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Monthly Archives: September 2015

Safety Tips for Hikers

Safety Tips for Hikers

More than 38 million Americans go hiking every year, and that number keeps climbing as the sport’s popularity increases. As more and more people experiment with hiking and take on more challenging terrain, injuries become imminent. Hikers run the risk of heel pain, Achilles tendon injuries, sprains, and fractures.* Be sure to stretch before and […]

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Your Toenails are Telling

Your Toenails are Telling

Your toenails can give off warning signs that may indicate an underlying medical issue or a vitamin deficiency. Watch out for nail splitting, discoloration, and cracking. Thick yellow toenails could be a sign of a fungal infection, but they could also indicate thyroid disease, respiratory issues, diabetes, or psoriasis. White spots on toenails could indicate […]

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Iron Deficiency and Restless Leg Syndrome

Iron Deficiency and Restless Leg Syndrome

Several studies have identified a link between low iron levels and restless leg syndrome (RLS). People with RLS had a significant decrease of their symptoms after taking iron supplements. If you have RLS and an iron deficiency, it is important to discover what is causing your deficiency. Some women may be deficient in iron because […]

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