How to Pick the Right Pair of Running ShoesWritten by Robb Ksiazek
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When to Buy New Running Shoes:
- Look at soles. If they are worn out or very unevenly worn it is time for a new pair.
- If you’ve traveled roughly 400-500 miles on your treadmill or it’s been six months, it is time for a new pair. Remember, if you are wearing your shoes for other activities, those miles count too!
What questions should salespeople ask?
- How long have you been running?
- How much mileage are you doing per week?
- Are you training for a particular event?
- Where do you do most of your running?
- How much do you weigh?
- Are you aware of any foot problems?
Make sure that your shoes fit properly, below are some tips to help:
Simple solutions will get your running. The more you know about your feet and what activities you will be partaking in, more prepared you will be to find right pair of shoes. Shoes are important for health of your feet, but for rest of your bones and joints as well.
Robb Ksiazek is an author and web publisher writing about mind, body, and soul for Body-Mass-Index-4U.com. He believes that our bodies have the power to heal themselves, we just need to allow them.
A Brief Overview Of ColitisWritten by Kirsten Whittaker
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The symptoms most commonly reported by sufferers of colitis are abdominal pain and bloody diarrhea. However, sufferers may also experience fatigue, weight loss, a suppressed appetite, bleeding from rectum and can become deficient in essential nutrients.
Diagnosing Colitis can be tricky due to its similarity to other IBDs. Therefore, a thorough physical exam and series of tests are usually required. Blood tests are carried out to help identify anemia, or high white blood cell count, which usually signifies inflammation within body. Stool samples are commonly checked for evidence of blood or infection. You may have to have a colonoscopy and/or biopsy, which involves taking a sample of tissue from lining of colon. Another possibility is a barium enema x-ray of colon. This involves filling colon with barium solution and then taking x-rays to highlight any ulcers or inflammation.
The main treatment option for sufferers is medication, however depending on serious of disease surgery may be required to remove colon. For some people, watching what they eat and avoiding known triggers can lead to a reduction in symptoms or remission. Although, for most people symptoms return, with surgery being only known cure.
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