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Is fibromyalgia worse in women?

Is fibromyalgia worse in women?

Fibromyalgia is more common in women than men, who may experience symptoms differently. For example, women tend to report higher levels of pain, and they often have additional symptoms, such as heavy or painful menstruation. Fibromyalgia symptoms vary from person to person. Some describe the pain as sharp and shooting, while others report a dull […]

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How to make yourself fart

How to make yourself fart

Farting is a natural process and often occurs without help, but sometimes a buildup of gas in the body can cause pain and bloating. In these cases, it may help to use one or more poses or other techniques to help the body fart. Certain foods or eating too quickly can be the cause of […]

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How to treat a crick in the neck

How to treat a crick in the neck

A crick in the neck makes the neck feel stiff and less mobile than usual. Some people report that a crick also feels like something in the neck needs to pop into place. A crick in the neck can be temporary or chronic. It is often painless but may be connected to the chronic neck […]

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What could be causing my collarbone pain?

What could be causing my collarbone pain?

Many injuries can damage the collarbone, and some require immediate attention. When should a person seek emergency treatment, and when will a routine trip to the doctor be enough? We address these questions and more. The collarbone, also known as the clavicle, extends from the shoulder to the breastbone. Common causes of collarbone pain include: […]

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How to treat muscle knots

How to treat muscle knots

Muscle knots are small, bump-like areas of muscle that can be painful to the touch. The medical term for muscle knots is myofascial trigger points. These knots occur when muscle fibers or the bands of tissue called fascia underneath them tense and tighten. Doctors classify trigger points as either active or latent. With active trigger […]

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How do you relieve neck spasms?

How do you relieve neck spasms?

A neck spasm occurs when the muscles in a person’s neck contract involuntarily. Neck spasms can be very painful and may cause headaches or dizziness. Fortunately, a person can usually treat a neck spasm with exercise and home remedies. A neck spasm caused by the sudden tightening of the neck muscles may cause: severe, sharp […]

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What causes the outside of your foot to hurt?

What causes the outside of your foot to hurt?

Lateral foot pain is pain that runs along the outer side of the foot and ankle. It can occur before, during, or after activities such as walking and running. Lateral foot pain can make it difficult for people to move around or even stand. Lateral foot pain can cause a variety of symptoms, most of […]

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What can cause hip pain at night?

What can cause hip pain at night?

Lateral hip pain is the broad term used to describe pain felt on the outer side of the hip. Pain can begin suddenly or develop gradually over time. Many people experience hip pain at night. Hip pain is more common in women than men and is most prevalent in women aged 40–60 years. It is […]

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What causes chest pain on the right side?

What causes chest pain on the right side?

Most people are familiar with left-sided chest pain and how it can indicate serious heart problems, such as a heart attack or other heart diseases. Right-sided chest pain is not usually talked about as often, but can still indicate a variety of problems. Pain in the right side of the chest can result from direct […]