Always make sure to check with your doctor before implementing any medical advice! Labor can take awhile, and sometimes, exercise can help labor progress and alleviate the pain. It also can open up the pelvis, which leads to an easier delivery as well. This tutorial gives expectant mothers are few useful labor exercises.
Feel beautiful from the inside out with targeted exercises, like these exercises for your feet. This how-to video has a few simple exercises that will strengthen your toes and relieve some foot discomfort. Keep your feet in good shape so you can wear those high heeled shoes all night.
Any patient with pain in the abdominal area will require you to perform an abdominal examination, and this video lesson outlines in great detail, how to perform a general abdomen exam. This is great for any medical student or up-and-coming doctor — even nursing students could benefit from this exam procedure. You'll learn about inspection of the abs, auscultation, percussion, palpation, the liver, the aorta, and the spleen. After watching the full procedure, you should be able to identify the...
Back pain is a common discomfort that women experience during and after pregnancy. Though a short, effective standing and seated series, this yoga how to video concentrates on alleviating some of these common aches and pains. Side bending poses help release lower back pain by stretching the latissimus dorsi (lower back) muscles. Forward bend and hip openers release and extend the lower back, hip and hamstring muscles. Twisting poses help stretch and release the back and shoulder muscles, crea...
It's sometimes possible to recognize when you've recently contracted HIV from signs and symptoms such as fever, rash, or swollen lymph nodes. This video will teach you how to recognize signs and symptoms of primary HIV infection that are experienced by between 40 and 90% of individuals after they are first infected with HIV. Primary HIV infection occurs during the first few weeks or months after a person first becomes infected with HIV. Symptoms include rash and/or fevers, possibly in combina...
Trigger point massage is a good technique to bring immediate relief to conditions like frozen shoulder, stiff neck, tennis elbow and headaches. Trigger points form whenever a muscle or joint is stressed beyond its capacity to recover. They are usually believed to be the result of an accumulation of toxic waste around a nerve ending. Active trigger points will create pain and discomfort.
There comes a time in many tattooed individuals when they want to remove their tattoos. There are a lot of different ways to remove tattoo but they all cause scar. Dr. Neal Schultz explains only laser tattoo removal will not leave a scar and give a cosmetically-superior result. Laser energy is specifically targets the colored pigment of the tattoo so it only damages the colored pigment. It does not damage any of the surrounding skin. When people are treated for tattoos, it can take 8-12 treat...
This shows how to loosen up the laces of shoes with an over under technique. It is important to not have any pressure points and discomfort. The first lacing is over at the end then it is moved under the eyelet and makes a cross under. Then it is alternated back over and under. The show is then tied up normally on top. Because the show is not laced on the underside it gives more room for the person wearing the show. This technique for lacing is especially helpful for those who have a high ins...
Did you know that almost 85 percent of women wear the wrong bra size? Wearing the wrong size can cause sagging, discomfort and stress on your back. The right bra can be flattering to your outfit, comfortable and fitting and make you feel more confident about yourself. A bra size is composed of two measurements: your band size and your cup size. The band size is important and the bra needs to fit snugly around you, not too tight but not loose. The cup size is important to prevent breast damage...
Increase flexibility and prevent injury by stretching the triceps. Learn how to do stretches and arm exercises in this video. Take action: hold stretch for 20-30 seconds, stretch when muscles are warm, and hold stretch at point of mild discomfort. Michelle, the instructor in this how-to video, is a personal trainer at a gym in NC and has been a personal trainer for several years. She is certified through ACE and is a certified aerobics instructor as well. Her Specialty is weight lifting and s...
Watch this instructional stretching video to stretch the calf muscles. Stretching your calves is a simple and efficient exercise, but you should make sure you are doing it right. Stretch your calves to the point of mild discomfort but not pain. Hold each stretch for about twenty to thirty seconds.
Dale Warner shows us how to get rid of PMS cramps in about 10 minutes. It's an easy, natural, effective and free approach.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to tell if a guy likes them with 10 signs. The guy cuddles you until you cuddle back. He stares deeply into your eyes and doesn't care if you notice. He will talk non-stop just to talk to you. He laughs at your jokes, even if there not funny. He's quieter when he's alone with you because he gets shy. He will hug you every time he sees you. He will get annoyed if anyone causes you discomfort. He can't finish his sentences because he doesn't want to loo...
Use a neti pot daily to prevent sinus infections and promote easy breathing. Check out this Howcast video tutorial on how to use a neti pot.
Youtipis4u has come up with a few tips to reduce your menstrual pain in a natural way. Many of us ladies opt for painkillers or other medicines to reduce menstrual discomfort. Here is a way that is natural and has no side-effects. One of them is raspberry tea leaves. During the menstrual days, we can opt for a raspberry leaf tea instead of a normal one. Raspberry leaves relax uterine muscles. That way, uterine contractions reduce and hence the pain decreases. This tea is perfectly harmless, h...
An inflamed throat is often the first sign that you're getting sick. Help nip it in the bud with a few simple tricks.
