Through The Nose: Treating Apnea with Nasal Devices

 

Do Nasal Treatments Relieve Apnea Symptoms?

According to the National Sleep Foundation, sleep apnea affects more than 18 million Americans. That represents a big market for product manufacturers who aim to target apneics using noninvasive nasal devices that are promoted as potential cures. Unfortunately, there's not a lot of science behind these claims; in fact, in certain instances, the science is against them. Read more

Can a Sports Chiropractor Help You Treat Your Injuries?

 

5 Ways a Sports Chiropractor Can Help You

The sound of a sports chiropractor may be new to you, and you are not sure if they can help you recover from those nasty sports injuries you have. But the thing is, you have been seeing a doctor for quite some time now and you think that it’s not helping. You want to give it a try but you’re reluctant. The good news is, you’re on the right track! It doesn't matter if your injury is new or old, because a sports chiropractor can help you either way. Find out how by going through this article.

Complete and Natural Way to Heal Injuries

Chiropractic care has been proven to be a natural way to heal injuries. This is very different from medications as this can eliminate the root cause of the problem and not only the symptoms. Prescribed medicines address pain tolerance alone, and it will not be able to re-align dislocated joints or bones. Chiropractic care includes the chiropractor’s manual manipulation of your bones and joints to free them from nerve pressure. This will kick start the complete and natural healing of your injuries. Read more

The Benefits of Good Oral Health

Research studies indicate that good oral health is more important than ever before, with numerous research teams from all over the world confirming a link between poor oral health and poor general health. The mouth is often described by dentists as a window to the rest of the body, and a healthy mouth often indicates a healthy body. Oral health is important, not just for physical reasons, but also psychological and social reasons.

Strong, Healthy Teeth

If you take steps to look after your teeth and gums it is likely that you will enjoy good oral health. Most of us are familiar with toothache and pain caused by sensitivity and it’s not nice, but there are more serious problems such as gum disease, abscesses and decay that can develop as a result of neglecting oral hygiene.In some cases, Read more

Ear Symptoms are Heart Health Alerts

Ear Symptoms are Heart Health Alerts

Listen to Your Ears! Heart Health Linked to Ear Symptoms

It goes without saying that a healthy diet, exercise and regular check-ups all play an integral role in keeping your body healthy and tackling health risks before they become a problem; however, your body also has subtle warning signals that could alert you to health risks. Certain ear symptoms can serve as indications of a larger underlying problem, so pay attention to what your ears are trying to tell you and you could save yourself a lot of medical trouble and expense in the long run: Read more

Shocking Obesity Statistics (2012 Edition)

According to the United States Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there has been a dramatic rise over the last twenty years in obesity. Read more

Fighting Symptoms of Methadone Withdrawal

Fighting the Symptoms of Methadone Withdrawal and Returning to a Normal Life

Addiction to methadone is as serious as addiction to any other illegal substance, including heroin.  In many cases, it is even harder to break a methadone habit than a heroin habit. Read more

Staying Healthy During Pregnancy

Every pregnant woman wants her baby to be healthy. That is perhaps stating the obvious, but there is a significant number of women who seem not to understand the extent to which their baby’s health is dependent on their own health during pregnancy. As a stark example of this, medical surveys have shown that maternal obesity greatly increases the likelihood of death during pregnancy or childbirth.

The UK has one of the world’s lowest rates of maternal deaths, but that rate has risen from less than ten per 100,000 in 1985 to 14 in 2005 and the studies which reveal this increase point not to diseases or accidents as the main cause but a lowering of the average level of mothers’ health and especially a rise in the prevalence of obesity. Obesity is predicted to rise in the developed world and so any woman who either becomes or wants to become pregnant seriously needs to ask herself whether she is overweight. Around half of obese pregnant women end up having a Caesarean section and obese patients face higher risks of other complications too. Read more

Gum Disease: It’s Causes, Symptoms, and Health Risks

Gum disease is more widespread than we realize. According to studies, 19 out of 20 people have this disease at some time in their life, making it the most prevalent illness in the whole world. This ailment begins with a bacterial infection of the gum tissues that grows in your mouth. It is a serious condition that may lead to tooth loss due to the destruction of the gum tissue that surrounds the teeth. Gum disease can start as gingivitis and can develop into periodontitis. Read more

What’s the Proper Way to Use a Pregnancy Test, Anyway?

 

Tips for Finding the Right Home Pregnancy Test

Missed your period? Feeling a bit nauseous and dizzy lately? If yes, then you may already be on the new, exciting, and nerve-wracking journey that is pregnancy. Read more

Natural Ways To Get More Sleep

A good number of people today do not get the amount of sleep necessary for their bodies to function optimally. The reason why this is so is because people are just too busy with work and in some cases studies. Understandably we all have to work to earn our keep, however it is vital to ensure that this is not done to the extent that the body is completely deprived of that much needed shut-eye.

It is recommended that everyone gets between seven and nine hours of sleep every night but this is rarely the case for most people. As a matter of fact, on average, Americans sleep for about six and a half hours every day of the year. Well, if you need help falling asleep, try as much as possible not to go for over the counter drugs as they are known to have quite a number of unpleasant side effects more so when used over an extended period of time. The good news is that there are natural remedies that will prove quite effective in getting you to sleep. Read more