Foot Arch Pain that Doesn’t Point to Plantar Fasciitis

Overpronation If you’re experiencing foot arch pain, heel pain, or ankle pain, talk to your doctor about gait. If, when taking a step, your heel hits the ground first, and then you feel pressure inward on your arch, it could be because you’re overpronating and therefore over-flattening your foot. If this isn’t as noticeable, look …

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An Allergist’s Guide to Elimination Diets

Allergy symptoms are frustrating, especially when you don’t know what’s causing them. From chronic gastrointestinal issues to hives and other rashes, to joint pain and shortness of breath, there are many uncomfortable and disconcerting reactions that can be attributed to food allergens.  But what exactly causes these reactions? Enter the elimination diet. As a certified …

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Prevent Painful Instep & Pain In Ankles —Arizona Foot Doctors

Finding supportive shoes So what does it mean to wear the right shoe? Anytime you’re on your feet, the shoes you’re wearing should be Correct for the activity The right size Supportive in the right areas for you Finding shoes made for the activity you’re doing is usually pretty intuitive. For example, kids should wear …

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Top 5 Gluten-Free Recipes From The Community

May is Celiac Disease Awareness Month, a month dedicated to bringing awareness to celiac disease in an effort to increase diagnosis rates, and fundraise for research efforts  so we can work towards a cure. ‍In 2018, we launched our at-home celiac disease screening test, and since then, have been dedicated to providing solutions for the celiac …

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Can Stress Cause Thyroid Problems? The Science

If you have a thyroid condition, you may have heard that there is a link between the thyroid and stress. It turns out that thyroid hormones are connected to the body’s stress system (the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis), and stress hormones like cortisol. This may make people with thyroid problems more sensitive to stress. People who have …

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Brain Fog: What is it? Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Confusion, memory problems, headaches, fatigue—these are the key symptoms behind the phenomenon popularly known as brain fog. Although not an official diagnosis, the catch-all term represents real symptoms and real suffering.  ‍ What is brain fog? If you find it hard to think and concentrate, or if you can describe your mental state as unfocused, …

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