Wrist braces provide relief from carpal tunnel symptoms because they keep your wrist straight. When your wrist is held straight by the brace, it will take pressure off the median nerve, which is what causes carpal tunnel syndrome.
September is Suicide Prevention Month – which aims to create hope through action by creating safe spaces for those struggling with the goal of preventing suicide all together. The issue is far reaching. Nearly 46,000 individuals died by suicide in 2020, and 46% of those people had a known mental health condition. Although mental health issues and illnesses, like depression, can lead to suicide, there are many reasons someone may decide to take their own life. However, most people believe that suicide can be prevented.
This year, WABA’s emphasis for World Breastfeeding Week is on strengthening the capacity of actors that protect, promote and support breastfeeding across different levels of society including governments, health systems, workplaces and communities to provide and sustain breastfeeding-friendly environments for families in the post-pandemic world. According to WABA, breastfeeding can assist with sustainable development strategies post-pandemic, as it can improve nutrition, ensure food security, and reduce inequalities between and within countries.
It's your vacation. And the last thing you need is a pesky summer illness ruining your time off. Many people travel with first aid kits, including products like band aids, tissues, neosporin, cotton swabs, etc. But there is a lot you can do to beef up your first aid/travel kit.
As we all likely know, every relationship varies and “healthy” might mean different things to different people. While this blog post will focus primarily on romantic relationships, the majority of these topics can apply to many different kinds of relationships.
Sore, painful hands while typing away at work? Most of us have heard of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. It usually affects people over 30 who do repetitive work with their hands or wrists. It causes pain and tingling of the hands, usually sparing the pinky.
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