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Alternative Medicine-Possibility-Likely Solution

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With increasing research and new findings in medicine there is a universal rise in the Western nations of alternative medicine. In the Eastern part of the world, namely the Orient, some forms of alternative medicine has been practiced for many centuries. Part of this trend growing in the West may be due to the growth of medical education among people as well as the increased amount of travels by many people to different countries and regions. There are also more literature on such topic today and medical societies specializing in different forms of alternative medicine are now available.

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Health and Illness

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This easy-to-use contraption leaves you glowing with health!

With growing affluence and advancement in medicine, you would think that people are likely to be healthier than before. The irony is, we are not getting healthier, and with an ageing population, the situation is getting worse. Apart from the acute diseases such as cancer and cardiac failures, we are suffering increasingly from chronic illnesses due to a variety of factors – sedentary lifestyle (lack of exercise in other words), unhealthy diet, stress and environmental pollution. Acute and chronic diseases are affecting not just the middle-aged and senior folks, but the younger people these days are not spared these health problems. And some of them are walking time-bombs waiting to explode any time.

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How To Stop Unruly Blood Clot Without Risky Medications

Actually stumbled across this video explaining how we can stop blood clots in our body system without relying too much on medication.

Who knows it might have prevented me from getting a CABG 2 years back ? :-P

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How To Avoid Becoming A Statistic With Medication

A user’s guide to medication: how to avoid becoming a statistic

Article contributed by Paisley Hansen – A freelance writer and expert in health, fitness, beauty and fashion. When she isn’t writing she can usually be found reading a good book or hitting the Gym. You can Connect with her at Google+


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Prevention Of Heart Attacks

The irony that I encountered prior to my heart surgery 2 years ago was being told that I already had multiple heart attacks that resulted in half of my heart muscle being “dead” after my angioplasty procedure.

Since it is vital that we must know what to prevent so that it does not becomes fatal, here is an article for your perusal…

Prevention Of Heart Attacks

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Lack Of Focus and Lethargy

My ApologyA thousand apologies to my regular readers or visitors of my blog for being insensitive about the need to update my blog periodically so that you can read or digest something for your health or whats-not.

To be frank, as an owner of several blogs and coupled with my slowness to improve my health after my major triple heart bypass surgery 18 months ago, it really affected me in a huge way when it comes to writing articles for my blog. My concentration level had dropped tremendously as I gets tired easily. Lately my eye gets dryer and tired even after 2 hours online. What I suspected most is that my medication is the real “culprit”. Have you any similar experiences?

My main concern for this blog is more on the communication aspect because each time an article was posted, there rarely is any feedback or comment from the visitors. Without it, there is no way of knowing whether my article sucks or is acceptable to the readers. What surprises me is that I have an average of 20 subscribers daily even though I had not posted any article for the past 2 months. Are these legitimate subscribers or Spammers? I have no answer!

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Reasons For Sudden Pain In The Limbs

Pain in the limbs can comes in different forms, it could be an arm or a leg or sometimes just a particular area like your calf or wrist etc. The pain could start in the bones, joints or muscles or in some cases all three. In any case it is always advisable to get it checked out.

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Various reasons for Pain:

1.       Arthritis: This is more common with the older people.

2.      Systemic disease

3.      Injury (muscle or nerve)

4.      Pregnancy

5.      Deformities

6.      Blood clots in veins and arteries

7.      Varicose veins

8.     Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

9.      Muscle fatigue

10.  Dehydration

11.   Weak bones

12.  Central Nervous System (CNS) effects

Massage your legs

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Sudden pain in the limbs can sometimes cause mild inconvenience like not being able to move for a while or in serious conditions, the person could be in so much pain that he/she will not be able to move and perform basic duties. In some cases there could also be psychological effects. Usually if it is just a muscle pull, a little bit of stretching or a gentle massage could always help. But as the old saying goes, a healthy man is a wealthy man! It always helps when you maintain your ideal weight. Obesity brings a whole lot of limbs related problems.

If your job requires you to stand in one position for too long a time or use a particular limb for too long, it is always advisable to move around a bit whenever possible by taking frequent breaks. Try to do some stretches if possible to help the blood circulate and let the muscles relax once in a while. Tense muscles can be relaxed with a warm bath or a nice relaxing massage.

Pregnancy, beautiful as it is, can takes a toll on a lot of women. Sudden pain in limbs becomes a frequent visitor. It is mainly because your body uses up all reserves of calcium for the foetus’s development and your bones and muscles become weaker. Hence, gynecologists usually prescribe a calcium intake for pregnant women to strengthen their bones. The additional weight you carry on your body and the decreased blood circulation to various parts of your body are also sometimes responsible for sudden pain in the limbs during pregnancy. Mind you, sudden pain in your limbs could sometimes be an indication of the start of the labour pains.

European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)

Serious illnesses like Deep Vein Thrombosis or DVT, Varicose veins and systemic diseases need to be checked by the GP and are usually covered under the ehic card. (An european health insurance card services) These are pains which cannot be taken lightly and sometimes a surgery or treatment is required immediately. Physical examination can easily revel the causes of these sudden severe pain and sometimes further investigation like an X ray or scan may be required. The clots in the veins can be removed through medications or surgery and further occurrences of these can be reduced by wearing support stockings or weight loss etc. 

It is always best to start any exercise with proper warm up and preparation. Taking care of one’s eating habits and striving to maintain the ideal BMI can also greatly help avoid sudden pain in limbs. Basically, any sudden pain in limbs may or may not be life threatening. It needs to be examined based on its intensity. Therefore specific management of pain taking into consideration the persons needs usually plays a vital role.


# My appreciation towards the contribution of this article by Maria who is recommending European Health Insurance Card (   ) which could be useful to all the readers or visitors of this blog who might have some health challenges like what was mentioned in this article.  ** I am not affiliated with the program in any way!

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What In The World Is Arrhythmia?

 When I was assigned an appointment from my Surgeon to pay a visit to my Arrhythmia Cardiologist, I was unsure what Arrhythmia mean?

 What Is Arrhythmia ?

It simply means “Irregular Heartbeats”. But this symptom is deem as serious because a patient can have sudden death syndrome because of this health condition. After reading some articles about it, the impression I have is that if anyone’s heart function is less than 35% effectiveness then they are deem to be suffering from Arrhythmia.

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