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I'm not sure what happened but I fell sick this weekend. Actually, I'm not really sick but I have a fever. Fevers are not a disease or an illness by themselves, they are symptoms of one. As bad as I feel, I have to remember that the fever I'm dealing with is actually very helpful and it's serving a very useful purpose. A fever is your body's defense mechanism to fight and prevent you from getting even more sick, thus making you less contagious. I rarely ever get sick and so this is a new experience for me. I admit I'm human after all. I have aches and pains all over my body and have no energy and strength. Even my nerves are shot. I know this because I snapped at my very good friend and said some hurtful things. I promptly apologized the next day. Bottom line, (let me say this like my nephew would) being sick really sucks! I'm keeping up with my fluids, mostly water and I know that I have to let the fever run its course, but I'm looking for an...
Ouch, ouch, ouch, ouch! Those first few steps in the morning can be awfully painful if you have plantar fasciitis . And by the end of a long day, your feet might start screaming a bad, painful tune. Each day just seems to get worse and worse until you just cannot stand or walk. What will silence the pain before you go insane? If possible, you’d also like to avoid going to the doctor or spend an extraordinary amount of money. Is such a cure possible? Yes, by following these five solutions for plantar fasciitis, you can stop the foot pain.
Ice and Massage : Plantar fasciitis is a general, loosely-used diagnosis to describe when the soft tissues in your feet are inflamed. Ice can help put the fire of inflammation out. Some stores sell fancy devices that can help cool your feet down, but just a simple package of frozen peas will do just fine too. After icing your foot for 15 minutes, find the most painful spot and rub it back and forth across the width of your foot. Cross-fiber...
Definition Sciatica refers to pain, weakness, numbness, or tingling in the leg. It is caused by injury to or compression of the sciatic nerve. Sciatica is a symptom of another medical problem, not a medical condition on its own. Alternative Names Neuropathy - sciatic nerve; Sciatic nerve dysfunction Causes, incidence, and risk factors Sciatica occurs when there is pressure or damage to the sciatic nerve. This nerve starts in the spine and runs down the back of each leg. This nerve controls the muscles of the back of the knee and lower leg and provides sensation to the back of the thigh, part of the lower leg, and the sole of the foot. Common causes of sciatica include: Piriformis syndrome (a pain disorder involving the narrow piriformis muscle in the buttocks) Slipped disk Degenerative disk disease Spinal stenosis Pelvic injury or fracture Tumors
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