Chiropractic for Low Back Pain: Your Best, First Recommendation

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Numerous studies have shown chiropractic spinal manipulation is effective for low back pain, which is good news considering you only have a small chance of avoiding LBP during the course of your lifetime. In fact, it's estimated that at least eight in 10 people will suffer low back pain at some point, many of whom will experience it on multiple occasions...

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Death by Unhealthy Diet: Don't Be Just Another Statistic

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It was responsible for 11 million deaths worldwide in 2017 – approximately one in five deaths that year. We're talking about the unhealthy diet, specifically diets high in sugar, salt and processed meats, and unfortunately, we have to assume the 2018 and 2019 health burden is even higher.

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It's Never Too Late to Exercise

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Think you're destined to die before your time because you've been sedentary (physically inactive) your entire life? Not so fast. While consistent exercise is associated with a host of health and wellness benefits including significant reductions in disease risk, new research suggests even middle-aged and older adults who haven't been active their entire...

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Can't Shed the Weight? Stress Could Be the Culprit

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Stress isn't good for your health, pure and simple, and research continues to prove it. The latest study links chronic stress with weight gain and difficulty losing weight. According to the study, which tracked more than 2,500 men and women ages 54 and older for more than a decade, levels of cortisol (appropriately nicknamed "the stress hormone" in the...

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4 Tips to Help Raise a Healthy Child

Raising kids to be responsible, independent and yes, healthy adults is as challenging as it's ever been. A short list of complicating factors in the 21st century includes the Internet, social media and mobile technology; sugar-overloaded, processed, nutrient-deficient foods; and too-distracted, too-overloaded lives (parents and kids alike). With those...

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An Hour a Day Keeps OA Symptoms at Bay

Osteoarthritis (OA), the most common type of arthritis, is caused by excessive joint use, often due to aging. Also known as degenerative joint disease or "wear and tear" arthritis, OA can cause pain, stiffness and weakness at joint sites such as the neck, back, hip, elbows, knees and fingers / toes. These symptoms can limit movement and activities of...

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