Geelong Medical & Health Group News

Home Remedy for Dysmenorrhea

March 30 2018

Many women have painful menstrual cramps just before, or at the start of their menses. The pain from menstrual cramps can range from mild to severe and can involve the lower abdomen, back, or thighs. Some women also have headaches, fainting, nausea, diarrhea or constipation. Stress and tension can make symptoms worse. Painful periods are...

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3 Most Effective Exercises To Ease Foot Pain

March 29 2018

Each of your feet has 33 joints, 26 bones and more than 100 muscles, tendons and ligaments. That’s a lot of moving parts, so it’s not surprising that there are also countless problems that can plague your feet. Two of the most common foot and ankle issues in active adults are plantar fasciitis, which causes...

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Fix A Stiff Neck In 60-Seconds

February 19 2018

Because nobody has time to deal with neck cramps. It’s 7 am. Time to start your day! You go in for a big stretch when…yeowch! Neck pain! A knot in any muscle is a nuisance, but it’s especially frustrating when the offender is lodged in your neck or upper back. (Turning your head should not...

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Reasons Your Pain Won’t Go Away

February 9 2018

What you don’t know is hurting you. Here are the main key takeaways to consider when you’re trying to figure out why your pain just won’t go away. 1. Inflammation, part of the normal repair process, may have gone awry Cytokines are chemical messengers secreted by the body. They have effects ranging from inciting nerve...

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5 Signs Your Back Pain Might Signal A More Serious Problem

January 23 2018

Back pain is incredibly common—80% of people have it at some point—and it’s usually nothing to worry about. Most of the time it’s caused by a muscle sprain or strain or a herniated disc, and there’s a solid chance that it will get better on its own, says Allen Chen, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Rehabilitation and...

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Still Young But Have Arthritis? Here’s What You Can Do To Avoid It

October 31 2017

You may think that arthritis only affects the elderly. Think again. More & More Young People Are Getting Arthritis and by 2030, an estimate of 580 million people worldwide, from age 18 and older, will have been diagnosed with arthritis. How do you prevent it? Here are tips that are designed to address the underlying...

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Got Gout? Here’s What To Eat and Avoid

October 13 2017

It might have a reputation as the “disease of kings”, but gout affects around 70,000 Australians a year. A healthy diet can manage symptoms and reduce your risk, so here are the foods to load up on and those to avoid. Gout is an arthritic condition caused by swelling of the joints that often strikes...

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5 Home Remedies To Fight Sinus Infection

October 2 2017

Sinusitis is an inflammatory condition affecting the nose and paranasal sinuses. It is commonly caused by bacterial infection following a viral infection such as the common cold. Other risk factors for developing sinusitis include untreated allergies, crooked nasal anatomy, smoking, nasal polyps and overuse of decongestant nasal sprays. It is one of the most common...

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