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Breaking News on Restless Leg Syndrome

Debra Murray

Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) is an overwhelming urge to move the legs, which is accompanied by uncomfortable and unpleasant feelings such as tingling, twitching, jerking, burning, itching, aching and sometimes even a feeling similar to electric shocks. For the majority of sufferers, moving the legs is often one of the only ways to find relief.   Although there is no cure for RLS, there are helpful hints that will temporarily relieve the extremely uncomfortable symptoms.   These symptoms happen most frequently in the evening and at night, when you are inactive and trying to rest. It is often difficult for sufferers...

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What is Foot and Leg Comfort?

Debra Murray

Foot and Leg Comfort Cream by BLUESPRING is a blend of natural ingredients trusted to soothe tired muscles, ease swelling, and help your body improve circulation. The cooling effect of this cream is so relaxing it will become the best part of your day. If you suffer from any type of discomfort, swelling, irritation or fatigue in your feet or legs, you will appreciate the rejuvenating and soothing qualities of Foot and Leg Comfort.   Since this cream is made with natural ingredients, it is safe for diabetics. If your foot and leg discomfort is hampering your daily life or even your sleep, this cream could safely help soothe and relax...

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Dangers of Achilles Tendonitis

Debra Murray

  Achilles tendonitis is an injury resulting from overuse of the Achilles tendon, the band of muscle that runs from the bottom of the calf to the heel. It is common in runners who dramatically increase their speed in a short period of time, and in middle-aged individuals who remain active only once or twice per week. Achilles tendonitis is caused by repeated strain placed on the Achilles tendon. This is one of the most-used tendons in your body, involved in running, walking, and raising up onto the balls of your feet.    Warning Signs The first signs of Achilles tendonitis usually involve prolonged...

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Breaking Health News About Achilles Tendinitis

Debra Murray

  Achilles tendinitis is an injury resulting from overusing the tendon, which is the band of tissue connecting the calf muscles running along the back part of the lower leg to that of the heel bone. It commonly occurs in those who are runners that have suddenly increased the duration or intensity of their runs. It’s also increased in those who are middle-aged individuals who play in sports, such as basketball or tennis.    Most cases of Achilles tendinitis are easily treated with simple, at-home care. Self-care strategies are imperative at preventing any recurring episodes of the condition. Some of the...

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Simple Health Tips for Aching Feet

Debra Murray

  Aching feet can be a sign of poor health.  Health disorders like arthritis, diabetes, and poor circulation have been found to cause foot pain.  Foot disorders, such as calluses and ingrown toenails, cause foot pain too. One other common cause is ill-fitting shoes.    To rule out any serious health conditions that may be causing your feet to ache, get examined by a qualified doctor. Once your doctor knows the cause of your pain, he will be able to guide you toward the proper course of treatment. Listen to his expert advice, and follow these healthy tips for aching feet. ...

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Breaking Health News in Foot Pain Management

Debra Murray

  New Strides in Foot Pain Management Feet take the brunt of our daily activities. Standing, walking, running and bearing the weight of our bodies all day, our feet are high-performing shock absorbers. But when pain strikes, it stops us in our tracks. Depending upon the severity of the pain, it can cause mild discomfort which may be easily relieved with home remedies, or it can lead to severe disability affecting life and work. New, nature-derived products are now available that can combine with physician-recommended treatments to help combat foot pain and soreness.   Common Causes Plantar Fasciitis Probably the...

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Simple Health Tips for Achilles Tendonitis

Debra Murray

Swelling of the Tendon  Individuals experiencing constant ankle and foot pain will have difficulties with everyday mobility. Achilles tendonitis frequently occurs to people over the age of 50 due to wear and tear on the joints in the foot and ankle. Physicians commonly diagnose the condition in patients who have overused the Achilles tendon while exercising. In many cases, an athlete injures the tendon severely with a small tear while lunging during a sport activity, such as rock climbing. If you have discomfort or swelling in the tissue near the heel or foot, then you need an examination to determine...

