Author Archives: Emily Lockhart

10 Treatment Options For Tendonitis Sufferers

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Tendinitis is a type of injury that occurs with overuse. It results when a tendon, the thick cord that attaches the bone to the muscle, becomes inflammation or irritated due to an impact or injury. The damage occurs when the body is unable to rebuild the tendon with adequate rest. Because tendonitis is most caused   …Continue Reading


10 At-Home Remedies For Itchy Skin

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Itchiness—you know the kind that makes you want to crawl out of your own skin or scratch it off—is a major annoyance. Not only is it uncomfortable, but it can impede everything from work to sleeping. In order to get some well deserved relief from itchy skin due to things like dry skin, eczema, hives,   …Continue Reading


10 Potential Causes of Chronic Inflammation

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Our bodies become inflamed when the immune system jumps to action. If you suffer an ankle injury; your immune will trigger an inflammatory response (or inflammatory cascade) by sending out white blood cells to take care of the damage—for instance, your ankle will swell, be hot to the touch, appear redness, and feel tender—which all   …Continue Reading


8 Common Causes of Immune Disorders

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Your body’s immune system protects you from disease and infection, but when you suffer from an immune disorder; your immune system becomes dysfunctional and leaves the body prone to attack by invading germs and infection—typically by become over- or under-active.


10 Possible Causes of Arm Pain

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Sources of arm pain are numerous, affecting the muscles, tendons, ligaments, and bones of the arm, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, and fingers. If you’re experiencing a strange pain, tenderness, or numbness in your arm, and you don’t know why, consider the following 10 common causes of arm pain… 1. Broken Arm A common question posed   …Continue Reading


9 Common Influenza Symptoms

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Initially, the flu may be shrugged off as just a common cold due to similar symptoms—such as a seem runny nose, sinus congestion, sneezing, and sore muscles and throat. However, a prime differentiator between cold vs. flu is that similar symptoms will come on and worsen gradually with a cold, compared to a flu which   …Continue Reading


10 Common Symptoms of a Stroke

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A stroke, or cerebrovascular accident (CVA), is a scary experience. It occurs when the blood supply to the brain is impeded or cut off completely due to lack of blood flow (or ischemia), blockage (thrombosis, arterial embolism), or a brain hemorrhage. As a result, the brains stops functioning normally and oftentimes the muscles in the   …Continue Reading


Lymphoma Symptoms: 10 Warning Signs of Lymphoma

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Doctors say that the warning signs of lymphoma are often very subtle—so subtle that the most common symptoms are made up of health ailments that could very well be shrugged off as minor. That’s why experiencing one or 2 may not even spur a doctor’s visit. However, if you experience multiple symptoms, it’s not time   …Continue Reading


10 Common Seizure Triggers

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In the wake of a seizure, it’s often difficult to pinpoint the cause. After all, seizures are rather unpredictable and can be triggered by multiple uncontrollable factors. However, if you can nail down a common factor, you may be able to avoid it and control the quantity and severity of your seizures. Here are ten   …Continue Reading


10 Symptoms of a Gallbladder Attack

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Gallbladder attacks are downright scary! Often mistaken for a heart attack, when the gallbladder is unhealthy, this small digestive organ is unable to properly aid the digestive process (by storing liver bile and excreting it into the small intestine to for food digestion). As a result, gallstones can form and block bile ducts, bile can   …Continue Reading