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If compression socks increases the blood circulation and this is good for swelling, then how comes it is said ice is good for swelling?

“Cold slows down blood flow to an injury, thereby reducing pain and swelling. Cold therapy slows circulation. It should be used if the area is swollen or bruised.” “Compression stockings are used to ...
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Does lifting legs up before going to bed really reduce nocturia?

Is this an urban myth, or is there a known association between lifting legs before going to sleep, and a reduction in the number of bathroom trips during the night? If so, what is the best time and ...