Skin Restoration: Three Ideal Techniques for Scar Removal

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The skin can sustain damage due to an injury, burns or even invasive surgical trauma. Often the injured area will form a scar as a natural part of healing. The appearance of the scarred skin can vary widely, depending on factors such as the severity of the original injury, the quality of treatment and even the location on the body. If the scar is relatively small or on a concealed part of the body, there is normally no need for cosmetic repair.

17 January 2017

Three Self-Management Options for Ingrown Toenails

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An ingrown toenail is a relatively common condition, and it primarily affects the great or big toe. This medical condition is also known as onychocryptosis, and there are numerous factors which can contribute to its occurrence. Basically, the ingrown toenails develop when the edges of the nail start growing, such that they exert pressure and even cut into the nail bed or surrounding flesh. Typically, this bed becomes inflamed and infected due to the stress.

17 January 2017

What Makes the Rowing Machine Such an Effective Fitness Tool?

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There are plenty of exercise machines that you can choose from when you enter gyms, and each one is going to bring its own unique benefits. However, few machines are going to be quite as advantageous as the rowing machine. Unfortunately, the rowing machine is often somewhat neglected since it can be hard to get into the right rhythm and doesn't seem quite as straightforward to use as something like the treadmill.

16 January 2017

4 Signs You Might Have Hit a Weight Lifting Plateau

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One of the worst things that can happen to someone who lifts weights is hitting a plateau. This means that your results are levelling out and you aren't really challenging yourself anymore. Unfortunately, people often fail to realise that they have reached a plateau. Here are just four signs to watch out for. 1. You No Longer Experience Soreness To a certain extent, the notion that there is 'no gain without pain' is true.

13 January 2017

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and the Chiropractor Savior You Should Consider

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome can be a very debilitating ailment and to make things worse, it can often be very hard to diagnose and even harder to effectively treat. Medicinal remedies can provide some relief, but will merely mask the root cause of what is causing chronic fatigue syndrome. There are some telltale signs of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), including: Joint pain, that is not swollen or red Increased and exacerbating fatigue and tiredness Memory loss and a struggle to concentrate Unexplained muscle soreness Poor sleep that feels ineffective Headaches and sore throats It's important not to jump the gun and misdiagnose a simple bout of tiredness for CFS, but when the time comes to seek help for the condition there is one place you can look to outside of traditional medicine.

11 January 2017

Covering scarring with a cosmetic tattoo

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If a person has severe scarring to their face or another part of their body, this usually leads to their scar tissues remaining a shiny pink texture and not taking on the same skin tone and colour as the surrounding area. This can be an source of embarrassment to the scarred person, so there is a growing movement to correct the colour balance on the scarred tissue. Here are some ways that people are using cosmetic tattooing to deal with facial burns.

10 January 2017

Two reasons to book an eye exam now

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If you don't have any medical conditions which predispose you to ocular problems, going for eye exams once every two years should be enough to keep your eyes healthy. However, if you experience any of the following symptoms on a regular basis,  it is not advisable to wait that long to have your eyes checked; instead, you should book an appointment with your optometrist as soon as possible. Cloudy vision or light sensitivity

10 January 2017