Items You Should Look For On Outdoor Backpacks

If you are becoming a serious hiker, then your old school backpack simply will not cut it. You need outdoor backpacks if you are going to do outdoor adventuring. As you look into the different outdoor backpackers that are on the market, you may find that there are simply some you like better than you…

What Does Stage One Hypertension Mean?

Being diagnosed with hypertension may be scary and/or confusing. There are very few noticeable symptoms which makes the problem worse. Understanding what it is, the levels and what you can do will make things easier. By the Numbers: There are two numbers that make up blood pressure readings. One is when the heart is beating.…

Lisfranc Injuries

Description The Lisfranc joint connotes the toe bones (metatarsal) to the foot arch bones (tarsal) around the midpoint of the human foot. While Lisfranc injuries are unusual, when such an injury does occur it can be painful and difficult to diagnose. Proper treatment is critical because a healthy Lisfranc is necessary to maintaining the strength…

What is a Jones Fracture?

Metatarsal fractures are referred to as long bone fractures. As a long bone, treatment for these types of fractures varies depending on the location of the fracture and the amount of the damage both to the bone and to the neurovascular supply to that bone. Treatment of these fractures should be individualized, based on the…

Cerebral Palsy and Developing the Right Attitude

Cerebral Palsy and developing the right attitude can make the difference between some measure of independence and having to depend on caregivers for a lifetime. For parents, constantly doing everything for a special needs child does him / her no favors; likewise, constantly expecting people to bail you out, if you have a disability, is…

All About Hiatal Hernias

Hiatal hernias occur when part of the stomach pushes up through the diaphragm and into the chest cavity. There are several different types of hiatal hernias that can lead to uncomfortable feelings like heartburn, which may require medication to alleviate. Normally, the diaphragm separates the chest cavity from the abdomen. A hernia happens when a…

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – Know the Signs

Severe carpal tunnel symptoms typically develop over a period of time. A possible exception to this is an injury to the carpal tunnel area. It is beneficial then to recognize the signs of carpal tunnel as early detection is vital to minimize the painful aspects of the carpal tunnel syndrome. One of the first symptoms…

Back Pain Solutions Without Surgery

Acute back pain may begin suddenly and usually lasts around 3 months. Chronic back pain sometimes lasts through life. The most common back pain is low back pain (LBP). It is often described as sudden, sharp, persistent, or dull pain felt below the waist. LBP is very common and affects the majority of people at…

Effective Sciatic Nerve Exercises

Sciatica Nerve Exercises One of the best solutions for sciatic pain is Sciatica Nerve Exercises. Medical practitioners discovered this technique to speed up the treatment of sciatica. What is sciatica? Sciatica may ring a bell whenever you feel pain in your lower back which can go through either of your legs. It is a medical…

Does Jelqing Work For Harder And Stronger Erections?

Jelqing is the exercise known for increased male enhancement size. While guys perform this exercise to get bigger, there is a question that always comes up regarding stronger and harder erectile power. Does jelqing work for stronger and harder erections? Yes, and here’s why: Jelqing consists of repeated motions starting at the base and ending…

The Super Antioxidant – Alpha Lipoic Acid

Alpha Lipoic Acid is the new kid in the anti aging antioxidant field. Antioxidants eliminate the free radicals in our bodies caused by stress, pollution and bad diets. This can lead to cell damage and chronic diseases. Although Alpha lipoic acid has been known since the 1950s, it was originally thought to be a vitamin…

Diabetes-Who's In Charge?

I have seen all too many times where the diabetic patient is waiting for someone to tell him what to do. That is a serious mistake. As a diabetic you need to take control and quickly grab a handle on what is happening. There are a lot of resources out there to help-the ADA, your…

Obesity and Insulin Resistance

Obesity and overweight conditions affect the way insulin work in your body. Extra fat tissue can create body resistance to insulin. The Insulin resistance is a condition that increases the chances of contacting diabetes and heart diseases. It is also known as pre-diabetes stage. After eating, food is broken down into glucose (Sugar), which is…