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Spring Cleansing...for a Healthy Body and Mind

Posted Monday, March 22, 2010

Are you feeling congested, sluggish, and less productive?  Then you may be suffering from a toxic build-up and needing a spring cleanse!    ... FULL POST

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Marta commented on 30-Sep-2012 06:30 AM
Carpal Tunnel is a lifetime ciotndion.It is caused by a swelling of tendons inside the 8 bones of the wrist; the swelling is created by a narrowing of those bones. This could be a genetic ciotndion or some other problem. The only way to reverse the ciotndion is to have surgery to shave off part of the interior of those bones. This is delicate surgery and risky at that since it has to be done so near the nerves of the hand. You should only resort to surgery after exhausting ALL other alternatives.The swelling can be treated with medications like Motrin, Aleve or other NSAIDS (Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs). Once the swelling goes down then you can return to your normal activates. Any program that claims to treat Carpal Tunnel, and there are a lot of them, is a phony unless they handle the swelling. Those programs that claim to cure Carpal Tunnel are phony as well. The might bring temporary relief and the power of positive thinking is pretty potent, but on average they don’t work.Of course you will have to change the behavior that aggravated the ciotndion. Use a wrist rest and buy an ergonomic keyboard. The doctor can supply a splint that prevents your hand moving in a fashion that would aggravate the ciotndion.I had a pain in one of my fingers in my right hand. I was diagnosed, at one time, with Carpal Tunnel. It wasn’t until almost 3 years later that I was diagnosed with a worse ciotndion; Fibromyalgia. If you suspect you have Carpal Tunnel then you need to be diagnosed by a doctor. The pain you are having could be one of several things from, just overuse to nerve damage. It will be difficult to exam the inside of the bones with a normal x-ray machine, a CAT scan or even a MRI might be required. These are expensive machines and in high demand so your doctor may not want to commit to using these machines until they are sure that you do have a continuing problem, and there is a strong chance that it might be Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
Tshepiso commented on 30-Sep-2012 02:43 PM
Yes this can be a carpal tuennl syndrome, but you cannot assume it unless you know what causes this and the sign and symptoms.Any condition that exerts pressure on the median nerve at the wrist can cause carpal tuennl syndrome. Common conditions that can lead to carpal tuennl syndrome include obesity, pregnancy, hypothyroidism, arthritis, diabetes, and trauma. Tendon inflammation resulting from repetitive work, such as uninterrupted typing, can also cause carpal tuennl symptoms. Carpal tuennl syndrome from repetitive maneuvers has been referred to as one of the repetitive stress injuries. is this the kind of pain you are feeling?Patients with carpal tuennl syndrome initially feel numbness and tingling of the hand in the distribution of the median nerve (the thumb, index, middle, and part of the fourth fingers). These sensations are often more pronounced at night and can awaken patients from sleep. The reason symptoms are worse at night may be related to the flexed-wrist sleeping position and/or fluid accumulating around the wrist and hand while lying flat. Carpal tuennl syndrome may be a temporary condition that completely resolves or it can persist and progress. As the disease progresses, patients can develop a burning sensation, cramping and weakness of the hand. Decreased grip strength can lead to frequent dropping of objects from the hand. Occasionally, sharp shooting pains can be felt in the forearm. Chronic carpal tuennl syndrome can also lead to wasting (atrophy) of the hand muscles, particularly those near the base of the thumb in the palm of the hand.
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Akash commented on 01-Oct-2012 04:50 AM
One way that tends to be time consuming and a long term prcesos is using hydrotherapy. A contrast treatment of hot and cold is what would work best for that route.soak your wrist in a bowl of hot water for 3 min. if you have a thermometer you want it between 100 and 105 degrees. Thenpull it out and immediately soak it in a bowl of ice water for 30 seconds. repeat this 5-8 times.the warm water will open blood vessels to bring fresh nutrients to the area while the cold will contract the vessels and push the blood away. repeating this will cause a pumping method that keeps bring fresh blood to tendons that don't normally recieve that much blood. It will help the body heal better.
Peggy commented on 03-Oct-2012 12:01 AM
Take Motrin for the pain, prior to going to sleep.That is a short term solution to the pebolrm, however.You need to change the way you deliver the News papers.Alternate hands and arms.I had the same pebolrm years ago with a computer Mouse.I trained my self to you the Mouse with my left hand not an easy task for a right handed person. Also, use stretching exercises to relieve the stress in the arm that bothers you.Sandy
Yusuf commented on 03-Oct-2012 12:16 AM
Wear wrist braces like these other pepole have said, the reason is so you keep your wrist at a neutral poistion. it really does help. I had it in both arms along with unior nerve do the sugery in my right and they did the unior nevr but I would say learn to keep it in a brace and remember to stay in a neutral position.. you will be suprised at the difference..


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