Are you suffering from chronic neck and back pain? Does the very thought of going under the knife sends chills down your spine? Do you have a phobia of anesthesia, infection, injections and everything else related to surgery? Spinal Decompression Therapy maybe the answer you are looking for. Several medical studies document the effectiveness of this treatment. One of the recent studies recorded up to 90 percent reduction of disc herniations in nearly 70 percent
Menopausal women often experience a shortage of the female hormone estrogen in their systems after they stop having periods. Hormone replacement therapy (HRT), also called menopausal hormone therapy, aims at replenishing these hormones through medication. Just like any other treatment plan, hormone therapy is not suitable for every woman, and if you are not a good candidate for an estrogen-based regimen, it can do you more harm than good. Therefore, it is extremely important to
What’s your first reaction to prevent a possible car crash? Slamming on the brakes long and hard, perhaps. You might avoid the collision or you might not. But, what you can rarely bypass is a sudden forward and backward movement of your head and injuries to your spine known as whiplash. It doesn’t matter if you were wearing your seatbelt or how severe the impact was. You can anyway end up with a whiplash injury
Who knew chiropractic care could treat issues beyond the soft tissues? Apparently, researchers did. According to a study conducted by the Palmer Chiropractic College, regular chiropractic care is good for the heart. The Annals of Vertebral Subluxation Research reported a case study where chiropractic care helped a 54-year old normalize his lipid panel without any other intervention. Surprisingly, chiropractic adjustments to Atlas (our first cervical vertebra) can stabilize patients who are suffering from heart conditions.
There is a small butterfly shaped organ located at the base of your neck. But, don’t go by its size, because it produces a hormone that controls some of the most vital functions of your body including breathing, heart rate, menstrual cycle, body weight and so on. If you haven’t it guessed yet, this is the thyroid gland that regulates the entire body metabolism. Unfortunately, more than 12 percent of all Americans develop some sort