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When patients and their doctors talk about pain management strategies, one area often gets overlooked: weight loss management. While working on a weight loss management plan likely won’t offer immediate relief, research seems to indicate that there is a strong connection between being overweight and how much chronic pain we have – and even modest weight loss can help turn things around. Being overweight can have a consequential impact on how we experience chronic pain. If a person is overweight, he or she may experience an increase in mechanical forces on the frame of the body, including the knee and hip joints, the spine, and supporting muscle groups, which can cause added wear and tear.
- Posted: September 23, 2020Categories: CoronavirusRead more »
The global pandemic has changed the entire way of living. Remember, the good old days when we can head towards the grocery store anytime on a whim or craving? We used to enjoy shopping for groceries and other household items before, but now it has become a stressful task. You may have several questions on your mind, such as: Should I wear gloves? Can I use reusable bags? Do I need to disinfect all the purchased items? How can I stay safe while touching products in the store?
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Kegel exercise strengthens the muscles of the pelvic floor, and it can aid in preventing the leakage of urine or feces while coughing, sneezing, lifting, and other heavy movements. The prostate is a gland which is located under the bladder and surrounds the upper part of the urethra. Many muscles surround the prostate gland, and these muscles may get weakened. This can lead to the leakage of urine, which is known as incontinence. Kegel exercise helps strengthen these muscles, and strengthening of these muscles helps to gain better control of the bladder and urine flow.
- Posted: September 21, 2020Read more »
Asthma has become a common problem and is one of the most popular respiratory diseases. This medical condition is when the bronchial pathway gets inflamed. The bronchus swells up and narrows down and starts to produce more mucus making it difficult for the person to breathe. Asthmatic attacks can sometimes even be fatal. If you suspect that you are getting an asthmatic attack or are suffering from asthma then you should immediately go for a consultation to a pulmonologist, respiratory therapist, paediatrician, or primary health care provider.
- Posted: September 04, 2020