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6
Dec

The Dangerous Side of Sugar on Your Body

Make no mistake that Americans overindulge through the holidays. It is tradition, right? We bake cookies, cakes and all sorts of treats for the family. While this might seem like an innocent occasion, the truth is that we are doing a ton of damage to our bodies when we eat that much sugar. The negative effects of consuming too much
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25
Nov

How Sleeping Affects Back Pain

It hurts when you don’t get a good night’s rest -literally. Many people get poor sleep because of back pain and vice versa. Some people end up waking up in worse shape than they went to bed in. It is a vicious cycle of pure exhaustion. What you might not realize is that the position you sleep in might actually
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5
Nov

Top Foods That Actually Harm Bone Health

You need your bones to be strong from birth to your senior years. Osteoporosis affects over 10 million Americans, while another 44 million have low bone density (which places them at an increased risk). It roughly amounts to nearly 50% of adults over 50 years of age that should be highly concerned about breaking a bone or losing bone density.
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25
Oct

Arthritis Management & Pain Treatment for Peoria, AZ Residents

Inflammation of your joints is generally referred to as arthritis, although it can relate to well over 100 diseases. When your body experiences an injury that results in pain, swelling and stiffness, your body will react by becoming inflamed in that region. When inflammation lasts for a long period of time, your tissue can become damaged and eventually lead to
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5
Oct

Add More Calcium to Your Diet, Improve Battle Against Osteoarthritis

Believe it or not, for some people who add calcium supplements to their diet are doing more damage than good. Calcium is an essential element in your diet and very useful for your body. As you age, diseases like osteoarthritis begin to creep in and you must be prepared to change your diet to accommodate the effects. Let’s explore how
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23
Sep

The Most Surprising Places You Hold Onto Stress

If you have ever felt anxious, pressure or tension mounting in your life, you just might be stressed. We find ways in life to treat the symptoms of stress by rubbing the areas that are hurting, applying heat or adjusting posture. This might bring about some immediate relief, but it might not get rid of it all. You might also
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6
Sep

Neck Pain Treatment Options in Phoenix

Neck pain is quite literally a pain in the neck. It is a very common pain that many people in Phoenix seek treatment for. Neck pain can be caused by a car accident, improper sleeping positions, bad posture while sitting in front of a computer, exertion or sometimes for seemingly no reason at all. No matter the cause of neck
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26
Aug

Top Ways to Fight Holiday Stress

It is now wonder that the holiday season is always a time of stress and worry. There’s a ton of events, parties, shopping, budgeting and planning to do. It is a magical time of the year, but it is also the most stressful time of the year. If you are even remotely worried about stressing out this year, then you
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10
Aug

Do You Have a Vitamin B12 Deficiency? Here are the top 8 signs.

Vitamin B12 is a very important nutrient for your body. The function of vitamin B12 is to keep the body’s nerve and blood cells healthy, and to help make your body’s DNA. This vitamin cannot actually be made by our bodies. Therefore, we get it in our diet from foods like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, and dairy. Some foods like
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29
Jul

How Do I Avoid Pain Pill Addiction?

It’s a slippery slope. You have chronic pain or an injury, and are prescribed by a doctor, pills to make the pain go away. The relief feels amazing. When the actual pain goes away, you can’t help, but desire the high you got from the pills and continue to take them anyway. This is how pain pill addiction begins for
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