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Homemade ice gel pack

Ice gel packs come in handy in case of sore muscles and injuries. Fortunately, you can make one yourself using a Ziploc bag and some rubbing alcohol mixed with water. Having an ice gel pack in the freezer is always a good idea. Using one is as easy as treating a razor burn with after shave cream.
1. Conventional method Make a 2:1 water to rubbing alcohol solution in a bowl. The alcohol doesn’t let the water freeze completely. Rubbing alcohol is available in any drug store nearby. Don’t make too much of the mixture. Add the solution to a Ziploc bag. You can pick the size of the bag according to your preferences. You can double bag, it won’t affect the effectiveness of the pack. Remove all the excess air before zipping. Use your hands or a vacuum sealer. Put in a refrigerator for 12 hours.
2. When you have no rubbing alcohol Fill the Ziploc bag with a colorful dish soap (so that you don’t mistake it for edible things), the blue color looks cool. There are no amount restrictions, make it …

Urinary tract infections FAQ

Urinary tract infections occur suddenly and make your general condition extremely uncomfortable. Rushing to get rid of the infections which cause so many inconveniences is a good idea when you are aware of your actions. The misconceptions people have about UTIs lead to complications, which are definitely worse than shaving mistakes.
1. Should I seek professional medical treatment? Yes, absolutely. Although mild UTIs may resolve spontaneously, you put yourself at a huge risk by letting off the issue. Contact your physician immediately in case you have a high temperature; if you are pregnant, or diabetic. A clear diagnosis determines the kind of bacteria which caused the problem; therefore, you will address the root of the issue.
2. Should I complete the course of antibiotics in case I feel better? Symptoms may disappearafter a few days, but it usually takes five or more days for the bacteria to die off. Generally, it takes longer for men, that’s why doctors tend to write a 7 to 14 days…

When it’s time to obtain a straight spine

An abnormally curved spine can be given from birth or occur due to improper posture and bad overall health. Thinking about straightening the spine is a sound idea. You know how vital the condition of your spine appears to be, and there are great posture maintenance methods, active life guidelines, and so on; however, once you are diagnosed an abnormality, you should also apply to some treatment methods.
1. Adjustment All the listed methods are based on regular treatments or activities, so before we begin, you should think of the treatment as of conventional tasks like visiting a New York hair salon on a regular basis. The chiropractic method of adjustment uses certain physical manipulations performed to both realign and unjam the facet joints in your spine. This method is not useful in case of scoliosis. It is mostly efficient in case of traumas. The discomfort is insignificant, and you shouldn’t be afraid of popping sounds (knuckle crackers won’t).
2. Massage Spinal alignment is effic…