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The most popular treatments

Cervical pain, brachialgia, sciatica, protrusions, back pain, contractures, herniated discs, whiplash posttraumatic … They are the daily bread for hundreds of osteopaths working with a single objective: to reduce back pain suffered by their patients. (more…)

How to relieve menstrual pain

Saturday, April 13th, 2013

A sharp, dull, or intense pain in the abdomen sound familiar? If you are a woman sure did, because we are talking about the pain menstrual, one of the most common problems among women. This colic, which occurs a few days before menstruation and continues for two or three days, causing some discomfort for a third of women are so severe that prevents them from leading a normal life during those days.

The pain may be present before, during and after the menstrual cycle. Fortunately, and as stated by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), physical activity can relieve discomfort of a physiological change due to hormonal effects resulting decrease pelvic congestion.

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In addition, the exercise will release endorphins, which reduce stress and help to relax. Want to know what sports will help ease the pain? Very attentive! (more…)

Causes of sore throat

Saturday, September 22nd, 2012

Does it hurt your throat? If your answer is yes, do not worry because it is very common in autumn and winter. As you know, this is a very annoying problem that can be caused by different reasons, of which we speak today. So you can avoid them and take better care of your health. There are many factors that cause this kind of pain, but often a major viruses like colds, or bacteria, such as streptococcus, which can bring rheumatic fever if left untreated and even damage heart valves.

causes of sore throat

A sore throat can also be caused by habits such as smoking and environmental problems, breathing polluted air, alcohol, hay fever and allergies to pets, pollen or mold. It is also one of the symptoms of some diseases, for example, tonsillitis, strep throat and mononucleosis, infection caused by the Epstein Barr virus.

It is also important to know that when the cause of pain is a virus, antibiotics have no effect on it, as it continues its course until they pass about ten days. However, this type of penicillin-based drugs is suitable if the pain is caused by bacteria. (more…)

Natural tips to prevent muscle cramps

Sunday, April 29th, 2012

We all know what that is cramping because we have ever experienced. Some more often than others, but surely we’ve all experienced this problem. However, most people do not know what happens to our body when we have a cramp and how we can prevent them never to have them.

In this article we will try to clarify these doubts, to finally share some tips, based on the natural medicine.

What are cramps?

We call a cramp-like painful sensation caused by involuntary muscle spasm. The causes of these spasms are varied: abrupt loss of water and essential minerals, heavy physical exertion, cold temperatures, lack of oxygenation of the muscles, etc…

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On the other hand, those who suffer circulatory problems are more likely to cramp.

Finally, little is known about what the real causes that cause muscle spasms feels when we do sports for a long time, although the most accepted theory to date, blames the accumulation of lactic acid in our muscles.

How to avoid cramps?

Now we know what cramps are and why they occur, learn how to avoid them naturally. Take note! (more…)

The prevention and natural remedies for sore back

Saturday, April 7th, 2012

The back pain this stranger, can be cured through a series of natural remedies. Very often we are not aware of the causes that led to the change of season that has caught unprepared with a fresco, an air current that we noticed too late, excessive effort by lifting loads or simply because we have fallen asleep on the couch in a wrong position.

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However, back pain (sciatica, low back pain, neck pain or other), which we tend to forget during the course of a day’s work, it should be treated with great care to avoid criticize. Especially since the younger generations, who spend the entire day curled up on their desks and their pc, are increasingly included in sedentary lifestyles, which ultimately is the basis on which “infects” the backache. (more…)

Three tips for back pain

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

Who spent many hours sitting, working, studying or doing any activity to maintain a constant position in which we can not stretch properly, know what we are dealt with back pain. Regardless of our age, back pain is present in different parts of the day, and will not let us to bother until we take action.

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This article will explain briefly some tips to relieve back pain. We clarify, before that to make these measures absolutely necessary to be consistent and regular. From nothing you will watch your back one day and the other back to your bad habits. That said. Let’s start! (more…)

Chronic Pain: if our neurons could forget it? Molecular Pain

Sunday, February 19th, 2012

The brain remembers the pain. But if we lose neurons in the memory, it would be a way to “get over” on chronic pain and to achieve control. Should be able to target and erase the memory trace of pain, this study suggests Canada’s McGill University (Montreal), published in the journal Molecular Pain. It’s a whole new avenue of care for chronic pain and to an improved quality of life for millions of people.

Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is a condition that persists long after the acute pain. This type of pain may follow surgery or injury or be associated with chronic diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and cancer. For some, the pain is so overwhelming that they can not even tolerate the touch of clothing on the skin, says Dr. Coderre, attached to McGill. (more…)

How to treat stomach aches naturally

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

The stomach and abdomen consist of many nerve fibers and can cause problems sometimes painful.

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The different origins of the stomach

The stomach may occur by a more or less intense pain in the abdomen and with or without spasms. A stomach ache may be caused by several factors such as stress or other emotional states, period pains, diarrhea or other gastrointestinal infections and digestive problems like constipation. On the other hand, the stomach could also be a symptom of more serious illness such as calculating, appendicitis, a tumor or a urinary tract infection. (more…)

How to cure back pain

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

The majority of adults are affected by back pain, especially women, for various reasons. Here are some tips about it.

How to cure back pain

The origins of back pain

The back is fully supported by the spine. The pain may therefore affect all parts of the body. So, back pain can affect the vertebrae, disc, ligaments, muscles or joints. It can result from many different causes. This can occur with age, or only some of the consequences of inadequate movement in our body. Sometimes psychological factors can also cause back pain, including stress, anxiety, depression, etc.. We distinguish neck pain, when pain affects the neck involving the upper spine. There is back pain that attack the middle of the back, where the majority of back pain or chest. Low back pain are located on the lower back. (more…)

Tired legs: remedies

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

The tired legs are a very common disorder in the summer and suffer the most are women. What determines this pain and discomfort that accompanies us for the summer months?

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The legs are tired and weary due to the heat that affects movement and especially the micro-circulation that affects our legs. Often this disorder is exacerbated by poor posture of the legs.

Stare long hours standing or sitting with legs crossed, is certainly a cause that accentuates the discomfort in the legs. (more…)

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