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Flamingo Health, a pioneer Indian brand of Healthcare and Orthopaedic products, brings forth Cuff & Collar Sling in the market. This simple and easy to use Cuff & Collar Sling provides excellent support to the arm, hand, elbow and shoulder in the case of emergency and first aid.


  • 1. Varicose Vein & Its Cure Varicose veins are twisted and enlarged veins near the surface of the skin of legs and ankles. They dont seem serious, but can lead to other severe pain. Varicose veins look dark blue, swollen, and twisted under the skin. Women are often affected with varicose veins than men, reasons can be pregnancy, obesity, aging, increased pressure on leg muscles. Thats why it is advised to not sit for long with your legs crossed or dangle them. Some of the symptoms of Varicose Veins include: Leg swelling. Swelling and calf pain after you sit or stand for longer period of time. Color change of skin. Dry, thinned skin. Inflammation. Bleeding after a minor injury. If you have this problem, you may need to consult your doctor and opt for immediate treatment. There are some home remedies as well that can alleviate the symptoms and avoid worse situations. Wear compression stockings which create gentle pressure to avoid blood pooling and decreases swelling in the legs. Elevate your legs after some duration. Avoid long periods of sitting or standing. Dont cross your legs for long time. Involve yourself in some sort of physical activity to tone your leg muscles. Avoid wearing high heels for long periods. For better results, wear Flamingo Premium Varicose Vein Stockings. Its four ways stretched advantage provides comfort and control compression to legs. Compression of varicose vein slows down the progression of varicose vein and their reoccurrence. It gives great relief to tired aching, heavy, tingling and burning numb legs, ankles and feet. Overlock design prevents impression on skin. #Flamingohealth #StartLivingPainFree #Yogahttp://goo.gl/UBoh8D Gain Health Not Weight Obesity the most common cause of some serious health problems is considered as an abnormal amount of body fat. There are various natural ways to control obesity and believe us these methods are effective and affordable. According to experts those follow natural approaches can impede obesity as compared to those who dont.

2. Follow these simple steps and control your protruding paunch. Step#1: Stop eating fatty and processed food items. Step#2: Eat moderately. Smaller portions are a better option rather than eating all at once. Step#3: Add fruits and vegetable in your diet, especially those rich in fibre. Step#4: Exercise regularly, play sports and keep yourself active. Step#5: Eat food packed with nutrients and boost your immune system. Step#6: Enjoy adequate sleep (for 8-9 hours). Step#7: Consult your doctor before choosing any medication. Step#8: Drink plenty of water. It is important to control obesity for a healthy life. Studies have shown that obesity gives rise to high blood pressure, diabetes, hypertension and heart diseases. Always maintain a healthy weight and stay active. Take a teaspoon of honey, mix it in a glass of hot water and drink it every morning on an empty stomach. You can also few drops of lime into this water. Repeat this for 3-4 months to see an effective weight loss. If you are eating full fat dairy products, stop immediately. Skim or low-fat dairy is a great way to burn some calories and reduce fat out of your diet. Whether milk, cottage cheese, yogurt or cheese, are some good low-fat alternatives and avoid calories intake that you would otherwise be consuming. Moderate and balanced diet is the key to control obesity. #Flamingohealth #StartLivingPainFree #Yogahttp://goo.gl/UBoh8D Tips for Preventing Foot and Ankle Injuries Just imagine yourself enjoying your favorite sports like running, cricket, tennis and soccer with an injured foot. Horrifying and painful it is, right? Our feet make us walk which is natures onethe priceless gifts to us. Hands and foot posses both physical and emotional importance in our life. For example, the smile on your face while watching your child walking for the very first time is just exceptionally beautiful. This shows the importance of foot in the life of a person. Warm up before activity Do light stretching or slow jogging for two to three minutes to warm up your muscles. 