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Don't Fall For These Back Pain Myths: Truths You Need To Know

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When it comes to persistent low back pain, the myths about causes and treatment are almost as widespread as the occurrence of the condition itself. Before you come to any incorrect conclusions about your back pain, it’s in your best interest to understand the most common myths that you’re likely to hear and the plain truth behind them. Here’s a look at several myths that you may have heard about back pain and the truths that you need to know. Read More»

Four Smart Ways To Manage Arthritis Of The Hand And Wrist

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If you suffer from hand and wrist arthritis, your doctor may recommend occupational therapy. In addition to demonstrating various hand and wrist exercises to regain mobility, the therapist may teach you how to use assistive devices to manage your everyday duties. Other methods, including hot and cold applications and electrical stimulation, may be suggested by your therapist. Under your therapist’s guidance, try these four ways to manage your condition: 1. Perform Simple Hand Exercises Read More»

3 Tips For Easing Menopause Symptoms

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Menopause is different for every woman. It can occur so gradually you barely notice it, or it can come on so strong it becomes a major disruption in your life. Women who undergo a hysterectomy or oophorectomey often have the most difficulty with menopause, because with the removal of the uterus or ovaries, the body goes into full-blown menopause, completely skipping the peri-menopausal state. However, even women who reach menopause naturally can have a difficult time managing the symptoms. Read More»

Should You Seek Cosmetic Dentistry For Your Pre-Teen?

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You may believe that orthodontic treatment (if anything) is all that is needed to guide and improve the appearance of your child’s teeth during his or her adolescent years. However, more and more parents are now seeking cosmetic procedures for their child’s smile. When should you seek cosmetic dentistry for your pre-teen, and what should you know about the process before making your appointment? Read on to learn more about adolescent cosmetic procedures. Read More»

Everything You Never Knew About Eye Color

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As you know, most people’s eyes are a shade of brown, blue, or green. What you may not know, is how eye color actually develops. Why are your eyes the color that they are? Why do some people’s eyes seem to change color on a daily basis? Here is everything that you have always wanted to know about eye color. Why babies are born with blue eyes While not all babies are born with blue eyes, most babies are. Read More»

Diseases Caused By Dental Implants: Taking A Look At Peri Implant Mucositis

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The dental implant and prosthetic market within the U.S. is projected to reach at least $6.4 billion by 2018. With over 3 million Americans already having dental implants installed and another 500,000 Americans getting dental implants each year, it is safe to say that dental implants are quickly becoming the number one recommended solution for those who are missing a tooth. The installation of dental implants comes with some risks. In particular, this article will take a look at the disease known as peri implant mucositis. Read More»

After The Ultrasound: Acheiving Emotional Stability After Finding Out Your Baby Has A Disability

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The twenty week ultrasound is routine for pregnant women. You’re excited to see baby on the screen, excited to find out what color you should paint the nursery, and excited to hear that all is good and well with the person growing inside you. But what happens when the doctor discovers that all is not well? You’ll begin to rearrange your vision of the future. You’ll need to start making different plans. Read More»

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»