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Treating Scoliosis with Chiropractic Techniques

(Guest post by Alex Bonari)

Millions of children, teens and adults are diagnosed with idiopathic scoliosis each year. It can be a debilitating disease that has been known to cause lung, heart and digestive problems if gone untreated. Years ago, there were basically only two options if diagnosed with scoliosis, to be put into a back brace 23 hours a day, 7 days a week or surgery, which consists of two long metal rods being bolted to the spine, causing a whole new set of difficulties. Read More…

Top 5 Health Risks for Women over 40

(Guest Post by Marina Chernyak)

With the turning of my age one thing that was unexpected for me was the amount of issues the doctor would tell me to watch out for. But, instead of getting freaked out over all of the issues that could go wrong I want to know about the ones that go wrong most often! Read More…

New Research Shows How Rheumatoid Arthritis Spreads

A recent study published in Natural Medicine suggests that cells surrounding joints that are afflicted with rheumatoid arthritis may travel through the bloodstream causing joint soreness in other joints. This is the reason that many people who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis tend to notice that over time the disease spreads to other areas of their body if left untreated. Read More…

Sleep Apnea: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatments

CPAP machine for treating sleep apnea
Sleep apnea is a mild to serious sleeping condition that affects the total amount of time, and quality, of your sleep. This disorder causes you to stop breathing for 10 seconds or longer throughout the night, which often will wake you up or at least disrupt the quality of your sleep. It affects about 18 million people in the U.S. alone, mostly adults, and people who are overweight or obese are at a much greater risk of contracting the disorder. There are various treatment options available to people effected by sleep apnea, as well as many preventative measures that can help you avoid the disorder altogether. Read More…

Promising New Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis Involves Gene Therapy

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Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) affects well-over 1 million Americans and there’s no known cause of this chronic disease. A new study conducted by both American and German researchers has shown promising results in early stages of research, and it involves the use of gene therapy. Read More…

The Lowdown on Mesothelioma: Symptoms, Treatment & Attorney

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Mesothelioma is a serious health issue almost always caused by the inhalation of asbestos. Often times symptons of mesothelioma don’t appear for 20-50 years after being exposed to asbestos, so it’s important to get checked out if you have ever worked in an environment that has been found to contain asbestos, including construction workers,  shipyard workers, asbestos miners, and even anyone who may have washed the clothes that contained asbestos! Read More…

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