Posted in Health on 07/19/2013 04:57 am by admin
When your lower back is inflamed, it can cause pain and stiffness, also limit your ability to do things such as bend over, walk, and more. In this condition, you have to get the inflammation under control as fast as possible, so start the treatment soon after the pain starts or injury takes place. You might know that mostly muscle pain is caused due to stressed or overused muscles. Once the muscle inflammation has gone down, you can begin to heal and get back to your normal life. There are lots of effective treatments to heal a lower back muscle inflammation and most of these can be done at home for little to no cost. Read on to know different ways to heal a lower back muscle inflammation.
If you have a muscle inflammation in your lower back, then your first instinct is to take rest, and you should do it for several days. But if you rest for a very long time period, your muscles will weaken and cause you more problems. You should do exercises like swimming and gentle stretching, as many people found improvement with these things. Normally, people who are active and well-conditioned are much less probable to suffer from low back pain because of muscle strain, since usual exercises stretches the muscles so they are less probable to strain, tear or spasm. A full exercise program for the low back should contain stretching, strengthening as well as low impact aerobic conditioning. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Health on 12/06/2012 12:08 am by admin
Thumb is a significant part of our hand and it’s really tough to do any work without it. Like other parts of our body, thumb also has joints that are responsible for trouble-free movements of body parts. The joint areas go through lots of wear and tear leading to joint pain. The joint pain can affect any joint for one or other reason. Joint pain is more common in adults and overweight people. Joint pain affects the active life of a person by restricting the movements. One of the most common joint pains is thumb joint pain. The thumb joint is the most flexible joint compared to other joints in the body. Pain in thumb joint can be caused by various reasons and person with this condition cannot perform daily activities properly like brushing, picking up things, writing, typing, twisting a doorknob, etc. Here is a simple guide that helps you to understand the causes and treatment methods of thumb joint pain.
According to the United States Bone and Joint Decade, 1 in 7 Americans are suffering from joint pain. Generally, thumb joint pain starts as a dull pain which you may feel while performing daily activities and get worse over the time. If the inflammation progresses, you may feel pain even at rest and burning sensation when you use the thumb for longer periods of time. Compared to men, women are more likely to develop thumb joint pain. The common symptoms of the condition are stiffness, decreased strength, swelling, tenderness and unbearable pain. Thumb joint pain can be treated with anti-inflammation drugs, self-care treatment and injection. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Health on 11/16/2012 05:37 am by admin
Nowadays back pain has become more common in younger generations because of sedentary lifestyle and job that want them to keep the same posture for a longer period of time. Other causes of back pain are improper posture, injury, strained muscles/ligaments, badly designed furniture, emotional stress, heavy weight and slipped disc. People try different methods and therapies like exercise, Feldenkrais therapy, massage therapy, acupuncture, etc. to get relief from back pain but yoga is the best way. Yoga for back pain involves some simple poses that help to relax and strengthen the back muscles. Yoga also stretches the back muscles and straightens your spine. Here is a sequence of asanas provided for you to heal your back pain. You should practice yoga in well-ventilated room under the guidance of an experienced teacher. Also, wear comfortable clothes that are made from cotton or linen.
Yoga For Back Pain
1, Advasana (Reversed Corpse Pose)
To perform this relaxation asana, lie down on the stomach keeping the forehead on the floor. Now, stretch your arms above the head. Your heels should be joined and palms facing downwards. Relax the whole body and breathe slowly & deeply. Stay in this pose for seven counts and return to the starting position. You can place a pillow under the chest, if you feel suffocation or have difficulty in breathing. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Food & Drinks on 08/21/2012 06:15 am by admin
It is true that a breakup in the relationship ruins the happiness completely, but sometimes it is better to end a relationship than to be in bad one. Breakup of a relationship is very painful for both, you and your partner. One cannot understand the pain of a breakup in a relationship until it happens in their own life. There can be many reasons for a breakup but usually there is nobody’s mistake and no one is to blame as things are not working out. The loss of relationship brings intense feeling of sadness, rejection, confusion, fear, denial, shock, self-blame and guilt, anger, disbelief or loneliness. During a breakup, many people move to high-calorie foods due to external prompts and their emotional state. High-calorie foods can cause various health problems such as high cholesterol, heart disease, obesity and diabetes. You should eat light, energizing and detoxifying foods. Here are provided the list of best breakup foods with their healthy alternatives.
Best breakup foods and their alternatives
Chocolate is loved by all the people regardless of age. Many studies have proved that chocolate improve the mood of a person. Chocolate makes you fat is completely a myth. In reality, an average piece of chocolate has 220 calories, which is very small amount to lead to obesity. Chocolate has magnesium, phenylethylamine and anandamide that makes you feel happier. It also contains iron, polyphenols, copper and zinc. Chocolate helps to boost the Serotonine levels (the feel-good hormone) in the brain and thereby improve your mood and decrease the sensation of pain. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Health on 06/09/2012 05:56 am by admin
Millions of people are suffering from chronic pain like arthritis and back pain. In America, people suffer from pain more as compared to diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer (combined). Chronic pain brings depression, nervousness, restlessness and reduced immunity along with it. Many people take over-the-counter painkillers (ibuprofen, aspirin, paracetamol or acetaminophen) to get rid of pain but become dependent on them.
