Back Pain Caused By Track And Field

As spring arrives, many people are returning to their favorite warm weather sports. For many students and adult athletes, this means a return to track and field. It is important…

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How Does a PET Scan Lung, Heart or on Any Other Body Part Work – Understanding the Basics

Positron Emission Tomography or PET is a non-invasive test that creates a nuclear image of any body part such as the lung or heart. To do so, a radioactive tracer…

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Back Pain – Is Vinegar a Cure For Back Pain?

As many of my readers know I was a back pain sufferer and for the last four years have written about my journey back from being bedridden to wellness. Along…

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Tomorrow I Am Going To Do Something About My Cholesterol

If you've said that you've like many other Americans who share a concern about the risk of coronary heart disease. But if you've never quite gotten around to doing something…

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Activities of Daily Living With Back Pain: Folding Clothes and Sweeping Floors

When I was teaching Back School, the two biggest housekeeping complaints were folding clothes and sweeping floors. In many cases, the complainant was a parent of young children. The first…

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Risk Factors for Heart Disease Can be Controlled

Many of the risk factors for heart disease are related to lifestyle and environmental factors and are typically labeled uncontrollable (non-modifiable) or controllable (modifiable). These can be conditions, personal traits…

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IUDs and Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is one of the less advertised possible side effect of IUDs, or intrauterine devices, yet women’s health forums are full of accounts from women who have lower…

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Fenugreek – Fights Diabetes, Heart Disease, Obesity

Although fenugreek seeds are used extensively in the recipes of countries in the Middle and Far East, in the West it is not as well known as many other spices….

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Are Your Exercises Preventing Your Back From Healing?

When in pain, are there exercises that hurt your back? The short easy answer is “Yes”! Exercises that you do on a regular basis may actually harm your back if…

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Supplements That Are Good For The Heart

The heart is one of the hardest working muscles in the human body. It works 24 hours a day without tiring or stopping. This ensures that all parts of the…

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