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Simple Health Tips for Gout Sufferers

Debra Murray

Gout is a treatable but painful condition. Treating gout is important as soon as you notice the first signs of a problem. It's related to arthritis and is quite complex in symptoms and function. It primarily affects the joint of the big toe, and it results in extreme pain that can be debilitating. Healthy living is one of the best treatments for gout sufferers.     Drink Sufficient Amounts of Fluid  Most people are chronically dehydrated. It's important to drink ample amounts of fluids each day to prevent and treat attacks. About two to four liters of water is enough for the average...

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HealthStyle: Beginner

Katie Hightower

    Embarking on a new journey can be overwhelming. You know that you want to make a change, but there are so many options and opinions that you can lose track of your original thought process. Finding the answers to the how, when and where can be the hardest part of the entire adventure! Luckily, Emu Therapy is here to help guide you as you begin your new HealthStyle!   Are you ready to get active and healthy? It can be especially beneficial to try out several different activities to find out what makes getting fit fun for you....

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How to Improve Circulation in the Legs and Feet When Traveling

Debra Murray

One of the most difficult aspects of traveling is the time that is spent sitting in one place. Movement is next to impossible because of the limited space that is in a car or on a plane, so people are forced to shift their weight as little as possible for hours at a time. If the destination is over two hours away, this puts people at risk for developing a blood clot because of blood pooling in their legs and feet. This is especially common in those who smoke or take birth control pills. Blood clots are dangerous because they...

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Common Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

Debra Murray

 Pain The types of pain that is associated with this disease can vary. Sometimes, it is felt deep in the bones and muscles, which makes movement and exercise very difficult. Other times, the pain is more topical and localized. A person may also feel like their skin hurts if it is touched too roughly. Over the counter topical pain relief cream can help with these symptoms though, and it isn't addicting.   Fatigue One of the most difficult aspects of fibromyalgia is the way that it causes crushing fatigue in those who suffer from it. Performing the most simple...

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Health Tips for Restless Legs

Debra Murray

Restless leg syndrome causes an extreme urge for those affected to move their legs, especially at night. This often leads to difficulty in sleeping and daytime drowsiness. However, lack of sleep may not be the worst of the effects caused by this condition. Research is showing that those who suffer from restless leg syndrome have an increased risk of developing heart disease, as well as an increased risk of early death.   A study by Mayo Clinic found that those with more severe cases of restless leg syndrome, meaning that the legs twitch more than 35 times per hour, were...

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Ease the Discomfort of Restless Leg Syndrome

Debra Murray

Almost one out of every eight men and women over the age of 50 experiences an annoying condition known as Restless Leg Syndrome. The symptoms include an uncomfortable feeling of achiness as well as a sensation of hundreds of pin picks attacking the legs whenever the individual is sitting at rest or lying down. Restless Leg Syndrome makes it almost impossible to get a restful night's sleep. In addition, Restless Leg Syndrome interferes with an individual's comfort and mobility level and can lead to chronic fatigue and irritability. There are a number of simple health tips to alleviate the pain...

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Simple Health Tips for Neuropathy Sufferers

Debra Murray

  If you suffer from neuropathy, whether or not it goes along with diabetes, you know all too well that the damage to nerves causes numbness or tingling in the feet and lower legs, burning sensations, loss of sensation in the feet or lower legs, and sometimes symptoms can even occur in the hands or arms.   General health tips that can help ease the pain of neuropathy include those having to do with safety, eating, exercise, stretching, massaging and other good pointers: Stand up and walk slowly and carefully and watch out for any objects that may be in...

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Breaking Health News on Knee Pain

Debra Murray

  If you experience knee pain it is usually caused by overuse, poor form during exercise and not warming up and/or stretching before physical activity. You can alleviate pain that has just started by doing the following:   Resting and avoiding activities that cause pain Applying ice at least 4 times a day and keeping your knee elevated to bring down swelling Using a safe topical pain reliever. Apply every ten minutes until pain subsides then 3 times daily Using an ace bandage to provide support   You should contact a doctor if you have the following symptoms:   You...

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