Kidney Stones: Early Signs and Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

Kidney Stones: Early Signs and Symptoms

Kidney stones can cause excruciating pain that can spread from your middle back through your abdomen to your pelvis. The agony from kidney stones can be worse when you try to urinate and can feel like a strong burning sensation. In some cases, kidney stones can cause a fever and you may notice the presence of blood in your urine (hematuria).



Waking Up with Numb or Tingling Hands: What It Really Means (Science Based)

Waking Up with Numb or Tingling Hands in the morning

Waking up with numb or tingling hands in the morning is a common experience for many people. In most cases, sleeping on one hand can press on nerves in your hand, causing a sensation of “pins and needles.” In some cases, you may even find that your hands are completely numb after sleeping. Usually, when you change position, sensation quickly returns to your hands and the tingling disappears.

Blood Clot in Leg: Signs and Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore (Pictures Included)

DVT in leg

A blood clot in your leg that is associated with deep vein thrombosis (DVT) can cause your lower leg to be sore, swollen, and red. A blood clot that develops deep in the veins of one of your legs can result in serious complications. If the leg clot doesn’t dissolve naturally, it can travel through your veins, eventually reaching your lungs and cause a pulmonary embolism.

Left Hand Itching: Likely Causes of Itchy Arm or Palm (Science Based)

Left Hand Itching: Likely Causes of Itchy Arm or Palm

Some of the reasons why your left hand is itching could be due to an allergy, dry skin, irritation, or stress. Usually, the tingling, irritation, or prickly sensation in your palm or fingers is a temporary condition and is nothing to worry about. However, having a constant hand itch, itchy bumps on your hand, an itchy wrist, or irritating rash on your palm can be very annoying and inconvenient.

When to Take a Pregnancy Test to Avoid False Negative or Positive Results

When to Take a Pregnancy Test to Avoid False Negative or Positive Results

Knowing the right time to take a pregnancy test can help ensure that you get the most accurate results. Taking a home pregnancy test too early can result in a false negative result. This means that you have conceived but there is not enough hCG hormone in urine to show a positive result. In some rarer instances, the home testing kit can give a positive reading even though you are not pregnant. In other cases, the urine pregnancy test may show a faint positive line or evaporation line which usually indicates that you are pregnant. However, in these cases it’s best to repeat the test to make sure it’s not a false positive result.

Weight Gain After Gallbladder Removal: Causes and What to Do

Weight Gain After Gallbladder Surgery

It is possible to live without your gallbladder, but for some people, weight gain after gallbladder removal is a common side effect. Gaining weight after a cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal) can make losing weight a constant battle because of metabolic changes in the body. Also, some people gain weight because they resort to eating fatty foods after their gallbladder surgery.

Shoulder Pain from Sleeping: Causes, Solutions and More

Shoulder Pain from Sleeping

Shoulder pain when you are sleeping or that wakes you up at night can leave you feeling tired and frustrated in the morning. Shoulder pain from sleeping is often due to your sleeping position. If you have damaged tendons in your shoulder, sleeping on your side could cause intense night pain and discomfort. Arthritis can also result in stiffness and shoulder pain after sleeping. Other causes of waking up with shoulder pain include rotator cuff injuries, frozen shoulder as well as pregnancy.

Swollen Fingers or Sausage Fingers (Dactylitis): The Complete Guide

Swollen Fingers or Sausage Fingers (Dactylitis)

Swollen fingers that resemble sausages can be caused by hot weather, water retention, or an underlying health condition. Thankfully, many of the reasons why fingers appear puffy and bloated are generally quite harmless. However, fingers that have swollen beyond their normal size can cause discomfort, especially if you need to remove rings from your fingers.

Gallbladder Removal Side Effects (Including Weight Loss or Gain)

Gallbladder Removal Side Effects - Including Weight Loss or Gain

Gallbladder removal can help to relieve intense pain associated with a gallbladder attack, however, there are some side effects to it. Although you can live without your gallbladder, gallbladder surgery can leave you with a number of short-term and long-term digestive problems. Having your gallbladder removed can cause side effects like diarrhea, vomiting, indigestion, pain, and bile duct stones.

How to Get Rid of Gallstones (Including Gallbladder Cleanse & Flush)

How to Get Rid of Gallstones (Including Gallbladder Cleanse & Flush)

Getting rid of gallstones naturally can help prevent intense upper right abdominal pain and avoid the need for surgery. Gallstones are hard pebble-like deposits of digestive fluid that can form in your gallbladder. Natural remedies for gallstones can include ingredients like apple cider vinegar,  lemon juice, dandelion, artichoke, or milk thistle.