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Intestinal Gas

by Lynn Huber April 9, 2017
Intestinal Gas

Gas trapped in the intestines can cause pain, flatulence, bloating, and belching. Some gas after eating – and releasing it through belching or flatulence – is normal. According to the National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse, most people produce as many as one to four pints of gas a day, which they pass, on average, about […]

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Restless Legs Syndrome

by Lynn Huber April 5, 2017
Restless Leg Syndrome

Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) is a nervous system disorder that usually starts about an hour after going to bed. Symptoms include involuntarily jerking leg muscles, an irresistible urge to move the legs, muscle contractions, aching legs or feelings of pins and needles or itchiness. The cause is unknown but suspected to be hereditary. It is […]

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Aching Feet

by Lynn Huber April 2, 2017
Aching Feet

Feet are the unsung heroes that carry us, more or less without complaint on our journey through life. We usually give them attention only if they ache or feel pain. We abuse them with ill-fitting footwear, by cutting toenails incorrectly, weighing too much and standing for too long. Let’s give our feet a bit of […]

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Swollen Feet and Ankles

by Lynn Huber March 26, 2017
Swollen Ankles and Feet

Feet can swell for many reasons – standing for long periods, arthritis, rheumatism, varicose veins, constipation, hot weather, a long flight – and the swelling caused by most of these conditions is easily treated. If your feet and legs swell often, however, it may indicate a heart or kidney problem; you should seek help from […]

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Low Blood Pressure

by Lynn Huber March 19, 2017
Low Blood Pressure

Within certain limits, the lower your blood pressure reading is, the better. There is also no specific number at which day-to-day blood pressure is considered too low, as long as none of the symptoms of trouble are present. Most doctors will only consider chronically low blood pressure (Hypotension) as dangerous if it causes noticeable signs […]

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High Blood Pressure

by Lynn Huber March 15, 2017
High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure (Hypertension) is a common condition in which the long-term force of the blood against your artery walls is high enough that it may eventually cause health problems, such as heart disease. High blood pressure needs to be taken seriously. It is important to consult with your doctor about treatment. A relaxing massage […]

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Insomnia In Children

by Lynn Huber March 12, 2017
Insomnia in Children

Is your child having problems sleeping? Sleep is important to heal and repair the body. But sometimes it’s hard to get our child to sleep. Children suffer from insomnia if they are overtired, fearful or worried about an event, or sometimes for no apparent reason. Try to work out why your child is having trouble […]

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Massage For Babies And Children

by Lynn Huber March 8, 2017
Massage For Babies And Children

All babies love to be massaged. It’s good for bonding and has a calming effect if a baby is suffering from colic or is restless or generally unhappy. Just be sure to use the age-appropriate essential oils. The recommended carrier oil for newborn babies is sweet almond oil – it is emollient, nourishing to dry […]

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Neuralgia

by Lynn Huber March 1, 2017
Neuralgia

Neuralgia is an intense pain felt when a nerve is irritated or compressed. Any inflammation or infection can aggravate it, and sometimes it’s hard to know where it came from. Neuralgia is pain in a damaged nerve of the nervous system. It is not usually a disorder in its own right, rather a symptom of […]

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