Swollen feet and ankles are a common problem today caused by a myriad of reasons. The most common causes of swollen feet are lifestyle related and include: standing or sitting for long, being overweight and Edema, a result of the accumulation of fluids in the tissues of the feet. Other causes include pregnancy complications, excess salt intake, injury, diseases, blood clots, and infections. Here are some amazing natural remedies for swollen feet and ankles that you can use to relieve the condition at home.
1. Epsom salt
In knee replacement surgery, existing knee joint is replaced by artificial knee joint. When knee pain becomes unbearable for over a long period of time and it starts interfering with day-to-day activities, doctors suggest to go for knee replacement surgery. It is the only option available when other treatments such as physical therapy, medications , help of walking aid fail to ease out pain. Knee replacement surgery is also called as total knee arthroplasty (TKA).
Chronic osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis are two common reasons why people prefer …
When was the last time you felt confident in your own skin and dared to go outside without makeup on?
Recently, the Grammy-winning Alicia Keys showed up makeup-free in the VMA 2016 and even in The Voice to send a clear message about makeup and its effect on one’s self-esteem and individuality. The “bold” move made headlines, and people kept on asking “why”, but the real question here should be, “why not?” What she did was something that needed no explanation, but unfortunately seemed unnatural in a world fed up by …
We eat well to meet our goals – to boost our strength, maintain a good weight, and keep ourselves physically healthy and disease-free. Our overall physical state is what we’re concerned about and we often neglect the importance of eating the right kinds of foods to improve our brain and mental health.
Eating well, in general, is good for our gray matter, but there are certain foods that offer optimum benefits for the brain power like enhanced memory, concentration and alertness, improved mood, and lower risk of age-related cognitive decline.
Omega-3 fatty …
Deadlines and other job demand congested traffic, and unresolved conflicts with your partner – all these unpleasant issues cause stress which not only puts you in a bad mood but also takes a toll on your overall health and appearance. It’s difficult to defeat your stress hormones, and the voices inside your head, chanting the hymns of your overwhelming responsibilities aren’t helping you calm down.
The good thing is stress reduction can be attainable. You don’t have to escape from the city’s hustle and schedule an expensive …
How many times do your spectacles make you feel awkward and extremely self-conscious? How many times have you missed going out socializing or partying only because your spectacles make you look like a geek? Perhaps, many times. There is a staggering 82% of the female population who does not wear glasses even when they need to. Children and female folks are disinclined to wearing spectacles and thus are low on confidence. Females restrict from wearing them because of insecurity over their looks, whereas, children dislike sporting spectacles because …
For most of the people, the idea of a root canal carries the images of repetitive visits to the dentist and rigorous uneasiness. On the other hand, developments in general dentistry have made approximately all root canals comparatively free from the feeling of pain, in addition to the considerable reduction in the time duration that it takes to carry out the whole root canal procedure.
The root canal therapy means a treatment in which the dentist eliminates the bacterial infection that has entered the pulp or else …
Alcohol or drug rehabilitation is a process of medical or psychotherapeutic treatment for addictions. Addicts begin to face the consequences of their dependency on psychoactive substances such as alcohol, prescription drugs, and street drugs such as cocaine, heroin or amphetamines. These usually include psychological, legal, financial and social problems.
Professional drug and alcohol rehabs also assess the client for any co-occurring psychiatric issue. In case of dual diagnosis, it is critical that both issues are addressed concurrently by experts.
Addiction may also include gambling, eating disorders, internet addiction and sex obsessions.
A patient centric Hearing Diagnostics Centre is one that provides a friendly, comforting access to patients with hearing loss. Such centres must have excellent hearing instruments for audiology tests, giving patients the optimum comfort and satisfaction along with accuracy in diagnosis. Moreover not only with the equipments, the staff, technicians and doctors are well versed in replying and handling all types of patients. Be it patients in their old age or young age, nervous or unfamiliar with their problems. There can be patients who are unwilling to accept …
When Vanu, a single mother, received a phone call that her 5-year-old daughter has a nasty cold, she didn’t panic or get hassled. Vanu simply logged on to an online medical help related website from her office, typed out her daughter’s condition, received proper advice from a paneled doctor from the website and conveyed the same back home to the caretaker.
Vanu’s case is not an isolated one. Virtual doctor consultation is a blessing from the cyber world to time-crunch facing people who are unable to always …
Bronchial asthma is just a different term to present Asthma that is an inflammatory disease of the airways which causes periodic coughs, wheezing, shortness of breath or tightness of the chest. Some experience these conditions during the morning hours while some others at night that is called nocturnal asthma. Some come across these symptoms while exercising, known as the exercise induced asthma.
What causes Bronchial Asthma?
Knowing its Signs and Symptoms
The primarily factor that triggers asthma is allergy but there are several other factors that is associated with …
The abnormal nerve disorder may not be life threatening, but can be annoying in your daily life. If you are experiencing abnormal nerve disorder today, I have good news. You’re not alone, and many others like me are having this same kind of condition. But let me tell you something about how I acquired this kind of annoying disorder.
Few years ago, I started having strange symptoms such as panic attacks, trembling, involuntary muscle twitching, nausea, breathing difficulties and so on after a “terrifying experience” at a Sea Dragon …