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Ankylosing Spondylitis – What Is It And How Is It Managed?

How does Ankylosing Spondylitis Occur? [caption id="attachment_1218" align="alignleft" width="300"] Stretching exercises are usually advised for patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis, but with the recommendation of a professional.[/caption] Ankylosing Spondylitis is a type of inflammation that commonly affects the joints and the spine. The targeted joints are the sacroiliac joint located between the sacrum a ...

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Simple Yet Helpful Ways To Deal With Panic Attacks

How Does A Panic Attack Occur? Panic attack is a psychological condition characterized by a rush in physical symptoms, which is often caused by anxiety or something that could threaten or be fearful for an individual. Physical symptoms vary in intensity depending on the severity of the panic attack, but these commonly include shortness of breath, nausea and muscle spasms. This often results to frequent visi ...

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Early Management of Concussion in Injured Athletes

Addressing Concussion Post Play Because of the increasing popularity sports had gained over the past decades, athletes from across the population have started to pick the sports of their choice. However, an athlete’s life is always at risk for injury that could lead to serious catastrophic or life-threatening outcomes. Concussion or brain injury, for instance, is one of the common injuries that athletes may ...

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The Most Common Misconceptions About Asthma

Knowing and Understanding the Common Asthma Myths We all know that asthma is a chronic inflammatory airway disease characterized by symptoms of bronchospasm and airway obstruction.  The most common symptoms felt by individuals with asthma include intermittent wheezing, chest tightness, shortness of breath and coughing.  In the past, asthma is known to have been caused by possession of evil spirits and other ...

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How to Manage Palpitations At Home

What Is A Heart Palpitation? Palpitation is characterized when the heart either beats irregularly or faster than its regular workload. As a result, the person notices that there is something wrong with the regular beating of the heart, and the palpitations are commonly noticed along the pulse on the neck/throat area or at the chest itself. Although heart palpitations are not serious and harmful, they are st ...

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