Monthly Archives: April 2015

How to deal with muscle shaking after workout

Some people experience certain forms of physical sensation after a workout such as feeling refreshed but tired and sore and even shaking of muscles but this twitching and trembling of muscles is only short lived and not a serious condition. In some individuals, it can be caused by a low fitness level. The ideal way to prevent and manage muscle ... Read More »

Diabetic neuropathy

Diabetic neuropathy is a type of nerve damage that occurs on diabetic people. High blood sugar can harm nerve fibers throughout the body, but diabetic neuropathy causes damage on the nerve found in the legs and feet. Depending on the affected nerves, the symptoms can range from pain and numbness in the extremities, problems with the urinary tract, digestive system, ... Read More »

Treating hyperextended knee

Hyperextended knee happens when the knee is extended more than the normal range of extension, which is a type of knee injury that happens with an excessive pressure or force that causes the knee to bend backwards. Hyperextended knee can damage the knee cartilage, menisci and the ligament. It also puts the individual at higher risk to develop arthritis later ... Read More »

Broken knuckle

Knuckles are bony prominences that can be felt when clenching the fist. Knuckles are strong and do not break easily. A broken knuckle causes pain, swelling and stiffness and affects the daily activities of the individual. The hand is made up of finger bones and bones found in the palm. The bones of the fingers are called phalanges and bones ... Read More »

Treatment for swelling of the jaw

Swelling of the jaw is a symptom that is characterized by swelling that causes the jaw to become larger than the normal or a lump develops on the jaw. Jaw swelling develops with a buildup of fluid in the skin found above the jaw or inflammation of the jaw. Mild swelling of the jaw can be caused by a recent ... Read More »

Exfoliative cheilitis

Exfoliative cheilitis is a condition where the lips becomes dry, flaky and peels constantly, and the lips turn red and develops fissures and cracks which causes pain. A person suffering from this condition becomes depressed and might want to stay secluded and any socializing events with other people are usually avoided. This is due to the fact that this condition ... Read More »

Whitlow on the toes

Whitlow is a very painful condition that affects the tip of fingers or toes. Whitlow on the toes is not common as on the fingers, but sometimes it can develop, and usually it is the great toe that is affected. Whitlow is caused by bacterial infection and sometimes caused by herpes and fungal infection. An abscess will develop on the ... Read More »

Chilblains

Chilblain is painful inflammation affecting the small blood vessels found in the skin that occurs as a reaction to sudden warming from a cold temperature. It causes itchiness, swelling, red-colored patches and blistering of the extremities such as the toes, ears, nose and the fingers. Chilblains simply heal on its own, especially when the weather gets warmer within one to ... Read More »

Snapping hip syndrome

The hip is a joint which makes a person capable of sitting, walking, jumping and running. It is categorized as a ball and socket joint that is formed by the round ball like surface of the femur which is also known as the thigh bone and a bowl-shaped cavity which is known as acetabulum of the hip bone. The thigh ... Read More »

Fever in teething babies

Teething is the most painful period for the infant and also for the parents. Babies become strange when their teeth start to grow from the gums. The gums are swelling and red and the baby is drooling, and sometimes there is fever, diarrhea, cough and cold. Babies are most uncomfortable at night because of the discomfort caused such as the ... Read More »