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Knee Replacement Surgery Facts: What Happens Before, During and After Knee Arthroplasty?

Over a period of time, due to advancing age or injury, the knees lose their flexibility. As a result, it becomes painful for people to bend their knees due to accompanying inflammation and pain. The mobility becomes further restricted and the pain increases when the cartilage between the two knees wears out with age.

The bad condition of the knee joint and the surrounding cartilage make it difficult for people to move, thus hindering their performance in conducting daily activities. If nothing is done to rectify the condition, the situation only worsens, becoming more painful and difficult.

In such cases, surgery is often recommended as the first line of treatment, most commonly after there is no relief from pain from medications and physiotherapy. It is estimated that more than 90 percent of the patients benefit from the procedure.

During knee replacement, the knee joints that get damaged because of injury or osteoarthritis are replaced with mechanical implants. Th…

Is Your Handbag Playing With Your Health?

Many of us are unaware that handbags can cause illness. A handbag can house millions of germs and dangerous bacteria that can cause skin diseases, breathing problems and even stomach infections.

Let's see what are the things that can make handbags unhealthy:

1. Carrying Used Napkins Can Cause Diseases

Carrying used tissue papers, sponges, wipes and napkins in a handbag can cause skin and respiratory diseases. There is no point of re-using tissue papers. It is better to discard the napkins and tissue papers immediately after a single usage. Washable cloth napkin should go into a laundry basket rather than remaining in a handbag.

2. Cosmetics

Cosmetics often carry germs. It is best to wash make up brushes and clean cosmetics after each use. Take out unnecessary cosmetics from the handbag.

3. Chunks Of Eatables

Keeping eatables in a handbag while on the go is not a bad idea. It is good to have something to eat to get rid of growling belly and hunger drive. Always make …