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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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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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