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20 Tips to Combat Chronic Inflammation

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Inflammation is the immune system’s way of biologically responding to an injury or, in some case, an infection. In fact, it is the sign of a healthy immune system, but only initially. If your immune system goes into an overdrive, it could turn into a chronic inflammation. An inflammation can be acute or chronic. When acute inflammations go unresolved, they can enter a chronic phase. Chronic Inflammations are persistent and can be linked to serious conditions like cancer, heart disease and asthma. They can also lead to small ailments that can go unnoticed. Here is how you can treat those » » » [Read more]

6 Great Health Benefits of Neem

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Primarily found in India, the neem tree has various health benefits that have been put to use for years. The many health benefits that neem provides comes from its seeds, leaves, bark, fruit, and roots. Treat Skin Problems The natural moisture in the leaves have antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal properties that can stop viruses from developing and attacking your body. Some people take advantage of the antibacterial properties in neem leaves by smashing them up into a paste to apply topically to various skin problems like eczema, rashes, and acne. Treat Fungal Infections The compounds that make up the antifungal properties » » » [Read more]

Computer Ergonomics and Repetitive Stress Injury

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Contrary to popular believe, the purpose of ergonomically correct computer furnishings and accessories have very little to do with comfort; they have more to do with preventing repetitive stress injury. While comfort is certainly an important consideration, it is rather in the field of improved productivity where ergonomically correct workstations and equipment makes the most sense. Repetitive stress injury has been acknowledged as a threat to productivity for some time, but this condition is on the increase and more and more people, especially those that spend many hours each day in from of their computers, complain of debilitating pain and » » » [Read more]

Kidney Stones: Symptoms, Causes, Types, Treatment

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One of the most excruciating pains one can experience is the colicky abdominal pain caused by kidney stones. They affect approximately 10% of the adult population. What Are Kidney Stones? Kidney stones are medically called urolithiasis in general. They are called nephrolithiasis when they are located in one or both of the kidneys, ureterolithiasis if they are in the ureters and urolithiasis if they are located in the urinary bladder. They are crystallized substances that eventually harden and form stones. They can be as small as a few millimeters but can grow up to several centimeters big and obstruct the » » » [Read more]

What Are The Types Of Repetitive Stress Injury?

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As most cases, repetitive stress injury is classified into two respective types. Below is the explanation of each type and how they differ from each other. Type-1 Repetitive Stress Injury Repetitive stress injury that fall in this category are based on one thing, it can be diagnosed by a physician through its recognized signs and symptoms. These symptoms usually involve inflammation and swelling of soft tissues like tendons or muscles affected by stress. Some of the signs and symptoms that are clinically seen on an Repetitive Stress Injury case Bursitis Bursitis is defined as the inflammation of the bursa. Bursa » » » [Read more]