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Neck twitching

Neck twitching is an involuntary, sudden contraction and jerking in the muscles of the neck and can be caused by an overuse, stress, strain and weakness in the muscle of the neck that can be caused by a poor posture. The muscles of the neck are unconsciously tensed and jerking that can be seen in the muscle which persists for a few minutes before receding. [su_youtube url=" ...

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Oblique muscle strain

Oblique muscles are found in the abdomen which helps in twisting the trunk, bend sideways and helps in breathing. These muscles are connected to the ribs on the side and on the top of the hip bone on the lower end. The two types of oblique muscles include the external and the internal oblique. [su_youtube url=""][/su_youtu ...

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Should I worry about mumps?

Mumps is a viral infection affecting the parotid glands. Mumps is not a dangerous condition and it can last for about two weeks, if there are no complications. [su_youtube url=""][/su_youtube] Mumps can cause complications such as meningitis, loss of hearing, inflammation of the ovaries, pancreatitis, orchitis and encephal ...

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Skin rash from insect bites

Insects live in plants, trees, in the ground and some abandoned structures and some of them bite if they are provoked. Sometimes, individuals provoke the insects without the intention of harming them. Some common insects such as ants and flies leave a distinctive kind of rash or mark. Fire ants which are red in color give a red swelling with a white in the center and the bite is not dangerous, but the venom ...

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Cracked heels

Cracked heels or heel fissures have been a common problem that affects both men and women. Cracks on the sole can happen on one or both feet. Elderly people are more susceptible to this condition. Exerting substantial pressure on the sole of the feet for long periods of time can also cause cracked heels and this condition becomes worse during the winter months or among those who live in areas with dry clima ...

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Leg cramps while sleeping

Leg cramps are considered harmless where the muscles in the leg suddenly become tight and painful. These usually occur in the calf muscles but also affect any part of the leg, feet and thighs. After cramping, there is pain and tenderness in the leg for several hours. [su_youtube url=""][/su_youtube] Causes of cramps in leg ...

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