How to Deal With Common Medical Problems


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Even if you don’t have any chronic medical problems, you’re likely to feel under the weather now and then or experience some common problems.

Of course, if you’re taking care of yourself by eating good food, drinking enough water, exercising, and getting enough sleep, your chances of experiencing these problems are much less. However, no matter what you do, something may trigger a medical or health problem.

A blond girl put her hands at her chest showing she has a heartburn

This can often be nothing more than a mild inconvenience, but it can possibly be hard to go about your daily activities while experiencing this problem, especially if it’s not something you’re used to.

Keep reading to learn more about dealing with some of the most common medical problems.


Heartburn can be caused by a variety of things, so it’s important to figure out why you’re experiencing it. If the cause is easy to rectify – such as overly tight clothes – you should fix it. Heartburn often worsens if you lie down, so try and keep your body in an upright position. And, of course, you should take heartburn medication if your symptoms are severe. Taking heartburn relief medication is one of the quickest and most successful ways to get rid of heartburn.


Being nauseous is one of the worst feelings ever. Even if you’re only experiencing mild nausea, it can still be a very uncomfortable feeling that may make it harder for you to keep working or go about your day as normal. Once again, it can be helpful to determine why you’re feeling nauseous.

Many people avoid eating when they are nauseous, because they don’t want the feeling to worsen, but avoiding food can in fact make your nausea more severe. If you do decide to eat, be sure to eat something very plain – rich food may make your symptoms worse. 


Sometimes, a headache is a mild inconvenience, but it’s quite easy to ignore it and go on as usual. Other times, however, a headache can be incredibly severe. If your headache is unbearable, try to get some rest. If you can sleep, do so. If not, at least try to be in a dark room.

Don’t look at any screens. Drink some pain medication. Persistent headaches could be a sign of something else, so you may want to see a doctor, or a chiropractor if you think your headaches are due to another problem.


We’re not talking about the dizziness you get when you stand up too quickly. That’s entirely normal. But if you’re constantly feeling like you’re on the verge of fainting, you need to do something about it.

Girl with dizziness is holding her head and leaning against white the wall

Dizziness can often be a sign of either low blood pressure or blood sugar – although the two are related – so the first thing you do is to make sure you eat something to get your blood levels back to normal. Once again, rest as much as you can, and if the problem persists, see a medical professional.