If you snore, you may be at risk for developing sleep apnea; this can heighten your risk for cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, and extreme daytime sleepiness. Episodes of sleep apnea can cause you to stop breathing for short periods of time when you sleep, and may even raise your risk for an abnormal heartbeat. If you snore, experience daytime sleepiness, or do not feel refreshed after a good night's sleep; your physician may recommend that you consider snoring surgery.
21 May 2018
If you are an avid runner, you may wonder if it's possible to run comfortably and efficiently while wearing custom orthotics in your favorite running shoes. You should be encouraged by the many runners who engage in the sport even after suffering shin splints and weak ankles. For many injured runners, their custom orthotics help them continue enjoying their races and early-morning runs. Here's more information about custom orthotics and running shoes that you should know:
28 October 2016
Heroin is a strong drug that can quickly take control of your life. In fact, if you're addicted to heroin, you might feel like you're fighting a constant battle against the drug that you might not ever win. However, it's important to know that you're not alone, and with drug addiction help, you can overcome your addiction. Learn more about your recovery options and what to expect during the recovery process.
1 July 2016
Most people who encounter that midday slump at work reach for coffee or a caffeinated soda. However, that only works for so long and then your brain and body want to shut down again. It becomes a constant rollercoaster of caffeine consumption and exhaustion, one that many people would rather not ride in the first place. So how do you reawaken your brain enough to get moving after lunch and stay motivated through the end of your work day?
22 April 2016
If you suffer from neck stiffness, you might find it difficult just to turn your head as you go about your daily activities. A stiff neck can be more than just an annoyance, often causing soreness and rigidity that can be accompanied by regular headaches, shoulder aches and pain that radiates down your arms. Luckily, a stiff neck is often a result of stressed or fatigued muscles other than other serious degenerative conditions such as cervical spine disorders.
15 March 2016
Protein powder is a good addition to any weight routine. When your goal is to lose weight, you need to be more cautious about the powders you choose. Otherwise, you may find the scale creeping back up. Study The Labels There are many protein powder sources and each one may come in a variety of flavors. You need to look carefully at the labels because some have too many carbs for someone who is trying to lose weight.
9 February 2016
As a responsible adult, it is a good idea to plan for your own funeral and to pre-pay its related funeral expenses. By doing so, you will not only be able to make sure that your wishes and preferences are put into place, but you will be able to remove the burden of those decisions from your loved ones. Fortunately, there is more than one way to do so.
13 August 2015
If you currently need glasses in order to see correctly and are looking for a better way to see clearly, you may be thinking about purchasing contact lenses. This option allows many people to feel more comfortable about their experience while seeing more clearly. Contact lenses may be a good option for you to consider, but you should be aware of special care needs for contacts before you start wearing them.
25 June 2015
Athletes must cope with a variety of different injuries in their athletic careers. Although many injuries are equally common between men and women, there is one injury that is much more common in females compared to males: an ACL rupture. Individuals who have or are likely to experience this injury should be aware of its treatment, as well as the likely rehabilitation. What is the ACL? The ACL, or anterior cruciate ligament, is a ligament located within the knee joint.
9 April 2015
Sensory processing disorder (SPD) causes over- or under-reactivities in certain senses. Although it's commonly found in children with autism spectrum disorders, it's also possible to suffer from SPD without any other diagnosis. Using an integrated therapy plan which includes chiropractic care can help your child develop coping mechanisms for over- and under-sensitivities, along with addressing any physical issues that make the issues worse. Physical Treatments The spine is home to the proprioceptive system, where it helps control motor skills and sensory input.
10 February 2015