Monthly Archive:: July 2014

Hard Facts about Alcohol

Excessive alcohol consumption has a serious impact on people’s lives as well as on our nation as a whole. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “excessive alcohol use the 3rd leading lifestyle-related cause

Back Pain: Dispelling the Weather Myth

Foggy or humid weather isn’t to blame for back pain, new research suggests. How many times have you blamed your back pain on the humidity? Or does rain in the forecast make you grimace because you know that

Maternal Tylenol Detrimental to Kids

In 2005, over 28 billion doses of Tylenol were taken in the U.S. alone. Tylenol (also known as acetaminophen and paracetamol) has a number of known potential side effects including nausea, vomiting and liver damage. A study

Is Seeing a Chiropractor Safe During Pregnancy?

Low back pain can be a serious problem when you’re expecting: A recent study shows that 61% of women report back pain at some during pregnancy. “Despite the apparent impact it has on women, many cases of low back

Is Sciatica Worse for Women?

If sciatica were getting graded on gender parity, it would fail to meet the marks on every test. Recent research reveals that women are more likely to suffer from chronic sciatica than men — and it doesn’t

10 Minute Swims Improve Women’s Hearts

According to a recent study, 10 minutes of high-intensity swimming (swimming as fast as you can) three-times a week lowers blood pressure, reduces resting heart rate and reduces fat for women with mild high blood pressure. After

Obesity Shaves Years Off Your Life

What’s more unhealthy: carrying a few extra pounds or lighting up a cigarette? It’s turns out that both may be equally hazardous for your health, suggests to the results of a new study from the National Cancer

Neck Pain Education Not Enough

Neck pain and associated disorders (NAD) is something that most people experience in their lives. Those that have been in traffic accidents may also experience whiplash-associated disorders (WAD). For many years, the best course of care was