These pain killers have common side effects as well as make existing condition worse or cause new health problems. Extended use of them also causes damage to the liver and the immune system. Therefore, more and more people prefer natural pain relievers and alternative treatments to deal with pain. Natural pain killers are the drug-free solution to manage chronic pain like arthritis and back pain. They are safe and as effective as over-the-counter painkillers with no side effects. So, if you are suffering from arthritis or back pain, your first choice should be natural pain relievers. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Health on 03/09/2012 05:26 am by admin
Pain has become a common problem in majority of people in recent times. Every next person is suffering from pain of different forms like back pain, joint pain, migraines or any other chronic pain. Pain in any part of the body is unavoidable. One should treat the pain as soon as possible so that the other diseases following pain can be prevented. It is obvious that every one should consult doctor while suffering from any disease, but pain is such a problem that can be treated at home if the remedies are known. Pain is to be treated by anyhow.
Before knowing the remedies of any disease, it is necessary to know about the causes of it. So, let us know about pain. Pain is the symptom of inflammation. Usually, we suffer from pain if we are injured. However, pain resulting from chronic inflammatory changes can affect the muscle growth and health. Medication can treat inflammation and chronic pain but Super foods are more advisable to fight against the pain and result in safe and speedy recovery. Do you want to know about the super foods that are tasty and even helpful to fight chronic pain? Then read further.
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Posted in Health on 02/22/2012 11:13 pm by admin
Often, people take their lower back pain very lightly until it becomes a serious problem for them. Almost everyone of us passes through this worst pain at the some point in our lives.Lower back pain varies from mild to severe also it can be short-lived or long-lasting. No matter whether the pain is mild or severe, it makes many of your daily activities hard. The variedness is also shown in the area which can be affected by this pain. This deadly pain covers a broad area of your body sometimes, can be confined to the single point only. The lower back connects upper and lower body parts, in a way, it bears most of our body’s weight and extremely hurts while lifting or twisting. You can avoid this deadly pain or may get better from this pain by leading an active life, choice is yours.
Low back pain can affect you anywhere, below the ribs and above the legs. There are many causes which can give you this deadly pain, like strain, injury, aging, arthritis, compression fractures, illness, herniated disc and a spine problem (you were born with), etc. Usually, low back pain can be classified as acute or chronic. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Health on 12/28/2011 06:35 am by admin
Too much complex situation, when you look great but don’t feel great!!! Hard to believe but it is reality that anyone who diagnosed with fibromyalgia syndrome or chronic fatigue syndrome may look relatively healthy in general norms. Unfortunately, diagnosing of fibromyalgia is particularly difficult because the symptoms are invisible and that’s the only reason why your family and friends do not understand when you complain of pain and unable to do the usual things. This chronic pain affects you physically, mentally and socially in a way that severely curtails your daily activities. Negligence towards this deadly pain may increase the chances when pain will result in danger over the time. Be relieve…..yourself as there are some on-the-job coping skills that can help people suffering frofibromyalgia to stay active, productive, and healthy enough to do regular things on the track.
It is expected that your journey has been a long, circuitous, and tough one as it has probably taken you to many doctors, initially just for a diagnosis and later for the treatment. Fibromyalgia is deemed to be a syndrome, characterized by widespread muscle pain and an increased sensitivity to pressure. Other clinical symptoms may include fatigue, sleep disturbances, joint stiffness, memory problems, general discomfort, depression, and anxiety. People with fibromyalgia often experience pain throughout the body, at certain trigger points, in muscles, tendons and soft tissues. Study says that the risk of fibromyalgia increases with the age and with the severity of sleep problems. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Health on 11/30/2011 12:36 am by admin
Too terrible to handle those days of the month for you, Be relieve! not only you but almost all women feel some discomfort during their menstruation periods and many of them have to suffer from such unbearable pain also. Misery of period pains would be experienced by each and every women during their teens and 20s. Usually, this pain would be feel in abdomen, in back, or even down legs, it can be mild, moderate or severe in every individual’s case. Women, who have mild discomfort can cope with the pain just by taking painkillers, on the other hand, about 1 in 10 women suffer from severe period pain, find it too hard to perform normal household, job, or school-related activities for about few days during each menstrual cycle and it seriously disrupts their regular lives.
In general terms, period may be tend to become less painful as the woman gets older over time, however, there are many remedies available in this modern era to reduce the severity of these painful period. It would be easy to make periods more comfortable if we succeed to investigate and check or clear about the strong symptoms and causes regarding to this intolerable pain.
The period pain is medically known as the dysmenorrhoea, experienced during and sometimes just before a woman’s monthly period. This can be classified in two forms according to its severity, Primary and Secondary dysmenorrhoea. The most common type of painful periods is Primary dysmenorrhoea, not consisting with any underlying problem of the uterus (womb) or pelvis, Whereas, Secondary dysmenorrhoea is less common and more likely to occur in women in their 30s and 40s or tends to affect women later in their reproductive lives. It is caused by a problem of the uterus or pelvis. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Health on 11/15/2011 04:51 am by admin
Aaaaahh…… Maybe you have heard these words from anyone having neck/shoulder pain. In today’s technical world, many people are spending a lot of time on computers. This leads to wreak havoc on shoulders, necks, sciatic nerves, hamstrings and piriformis muscles. Are you aware about the fact that most of migraines and chronic headaches are caused due to the tension in the neck and shoulders? Stretching out muscles of your neck and shoulders with yoga is a best way to ease stress at the office. It takes only your 5 minutes to stretch and relax your neck and shoulders. In addition, you can carry out this on your office chair, without saying good bye to your computer!!
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Office Yoga is specially designed for individuals who spend their day working on a computer and on chair. Even beginners can greatly enjoy the benefits of office yoga by performing a series of simple exercises. These simple movements circulate the energy throughout the all organs of the body. Here is provided some simple yogas for relieving neck and shoulder tension; you can try it right now. Read the rest of this entry »