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Hip flexor strain

Hip flexor is the collection of muscles that are found in the front part of the hip which helps with forward movement such as walking or running. The hip flexors become stressed when moving the leg to kick or starting a sprint which results to a strain or tearing of one or more of these muscles. A hip flexor strain will result to severe pain in the groin or the frontal area of the hip. [su_youtube url="http ...

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Sleep talking

Sleep talking or “somnliloquy” is a sleep condition that causes talking while asleep. Sleep talking usually varies on subject and demonstration that ranges from mumbling, nonsense words, consistent narratives and complicated words. Talking while sleeping can be spontaneous, but it can be induced by another person who talks with them while asleep. The language that they are talking sounds different from the ...

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Heavy menstrual bleeding

Heavy menstrual bleeding or menorrhagia is an abnormal, heavy and prolonged period. Heavy menstrual bleeding is common among premenopausal women but some women have experienced severe loss of blood at some point. [su_youtube url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hXcMkMYGcMs"] Symptoms Severe and continuous cramping of the abdomen during the period Menstrual flow with large blood clots Headache Nausea Mood sw ...

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Popliteal cyst

Baker’s cyst or popliteal cyst is sac filled with fluid found behind the knee that causes tightness and immobility of the knee or pain that becomes worse when moving the leg while engaging in physical activities. The accumulation of synovial fluid which lubricates the joint of the knee can cause swelling and formation of a cyst at the rear part of the knee when pressure is placed. [su_youtube url="https://w ...

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Burns on fingers

Burns of all types can happen anytime in our lives without expecting it. Finger burns are susceptible to men and women while working on the kitchen or working with electrical and mechanical appliances. [su_youtube url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v2mY1h0BdTw"] The fingers are exposed to many sources of heat especially when using the fingers for touching and holding. Sources of heat that results to burns ...

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Gout

Gout is a type of arthritis that develops when the levels of uric acid in the blood is high (hyperuricemia). This condition happens when the body makes extra uric acid due to consumption of foods rich in purines. Gout usually develops in the toes, knees, fingers, wrist, ankles, elbows and heels. Men are more susceptible to gout than women. The affected person experience swelling, severe pain and tenderness ...

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Restless leg syndrome

Restless legs syndrome is a condition where there is an uncontrollable urge to move the legs and usually caused by discomfort in the legs. It usually happens in the evenings or nights while sitting or lying down. By moving, it lessens the unpleasant sensation temporarily. Restless leg syndrome affects a person at any age and becomes worse as the person ages. It causes disruption in sleep and result to drows ...

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Itchy hands and feet at night

Itchy hands and feet are called pruritus which can be a symptom of various conditions of the skin such as allergic rash, dermatitis and psoriasis. It causes pain, irritation and the skin becomes rough, reddened or with bumps and blisters and becomes worse at night. [su_youtube url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fAocdWMDGoE"] Waking up in the middle of the night with itchy hands and feet can be caused by f ...

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