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Swollen elbow joint

A swollen elbow joint is usually caused by an injury to the joint or surrounding soft tissues such as the ligaments, muscles and tendons. These injuries might lead to tennis elbow, bursitis and tendinitis. Performing repetitive activities in sports such as golf and tennis can cause injuries to the elbow and result to pain and […]

Hand numbness

Hand numbness simply means that there is no touch sensation. The symptoms of this condition include tingling or burning sensation, weakness of the affected area and sharp pain. Causes Exposure to cold objects Excessive pressure placed on the hands Excessive drinking Nerve injury Temporary compression of the nerve Smoking Fatigue Nutritional deficiency of vitamin B12 […]

Thigh cramps

Thigh cramp is painful experience that is due to dehydration, stiff muscles and lack of minerals and vitamins in the body. Pain can be felt when performing exercises and also happen when sleeping. When the body is dehydrated, there is plenty of water and salt lost in the form of sweat and result to severe […]

Gout

Gout is a rheumatic disease that is very painful and caused by uric acid crystals that accumulates in the spaces between the joints and in the connective tissues and will result to pain and stiffness in the joints. Gout is a type of inflammatory arthritis that is quite common among men but women can also […]