Monthly Archives: April 2012

Bending sideways triggers pain in lower right side

In response to several enquiries: “Bending sideways triggers pain in lower right side”, “back pain bending sideways”, “lower right side pain when bending sideways”, “lower back pain bending sideways”. An engineer of a beer production facility came to me for … Continue reading

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Glute tightening after each run

In response. Afte running, the glute, thigh and leg muscles should relax. If they tighten up instead, that indicates muscle fatigue. The muscles tighten up to compensate for the fatigue. The cause is the pulling or twisting of a nerve … Continue reading

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Itching

Gangrene turns the skin blue, has a foul smelling blister that is infected by clostridia. Gangrene bleeds. Gangrene does not itch. A healing wound may itch. A worsening wound and an open wound (gangrene wound) do not itch. Itching of … Continue reading

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Sleeping posture and kidneys

In response to the enquiry: “Sleeping on the floor and kidneys.” Sleeping in a fetal position compresses the kidneys. Sleeping on a flat surface does not compress the kidneys. I prefer not to have my kidneys compressed by my sleeping … Continue reading

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Can a roll break a fall from any height?

In response. As far as I know, in parachute jumps, the parachute is usually big enough to slow down the falling speed so one can land on two feet. This is seen frequently at American football games when a stuntman … Continue reading

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The spine hurts when I bend sideways

In response. If the spine hurts, not the muscles, it indicates a herniated disc. When one bends sideways, the discs are crushing against each other due to the herniation and one feels pain. Check to see if there is a … Continue reading

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Hydrogen peroxide percentage (%)

In response. Off the shelf hydrogen peroxide is 3%. It is strong enough to kill athlete’s foot, remove makeup on facial pores, and it is strong enough to kill bacteria on the skin. The bleaching effect of hydrogen peroxide results … Continue reading

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