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Month: January 2015

5 Common Causes of Back Pain That Might Surprise You

January 30, 2015

Since chiropractors are back pain specialists, and most chiropractic techniques focus on problems in the spinal column, it should be no surprise that people often come to their local chiropractors with questions about back pain. But if you ask, you may find a chiropractor giving you some unexpected advice on how to reduce back pain. […]

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The Top Three Reasons You Should Be Working With a Personal Trainer

January 30, 2015

Now that the first month of the new year is coming to close, it’s time to assess your progress in terms of your New Year’s resolution to eat healthier and stick to a fitness plan. So, how’s that coming? If you’re fallen off the wagon, don’t be too hard on yourself. You’re far from being […]

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Blame Canada Quebec Comes Under Fire for Controversial Move to Ban IVF in Women Over 42

January 30, 2015

For single parents and couples who are unable to conceive, different types of IVF treatments allow them to achieve their dream of bringing a child — or children — into the world. Now, the Canadian province of Quebec seeks to make a controversial move by cutting IVF insurance and banning treatments in women over the […]

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Three Things You Didn’t Know You Needed to Do When Finding a Doctor

January 28, 2015

Believe it or not, more people die of heart disease than of AIDS and all cancers combined. In fact, there are about 800 million Americans who have one or more types of heart disease. It’s so big a problem in the U.S. that it causes about 600,000 deaths every year.If you want to lower your […]

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Why Pennsylvania is Closer Than Ever to Legalizing Medical Marijuana

January 28, 2015

Pennsylvania could be closer to joining the 23 other U.S. states that have passed medical marijuana legalization than ever before. A bill that would allow Pennsylvanians with eligible health conditions to take advantage of the benefits of medicinal marijuana has re-entered the state Senate — and even has backing from Governor Tom Wolf. According to […]

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Four Ways to Relieve Arthritis Pain

January 27, 2015

There are a variety of different aches and pains that can affect a person over the course of their lives, from muscle pain after strenuous activity to chronic back pain. However, most people agree that arthritis pain is among the worst conditions you can experience. This problem is caused by inflammation of the joints, which […]

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Testosterone Deficiency What It is and How You Can Fight It

January 27, 2015

Testosterone deficiency is when a man’s body has a lower-than-usual amount of testosterone. It is formally defined as having 300ng/dL (nanograms per deciliter) of total testosterone and less than 5 ng/dL of free testosterone, which is a special kind of hormone. Studies have shown that up to 25% of all men over 30 have some […]

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So You Might Be Pregnant Now What?

January 26, 2015

Do you suspect that you might be pregnant? If so, and it’s your first time, you may feel very confused at the moment and unsure of what the next step is. However, you’re not alone. As many as half of all women experience an unplanned pregnancy before the age of 45. Fortunately, there are many […]

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How to Decide Which Strain of Medical Marijuana is Right for Your Needs

January 23, 2015

Currently, 23 U.S. states have adopted legislation that allows for their residents to legally use marijuana as an alternative, non-addictive form of medicine to alleviate their illnesses and ailments. As a result, more Americans than ever before in history have access to this type of medicine — and with more states on the path to […]

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What is the Best Seborrheic Dermatitis Treatment?

January 22, 2015

Seborrheic dermatitis is a common skin disorder which features chronic inflammation on the head and chest. When found on the scalp, the condition can vary from mild dandruff to thick scales, while patches on the face and trunk will usually feature powdery or greasy scales near prominent sebaceous glands. The cause of seborrheic dermatitis is […]

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