How to Prevent ITBS?

Answer Iliotibial band syndrome is the most common overuse injury in runners and cyclists. The iliotibial band is a pair of bands of tissue that connect the tensor fascia lata -- the outside thigh -- to t... Read More »

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Do flu shots prevent intestinal flu or do they just prevent the cold flu?

The flu shot only prevents respiratory influenza. It does not prevent the gastrointestinal "flu" virus that makes you have GI symptoms like nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea without the cough and resp... Read More »

How to Prevent an Ice Dam?

When the snow melts it can become damaging ice dams. Without a properly insulated attics, however, homeowners could find themselves with an ice dam upstairs. Heat from the attic melts snow on the r... Read More »

How can I prevent a UTI?

do NOT hold your pee for too long (your teacher should understand this!)do NOT sit on cold surfacesdo NOT wear tight pantsdo NOT consume too much sugar (sugar feeds the UTI bacteria)always wipe fro... Read More »

How to Prevent Laryngitis?

Did you ever hear someone say, "I lost my voice"? Did you think: "What did you do with it?" Or maybe you woke up one morning and your voice sounded funny when you tried to talk. Maybe you were croa... Read More »