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Do Swollen Ankles Mean I Have Heart Failure? by ShapeUp .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm ANNOUNCER: If you've been diagnosed with angina, follow-up visits with your doctor will be necessary. How often you need to be evaluated will depend on the severity of the angina. SPENCER B. KING, MD, MACC: You monitor the patient in several ways. One is from a symptom point of view, the patient must be their own physician in some respects. If th ... Read on »
Natural Remedies For Swollen Ankles and Feet by Natural Weight Loss Blog Posted Mon 11 Jun 2012 10:53am Swollen ankles and feet occur when fluid is stuck in the spaces between your body cells. This normally occurs in the ankles, feet, and legs but it can also affect any area of your body. It can be very painful and if not treated right away, can cause permanent damage to your lower limbs. Because your feet are so far away from your heart, it ... Read on »
My Natural Health Remedies for My Swollen Ankle by Doris C. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 04 Aug 2010 8:57pm While leaving for an island trip with my whole bunch of friends last week, I experienced some pain on the back of my heel. And since I was on a trip, I left most of my natural health remedies at home and had to bear with the limping for a few days. My friends started to ask me if I had history of gout as my ankle was starting to swell then. ... Read on »
Swollen ankles and feet by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:12pm 3 Comments Your leg muscles function as a second heart to pump fluid from your legs to your heart. When your leg muscles relax, the veins near them fill up with blood. When your leg muscles contract, they compress the veins and squeeze blood up toward your heart. When you stand still, your heart has to work very hard to pump blood against gravity fro ... Read on »
Swollen ankles - can they be prevented? by Wise Woman Wisdom .. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 03 Mar 2009 3:08pm Q - Is there anything that is recommended for swollen ankles that develop during flights. I know that wearing flight socks, staying hydrated and moving about all help but I wondered whether there is any herb that can be taken to prevent the problem or that can be used to remedy it quickly so that your trip isn't spoilt? Many thanks - Rhiannon ( ... Read on »
Lupus advances on swollen ankles and bathroom scales by Lupus Adventurer Posted Sat 02 Apr 2011 3:49am Weight at an all-time high Some troubling symptoms have suddenly emerged with my lupus in the past few days.  Only rarely were swollen ankles part of my past lupus experience, but suddenly my calves are thickened, my ankles have mild pitting edema, my abdomen is extremely swollen (and feels like a watermelon,) my prednisone moon fa ... Read on »
Swollen ankles... by groovychik007 Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Fri 02 Mar 2012 7:56am I've been to the GP today about my swollen ankles. She agrees that it is water retesion and told me some things to do to help it such as just rotating the ankle a few times a day, go for a short walk and exercise. I am already going to the stadium gym to find out about some light exercise so that should be ok. Its not doing me much good sitti ... Read on »
Simple Swollen Calf or Deep Vein Thrombosis? by John !. Patient Expert Posted Wed 27 May 2009 10:02pm My right calf has been swollen and a little sore for the last few days. It started last Sunday when I spent the better part of the afternoon trimming the bushes around our pool. I think the landscaping company that put them in assumed we would pay for them to trim the bushes every year because they must have put in the fastest growing, larges ... Read on »
Health Tips for December 17 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Wed 16 Dec 2009 9:00pm Health Tip: Signs That You May Have Diabetic Nephropathy Diabetic nephropathy is damage to the kidneys caused by complications of diabetes. In cases of diabetic nephropathy, the kidneys don't function properly, and may even stop working completely, the American Academy of Family Physicians warns. The academy offers this lis ... Read on »
Inflammation Information by Brittany Posted Tue 14 Sep 2010 6:50am I’ve been hearing more and more lately about the damaging effect inflammation has on the body.  At first, you may think like I did: that inflammation is a natural response.  It tells you when you sprain an ankle and helps fight infection in the form of a fever.  However, when inflammation is internal & becomes chronic, it can have a lethal effe ... Read on »