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Meralgia Paresthetica: Diagnosis And What Causes The Condition

Meralgia paresthetica is the Latin name given to compression of a nerve in the thigh called the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve. It is a similar problem to the carpal tunnel which is a compression of the median nerve in the wrist and both can cause a lot of pain and discomfort. As such, meralgia paresthetica affects a lot of people but it is a greatly unknown and misunderstood condition. This article is a guide to everything that you need to know about a meralgia paresthetica diagnosis and its causes.  What are the Causes of Meralgia Paresthetica? The condition is caused by a compression of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve which is found in the thigh. In many cases, meralgia paresthetica causes pain or discomfort but is important to note that the clinical symptoms are similar to those of trauma or nerve damage as the result of the surgical complications. Anyone who is experiencing the symptoms of meralgia paresthetica should not assume that the nerve is compressed because it may have been damaged in another way. The only way to know for sure is to go and see a doctor for an accurate diagnosis.

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The Best Face Masks to Wear While Bike Riding

Regularly wearing a face mask is essential to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Masks are mandatory while in public in many states, and wearing them has become the norm any time you’re outside of your house. So what’s the best mask to wear while you’re enjoying a ride on your hybrid bike? Here are a few things to keep in mind when you’re shopping for the perfect mask to keep you and your fellow cyclists safe.

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How Much Do Home Health Aides Charge Per Hour?

The job of home health aides There are millions of senior citizens out there who live independently, away from their children and relatives. They prefer to do everything on their own, but there may come a time when their aging body gives up, and they will require external help. Their physical health often renders them incapable of carrying out their routine tasks, such as cleaning, bathing, dressing up, cooking, and eating. Moreover, some of them may suffer from degenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s and dementia, both of which can put them in bad shape. This is where home health aides come into the picture. These are professionals who provide care to aging people right at their homes and help them live a comfortable and independent life.

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Interesting Tech Trends in the Healthy Industry This Past Decade

The healthcare industry has made steady progress when it comes to research and studies conducted over the last decade. But has the technology and development part fared as well as research? Interestingly, there have been many technological advancements and trends that emerged in the health industry in the past decade. Some of these trends became part of mainstream medicine, while others remained obscure and relatively unknown to many.  Here, we will rediscover some interesting tech trends in the health industry in the past decade.

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Pain relief practices while sheltering in place

Stressful experiences such as sheltering in place or working from home can cause various aches and pains to appear. Even if such pains aren’t new, they can feel worse due to living a more sedentary lifestyle. Staying at home with more time on your hands can also intensify your focus on aches, you usually don’t think about much. Fortunately, there are several ways you can manage such shelter in place pains.

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How to Avoid Coronavirus While Moving Homes

You may have been planning your move for a long time or you may suddenly have a reason that you need to pack up your home and get settled somewhere new. No matter what is happening in your life right now, it is important for you to know how to make a move during the coronavirus pandemic without putting yourself at risk of getting sick.

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7 Effective Ways to Know If Your Indoor Air Quality Is Bad

The air you breathe in your home has a great impact on your overall health and your life. Just because you are indoors, does not necessarily mean that the air quality inside the building is good enough. In some cases, the air quality indoors might even be worse than that of the outdoors. Making sure the quality of the air you regularly breathe is healthy enough for you and your loved ones is something that should be monitored very often.  Here is how you can effectively determine if the air quality inside your home is of poor quality.

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The Do’s and Don’ts For Flu Season

With flu season in full swing, and the introduction of the corona-virus, we live in uncertain times, but with a little common sense and some pro tips from us, you can survive flu season 2020. Here are the do’s and don’ts to consider if you don’t want to get sick or avoid it like the plague. The Do’s Do consider getting a flu shot Flu shots are the best defense against the flu. Many have their doubts about vaccines, but in truth, if you want to protect yourself and your loved ones from illnesses like the flu, you should strongly consider getting a flu shot. If you are concerned about the flu shot, please consult with your doctor to see if it is right for you.

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5 tips to optimize clinic appointment scheduling

No patient likes to arrive at the office or clinic and have to wait for a late appointment or find out that their appointment has been made on the wrong date. But the disorganization of the appointment schedule can cause these discomforts and generate dissatisfaction in the patients of your clinic. Optimizing the scheduling of appointments at the clinic using health roster online improves the professional routine of doctors, reduces the overload of professionals, increases the confidence of patients in the clinic and, consequently, decreases the dropout rate. 

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