Author Archives: Jean Alfonso

How To Prevent And Treat An Ankle Sprain

Overview Of An Ankle Sprain Spraining the ankle occurs when there is a split or stretch affecting the ligaments surrounding the ankle. Ankle ligaments are flexible tissues, holding the bones in place. Ankles are inclined to get sprained because of the small dimensions of the joint and the pressure that is applied when running, walking and jumping, particularly if the ... Read More »

Identifying The Symptoms Of Back Pain

Overview Of Back Pain Back pain can be a warning of various illnesses and disorders. The main reason for the pain can be a problem with the back itself or another problem in a different part of the body. In many situations, GP’s can’t find an exact cause for the pain. When a cause is determined, common reasons can include: ... Read More »

How To Effectively Treat Blisters

Overview Of A Blister A blister is a bulge packed with fluid that emerges when the skin’s external layer is hurt. The fluid occurs below the injured skin and safeguards the new skin growing beneath it. When the new skin develops, the body slowly reabsorbs the liquid. Blisters will also form after your skin has suffered a burn. The development ... Read More »

Preventing Dehydration

A lot of people experience dizziness and it is not normally an indication of anything serious, but your GP should check you out just to make sure.

Overview Of Dehydration Dehydration is the unnecessary loss of fluids from the body. If the body loses more fluids than it actually replaces, this will cause dehydration. Usually, the depletion of fluids is indicated by thirstiness and is replaced by drinking. If the fluid lost is not substituted, dehydration occurs, and can result in kidney failure and might even be ... Read More »

How To Treat Splinters

Overview Splinters are bits of metal, glass, wood or other materials that get wedged underneath the skin. Splinters tend to be painful if they are wedged deep beneath the skin. Splinters positioned near the top of the skin are generally painless. Get rid of splinters so they lead to an infection. Prevention Of Splinters Wear shoes when you are outside. Varnish, ... Read More »

Seizure – Managing The Symptoms And Signs

Overview A seizure is an unexpected incident caused by an electrical fault in the brain. With a seizure, an individual has change in awareness, feeling, or body movements. Signs And Symptoms There are several kinds of seizures. Common types are: A Tonic Clonic Seizure. This is also referred to as a grand mal seizure. A convulsion takes place with this type of seizure. Signs of a ... Read More »

Alleviating Hay Fever

Reduce Your Anxiety Try to decrease your anxiety levels. There is a clear connection between anxiety and severe hay fever symptoms. Statistically, seven out of 10 hay fever sufferers with signs of anxiety rate their symptoms as awful or draining. As anxiety levels decrease, symptoms become less severe. Do More Exercises Consistent exercises can help your hay fever. People with ... Read More »

Tips To Prevent Back Pain

Sustain An Excellent Posture The starting point of every back related problem is due to bad posture. Slumping while walking, bending when you sit, constricting the spine, bending the upper body in a discomfited position, etc can all lead to back pain. Be attentive to your posture, stand straight while you walk, support your back when you sit, avoid slouching ... Read More »

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