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Quitting Smoking With Children Under Foot

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Many people, women especially, are afraid that with children around, it sometimes requires all their energy to focus on keeping a level head. How then can someone quit smoking in those circumstances and succeed?

Some parents have total charge of children and are alone to raise them. Others see their spouse return home at the end of a workday, but the children are still under foot and sometimes they can test your stamina and press your buttons like the true experts that they are. The little darlings can drive a person to senseless distraction. In the midst of this insanity, you want to quit and wonder just how you’ll do it.
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Soma and Lower Back Pain Medicines

Monday, January 25th, 2010

Lower Back Pain Medicines

Soma and Tramadol are muscle relaxants that belong to the wide range of medicines that function differently, though in the end they have the same effect. Patients who present with lower back pain can choose from many different remedies, including muscle relaxant drugs. (more…)

Migraine and Other Types of Headaches. Home Remedies

Saturday, January 9th, 2010

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HOME REMEDIES

- If you’re looking for something around the house that may be a quick fix for a pesky headache, try using a bag of frozen veggies held to your head while placing your feet in a container of warm water.
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Migraine and Other Types of Headaches. Lifestyle

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

Lifestyle

Consistent exercise can produce the body’s natural painkiller, endorphins. Exercise might be worthwhile for dilation of blood vessels, which makes more blood flow and fights against the constriction that happens when nearly all migraines begin. To stop a tension headache in its tracks, attempt this exercise while breathing deep and visualizing nice things: While sitting, breathe in and softly tilt your head back and look up (don’t go back too much, since this can interfere with your spine); breathe out and move your head forward until your chin rests on your chest; try this two times. (more…)

Migraine and Other Types of Headaches. Complimentary Choices

Sunday, December 20th, 2009

ACUPRESSURE

To find the pressure points that can relieve headaches, use the illustrations at far left to guide you. Many of the aromatherapy oils listed below can be used with these methods. (more…)

Migraine and Other Types of Headaches. Causes and Treatment

Wednesday, December 9th, 2009

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CAUSES

There are a lot of reasons why headaches strike. A cold or flu, hay fever, and other allergies that are seasonal usually cause sinus headaches. Usually, stress triggers a tension headache; this could be a result of work-related or family-based anxiety, or it could be related to environmental factors like continuous noise. Tension headaches may be brought on by eyestrain, excess caffeine, the grinding of teeth as you sleep, or even poor posture.
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Migraine and Other Types of Headaches. Definitions and Symptoms

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

CHARACTERISTICS

- If your head hurts with a dull, continuous pain that reminds you of a band squeezing your head, then you are afflicted with a tension headache.

- Localized, intense, pulsing pain, accompanied by an urge to vomit, indicates migraine. The headache may be preceded by visual disturbances, such as moving points of light.

- If one of your eyes is watery and red with a throbbing pain and nasal congestion on one side of your face, then this is a cluster headache.
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Finasteride For the Treatment of Male Hair Loss

Friday, October 16th, 2009

Whether you believe this or don’t believe this, both of these prescription medications have different measurements of finasteride, the exact generic drug. These two are used for very different things, and you cannot interchange them. These medications have been shown to be dangerous for an unborn fetus since the substance finasteride can be absorbed directly through the pregnant mother’s skin. Men are the only ones who are prescribed Propecia and Proscar.
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Your Prescription Drug shouldn’t Mix With

Friday, September 25th, 2009

Advice on how to avoid potential adverse side effects caused by prescription medications…

–Request that your physician prescribe the least costly medication that will do the job.

–Only use one pharmacy. You might save a bit now, but it could cost you later. (more…)

Chronic Pain and its Management

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

Pain is a feeling or sensation that is the result of an injury of a physical condition. Pain is a complicated personal experience. We must stress the word personal. Many people can emphasize with the idea of pain; at the end of the day, all of us have gone through some kind of pain in our lives, no matter if it is a headache, injury, or pain you feel when you hit your shin on a coffee table or cutting your finger with a knife. Each person experiences pain differently, however.
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