Certain exercises put undue stress on the spine and back muscles, causing additional aggravation and pain instead of relieving pain symptoms. Exercises that people dealing with back pain should avoid include high-impact aerobics, leg lifts, forward bends, sit-ups and overhead weight lifting.
"Then" is an adverb that is usually used to describe actions in time, and "than" is a conjunction word used for comparisons. "Then" can also be a noun or adjective that represents a specific time, says Grammarist.
"Making Words" is a book series that provides lessons, tools and activities for teaching children phonics and spelling skills. Patricia M. Cunningham and Dorothy P. Hall wrote the books, which start at the kindergarten level and go to fifth grade.
When it comes to severe weather advisories, a warning is more severe than a watch. Each is issued by a different branch of the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Coughs get worse at night due to mucus pooling at the back of the throat, drier air at night and the body's natural reflex to clear the lungs, according to Everyday Health. Nighttime coughing may prevent sleep, and rest is one of the best ways to fight off a cold.
Foods such as dairy products, fatty foods, sugar-free foods and gas-producing foods usually make diarrhea worse. Other foods that exacerbate diarrhea include alcohol, caffeine and carbonated beverages and unsafe foods.
Critical is more severe than serious in describing a patient's medical condition. Both conditions may be life threatening.
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