3. Build your muscles Gradually increase time spends on the physical activity over a period of week to increase the strength and mobility of muscle of particular body part. Even indulge yourself into other sports or physical activities also to help strengthen the entire body muscles. Invest in good pair of shoes Use sport-specific shoes, you cant play cricket while wearing soccer shoes. Usually Cross training shoes are a better choice; however, if you will wear the shoes designed for a particular sport it will reduce the chances of injuries. Replace If you are an active sports person you should replace your shoes every six months. Say no to uneven surfaces Pick a good surface to run on and you should not feel any discomfort. However it is advised that you should practice on the surface you'll eventually run on. Prevent injuries People who have experienced ankle injuries before should use a brace or tape to prevent recurrent ankle injuries. If you have ankle pain, stop the activity to prevent further damage and seek professional consultation. #Flamingohealth #StartLivingPainFree #Backpain #Painhttp://goo.gl/UBoh8D 4. Go fab from flab with Flamingo Waist Trimmer There is no magic pill invented yet which make you go fab from flab in just few minutes. You need to work little hard for it and we can help you achieve a slim waist line with some useful tips. Belly fat is actually an open invitation to various health conditions. So this summer flaunt your flat tummy, fit in your favorite pair of jeans which is lying in your cupboard since last summer. Flamingo waist trimmer helps to reduce excess weight and reduces unwanted inches. It Captures body heat produced during exercise and increases perspiration around waistline. It can be worn smartly under shirt. Add some changes in your life style to reduce your waist line Sleep to wake up fit If you sleep for less than 8-9 hours you will obviously feel sluggish that ignites your hunger to compensate for the lack of energy. Adequate sleep is extremely important for maintaining a good health, and can help you manage your weight. Say hello to water Water keeps you full in between your meals. You should drink at least 8 glasses of water every day. Drink one full glass of water before every meal will make your tummy ask for only required portion of food. Water also flushes out the toxins from our body. Exercise regularly We always find some excuse to avoid exercise and choose to stay lethargic. Its time to wake up before its too late. Indulge yourself in an hour of moderate to vigorous exercise, it helps you loseweight and stay fit. Do some cardio and weight training under experts supervision. Watch your caloric intake Cut down on sugar and starch Reduce your portion sizes Eat whole grain food, avoid refined food Get more fiber in your diet Follow a balance diet 5. Common Hand and Wrist Injuries We do extraordinary things with our hands and they need proper care to avoid any injuries. Such injuries are very common for those who indulge in physical activities and sports. Some common injuries that a person can experience. Symptoms of sprain and fracture. 1. Acute Pain 2. Swelling and tenderness 3. Bruising 4. Restricted wrist or thumb motion Sprains Sprains occur when ligaments get damage. A ligament is a tissue which connects bone to bone. Sprains can be of different grades from minor tear to complete rupture, which treatment and recovery time accordingly. Sprain can happen even if we twist our hand or wrist accidentally. Thumb Sprains Falling on palm of your hand could leave you with a painful thumb injury. The ulnar collateral ligament may get sprained. It acts like a hinge that helps the thumb to function properly. If you sprain your thumb, you could lose the ability to grasp items between your thumb and index finger temporarily or to hold things using hand. Wrist Sprains When you fall forward, you put your hands in front to give yourself support using palm, which bend your wrist backwards and possibly stretch or tear the ligaments connecting the bones in your wrist. This results in wrist sprain or even wrist fracture. Fracture Bones can be fractured or dislocated. A crack or break in a bone is called fracture. Bones are dislocated when pushed out of their original place and no longer line up correctly at the joint. This can decrease the ability to move and cause acute pain. Hand Fractures Fractures of the bones in your hand and the bones between the joints of fingers are also common sports injuries. The most common fracture is a boxer's fracture. A boxer's fracture usually occurs when you hit an object with your closed fist forcefully. Wrist fracture A wrist fracture is a break in one or more of the bones in the wrist. The wrist consists of two bones radius and the ulna. Wrist fracture can Falling on an outstretched arm, direct blow to the wrist and severe twist of the wrist. Prevention To help reduce the chance of wrist fracture, follow these 6. Eat calcium and vitamin D rich diet Build strong muscles to prevent falls and injuries and stay flexible Wear proper support gear and safety equipment while exercising and playing Proper warm up #Flamingohealth #StartLivingPainFree #Backpain #Painhttp://goo.gl/UBoh8D Common Health Problems In Old Age People There is no way to look and live like a 25 yrs young man for whole life; we have been designed in a way to get older & older. Its perfectly fine otherwise we would have never able to experience the sweet & sour journey of life. Getting old is not something we should complain about, it is a phase of life that we are bound live. But that doesn't mean we are bound to bear the pain as well. Flamingo heath brings variety of health care products which can help you live a pain free life. Common health problems experienced by old age people: Arthritis - it is form of pain