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What is COPD and what are its causes

What is COPD and what are its causes

COPD is a common term used for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It is a progressive lung disease, the most common being chronic bronchitis & emphysema.  Bronchitis causes narrowing of the bronchial tubes and causes inflammation whereas emphysema destroys the air sacs of the lungs slowly which creates an obstruction for outward airflow What are the causes of COPD? One of…

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Trigger Points and their causes

Trigger Points and their causes

1.  What are Trigger Points? Trigger points (TrPs) or muscle “knots” are sore spots in soft tissue that cause deep aching. Too many of them are often called myofascial pain syndrome (MPS), a chronic pain disorder.  Trigger points are discrete, focal, hyperirritable spots located in a taut band of skeletal muscle. They produce pain locally and in a referred pattern…

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Mindfulness and it’s the significance

Mindfulness and it’s the significance

Mindfulness is the practice of intentionally focusing your attention on the present moment without judging yourselves. Practicing mindfulness has its own benefits on improving our health both mentally and physically. Here are some of the benefits of practicing mindfulness on a regular basis Helps in decreasing anxiety & increase control over our emotions: Scientific researches have shown that people who…

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