Archive | January, 2016

Torn rib cartilage

The rib cage is composed of the bone and cartilage which is connected to the front of the ribs and helps in expanding the chest when breathing and moving. When these areas become overstretched, it will result to tearing of the cartilage. A torn rib cartilage is also known as costochondral separation. The diaphragm which […]

Eye strain

Tired, achy eyes or frequent headaches are due to eye strain. Eye strain can happen for several reasons such as lack of sleep, using various gadgets for extended periods, reading in dim light for long periods without any break, incorrect vision prescription and allergies. Additionally, incorrect eye prescription, eye conditions and exposure to bright lights […]

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