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Restoring The Youthful Appearance Of Your Neck And Hands

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As you age, your skin begins to lose collagen – the firm, elastic protein that helps make babies’ skin so soft and smooth. Menopause will often accelerate this process, leaving your skin looking thin and drawn. While these changes on your face can be masked with makeup and a good night’s rest, your hands and neck aren’t so fortunate. What can you do to restore a more youthful appearance to these areas? Read More»

3 Different Types Of Chiropractic Adjustments To Try When Traditional Manipulation Isn't Working

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Traditional manipulation is the cornerstone of chiropractic care, and it can provide excellent pain relief and a greater range of motion. However, in rare cases, manipulation doesn’t achieve the desired effects. In other cases, patients may not be good candidates for manipulation. Here are 3 different types of chiropractic adjustments to try when traditional manipulation isn’t working for you, or it’s contraindicated for your particular health conditions.  1. Adjustments With a Drop Table  Read More»

Which Comes First: Braces Or Dental Implants?

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According to some studies, up to 70 percent of people have misaligned teeth and about 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth. Therefore, it’s not surprising that some people experience an overlap of the two issues. However, both problems can easily be fixed with braces and dental implants, but which procedure should you get done first? The answer is that it depends on your particular situation. The Immovable Nature of Dental Implants Read More»

Struggling With Methamphetamine Addiction? 2 Treatment Alternatives

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At a party, you nonchalantly agreed to try methamphetamine for the first time.  Since this event, your life has been negatively affected by your unending desire for more of this toxic drug.  If you can relate to this scenario, don’t lose hope.  If methamphetamine addiction has taken over your life, consider the following 2 treatment alternatives. Medications People who are addicted to methamphetamine, more commonly referred to as meth, face increased risks for a variety of physical and mental health problems. Read More»

Smoking And Macular Degeneration: What You Need To Know

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Macular degeneration is a common problem that affects as many as 11 million people in the United States. The main cause of macular degeneration is the natural aging process, but doctors increasingly warn people that smoking can accelerate the onset of this vision disorder. Learn more about the symptoms of macular degeneration and how smoking can worsen the condition for you. About macular degeneration Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness in many parts of the world, including the United States. Read More»

7 Myths About Chiropractic Treatment Busted

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Approximately 30 million people see an injury chiropractor every year. While that is a strong showing, it’s still a small percentage of the 7 billion people in the world. Everyone can benefit from chiropractic care, but many people either don’t fully understand what an injury chiropractor does, or they are scared off by the myths about this type of treatment. Here are 7 myths about chiropractors busted. 1. Once you start going to the chiropractor, you’ll have to go forever. Read More»

5 Tips For Choosing An Apartment For Your Senior Parent

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Many seniors are able to live independently well into their senior years. Their children, however, often worry about their safety. Senior parents and their children can compromise by looking for apartment buildings and retirement communities that make independent living easier. If you’re looking for the ideal place for your mom or dad, here are five tips for choosing an appropriate apartment for your elderly parent. Get a Ground Floor Apartment Read More»

Burning Thigh Syndrome: What You Need To Know

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Burning thigh syndrome (or meralgia paresthetica) is a painful condition that affects one of the large sensory nerves in your legs. The condition occurs when something compresses this nerve, causing a severe burning pain in your outer thigh. If your doctor thinks you are suffering from meralgia paresthetica, learn more about what causes the condition, and what you may need to do to deal with the symptoms. Causes Meralgia paresthetica is a nerve entrapment syndrome because the symptoms occur due to a trapped or compressed nerve. Read More»

Stay Gorgeous Forever: Can Botox Help You Preserve Your Youthful Looks?

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If you have wrinkles or crow’s feet, or if you want to keep yourself from developing them, you may be considering botox treatments.  Before you decide to take the plunge and pay for help achieving a younger, blemish-free appearance, you should answer a few important questions for yourself about botox and whether or not it can help you. Can You Be Too Old Or Too Young For Botox? While botox is typically described as a treatment for pre-existing wrinkles, it actually serves to slow the development of wrinkles over time. Read More»

Dental Trend: Implants Poised To Become Industry Fixtures

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Americans pride themselves on being trendsetters in all things, and the area of dental health is no exception. Market research shows that an upsurge in dental patients in the United States is going to double the dental implant economy over the next seven years. At that point, America will lead the world, responsible for one-third of the implant market. Specifically, experts expect revenue from American dental implants to increase from 3. Read More»