There are thousands of different triggers that can result in headaches, and one thing is true for all headaches — they happen for a reason. A headache is your body’s way of communicating to you that something isn’t right. The problem is, you don’t always know what it is that’s causing the headache, particularly because the cause of your headache doesn’t always come from or near the area where you are feeling the pain.
Most everyone has experienced neck pain at some point in their life, and knows just how frustrating it can be, making the age-old saying “a pain in the neck” one that is so relatable. Just recently, Loyola University presented a new study, in which they set out to learn more about neck pain and to answer the question of whether or not women experience more neck pain than men.
When you experience back pain, it is far from enjoyable. While no one likes to feel that pain, it is actually very common. Nearly every adult around the world has felt back pain at some point in his or her life. It is surprising to learn that in many cases, back pain doesn’t actually start in your back.
So, what is the source of the pain if it doesn’t start in your back? We’ve put together a few options of what could be the cause of your back pain.
You reach for something on the top shelf of your cupboard, and you wince in pain as a muscle in your back spasms. The pain is excruciating, and you can barely move. How could it be that something as simple as reaching for a cup could result in such terrible pain?
Many of us have ever-growing to-do lists. We’ve got to get the grocery shopping done, cook, entertain, get to school and work, take part in the regular festivities, and sometimes sleeps gets bumped to the bottom of the list. Here are a few suggestions to help you get the sleep you need to stay energized all season!
When we think about getting older, we often think of how difficult it can be. But the use of canes, walkers, and living in nursing homes doesn't necessarily have to be part of growing older! Many seniors are living longer and more vibrant lives, and the inclusion of chiropractic as part of their wellness plans may help them get the most out of their golden years.
The New York Times published an article earlier this year explaining how the New York State Attorney General in the U.S. accused major retailers of fraudulently labeling several of their supplements. These supplements included gigko biloba, ginseng, valerian root, St. John’s wort, and more.
Have you ever felt hopeless and helpless, and unable to see any solutions to the problems on the road ahead?
Maybe you have had days of such high stress that you find yourself in a constant state of worry.
Vitamin D, or the “sunshine vitamin”, has been making headlines in recent years for its possible health benefits. Some reports indicate that a when people have deficient amounts of Vitamin D, they face a number of incredibly serious health conditions, such as cardiovascular disease, cancer, multiple sclerosis, dementia, diabetes, and Alzheimer’s.
It’s sticky, it’s sweet, and it’s also nutritionally bankrupt. Sugar is making people sick, tired, and fat. The U.S. Department of Agriculture reports Americans take in an astounding 156 pounds of sugar each year! The amount of sugar consumed around the glove is approximately 173 million tons!
While it is easy for many to point out that sugar exists in sweet snacks, ice cream, and soda, it is also hiding in salad dressings, pasta sauces, and many more foods that we think are healthy.