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The lumbar belt: when to use it?

to visit a pharmacy to try out several models. In fact, there are two different heights (21 and 26 cm) and several degrees of contention. The more pain you have in your lumbar region, the greater the degree of contention you need. But, in all cases, you have to find a compromise between effici ...

03
June
2022

Car, train or plane: how to avoid back pain when traveling?

Yet, in the long run, sitting in a confined space has several disadvantages for the traveler: - it causes postural fatigue - it can cause pain in the cervical vertebrae - it promotes stiffness and pain in the back due to increased pressure on the intervertebral discs - it incre ...

11
Aug
2022

Jaw pain: how to relieve it?

lem such as a cavity, an infiltrated dental bandage, a wisdom tooth or a cyst. What are the symptoms? A jaw lock results in muscular and/or joint pain. Most commonly, the patient suffers from joint stiffness and difficulty chewing, as well as pain in the jaw that may extend to the neck, ears, ...

05
July
2022

Osteoarthritis of the hands: what to do?

Relieve pain with heat or cold When you have arthritis in your hands, fingers and/or wrists, you sometimes wonder what the best trick is to relieve stiffness and pain. If you're unsure whether to apply heat or cold to your aching hands, know that both have beneficial effects. Applying heat, usin ...

01
Sep
2022

Career transition: 5 signs that it's time to change jobs

ge group for a family business or a human-sized start-up. 4- You feel bad at the office Workplace unhappiness often results in physical symptoms, pain and repeated sick days. So if you leave work with a gut feeling, have heart palpitations in the elevator, or have trouble falling asleep on Su ...

25
Aug
2022

Three ways to laugh more

ep body impulse, so don't give up. Endorphin is the brain's natural opioid. The word endorphin means "endogenous morphine". Endorphin evolved to mask pain, not to make you feel good. When a gazelle is bitten by a predator, endorphin allows it to run for its life. It's not funny! The point is that la ...

10
Mar
2020

Thermalism: 5 things to know about post-Covid spa treatments

e may be one of the most appropriate responses to manage their symptoms. Indeed, spa treatments are indicated to treat persistent fatigue, diffuse pain, and anxiety. They also contribute to recovery in cases of weight loss and loss of muscle strength. Thermal water treatments are known to stre ...

27
Jan
2022

The Zen Body: a gentle gym accessible to all

, it is even possible to perform them with a support or on a chair. In addition, you should never force yourself and stop the exercise immediately if pain occurs. A host of benefits Just like the various disciplines from which it is inspired, Body Zen gymnastics has many benefits. Thanks to sequ ...

18
Aug
2022

Unusual: snake venom in medicines

o humans can also be very useful. In another area, the toxin from a marine cone, the Conus Magus, has led to the development of Prialt, a powerful painkiller administered in hospitals for pain that morphine drugs are not sufficient to relieve. A promising field of research Toxins are very int ...

21
Oct
2021

Sore throat: untangling the real from the fake

Millions de consommateurs has pointed out the dangers of cough syrups: they have undesirable side effects and can cause drowsiness, nausea and chest pain. What's more, a British study released in late 2018 confirmed that they are not much more effective than a placebo... Another good reason to d ...

08
Nov
2021

The Undoing: 5 good reasons to watch the new TF1 series

t the series and her character's descent into hell. Hidden under long coats and underneath her flamboyant hair, the actress chillingly conveys the pain of this woman whose life is shattered and who wanders the streets at night. For his part, Hugh Grant is an equally good choice to play t ...

03
Jan
2022

Decoration: 5 good resolutions to adopt at home

iture. In particular, have no qualms about investing in a good office chair. This is the most important element to avoid bad posture and chronic back pain! Preferably choose a desk with drawers and provide storage space, such as shelves and boxes, to prevent your files from piling up in your work ...

26
Jan
2022

Health: 5 tips to stimulate the vagus nerve

and the second brain that is the intestinal microbiota; it therefore has an influence on the emotional state, the inflammatory state of the body and pain. How to stimulate it? In stressful situations, the vagus nerve carries information from the parasympathetic system to calm the impulses creat ...

17
Feb
2022

Morning warm-up: 5 stretching exercises for the back and shoulders

Preliminary advice This morning warm-up is a ritual you can easily incorporate into your daily routine because it takes less than 15 minutes total. Since these 5 back and shoulder stretches are meant to warm up your muscles and unlock your joints, you can practice them when you get up or through ...

22
Mar
2022

Blue Mars: when should you have a colonoscopy?

scopy is a commonly performed test. It is prescribed primarily in the following three cases: - in cases of unexplained bowel symptoms such as pain or diarrhea - in the presence of blood in the stool indicating bleeding from the intestine - if there is a family or personal history o ...

24
Mar
2022

Health: what is an autoimmune disease?

fortunate enough to be able to reduce or even stop their treatment between flare-ups. But in most cases, corticosteroids are given long-term to ease pain, reduce inflammation, and avoid sequelae. Thanks to corticosteroids, which are fast-acting anti-inflammatory drugs, the management of people w ...

11
Apr
2022

Health: does optimism promote healing?

d allow you to get rid of all those bad cells. Not only will these positive thoughts keep you motivated, but they will also help you perceive less pain and unpleasant side effects. A positive mindset also pushes you to take action rather than resigning yourself. Yet action gives you a sense of ...

25
Apr
2022

Heart: Test your heart health with the staircase test

is not officially recognized, the European Society of Cardiology published on December 11, 2020 a study from the University Hospital of A Coruña in Spain based on this test. Of 165 volunteers with coronary artery disease, 58% of those who took longer than 1 minute to climb 60 steps had abnormal ...

28
Apr
2022

Hemorrhoids: 3 natural solutions to avoid recurrence

1- Avoid constipation Although hemorrhoidal attacks are multifactorial, constipation is among the main causes of this problem. The first of 3 natural solutions to avoid recurrence is therefore to prevent constipation with some common sense advice. If your bowel movements are lazy and this is ...

28
July
2022

Venous insufficiency: 6 tips to keep your legs light

d. During long car or train journeys and imperatively during air travel, remember to equip yourself with socks or compression stockings to relieve pain in the legs and prevent the risk of phlebitis. 3- Elevate your legs Since venous return to the heart is a mechanical phenomenon, you can stim ...

18
Aug
2022