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painkillers

The Adverse Side Effects of Painkillers

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When your back or neck hurts, the first thing you may do is reach for painkillers, either over-the-counter or those prescribed by a doctor. Your doctor may not think twice about writing a prescription for you. Within no time at all, you may be taking several pills a day in order to help overcome the pain you are living with.

There are quite a few adverse side effects to painkillers. The first thing that must be understood is that you are never truly solving the problem. You are simply masking the pain so that you can go about your day. This can be extremely dangerous.

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pregnancy pain

The Benefits of Adjustments During Pregnancy

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During a pregnancy, your body is changing. It’s suddenly growing a person inside of you and that means that your body has to expand and compensate in all sorts of ways. A chiropractic adjustment can provide a number of different benefits. Before you schedule your appointment, it’s important to know what’s going to happen and what benefits you can look forward to.

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hip bridge

Exercises to Strengthen the Back

You may be surprised to find that there are quite a few exercises that have the capability of strengthening your back. When you have a stronger back, it’s possible to hold good posture for longer. It can also reduce the possibility of getting injured. After you strengthen your back, you may notice that you don’t have all of the aches and pains that you did in the past.

Quite a few exercises can be performed at home, and they are easy to do.

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winter health

How to Treat Aches and Pains in the Winter Months

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Have you ever noticed there seem to be more aches and pains in the winter months than any other time of the year? Some of this can be blamed on barometric pressure, but the reality is that the cold weather can simply bring a lot of discomfort.

When you find that the aches and pains are simply unbearable, make an appointment with a chiropractor. With training in musculoskeletal pain, your chiropractor explore the aches and discomforts and help to solve the underlying problems that may be creating the pain to begin with.

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allergies

Allergy Season is Here

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Allergies are a common problem. In California, allergy season starts as early as February and it can take a toll on the nasal passages. Allergic rhinitis, sometimes referred to as hay fever, in effect approximately 50,000,000 people in the United States alone. The symptoms include such things as stuffy nose, runny nose, sneezing, as well as itchy and watery eyes.

It can be difficult to focus on anything other than your allergies when you are suffering from them. You may even have to miss out on work or social functions because the allergy symptoms cause such a problem.

When you have back pain, you go to the chiropractor. Did you know that you can also go to the chiropractor during allergy season?

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The Importance of Vitamins and Supplements

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Many people hear about the importance of taking vitamins and supplements, but they still aren’t taking them – or not taking the right ones. You need to take some just to be sure you’re getting everything you need to stay healthy, and when you visit the chiropractor, it’s possible to go over nutrition and supplements so you are in the know.

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Choosing the Right Pillow for Proper Sleeping Posture

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Have you ever given a lot of thought to the kind of pillow that you use to sleep on every night? Depending upon how you sleep, you want to make sure that you have the right pillow for proper sleeping posture. Otherwise, it can affect sleeping posture and cause you more aches and pains in the morning. Below are some tips to help you choose the best possible pillow.

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The Importance of Discussing Your Aches and Pains

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Your aches and pains need to be discussed on a regular basis with your chiropractor. No chiropractor in the world is going to simply make adjustments on you without first talking about where you are and what level of pain you are in. Having constant communication is of the utmost importance in order for you to find relief.

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Finding Time for a Chiropractor

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One of the top excuses for not going to a chiropractor on a regular basis is not having enough time. However, it is one of those things that can have a considerable impact on your overall health and therefore you need to find the time. There are a few ways for this to happen.

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