Oops! ‘Next time – I’ll get some help when I lift that … I’ll stretch before I run… I’ll watch where I step.’
Sprains and strains hurt and take time to heal. Swelling and stiffness occur. When you move the joint or muscle: ouch! Symptoms are almost identical for a sprain – when you overstretch or tear a ligament or a strain – when muscle fibres may be torn. You will know if a bone is fractured: you cannot move the affected part/put weight on the foot or leg. The pain is close to intolerable. A doctor would must likely suggest an ultrasound (ecografia) or, if a break is suspected, an x-ray (radiografia).
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Ahh… the perfume of linden trees, climbing jasmine, freshly cut grass … intoxicating for some, quasi-toxic for those who suffer from hay fever or ‘la febbre da fieno’, as the Italians call it.
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Every spring and summer flowers, trees and grasses send pollen into the air, especially in the months of May and June.. aaachoooo!
Aches and pains? Cannot keep warm? Sore throat? Hacking cough? Grumpy bear?
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While each winter ushers in a different strain of flu, the symptoms are often similar. Hibernating in your duvet will afford needed bed rest. Here are a few commonly indicated homeopathic remedies to help speed recovery, provide energy and put you back on your best feet. If you take the right remedy at or near the start, it may ameliorate symptoms and shorten their duration.