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2Oct, 2015

Sleep Disorders

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Have you had trouble sleeping half your life? Well then don’t just sit around waiting for it to end, do something! A sleep disorder is a condition where the quality and quantity of your sleep is not as it should be. If you experience exhaustion after you wake up then that means you have a sleep disorder. If you have the following symptoms then you may have some kind of sleep disorder. Feeling tired all the time Difficulty concentrating Slow reactions Irritability, restlessness, anxiety and anger Having difficulty getting to […]
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2Oct, 2015

Sciatica and its Alternative

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Sciatica is the type of pain that affects the lower back region and the back of the legs. It occurs in the sciatic nerve that extends from the lower back down to both legs. It takes place because something might be pushing on the sciatic nerve like the spine, the spinal discs or muscle spasm. The pain can either be like pinching in the back or legs or could be constant. Sciatica can occur in people that either sit or stand for long periods of time or lift very heavy […]
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2Oct, 2015

Migrane Headache

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A migraine is a common headache that many people suffer from. As such there is no known cure for it. 70% of migraines take place on one side of the head only, whereas 30-40% takes place in the whole head. The pain is so intense in most cases, that it affects normal functioning for some people. Migraine is one of the most under-diagnosed and under treated of headaches. Women are more susceptible to developing migraines. Some common symptoms of migraine include: Intense throbbing or pounding in one or both sides […]
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2Oct, 2015

Disc Injuries

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Acute disc injury more commonly known as a slipped disc, causes excruciating pain in the lower back region. The discs of the spinal column can split, wear or herniate and this causes the disc injury. So what are the causes, symptoms and treatments for disc injury? These are explained below. Causes of a Disc Injury The spinal column is supported by the skeletal structure of bones that are separated by discs. They are there to put some distance between the spinal column and the vertebrae, allowing you to move and […]
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2Oct, 2015

Depression

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Have you been feeling ‘blue’ lately? Does the feeling of sadness and loneliness refuse to go away? If you have been nodding your head in assent, then that means you might be among the 20 million people who suffer from what is commonly known as depression. Depression also known as clinical depression is a mental health disorder that can occur due to some genetic, psychological, sociological or environmental problem. If not treated in time, it can cause serious problems for the patients. Research shows that about two-thirds of adults face […]
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2Oct, 2015

Chiropractic care for Sprain and Strain

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Athletes and sports enthusiasts experience a lot of injuries related to sprains and strains. But there is a difference between a strain and a strain. A sprain is when you stretch or tear a ligament. Ligament is a type of connective tissue that joins two bones together. This mostly occurs in knees, shoulders etc. A strain on the other hand, occurs when you stretch a muscle or tendon too much. Tendons connect muscles and bones. Sprains and strains can occur due to many reasons like stretching too far, jumping and […]
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2Oct, 2015

Can Acupuncture help with chronic fatigue?

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Chronic fatigue is more than just general tiredness and stress. People who suffer from chronic fatigue syndrome experience feelings of intense exhaustion that persist for more than a short time span. Not only that they also have either some muscular pain, joint pain, headaches, sleep problems or concentration issues. As yet there is no real known cause for why people have chronic fatigue syndrome. The signs and symptoms and treatment options for chronic fatigue are discussed below. Signs and Symptoms If a person thinks s/he has chronic fatigue syndrome, they might be […]
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2Oct, 2015

High blood pressure and Hypertension

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High Blood Pressure or hypertension is a condition where the blood presses into the arteries with too much force, causing the heart to take an excess load. Left untreated, hypertension could result in many serious medical conditions like stroke, heart disease and kidney problems. Signs and Symptoms of Hypertension Uncomplicated high blood pressure is called the silent killer because in most cases, there are no symptoms. The problem could develop and remain silently inside the body, without the patient developing any outward symptoms. The exact reasons why hypertension occurs are […]
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1Oct, 2015

Alternative treatment for Fibromyalgia

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Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition where the patient has continued pain in their muscles. This leads to a very significant damaging effect on the overall life of patients as constant pain leads to fatigue and exhaustion. Researchers still have no idea about why fibromyalgia occurs but some doctors say that it could be because of some hormonal or chemical imbalance. Studies show that women of ages 25 to 60 are 10 times more likely to develop fibromyalgia than men. It is generally accepted among doctors that the syndrome is triggered […]
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1Oct, 2015

Alternative treatment for stress

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Stress is the way you react when you are in a situation that physically or emotionally threatens you. Your defense mechanism automatically goes into the fight-or-flight response and your stress level is activated. This makes stress a weapon against all kinds of foreign bodies. But if stress levels increase to the point where they start hindering daily life, then it can become really dangerous for the health of both mind and body. Chronic stress can lead to many problems like heart disease, depression, digestive problems, autoimmune diseases, sleep difficulties, skin […]
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