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Complex Regional Pain: As complex as it sounds

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 16:25

Complex regional pain syndrome is a disorder associated with a sensation of intense and chronic pain. Therefore, it is a discomfort that appears over an extended period of time (weeks, months and even years).

Dislocations: What are they and what to do if you suffer the pain of one

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 16:34

Many wonder what a luxation is and how it differs from other types of injuries. The most concrete answer would be to say that in medicine a luxation is equivalent to a "dislocation". That is, the separation of the bones that occurs in a joint. This means that the bone loses its normal position.

The Benefits of Hugging That Will Surprise You

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 16:44

Did you know that hugs, in addition to comforting us, can help us reduce levels of stress and anxiety and strengthen our cardiovascular health? Hugs are without a doubt one of the most deeply effective affective manifestations in all civilizations of humanity. The need to give and receive affection is imperative for human beings. Since we are little we look for the love of our parents, protecting us in their embrace. This sentimental refuge provides us with many of the psychological characteristics that will shape our personality for a lifetime. Let’s take a look at some of the benefits that a good and much need hug can give us.

Osteoporosis: Understand the Condition and How to Avoid it.

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 14:24

More and more people suffer from osteoporosis at younger ages. For this reason it is important to know this disease thoroughly, especially if we have a family history of relatives who suffer from it.  This is a good practice so we can prevent it with natural remedies.

How the Food You Eat May Extend Your Life

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 12:05

To achieve a longer life expectancy it is essential to take care of our diet. Some people like to exercise a lot but ignore their diet.  While it is true that exercise is a big part of our health, what we eat is even more important!  Food and exercise go hand in hand.

I need sleep now: All about Narcolepsy!

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 16:26

Narcolepsy is a neurological condition, which is also known as "Gelineau syndrome".  A person who suffers from this condition experiences uncontrollable need to sleep during the day. Its prevalence in the world is very low: it is estimated that 0.16% of the population suffers from this problem.  Science does not know the reasons why narcolepsy occurs and so far there is no cure for this disease.

Disinfectants and Antiseptics: Why you need them.

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 17:14

Disinfectants and antiseptics are antimicrobial agents with widespread use from the hospital to the domestic environment.  Disinfectants and antiseptics are chemical substances designed to reduce the load of microorganisms present in inert materials and living tissues, respectively.  They have been widely used to fight infections. Its hospital use is especially relevant, in order to prevent or reduce the risk of complicated infections after a surgical intervention.

5 Tips to Improve Digestive Health and Why You Should Care

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 15:10

A proper digestion is essential to maintain a healthy body. This is the process that converts the food we consume into energy, which helps us perform our daily tasks. This means that when your digestive health has problems, your body does not get the energy it needs. A bad digestion is also known for causing diseases such as gastritis or gastric reflux, among others. The digestive system and its behavior are directly related to various environmental factors, food and stress.

The Wonders of the EMS Therapy Units

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 15:24

Muscular electrotherapy is a type of therapy used to recover and strengthen fibers and tendons of the human body. The technique with which it is applied uses electric current that simulates the impulses that contract the muscular system of the organism. It is used to treat injuries and improve the appearance of people. The treatment with electrostimulators for cellulite, abdominals, weight loss and also to increase facial elasticity by eliminating the aged appearance and wrinkles accelerates the creation of new collagen and connective tissue.  Discount Medical Supplies has a wide variety of EMS units that can be used at home or on the go. 

Treating Fibromyalgia with Massage Therapy

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 14:44

The majority of patients who are currently suffering from fibromyalgia are no strangers to treatments that help them with quality of sleep and also treatments that keep pain under control.  However, the importance of auxiliary treatments such as the infiltration of painful points, physical therapy, soft exercises, pool exercises, local heat and massages, is minimized. 

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