Tag Archives: carpal tunnel syndrome

Have low metabolic energy?

July 31, 2013

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by Julia Busch —  A wide variety of seemingly unrelated symptoms — hair loss, forgetfulness, irritable bowel syndrome, fibromyalgia, carpal tunnel syndrome, sleep problems, slow healing, dulled senses, feeling cold and fatigued — can result from low metabolic energy (LME). Symptoms can include nonspecific aches, weak ligaments and bones, sexual dysfunction, numb hands and feet, […]

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Serrapeptase — an anti-inflammatory and pain reliever

March 17, 2013

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by Dr. J. Michael Pece —  Serrapeptase is a relatively new supplement that is gaining wide recognition among medical providers for its anti-inflammatory, pain relieving and fibrolytic (breaking down fibrin, scar tissue, atherosclerosis, etc.) effects. The Serratia peptidase enzyme was discovered in the early 1970s in silkworm intestines. The silkworm uses this enzyme (Serratia E15 […]

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Carpal tunnel syndrome may be an early warning sign of diabetes

November 20, 2012

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Carpal tunnel syndrome is a painful, progressive condition caused by compression of a key nerve in the wrist. It occurs when the pinching of a swollen nerve and/or nearby tendons causes numbness, tingling and occasionally pain in the fingers, hand and forearm. Research has shown that people with diabetes are more likely to contract carpal […]

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Repetitive stress relief

September 6, 2012

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by Victoria Bowmann —  We live in a fast-paced and demanding world. Whether we are making phone calls and handling appointments on the way to work, or text messaging throughout the day and sending e-mail late into the night, many of us seem to always be on the go. The overuse of our bodies to […]

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What you don’t know about your thyroid can make you ill

August 24, 2012

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by Becky Coffield —  The thyroid is probably the most overlooked, improperly diagnosed gland in the human body. This small, butterfly-shaped gland residing in the throat is one in a family of glands called the endocrine system. Its functioning is extremely intricate — and crucial to the health and well-being of a person. Yet it […]

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Workplace massage for carpal tunnel syndrome

February 28, 2012

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by Nina Laveson —  More and more people are afflicted with the repetitive injury, carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). It is not a disease but a musculoskeletal disorder brought on by overworked muscles in the neck, shoulder, arm, forearm and hand. Individuals at most risk are those using constant repetitive movements, which cause muscles in the […]

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Myofascial release for carpal tunnel syndrome

February 27, 2012

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by Maria Troia —  All too often, people diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) have surgery, only to find later that their symptoms have not improved. One reason for this is a phenomenon known as pseudo-carpal tunnel syndrome. Another is double crush syndrome. Both are reversible soft tissue imbalances, easily treated with the John Barnes […]

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