How to Numb Your Skin Without Lidocaine?

Numb your skin without lidocaine through some techniques. 

Whether it is for a medical procedure, or simply to avoid pain and discomfort from insect bites, numbing is essential at times. While most of the creams and injections on the market contain lidocaine, there are ways to numb your skin without it. Natural remedies and other chemical anesthetics are just as effective.  How to … Read more

How Do Pain Relievers Work?

a person holding pills in the palms 

The feeling of pain is subjective and hence cannot have an objective definition. It is a feeling of discomfort that you might experience after falling on the ground, hitting something hard, colliding with an object or a person, muscle pull, etc. There cannot be enough examples to exhaustively cover why pain is experienced. Often, our … Read more

Uses of Numbing Cream for Your Skin

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A numbing cream is a type of topical anesthetic that numbs a part of the body you apply it on. From the front skin of the eyelids to the inside of the ear, the numbing cream can be used anywhere; however, caution is mandatory.  Have you ever had a minor surgery or got a tattoo? … Read more

How to Make a Sprained Ankle Heal Faster

Sprained Ankle Heal

An ankle sprain is a pretty common injury, and you don’t need to be an athlete to experience one. It’s the most frequent musculoskeletal injury seen by health care providers in the US, and more than 23,000 people a day need medical attention for ankle sprains. Whether it’s from colliding with a friend while playing … Read more

Daily Habits for Preventing Back Pain

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Back pain is a common condition experienced by many people. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, about 80% of adults in the United States will develop back pain. The consequences of back pain may lead to missing work, having trouble sleeping, being unable to participate in recreational activities, and generally experience … Read more

Top Treatments for Dislocated Shoulders

An X-ray showing dislocated shoulder

Having a dislocated shoulder is painful. It usually occurs from a fall or a blow to the shoulder, wherein the mobility and the ball-in-socket mechanism becomes dislocated. It usually happens during accidents in sports activities, falling onto the shoulder, trying to break a fall with the hand, and being hit in the shoulder. What is … Read more

Why Is Epsom Salt Used?

Epsomite (heptahydrate)

Epsom salt is used as a popular remedy for many ailments. It has been around for centuries and even people back then used Epson salt to treat certain pains and injuries. With time, as more and more studies stepped in, it was found that Epson salt has several other important benefits to offer. It can … Read more

What Causes Headaches?

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Headaches can be more complicated and painful than some people realize. There are several reasons contributing to headaches and sometimes it can be a bit difficult to point out the exact problem. Different types of headaches have different signs and symptoms. Therefore, each type is going to need different treatment. Once your doctor is able … Read more

Best Home Remedies for Joint and Muscle Pain?

Kneck muscle pain

People suffering from joint and muscle pain and inflammation always tend to rely on expensive medication to help them relieve the pain. While the medication continues for years, not a lot of people are aware of the fact that sometimes joint and muscle pain can be dealt with at home, naturally as well. However, you … Read more

How To Get Rid of Sore Muscles and Joints?

A body builder

With time, muscles and joints tend to become weaker. With that being said, one experiences more pain and the chances of the muscles and joints become sore are relatively more as well. While people tend to look towards purchasing expensive medications to relieve the pain, there are some simple remedies that they can try to … Read more