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What you need to know about left upper quadrant pain

What You Need To Know About The Left Upper Quadrant Pain

Left upper quadrant pain typically occurs in the abdomen starting from the umbilicus and continuing up to the left nipple. The organs located in this quadrant are the left kidney, spleen, left lower ribs, muscles, as well as part of the stomach, large intestines and pancreas. The heart is situated right above the quadrant. There […]

Exercise After Pregnancy

Presented below are some exercises that can help lose the pregnancy weight: Abdominal contraction and belly breathing: Sit in an upright position. Hold tight and contract the abs while simultaneously taking in a deep breath upwards of the diaphragm. Relax the abs when exhaling. You may slow increase the duration for which you hold tight […]

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5 Potential Dangers from Weight Loss Drugs and Diet Supplements

It seems there’s a perpetually booming market for drugs and supplements that claim to help people lose weight. Although some of them, such as Belviq, Qsymia and Alli, are approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), there are numerous other over-the-counter options from pharmacies and health food stores. Whether a person takes a prescription […]

how to remove blackheads and whiteheads

There are a lot of people who think that blackheads are usually caused by having excess dirt on the face mixed in with sweat. Do remember that blackheads and whiteheads are usually caused by having excess skin that takes place on the skin. Usually, this skin turns black when it is exposed to sunlight and […]

Is It CTS or Something Else?

Is It Carpal Tunnel or Something Else?

Most people use a computer at work and also spend a lot of time on digital devices in their leisure time. So it’s no wonder carpal tunnel has become a common ailment in our society. Most people know a friend, colleague or family member who has suffered from this painful condition. With its rising visibility […]

5 Major Risks to Health Care Workers on the Job

5 Major Risks to Health Care Workers on the Job

As ironic as it sounds, the health care industry isn’t so healthy. In 2010 alone, it had approximately 653,900 cases of illness and injury – one of the highest in the private industry sector, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Considering that this is 152,000 more cases than the next-most dangerous sector – manufacturing […]

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Is Your Cell Phone Causing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

It’s 2015. Most people cannot live without their tablet, cellphone or laptop. While everyone is increasingly using their electronics, they are subjecting themselves to serious conditions, including carpal tunnel syndrome. Is Your Cell Phone Causing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Carpal tunnel syndrome is a medical condition in which the nerve tunnel becomes compressed at the wrist. The […]

How to stop diarrhea in children

How to Stop Diarrhea in Children

When adults get diarrhea, they already know that they have to eat the right type of food, follow a certain diet and hydrate themselves constantly in order to remain alert even when diarrhea is causing them discomfort but when children experience diarrhea, it can be an entirely different thing.   A lot of adults usually […]

4 Ways to Fight Arthritis Pain

4 Ways to Fight Arthritis Pain

As people age, they often complain about pain attributable to arthritis, a swelling of the body’s joints, especially those of the hands, knees and feet. They aren’t alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 52 million individuals in the United States suffer from arthritis; interestingly, of this figure, nearly 300,000 […]

How to Avoid Getting Sick from the Hospital

How to Avoid Getting Sick from the Hospital

You go to the doctor or the hospital to get feeling better, but it’s not that uncommon to catch a cold while you’re there. Sure, it may seem like hospitals are safe – especially since a lot of them reek of cleaning chemicals and bleach – but that’s not always the case. With so many […]