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Dry needling is not a new technique of physical muscular pain treatment. It dates back to ancient times when such procedures were conventional. In modern times, the more we study about dry needling, the more we understand the benefits it has. Today it has expanded its uses in particular muscle pain treatment and physical injuries. The therapy addresses everything from back pain to sports injuries and migraines. Dry needling proves beneficial for muscle, ligament, tendon, and joint issues for physicians and patients alike. As more practitioners utilize this treatment, it is essential to know the basics of the procedure, what to…

According to recent reports, the protein binding assay market is projected to experience significant growth over the next six to ten years. For the most part, this growth is due to an ever-increasing number of uses for protein binding assays across multiple different sectors of scientific testing and research. To understand why this market is accelerating at such a rapid pace, it is important to understand what a protein binding assay is, how it is used, and the purposes behind the studies that use it. What Is a Protein Binding Assay? An assay is a procedure performed to investigate, assess,…

Getting a terminal illness diagnosis is devastating in every way imaginable. After getting the worst news of your life, you will be hit by a tornado of confusing and conflicting emotions. It is natural to feel hopeless and helpless at such a difficult time. But whilst there’s nothing we can say to change your situation, there are some things you can do to try and help yourself and the people around you through it. Let yourself wallow This may seem a little bit counterintuitive, but before you can even think about buckling up and being strong, you should give yourself…

Down Syndrome, also known as Trisomy 21 or “Downs”, is the most common genetic disorder affecting human infants.  Each year, more than 5 million babies around the world are born with Down Syndrome, named after the British doctor, John Langdon Down, who described the disorder in the mid-1800s.  According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), one in every 700 U.S. babies are born with Down Syndrome. The older the age of a woman, the higher the chances of bearing a child with Downs. Most children with this syndrome have intellectual disability, stunted growth, and low muscle tone.  High rates…

Anyone who is the proud owner an eatery will appreciate the meticulous eye for detail that is necessary for an establishment to meet UK hygiene standards. The Food Standards Agency is the body responsible for assessing and distributing food hygiene ratings to venues across the nation. They cover a wide range of business types, from hospitals, mobile caterers, schools and universities, as well as farmers and growers. Keeping this in mind, we delved into the restaurant, café, and canteen sector in areas across the North East to gain a better understanding of just how clean the region is eating! Outstanding…

We’re all in a hurry these days. Whether you’re working nonstop at a startup, trying to build your side hustle, or shuttling the kids to a dozen different activities, it’s easy to feel like you’re too busy to diet, even if your weight has become a major issue.  So, what’s a harried professional to do? These 4 simple strategies can help you maintain a healthy diet no matter how much time you spend rushing from point A to point B. Make Prep A Priority Social media tends to make food prep look a lot more complicated than it is –…

Being pregnant is a unique experience – there’s nothing quite like it and it can come with a whole range of different bodily changes. Post pregnancy worries aren’t uncommon, especially when it comes to wondering what will happen immediately after the birth. According to research, queries about post-pregnancy changes are extremely common during pregnancy. Defining what’s ‘normal# and what isn’t after a birth can be tricky. In this article, Lil-lets will take you through all of the questions that you might have about your body post-pregnancy.  1. Immediate changes  Immediately after pregnancy, postpartum bleeding is extremely common. Be prepared by…

According to the NHS, “mental health is about how we think, feel, and behave” and it can take many different forms. Mental health problems can impact your personality, energy levels, outlook and your physical health, and poor mental health isn’t rare. One in four people in the UK have been affected by mental health at some point in their lives. People who are going through a tough time with their mental health can often feel isolated, misunderstood and anxious. In many cases, they will struggle to reach out to loved ones or professionals in order to address the problem. Make…

Whether you’re looking to improve your fitness or simply want to see a little more of the natural world, cycling can be a fantastic hobby to pick up on both counts. There are so many amazing cycling routes and challenges within the UK, all offering beautiful sights and varying levels of difficulty to suit your capabilities. Leisure Lakes Bikes, who supply electric mountain bikes, have given us their top picks! Alnmouth to Druridge Bay Location: Starts at Alnmouth village — the route will take you to the Druridge Bay visitor centre: route. Grade: Beginner An introduction to the route: This…

The cannabis plant is not without a long and intriguing history of its own, dating back to 5000 years of human usage. In recent times, the term “marijuana” is commonly used instead of “cannabis.” Due to its adaptability and ease of cultivation, it was used as food and fiber by ancient cultures. It also has promising therapeutic values. DIFFERENTIATING MEDICAL CANNABIS FROM RECREATIONAL CANNABIS Medical cannabis, used to relieve symptoms and control disease, is different from recreational cannabis, used to induce a temporary state of altered perception. Recreational cannabis contains a high level of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), as well as a…