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4 Facts About Sunburns And Vitiligo

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Vitiligo is a relatively rare skin condition, but the sheer visibility of the white patches of skin that develop can give it a lot of control over your self-esteem. Whether you’re actively treating your skin condition or learning to live with it, you definitely need to prevent sun exposure from damaging both your pigmented and non-pigmented areas. Discover how sunburns and vitiligo are connected and what you need to do about sun protection after a diagnosis. Read More»

4 Tips For Dealing With Your Chronic Lower Back Pain At Home

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If you deal with chronic lower back pain, you may wonder if there is anything you can do at home to naturally deal with the discomfort. If so, try using one or more of the four tips below to help alleviate your pain. Alternate Cold Compresses With A Heating Pad One way to soothe some of your back pain is by alternating cold compresses with a heating pad every 10 to 15 minutes for about an hour. Read More»

How The HPV Vaccine Can Prevent A Rare Type Of Skin Warts And How You Can Treat The Condition After The Fact

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The human papilloma virus, or HPV, is a viral infection that is often present in the vaginas or penises of those infected and then is transmitted to others via unprotected sex. While most people have no signs, symptoms or issues with this virus, it can cause cancer in a small percentage of the population. It can also lead to some very bizarre and rare skin warts, such as those that plagued an Indonesian man. Read More»

Stop Your Snoring For A Better Night's Rest

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If you wake up frequently during the night because of your loud snoring, you’re not getting the quality of sleep that your body needs. The constant interruption of your sleep cycle can result in irritability and fatigue throughout your day. There are several ways to treat the snoring, depending on the particular cause. Here are some of the common ways that you can get a more peaceful and fulfilling night’s sleep. Read More»

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Potential Complication Of Traumatic Orthopaedic Injury

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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) – a mental health disorder triggered by an accident, serious illness, or other traumatic experience – may not be something you normally think about following an orthopaedic injury. Although usually associated with soldiers and war veterans, anyone who suffers a serious injury or who comes close to death can suffer PTSD. In fact, research shows that individuals who suffer traumatic orthopaedic injuries in vehicle accidents or when struck by a vehicle can develop symptoms of the disorder. Read More»