Month: May 2020

Military Neck (Cervical Kyphosis): Symptoms | Causes | Treatment

Military Neck (Cervical Kyphosis) What is military neck? Military neck is an abnormal curve of the cervical spine that causes you to look like you’re “standing at attention.” The condition, called cervical kyphosis, doesn’t have anything to do with serving in the military. It can be caused by: a degenerative disc disease an iatrogenic disorder …

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Bleeding Diathesis

Bleeding Diathesis: Symptoms | Causes | Treatment

What to Know About Bleeding Diathesis: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment Overview Bleeding diathesis means a tendency to bleed or bruise easily. The word “diathesis” comes from the ancient Greek word for “state” or “condition.” Most bleeding disorders occur when blood doesn’t clot properly. Symptoms of bleeding diathesis can range from mild to severe. The causes of …

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Nerve Flossing

Nerve Flossing: How it Works for Sciatica and Other Conditions

Nerve Flossing Exercises to Try What’s nerve flossing? Nerve flossing is a type of gentle exercise that stretches irritated nerves. This can improve their range of motion and reduce pain. It’s sometimes called nerve gliding or neural gliding. Nerve flossing tends to work best when combined with other treatments. If you don’t already have a …

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Normocytic Anemia

Normocytic Anemia: Symptoms | Causes | Treatment

What Is Normocytic Anemia? Overview Normocytic anemia is one of many types of anemia. It tends to accompany certain chronic diseases. Symptoms of normocytic anemia are similar to those of other types of anemia. Diagnosing the condition is done through blood tests. There are specific treatments for normocytic anemia, but treating the underlying cause (if there’s …

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Thermogenic

Can Thermogenic Supplements Help You Burn Fat?

Can Thermogenic Supplements Help You Burn Fat? Overview Thermogenic supplements contain natural ingredients designed to boost your metabolism and increase fat burning. Some of the most popular thermogenic supplements include caffeine, green tea, capsaicin and other plant extracts. While these ingredients certainly have small, positive effects on metabolism, it’s unclear whether these effects are significant …

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Avolition in Schizophrenia

Avolition in Schizophrenia: Symptoms | Causes | Treatment

What Is Avolition and How Is It Treated? Understanding avolition “Avolition” is a term used to describe the lack of motivation or ability to do tasks or activities that have an end goal, such as paying bills or attending a school function. Avolition occurs most commonly in schizophrenia, depression, and bipolar disorder. In schizophrenia, symptoms are categorized as …

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Diamine Oxidase

Diamine Oxidase (DAO): Benefits | Dosage | Safety

What is DAO? Diamine Oxidase Supplements Explained Overview Diamine oxidase (DAO) is an enzyme and nutritional supplement frequently used to treat symptoms of histamine intolerance. Supplementing with DAO may have some benefits, but research is limited. This article reviews DAO supplements, including their benefits, dosage, and safety. What Is DAO? Diamine oxidase (DAO) is a digestive …

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