Feet

Padma for Heart Health

Often the first warning of cardiovascular disease is decreased blood flow in the extremities (arms, hands, legs, and feet). It’s one of the more difficult problems for doctors to treat, and it can be extremely debilitating. When body extremities don’t receive enough oxygen-rich blood, it can become…

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Crocs--More Than Comfort

What I first thought to be a simple shoe fad has turned out to be a solution for many people with problem feet. Crocs, those funny-looking shoes you see everyone wearing during the summer months, can be very helpful in providing relief for individuals with plantar fasciitis—inflammation of the fibrous…

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Go Barefoot for Better Balance

…especially now, when it's warmer out and you don't have to wear socks or slippers to keep your feet from getting too cold. Try it on smooth surfaces and textured surfaces, as well. Let your brain reconnect with your feet and “relearn” kinesthetic awareness (exactly where your body parts are) so it can make…

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Cherries Prevent Gout

…is one of the primary concerns brought by patients to rheumatologists. Gout often affects the lower limbs, especially the bones and joints of the feet, effectively leaving you disabled for some time so prevention is key. How Does Eating Cherries Prevent Gout After significant anecdotal evidence of…

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Recovering from An Alcohol Addiction: Part I - Nutrition

…broth, I throw everything in the pot: bones, attached meat, skin—including the parts normally not eaten, such as the rib cage and spine, chicken feet, and fish heads.) Ideally, the animal should be raised organically, or at least naturally. While most animals raised for consumption don’t live long…

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The Shocking Home Improvement Solution for Arthritis Pain

…generate a negative charge that can be applied to area where you’re feeling pain or discomfort. Just follow these simple steps: * Rub one to two feet of a one-and-a-half inch pipe along a piece of fuzzy material like a polyester faux fur. This creates an electrical charge in the same way scooting…

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Five Steps to Reduce Stress

…and with your hands at your sides. Beginning with your toes, first tense the muscles then allow them to relax completely. From there move to your feet, lower legs, thighs, etc., until you finish with the neck and head area. Don’t leave any area until it is totally relaxed. * Imagine your entire body…

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7 Steps to Healthy Sleep

…suggests that the same phenomena occurs in women. Move all electrical appliances, clocks, phones, televisions, answering machines, etc., at least six feet from the bed. Don't run any electrical cords under the bed, sleep under an electric blanket, or use a waterbed heater. The electromagnetic field from…

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