How to Deal with Metatarsal Stress Fracture?

This article was filled under [ General Health, Orthopedics ]

A broken foot is a no big deal. It happens to everyone every now and then. But, what happens about a metatarsal? If you are among those unlucky ones who have had a broken metatarsal, you must be aware of the pain that it carries. Also, metatarsal stress fracture is one of the most difficult injuries to recover from. Because the recovery from this fracture is not very easy, most of the times the patients get depressed and that often increases the time of the recovery.

Metatarsal stress fractures are also known as March fractures because they were first found among military recruits. Any athlete is prone to this fracture because it has to do with walking and running. Also, a person who walks with a load is susceptible to this type of fracture. The complications may be from severe to simple, depending on the condition of the patient and the area where the fracture actually is. The patients of metatarsal stress fracture may have this because of high arch shoes. These shoes have very basic shock absorption. It is not very easy to detect this fracture at first because the fracture may become visible on x-ray only after a few weeks of the injury. Hence, this makes the recovery even more complex.

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Weight Loss Pills – The Fastest & Safest Bet!

This article was filled under [ Healthy Living, Weight Loss ]

Most of us at some point or other must have decided at spur of the moment that lets start dieting to lose weight. Isn’t it? In fact the very first thing that comes to your mind when you want to lose weight is “dieting”. You think all you need to do is cut down your diet, exercise a little and “whoosh-your weight will disappear! Well to the dismay of many it is not as easy as it may look or sound. And add to this the fact that dieting May even cause you to gain more weight as compared to loosing some, makes it a notch tougher for you. The following article focuses on using a sure shot method of loosing weight that is- weight loss pills.

Thanks to the growing health consciousness, market today is filled with various types of weight loss pills. Though all of them are different from each another, the one thing common to them is that they tout themselves to be the “best”. Loosing weight not only makes you feel more comfortable with yourself but also adds to your self esteem.

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Side Effects of Aspartame – That’s True

This article was filled under [ Foods, Healthy Living ]

Many people may not believe it but it is true that aspartame side effects are for real. In fact, aspartame is known to have as much as 90 side effects associated with it. Well, one may ask if it is really possible for one substance to have such a negative impact. With aspartame, it is.

When a person consumes aspartame, it quickly travels in whole of the body and gets deposited inside various tissues. Aspartame is digested by the body that allows it to break down. To tell the truth, side effects associated with aspartame vary from person to person. The genes of a person and his body’s ability to resist weakness determine what kind of adverse effect aspartame will have on his body. Numerous difficulties may be experienced after consuming aspartame. The problems can appear either quickly or they may take some time to develop.

There could also be some acute reactions in the body. A large portion of the world’s population is suffering from the aspartame side effects and there is no medication or supplement that is able to cure the problems effectively. The medications that claim to help you get rid of all the problems are fake and not to be trusted.

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Facts about Alopecia Areata

This article was filled under [ General Health, Hair ]

Hair loss is a very common problem among many people and the medical term for it is alopecia. A skin disease that results in patchy hair loss, known as Alopecia Areata, is very common disease that begins with a small patch on the scalp and continues with development of many smaller patches. Approximately, this disease affects 2% of the world’s population. Out of those 2%, around 5 million sufferers are in the United States alone. Alopecia Areata is considered to be more of a skin disease than a hair disease. This is because it affects the scalp and is usually diagnosed by a dermatologist. Care is required for the affected area on the scalp.

A lot of research has been done on Alopecia Areata and it has been made a fact now that the disease develops when the body responds against itself. It is classified as an auto immune disease.

Hair growth is regular in usual adults. The hair growth cycle can, however, be interrupted in case of any disease, medication, genes or any infection. One or more factors can lead to abnormal hair loss. The follicle grows hair in its growth phase but the growth slows down in the other phase of the cycle. As the hair shaft is pushed, the old hair sheds and dies out. This is a regular process and a person can find old hair follicles on the combs and brushes.

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