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Swollen Fingers by Dr. Daniel Kalish Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Sun 07 Sep 2008 8:37pm 3 Comments I’m sure this is a very easy diagnosis for some of you…. your thoughts are gratefully received Over the last week or so I’ve noticed some of my fingers swell up* (particularly over the knuckle), as well as hard bone like growths appear which make the finger look ‘wonky’ or bent. There is also some itchy heat to accompany this. *This ha ... Read on »
Vitamin B6, Pyridoxine for Trigger Finger and Carpal Tunnel by Jeffrey Dach, MD by Jeffrey Dach MD Medical Doctor Posted Tue 10 Nov 2009 4:14am Vitamin B6, Pyridoxine for Trigger Finger and Carpal Tunnel by Jeffrey Dach, MD Jim is a 46 year old retired New York policeman who uses power tools to repair his house. His problem is chronic pain at the base of the thumb and wrist. The pain worsens with use of the hand, makin ... Read on »
Causes of Computer-Related Carpal Tunnel Syndrome by Nicole M. Physical TherapistHealth Maven Posted Fri 22 May 2009 11:56pm 1 Comment What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is the inflammatory disorder that is caused due to repetitive stress, physical injury or any other condition that causes the tissues around the median nerve to inflated. The carpal tunnel is a small canal or tunnel runs from the forearm through the wrist. Bones form three ... Read on »
Pain in the fingers – the most common causes, treatment and prevention suggestions by rita359 Posted Fri 02 Nov 2012 9:23pm Are you suffering from pain in the fingers? When the pain lasts for just a couple of days, and goes away, it’s probably because you’ve simply injured yourself.  Trauma to the joints, muscles or nerves of your fingers may result from simple things such as: extensive use of an uncomfortable keyboard, any repetitive action done with the particular ... Read on »
Swollen Hands While Walking by Cascia T. Posted Mon 11 Aug 2008 9:11pm My husband and I love to put the kids in the stroller and go for long walks. This summer it has been pretty hot during these walks and I've noticed that my hands and fingers swell up every time we go walking. What is causing this? At first I thought maybe I am taking in too much sodium. That can make you swell up. But when I thought about my di ... Read on »
Computer-Related Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Common Causes/ Computer Mouse by Nicole M. Physical TherapistHealth Maven Posted Sat 17 Jan 2009 10:54am What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is the inflammatory disorder that is caused due to repetitive stress, physical injury or any other condition that causes the tissues around the median nerve to inflated. The carpal tunnel is a small canal or tunnel runs from the forearm through the wrist. Bones form three walls of ... Read on »
Edema Defined - Edema Information - Treatment by franklinb Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:11pm Definition: Edema is the accumulation of excessive fluid in body tissue. This accumulation can be in one place, such as the legs, or it can be generalized over a larger area. Edema is accumulation of interstitial fluid that results in more than just swelling. It can be up to 3 liters of fluid that collects in the tissue due to some problem such a ... Read on »
Friday’s COPD Newsletter from COPD Support, Inc. by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Fri 16 Jul 2010 10:52am Volume 10, Issue 33 July 16, 2010 Joan Costello, Editor   Various threads on our lists recently concerned food. The acidic content of fruit, hot spicy foods, dairy products, etc. Here’s what the experts have to say. By Jane E. Brody: Though much is suspected, relatively little is known about the health effects ... Read on »
Coping with Lupus: Recognizing Symptoms of Lupus and Reducing Lupus Flare Ups by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:47pm 1 Comment What is Lupus In lupus, the body's immune system does not work as it should. A healthy immune system produces substances called antibodies that help fight and destroy viruses, bacteria, and other foreign substances that invade the body. In lupus, the immune system produces antibodies against the body's healthy cells and tissues. These ant ... Read on »
RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS | Cause, Symptoms, Diet, Lab tests and | HOMEOPATHIC MEDICINES by Dr. Fasil M. Posted Wed 15 Feb 2012 5:21am          Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic autoimmune disease that causes inflammation of the joints and may cause inflammation of other tissues in the body.   The immune system consists of the cells and proteins in our bodies that fight infections.  An autoimmune disease occurs when our immune system doesn’t recognize ... Read on »