What makes up a person? We all have bones, muscles, ligaments, organs, veins and arteries (and so on!) that are connected to create a functioning body. We move our fingers and toes without thinking about it, we speak to tell stories and offer advice, and our inner workings help transport blood, oxygen and other signals so we continue to motor right along.
But have you ever thought about how one part of your body is connected to another? Or better …Read more
If you regularly eat packaged or processed foods you may be exposing yourself to harmful, cancer-causing toxins.
New research published in the February 2014 edition of the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health showed that many of the synthetic chemicals that are used in packaging and storing foods can leach into the food, potentially having a negative impact on your health long-term.Read more
Headaches are headaches right? Wrong, not all headaches are alike. That pain in your head can fall into three different categories: Cluster headaches, migraine headaches or tension-type headaches. It’s important to I.D. your headache for best pain relief and prevention.
If you’re stressed out these days, you’re not alone. Tension or stress headaches are the most common kind of headache from which Americans suffer. Close to 90 percent of women and approximately 70 percent of men suffer from the aches …Read more
It may be cold comfort, but you’re not alone –most primary care visits in the United States are related to complaints like these, for chronic musculoskeletal pain.
Research published in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons found that chronic pain of the musculoskeletal system – our bones, muscles, and joints – is a widespread and growing problem.
In fact, chronic nagging pain affects about 100 million …Read more