Tag Archives: Treating

Health Tip: Treating a Charley Horse

News Consumer News Health Tip: Treating a Charley Horse — “Charley horse” is another name for a muscle spasm or cramp of the leg. When a muscle cramps, it contracts involuntarily and does not relax. To treat a charley horse, MedlinePlus suggests: Stop activity. Try stretching and massaging the muscle. Use heat to relax the… Read More »

Moderate Exercise Is Effective Medicine For Treating Major Depression, Suggests New Research

(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) A new research analysis suggests that moderate aerobic exercise may be one of the most effective approaches available for treating major depression. It’s the latest in a convincing docket of research showing that exercise, perhaps more than any other single method, can serve as a curb against a tenacious condition that affects… Read More »