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Calf pain? Do you know the causes?

Calf pain? Do you know the causes?

Do you get pain in your calves? The pain can be caused by a number of things: Over-activity (especially if you were still and/or cold, and leaped straight into it) Injury (eg, tendonitis or tearing of the muscle) Dietary imblances (eat those minerals!) Poor blood flow to the legs (eg, if you have peripheral vascular disease or PVD) A blood clot in the calf (a deep vein thrombosis or DVT) If your calf pain doesn’t clear up after rest, get it checked out with your...

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Ways to control emotional overeating

Ways to control emotional overeating

Are you overweight and/or diabetic? The chances are that you sometimes eat as an emotional response rather than from hunger – and what you eat at these times is probably sugary, fatty or salty, or a combination, which all just help you want more. As you’ll know, foot care is harder if you do have excess lbs, and there’s a double whammy if you have diabetes. Helping control your eating is a good first step to helping your foot health. Learn how to overcome emotional eating. In...

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Foot care includes thigh care! Exercises to tone your thighs [Video]

Foot care includes thigh care! Exercises to tone your thighs [Video]

Looking to sculpt your legs? Jillian Michaels demonstrates three exercises for you to tone your inner and outer thighs. Do these simple moves and you will be fitting into those skinny jeans in no time! The video is aimed at women, but we think men will benefit too! Jillian is one of the leading health and wellness experts in the country. She contributes to EverydayHealth.com and is a New York Times best-selling author. She was the trainer and life coach on The Biggest Loser for six years and...

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Shop once, eat for a week!

Shop once, eat for a week!

Busy? Hate food shopping? Here’s a good way to help!  Shop once, eat for a week! With these 10 foods you have 40 recipe options. Get cooking: ow.ly/eHAmE — Women’s Health Mag (@WomensHealthMag) October 23, 2012  

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Diabetic with sore toe ends up having lower leg amputation

Diabetic with sore toe ends up having lower leg amputation

“Diabetics and those who care for them need to ensure they check their feet and their heels at regular intervals.” This lady was let down and lost her leg because of it.  Gran left down after treatment for sore right toe ends in left leg amputation bit.ly/S1prORvia @daily_record — Foot Care Directory (@BestFootCare) October 23, 2012 Margaret’s story will feature on Panorama on BBC1 on November...

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Late Hours at Work Bad for Your Health

Late Hours at Work Bad for Your Health

Do you like working late? Are you OK with it? Maybe think again! It’s in Men’s Health, but applies to women too. Logging late hours at work is worse for your health than previously thought: ow.ly/eHCyF — Men’s Health Mag (@MensHealthMag) October 23,...

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