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Exercises and stretches for hip pain

Exercises and stretches for hip pain

There are many possible causes of hip pain, ranging from muscle strains and injuries to arthritis and inflammatory disorders. However, gently exercising the hips can often help relieve pain and restore mobility. In this article, we describe 14 exercises that can help strengthen the hips, improve joint mobility, and relieve hip pain. Considerations before starting […]

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Is an itchy scalp linked with hair loss?

Is an itchy scalp linked with hair loss?

People can often experience both an itchy scalp and hair loss, which suggests that these issues may have a common cause or that one may cause the other.Scalp pruritus, commonly known as an itchy scalp, is a common problem that many people experience at some point during their lifetime. Often, a person’s hair will regrow […]

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Hair breakage: 10 causes and ways to repair

Hair breakage: 10 causes and ways to repair

Hair breakage can happen for a variety of reasons, including specific hair products, diet, and stress. Home remedies can help. People can experience hair breakage that affects all types of hair from straight to curly. It can make hair look frizzy or coarse either at the ends or near the top, or crown, of the […]

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Best ways to remove facial hair at home

Best ways to remove facial hair at home

While facial hair is natural in males and females, some people prefer to remove some or all of it. There is a range of options to remove facial hair at home, including over-the-counter creams and with tools such as razors, tweezers, and epilators.The skin on the face is more sensitive than skin elsewhere on the […]

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Best ways to remove upper lip hair

Best ways to remove upper lip hair

It is natural for both men and women to have some upper lip hair, but people may prefer to remove it. Creams, razors, electronic tools, and natural methods can remove the hair temporarily, and people can see a dermatologist for permanent removal.Some methods, such as shaving or waxing, remove the hair immediately while others, including […]

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Study reveals how general anesthetics affect the brain

Study reveals how general anesthetics affect the brain

New research in mice reveals for the first time that diverse drugs that induce general anesthesia activate a brain circuit that brings on sleep. General anesthetics activate the same brain circuit as sleep, new research reveals. The scientists at Duke University in Durham, NC who carried out the study, suggest that the findings will help […]

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What to know about diabetic shock

What to know about diabetic shock

Diabetic shock occurs when blood sugar levels drop dangerously low. Diabetic shock is not a medical term, but people often use it to describe a state of severe hypoglycemia that requires another person’s help. People with mild low blood sugar, which doctors call insulin reaction or hypoglycemia, are usually conscious and can treat themselves. People […]

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How ketamine can change the brain to fight depression

How ketamine can change the brain to fight depression

New research in mice, which the National Institutes of Health supported, shows how ketamine can alter brain circuits, quickly redressing depression-like symptoms. Ketamine stimulates the regrowth of dendritic spines in the prefrontal cortex, according to a new animal study. Previous studies have shown that ketamine — an anesthetic — can rapidly reduce severe symptoms of […]

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Untrained Caregivers Bear Burden of Care for Families: Report

Untrained Caregivers Bear Burden of Care for Families: Report

Latest Senior Health News TUESDAY, April 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Twenty million largely self-taught home caregivers in the United States perform complex medical tasks for family members and friends, a new report says. That means that half of the nation’s 40 million family caregivers do things typically performed by health care professionals, such as […]