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Cooling sprays are a safe, easy, and effective way to relieve the discomfort of hot flashes associated with menopause. Watch this video to learn how to make a hot flash cooling spray.
This pilates how-to video illustrates the Lateral Flexion exercise of the Side Leg Series. It is obviously a great exercise for lateral flexion and balance.
Getting a tattoo will never be a walk in the park, but it can be less painful if you take a few simple precautions.
If you want to cause one of your friends some extreme discomfort and possibly ostracization, try doing this to them! This video will explain a simple prank that you can pull when one of your friends / enemies leaves their cell phone unattended in your presence. I won't give it away, but they are sure to feel the wrath of this one and will not be able to blame it on your concretely. Brilliant!
Every has heard about Braxton Hicks contraction, but how do you relieve them? If you're pregnant get tips on how to relieve the discomfort of Braxton Hicks contractions from this child birth how to video.
When your baby starts teething, he will probably start drooling a lot and experience some gum discomfort. Watch this video to learn signs of teething as well as ways to soothe the pain that comes with this process.
If you have discomfort in the lower back and buttocks, then the pigeon pose is for you! Learn how to release that tension by folding into a comforting pigeon pose.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to cut an onion without tearing up. This task is very easy, fast and simple to do. It is recommended that users use a large knife to cut the onion. Begin by peeling the skin off of the onion. Then cut off the bottom root in a circular cut to remove the bulb. This will prevent the onion from releasing the gases that cause eye tearing. Now finish by making vertical and horizontal slices to the onion. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy cooki...
Pregnancy weeks 25 to 28 mark the end of the second trimester, and the beginning of the third trimester. During month 7, your baby will be able to hear sounds and may start dreaming, but you may experience discomfort from hemorrhoids or sciatica.
Breathing through delivery pain sounds good, but will that Lamaze class really help you manage the pain during labor? What's an epidural really like? How else do pregnant women manage the discomfort of labor, delivery, and birth?
Your gynecologist has recommended that you undergo surgery to remove vaginal fibroids. But what does that actually mean?
Don't let the fear of those red, itchy mosquito bites keep you from enjoying the outdoors this summer. Even if your mosquito repellant doesn't work and you end up getting bitten there are some easy household items that will alleviate any discomfort.
Discomfort. Embarrassment. The wedgie. Get rid of the problem with these simple tips. Watch this video to learn how to pick a wedgie in public.
The gag reflex: it can interfere while in the dentist's chair, upon seeing another person throw up, or even just getting a whiff of a disgusting, stomach-twisting scent. Every time this reflex kicks in, it stops us immediately, inducing a choking, gagging, coughing fit.
The discomfort and inconvenience that comes from knee and hip pain can prevent you from enjoying the things you love. As part of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, DePuy is a global leader in finding solutions in orthopaedics, spinal care, sports medicine, and neurosciences. Check out this video from DePuy to learn how a real-life patient was able to enjoy one of DePuy's many movement solutions and return to living a normal life.
Regarding foodborne pathogens, eating fish is not as hazardous as it was a few years ago — but if fins are on the menu, it's good to have a heads-up about what's good and what's bad these days.
When a migraine strikes, it can be crippling. Intense and sharp pain not only at the temples, but radiating throughout the entire head; feelings of nausea and digestive discontent; an unbearable aversion to light, sound, and even the smallest of movements.
Beyond spotlight-grabbing features like Dark Mode and computer mice support that iOS 13 contains, Apple has also made its mobile platform more user-friendly for people that exhibit sensitivity to on-screen animations. If you've always found the transitional effects between app pages jarring, your iPhone now has a setting to help with that, preventing possible motion sickness and anxiety.
You may not have heard of visceral leishmaniasis, onchocerciasis, or lymphatic filariasis, and there is a reason for that. These diseases, part of a group of infections called neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), impact more than a billion people on the planet in countries other than ours. Despite the consolation that these often grotesque illnesses are "out of sight, out of mind," some of these infections are quietly taking their toll in some southern communities of the US.
Texas has become only the latest state to face an unfortunate outbreak of mumps, but so far seems to be the hardest hit. On April 12, two days before the CDC's report was released, the Texas Department of State Health Services released a health advisory indicating this is the highest instance of mumps reported in 22 years.
When exercising at a high intensity, you know to expect some level of pain. That can make it difficult to identify when your body gives you a warning sign of injury. If you pay close attention, however, you can tell the good hurt from the bad. I talked to Dr. Brian Parr again, professor at the Dept. of Exercise and Sports Science at the University of South Carolina Aiken, who explained which symptoms of exercise are normal and which are bad:
If you're like most people, you've stretched before a workout or playing sports. Doing so should help you get your muscles ready to work. While stretching is good for your muscles, you're wasting your time if it's the first thing you do. I talked to Dr. Brian Parr, professor at the Dept. of Exercise and Sports Science at the University of South Carolina Aiken, who explained this misconception and what you can do about it: