Tag Archives: cold

All-Natural Treatments and Remedies for Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is a type of progressive pain that persists over time. Unlike acute pain that lasts only for 6 months or so, chronic pain can last up to 12 months or more. Because it is hard to determine the cause of pain, chronic pain is difficult to treat. It takes a pain management team and a cocktail of painkillers …

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Dealing with Tension Neck Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, and Home Remedies

Tension Myositis Syndrome – also known as tension neck syndrome – is a condition that affects the neck and back. This condition causes psychogenic musculoskeletal and nerve symptoms including stiffness, inflammation, and pain in the neck area. The neck or cervical spine is comprised of a vertebra that extends from the upper torso to the skull. This disc absorbs shock …

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Shoulder Impingement Syndrome: Signs and Symptoms, Causes, Treatment and Prevention

Shoulder impingement syndrome – also known as swimmer’s shoulder – is a common cause of shoulder inflammation and pain. This condition occurs when the tendons or bursa in the shoulders are misaligned or aggravated. Shoulder impingement syndrome is common among those who engage in repeated activity. The constant and repeated movement – such as swimming – causes stress on the …

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How to Prepare for a Chadar Trek

The Chadar Trek – also known as the Zanskar Gorge – is a winter trail located in the region of Zanskar in Ladakh. This trail features 600 meter high near-vertical cliffs as well as the frozen Zanskar River, which provides an access route to the Zanskar Valley. When the river is frozen over during the winter season, locals and tourists …

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Can Eating More Fruits and Vegetables Prevent Colds?

Does eating more fruits and vegetables reduce the duration of a cold? According to a new study from Germany, the vitamins and antioxidants in fruits and vegetables may shorten cold duration – and make the “sniffles and sneezes” a little easier to deal with. Eating More Fruits and Vegetables: Does It Shorten Cold Duration? German researchers gave 263 people, mostly …

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Can Garlic Kill Bacteria Naturally?

More people are taking garlic supplements or adding garlic to their food in hopes of getting some of the health benefits of this vegetable. Whether or not garlic actually reduces the risk of heart disease is still unproven although it does thin the blood, which may lower the risk of heart attack and stroke. Some people also take garlic supplements …

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