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Head Hurts When I Cough

Have you ever wondered, “Why does my head hurt when I cough?” It’s actually a pretty common problem that most people encounter at some point during their life, especially during times of sickness. Sometimes known as “cough headaches,” these headaches that occur when you cough are often caused by the …

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Saphenous Nerve Block

Emergency department clinicians and those who are working in other acute care departments have frequent encounter with patients suffering from trauma to the foot or lower leg that require local anesthesia to repair the injured area. Saphenous nerve block has a great role to play in such cases. What exactly …

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Dizziness After Eating

Have you ever gotten a little lightheaded after eating a meal? Surprisingly, dizziness after eating occurs more common than one would think. Most people associate wooziness with lack of eating, causing blood sugar levels to plummet. This type of dizziness is more common in women or seniors and is rarely …

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Head Pain When Coughing

Do you experiencehead pain when coughing? This is not very common, but some people get headaches when they cough, sneeze or blow their noses. More often than not, this type of headache disappears on its own even without treatment, but in some cases, the pain may be due to an …

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Hands Fall Asleep While Sleeping

Sometimes you may wake up with a tingling feeling in your arms. The feeling disappears after a short while and is not a sign of any circulatory or neurological condition. However, this feeling could be a symptom of a stroke or ulnar nerve entrapment if it is frequent. You should …

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Shooting Pain in Head

Everyone experiences shooting pain in head at some point in their life; it is most commonly called a headache. Minor headaches are able to be relieved by using over the counter pain medications, ingesting some form of caffeine, or getting some sleep. However if you have a more severe headache …

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Pressure Points for Migraines

Vascular imbalance and excess muscle tension can cause irritations and pains above the neck. Strain in these areas may also lead to headaches and migraines. Many people rely on OTC pain relievers but these medicines offer temporary relief. However, you can alleviate pain and tension through reflexology and acupressure. It …

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Pinched Nerve in Shoulder Blade

A pinched nerve refers to a condition where too much pressure is applied to the tissue surrounding the nerve, including a bone, muscle or cartilage. A pinched nerve is sometimes very pain and uncomfortable, especially when it affects the shoulder blade. This article will introduce a pinched nerve shoulder blade, …

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Numbness in Fingertips: Causes and Treatments

There are neurons in your spinal cord that help carry sensations to the brain. If your nerve is damaged or the blood supply to these nerves is limited, you may experience numbness.This may happen when you somehow compressed your nerves while sleeping or being in a particular position for a …

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Causes and Treatment for Uncontrollable Shivering

Uncontrollable shivering is often associated with exposure to cold or rapid shifts in temperature. However, there are a lot of other possible causes of chills. Severe, long-lasting shivering may be a symptom of some medical condition that needs more than just a blanket, but immediate medical treatment. Causes and Treatments …

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