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Ask the Doctor: Depression Duration; Painful Soles; Pink Sea Salt

Q: How long does depression last?

A: Depression is a complex condition that comes in many forms. Symptoms, as well as duration of those symptoms, vary widely. Some people may experience what’s called “situational depression,” meaning that a stressful event, such as divorce, death of a loved one, or job loss,

Ask the Doctor: Heel Pain; Fatigue & Low Energy

Q: I have pain in the bottom of my foot, in the area of my heel. What could this be?

A: It’s possible that you have plantar fasciitis, characterized by pain in the morning when you take your first step, followed by slight improvement, and then more pain later in the

3 Foot Conditions That Can Break Your Stride

Ailments that affect your feet can sideline you from everyday activities, such as exercising, grocery shopping, and even walking. Since physical activity is linked with a host of benefits, from a healthy heart and brain to a lower risk of diabetes and cancer, it’s important to keep an eye on

Reduce Foot Pain with Stretches, Properly Fitted Footwear

Foot pain is not normal at any age. If your feet hurt, find out why and what you can do about it. Otherwise, you may end up with limited mobility that can restrict your activities.

“While a foot or ankle problem rarely is life-threatening, it definitely is lifestyle-threatening,” says Rock Positano,

Common Causes of Heel Pain

Common Causes of Heel Pain

The heel of the foot is sometimes called the “hindfoot,” and while people often think of the heel in terms of a heel bone (also called the calcaneus), there are actually many different types of tissue that make up the heel. Disorders of any of these tissues and the structures

Healthy Feet: The Foundation for a Well-Balanced, Mobile Body

Your feet are not just the foundation for your body, but for your life as well. “As you age, it is even more important to exercise and stay active, and not maintaining strong, healthy feet can impede your mobility and keep you from living a robust life,” says Kenneth Meisler,

Stand Up to Healthier Feet

Your feet are not just the foundation for your body, but your life, too. “Without strong, healthy feet, you cannot stay mobile and enjoy an active and vibrant life as you age,” says Brendan Riley, DPM, with UCLA Health.
Foot issues that often plague people age 50 and older include plantar

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