Category Archives: Women’s Health

Endometriosis – A Pain in the Pelvis

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Spreading Cells Can Cause a Condition Called Endometriosis

Pain can be the first sign that something’s wrong — cramping pain in the pelvis or pain during sex. But for women of childbearing age, difficulty getting pregnant is most often what leads them to see a doctor. The culprit, endometriosis, is difficult to diagnose and may require a surgical procedure.

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Stress Management in Facing Menopause

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Menopause will not get worse if you worry about it, but stress can aggravate the symptoms. Our bodies are complex systems with the stress hormones, the ovaries, the chemical systems, they all interrelate.

Hormones are just one of the things your body is coping with at perimenopause, and for some people, it becomes the straw that breaks the camel’s back.

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Rope Skipping for Healthy Heart and Bone

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Skipping rope.Rope skipping gives an excellent cardiovascular exercise because it keeps the heart rate high. Players also get better bone health owing to the weight bearing features of the exercise. Bone health in particular is important for teenage girls, as they are developing bone density.

In fancier movements that involve pushups or handstands, players can build up strength in the lower body, core and upper body. It is excellent for encouraging balance, coordination, and agility.

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Haglund’s Syndrome Causes Back Heel Pains and Bump

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Photo showing a Haglund's syndrome foot.

Haglund’s syndrome is one of the common reasons for sore heel or back heel pain among people in many countries.

This syndrome causes swelling, pain and heel bump which eventually make it difficult for the person who experiences it to wear shoes.

Hanglund’s syndrome can happen to all level of ages especially to those who wear shoes that have hard heel cover. This condition also will complicate a person to walk properly in daily life.

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Treatments for Haglund’s Syndrome, The Cause of Painful Back Heel

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Haglund’s syndrome is a characteristic cause of posterior heel pain, and consists of a constellation of soft tissue and bone abnormalities. This syndrome is characterised clinically by a painful soft tissue swelling, the so-called ‘pump bump’, at the level of the Achilles tendon insertion.

X-ray of Haglund's syndrome foot.
X-ray showing Haglund's syndrome foot.

Treatments for Haglund’s Syndrome

Treatments can be divided into two which are by surgery or without surgery. Majority of most cases at early stage can be treated without needs of any surgery.

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