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Sandals for those with painful cracked heels

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When you have cracked heels, it indicates a postural imbalance that you are leaning more weight on the heels. I also have this issue and have been told to avoid wearing heels or footwear which raised the heels higher. When you have heels that easily cracked coupled with lower back and/or knee pain, try scouting [...]

What to do if you suffer from cold limbs/feet

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Do you sometimes feel that your extremities like hands and feet felt cold and numb? Sinus or the common cold may accompany the condition. If you see a Chinese physican, he will shake his head and probably say that your immune system is not so good- therefore the heat element in your body is not [...]

What to do when you cannot feel your toes or feet- personal experience

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When you cannot feel your toes it could be a sign of diabetic neuropathy – a kind of nerve damage associated with diabetes. But what if you do not have diabetes and still cannot feel some or most of your toes? Personally, I had that problem for years- I honestly cannot remember when it started. It [...]

Why people walk or run with loud footsteps?

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Little things can sometimes bring out the hidden monster tendencies in us. For example, you may be jogging on a treadmill and the noisy sounds of the person footsteps landing heavily on that treadmill- ‘bang’, ‘bang’, ‘BANG!’. It seems to fill up the entire workout space and no matter how far from that person you [...]

Leg soreness and numbness? – Mind Body Connection

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Symptoms: I began a full-time job about two months ago, and since then I have had trouble with my leg. I’m not a diabetic as I know of. The problem is with my left leg in the upper part of my outer thigh ( the part above the knee and below the hips) I stand on my [...]

Numb Feet with Feeling of “Leaking Air” Sensation

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If you feel that your feet is numb with the sensation that air seemed to be flowing out from the middle point of the underside your feet, it indicates that your blood flow in your body is not well. The signs that blood flow is not flowing well can be seen when your legs and [...]

How to Clean Constantly Dirty Feet and Cracked Heels

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Everyone knows if you step onto mud or other dirty places, you will come back with both dirty black feet. That is common sense. But what I am referring to is folks who have feet that seemed to act like dirt vacuums. That is, your feet tends to trap dirt easily and it’s difficult to [...]

Do you really need expensive shoes if you have knee/leg pain?

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I am not sure about others but I used to suffer from knee pain on the days I was overweight. Another reason was because I could not give up iced drinks then. So, I bought expensive shoes that are said to be designed for user comfort and worth the price to be paid for. There are [...]

Care for the Feet

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There is quite an interesting article in Yahoo Health that talks about the common myths and truths about our feet. Example, wearing flip flops may not be the best option. Well, all podiatrists will surely agree that high heels are bad for your feet, knees, back and posture especially if typically worn for long hours. [...]