Toes blacken because blood vessels under the nail break open, which spill blood (which looks black under the opaque nail) into the area between the toe bed and the toenail. To prevent re-occurrences, address the cause.
Day in and day out I get patients whose pain has originated at their workplace. So no matter how much they treat their condition, the minute they get back into faulty postures at work, they are back to square one. Whether you are a gym enthusiast or a sedentary person glued to your laptop, it is essential to know how to keep yourself injury-free at work.
The world’s most common ailment, besides back pain happens to be a headache! We all remember that one day which got ruined because of a headache. We don’t think much about headaches – we all get them, it’s fine! However, when the headaches become frequent, they can become debilitating. This is one ailment that is difficult to diagnose. People who get recurrent headaches have often been to a myriad of doctors, undergone several tests and tried various remedies.
As one crosses the threshold of 40 various things start to happen. The first one might be your friends making fun of you for being on the ‘wrong side of 40’ but more importantly, you might start to feel not as vitalized or energized as before. This happens not only because of the physical aspects …
Heel pain or pain on the bottom or back of the foot is more common that you think. It afflicts the serious runner, a gym enthusiast, a walker or even the housewife who stands for long periods of time. It is one of those conditions that is ignored for a long time before one seeks medical assistance. This is the reason why heel pain becomes chronic very quickly and tends to become a ‘companion for life’ if you are not careful.