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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Is Surgery The Answer?

Do you think you have carpal tunnel syndrome? The most common symptoms are pain and numbness in your hand or wrist. Sometimes that pain can spread up the length of your forearm.  Your carpal tunnel is actually a kind of conduit between the ligaments and bones of your hand and the median nerves and tendons […]


The Best Ways to Treat Carpel Tunnel Syndrome

Repetitive motions over time, like typing, can lead to carpal tunnel syndrome. About 3 percent of women and 2 percent of men are diagnosed annually with carpal tunnel. Some of the occupations that are prone to carpal tunnel include assembly line workers, seamstresses and hairstylists. Research also indicates that many instances of carpal tunnel syndrome […]


10 Natural Treatments for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) can be treated in many ways. Some of them involve taking drugs and undergoing surgery – both of which are a no-no for some people. Painkillers are severely over-prescribed in the United States, and this problem has led to a dramatic rise in painkiller and opiate addiction. Some addicts eventually turn […]


The Dangers of Treating Carpal Tunnel with Painkillers

We all grew up with a controller in one hand and a mouse in the other. We’re so used to typing on keyboards, clicking a mouse or mashing buttons on controllers that we were all destined for two things: an intuitive understanding of technology and carpal tunnel. Carpal tunnel builds slowly, causing an odd tingling […]

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 […]


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 […]