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Selecting The Best Mattress For Back Pain

If you are someone who has been suffering from back aches and looking to find out how to sleep better, then you know by now that there is no such thing as the “perfect mattress”.

The right mattress for your particular back pain depends entirely on your own body type and what your requirements are.

Do you need a new mattress?

If you wake up every day with a chronic back pain and have to spend time stretching and working out in order to get rid of it, it means that the mattress you are using isn’t right for you.…

Fiber: The Diet Workhorse

Fiber: The Diet Workhorse

Some medical advice that a person will hear today is to add fiber to your diet.  Fiber is a necessary part of a person’s diet because it has so many benefits.

Most people do not eat a healthy enough diet including the proper amount of fiber each day. Due to the lack of fiber in our  daily diets many people, especially seniors, can experience constipation issues.  This, in turn, can cause back pain or back soreness.  The Institute of Medicine recommends that each person consumes between 25 gr. (women)  to 35 gr. (men) of fiber each day.  It is honestly not that hard to do, but takes a little planning when you are at the grocery store and knowing which foods offer the best fiber intake for your diet.…

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Start Working Out And How To Stay Motivated

One of the best things a person can do for their health is to engage in some sort of physical activity several times a week. Exercise has been shown to have a phenomenal impact on mental health including: improved happiness, reduction of stress, better sleep, and boosted self-esteem. Anyone suffering from a mood disorder is usually advised by their therapist to engage in physical activity multiple times each week, if not daily.

Working out has also been proven in some cases to help patients lower their blood pressure better than prescription medications. Studies reveal that exercise (especially aerobic) can drastically reduce the chances of developing heart disease and diabetes.

With the numerous mental and physical wellness perks being common knowledge, one might think everyone in the country would be hurrying to get to the gym everyday. Judging by America’s obesity problems, that simply is not the case.

The truth is not everyone loves to exercise for one reason or another.…

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Back Injury: A Leading Risk of Hiking and Extreme Outdoor Sports

Injuries are always a possibility in any type of physical activity. From concussions from a football game, breaking a limb in a bike accident, to straining back muscles while doing yard work, it can feel like a crisis is just one error in movement away. Though some injuries are unavoidable, some can be easily prevented by wearing protective gear, staying alert, choosing an appropriate level of difficulty in sports challenge, and stretching beforehand.

Seeking out the guidance of a licensed chiropractor can be a pertinent step in achieving a safer exercise routine. Regular visits to a chiropractor can help treat and sometimes prevent musculo-skeletal injuries. A chiropractor can advise their patients on safety practices to avoid injury to the body while participating in sports activities. Often they have knowledge of the latest innovations in protective gear. They can also assign exercises to increase core strength and prevent spinal damage.…

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Where Does That Ache Come From? The Science of Back Pain

It is estimated that 8 in every 10 people have at one point in their lives experienced back pain. In fact, so prevalent is back pain that in 2010, the Global Burden of Disease singled it out as the top most cause of disabilities in the world. Unfortunately, back pain can be experienced by almost anyone, regardless of race, age or gender. It is however more likely to be experienced by overweight people, smokers, pregnant ladies, those who are ageing and even those who are experiencing high levels of stress. Although the reasons for experiencing back pain may not be so clear at times, science asserts that there are several potential causes.…

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Getting Romantic with Natural Remedies

From natural remedies to over-the-counter medicines, there are a hundred and one ways to become a little more romantic life. However, there are millions who really don’t know how to spice things up and be more than just boring! Sometimes, romance isn’t dead and when you put in a little effort, the romance can be put back into your relationship once again. The following are a few simple things to help you.…

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Best GPS Trackers for Outdoor Enthusiasts

You may wondering why GPS Tracking devices.

Well, a lot of back pain sufferers (like me) are athletes and outdoor enthusiast that like to go backpacking, camping, or skiing.

The back pain is a trade-off for the activity they love.

GPS Tracking devices are becoming more popular as the prices become more affordable.

There are many uses for the GPS tracking devices, and some could mean the difference between life or death.…

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Effective Back Pain Treatments

Back pain is one of the most common conditions nowadays, with over 80 percent of adults living in North America complaining about it.

When it comes to treating back pain, it is wise to start with non-surgical options, such as medication, home remedies and exercises.

People who dive into extreme treatments, such as x-rays, narcotics, epidural injections or surgery, may experience more complications and have bigger issues in the long run.

Here are some of the most effective treatment options and remedies for back pain.…

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Seven Proven Tricks to Sleeping Better

Before we go into an elaborate discussion of how to sleep better, a word of caution: there are articles out there right now claiming you can get away with as little as 4 to 6 hours of sleep a night, that our ancestors did this so we can, too.

This is not scientifically accurate.

As far as medical science is concerned, the old golden rule still applies in order for your back pain to remain under control and to stay sound and fit, you must have at least 8 hours of sleep.

But many of us have so much work pressure that we don’t get sufficient time for proper sleep. As a result, many people complain of suffering from insomnia.

Before you consider risky solutions such as surgery or drugs, make sure you try the following seven proven tricks that have shown to help you sleep better.…

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