Sport and Orthopedic Injury
Sports: Injury that occurred during an athletic activity either from acute trauma or overuse of a specific body part.
Orthopedic: Injury to the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, or nerves impairing your ability to be active, move, and work.
Sprains, strains, tendonitis, bursitis, shin splints, compartment syndrome, plantar fasciitis, arthritis, back pain/injury, neck pain/injury, shoulder pain/injury, knee pain/injury, ankle pain/injury, carpal tunnel, tennis elbow, golfers, elbow
Pain - Acute and Chronic
Physical or mental discomfort caused by disease, illness, or injury.
Acute: Pain that lasts for a short time, seconds to weeks, under 6 months.
Chronic: Pain that lasts for a longer period of time, several months or longer.
Neck pain, back pain, knee pain, shoulder pain, foot pain, muscle pain, headache, arthritis, inflammation, neuropathy, generalized body pain, fibromyalgia, abdominal pain, cancer pain, sadness, depression, anxiety
Stress and Anxiety
Stress: A feeling of emotional or physical tension in response to a situation, sometimes thought to be a threatening situation. It is caused by an existing stress-causing factor.
Anxiety: A feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, usually about an event or something with an uncertain outcome, often followed by feelings of impending doom. Anxiety is stress that continues after the stressor is gone.
Heart palpitations, high blood pressure, asthma, weight gain, obesity, fatigue, insomnia, headaches, depression, gastrointestinal problems, addiction, forgetfulness, concentration, stress induced hair loss, skin problems, sexual problems, lowered immunity, medication side effects
Insomnia and Sleep Disturbance/Disorder
Insomnia: A condition or disorder where it is difficult to fall asleep, hard to stay asleep or both. People may experience fatigue, low energy, difficulty concentrating, mood disturbances, and decreased performance at work or at school.
Sleep Disturbance/Disorder: Changes in sleeping patterns or habits due to physical, mental, or spiritual problems. People may experience irregular breathing, increased movement during sleep, difficulty sleeping, abnormal sleep behaviors, and excessive daytime sleepiness.
Chronic fatigue syndrome, nocturia, chronic pain, arthritis, fibromyalgia, headaches, stress and anxiety, sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome, narcolepsy
Headache and Migraine
Headache is a general term used for pain in the head. The pain may occur in different parts of the head, all over the head, it may radiate from one area to another, or feel like a vise around your head. Often headaches cause nausea and vomiting. Headaches are categorized as either primary or secondary.
Primary: Caused by problems with or over activity of pain-sensitive structures in your head and isn’t a symptom of an underlying disease. Common types of primary headaches are cluster, migraine, and tension. Less common primary headaches are chronic daily, cough, exercise, and sex headaches.
Secondary: A symptom of a disease or condition that can activate the pain-sensitive nerves of the head. Specific types of secondary headaches are external compression, ice cream, rebound, sinus, spinal, and thunderclap headaches. Sources of secondary headaches are acute sinusitis, arterial tears, blood clots (venous thrombosis---separate from a stroke), brain aneurysm, brain avm, carbon monoxide poisoning, concussion, congenital heart disease in adults, dental problems, ear infection (middle), encephalitis, glaucoma, influenza, intracranial hematoma, medication, meningitis, monosodium glutamate (MSG), panic attacks and panic disorder, post-concussion syndrome, and trigeminal neuralgia.
Irritation and discomfort associated with the any part of the gastrointestinal tract; including the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum, and any of the accessory organs of digestion; the liver, gallbladder, and pancreas.
Bloating, constipation, diarrhea, heartburn, gastroesophogeal reflux disease (GERD), nausea and vomiting, ulcers, pain in the abdomen, weight imbalances (gain or loss), incontinence, hemorrhoids, celiac disease, crohn’s disease, diverticulitis, ulcerative colitis, irritable bowel syndrome
Nausea and Vomiting
Nausea: An uneasiness or queasy feeling in the stomach, sometimes followed by vomiting.
Vomiting: Forcible voluntary or involuntary emptying of the stomach through the mouth.
Motion sickness, medication side effects, intense pain, colds and flu, overeating, concussion, brain injury, headache, ulcers, eating disorders, emotional distress or disorder
A term used to describe the feelings or sensations if being faint, woozy, weak or unsteady.
Vertigo: The false sense that you or your surroundings are spinning or moving.
Inner ear imbalances, benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), infection, migraines, Meniere’s disease, anxiety, neurological conditions, medication side effects, blood pressure imbalances, poor circulation
Addiction is a condition that results when a person ingests a substance or engages in an activity that can be pleasurable but the continued use/act of which becomes compulsive and interferes with ordinary life responsibilities, such as work, relationships, or health. Addiction can be used to describe a physical addiction or a behavior that is in reaction to being emotionally stressed, whether or not they have a physical addiction.
Alcohol, nicotine, cocaine, heroine, crystal meth, gambling, sex, pornography, shopping, anxiety, depression, emotional stressors
Cold and Flu
Cold: A viral infection where the mucous membrane of the nose and throat become inflamed causing symptoms such as runny nose, sore throat, sneezing, coughing, and other similar symptoms.
Influenza: A highly contagious viral infection that attacks your respiratory system causing symptoms of fever, aches and pains, inflammation, chills, sweats, headache, cough, nasal congestion, and sore throat.
Viral Gastroenteritis: A viral infection that affects the intestines causing symptoms of diarrhea, abdominal cramps, nausea or vomiting, and fever.
An immune response by the body to a substance, called an allergen, which is usually considered harmless. When you have an allergy your body considers the allergen an invader and your body starts a chain reaction to fight the allergen. IgE antibodies are produced and cause a chemical release such as histamine. The chemicals cause symptoms such as itching in the nose, mouth, throat, eyes, and skin, hives, rash, sneezing, runny nose, stuffy nose, watery eyes, red eyes, facial swelling, and dark circles under the eyes
Hay fever, environmental factors, insect bites, food, and drug allergies
Having feelings of mental confusion, lack of mental clarity, and being unfocused.
Improper diet/nutrition, toxicity in the body, poor digestion, thyroid imbalance, allergies, lingering infections, poor sleep, mental emotional imbalance, stress
Emotions are something that we feel in response to life events. Emotional imbalances usually involve either not allowing yourself to experience your feelings as they evolve by avoiding or suppressing them, or being so attached to and identified with them that your feelings are all consuming.
Stress, anxiety, depression, sadness, PTSD, anger, fear, hormonal imbalances, fatigue, irritability, headaches, body pain, poor sleep, insomnia, digestive problems, thyroid imbalances, addiction, side effects from medication
Cellular Memory Imbalances From Stored Emotions, Trauma, or Past Events
Cellular memory imbalance comes from experiences, such as traumatic or abusive ones, and repressed emotions that are stored in the cells of the body.
Chronic pain, fatigue, anger, fear, sadness, prone to sickness, headaches, and any other ways this may manifest for you
Overweight: Having more body fat than is considered optimally healthy for a certain height.
Hormonal imbalance, diet and lifestyle, stress, high blood pressure, joint pain, fatigue, emotional imbalance
Gynecological disorders and conditions involve health issues that affect the organs in a woman’s abdomen and pelvis.
Menstrual cramps, menstrual pain, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), irregular cycles, heavy bleeding, amenorrhea, incontinence, pain
General Health Maintenance
A desire to be in a state of optimal health by keeping the body in balance and taking care of one’s self through mindset, diet, and lifestyle.
Disease and Sickness Prevention
Taking measures to keep one’s self-healthy and in a state of balance to prevent sickness, disease, and imbalance from occurring in the body.
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