High blood pressure has become an all too common problem in today’s modern world. Many people just accept it as a fact of life. Like any circulatory system, when the pathways are clean and smooth, the flow is normal and pressures are normal. If the pathways (be they pipes, hoses, or blood vessels) become congested, flows are restricted and pressure rises.
In the human body, the cardio-vascular system functions best when the blood vessels are clean and smooth on the inside. However, our stressful, modern lifestyles are becoming more sedentary and diets less nutritious than they should be. Over time, vessels can accumulate materials that start to clog these vital pathways that our vital organs need to maintain our bodies. Continue Reading →
Are you considering back surgery? You might want to consult a chiropractor first before surgery to find out if your condition would be addressed without the intervention of drugs or surgery.
It’s estimated that almost 50% of the 200,000 patients who have lower back surgery every year do not get their desired result. As a matter of fact, 10% of these afflicted people are even in poorer condition after the surgery. In addition, a new study exposes that back surgery fails 74% of the time. Failed back surgery, also referred to as failed back surgery syndrome, is the result of an unsuccessful spinal surgery. In this article, we help you understand more about failed back surgery syndrome and why chiropractic is a safer and more ideal option to a second surgery. Continue Reading →
When suffering from chronic pain in certain areas of the body, a lot of people today tend to immediately look for the quick solution which is taking one of those non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
These medications include aspirin, ibuprofen, and naproxen, among others. Although these pain medications do relieve pain and reduce swelling, the results are temporary. Plus, these medications can have huge side-effects.
How Pain Medication Affects Your Heart
In a study published in the British Medical Journal, researchers aimed to evaluate the safety of these medications by conducting a survey that involves a total of 325,918 respondents. Continue Reading →
Taking drugs and medications is not the best way to treat body pain.
Most people immediately seek the help of painkillers when experiencing body aches. However, this mode of treatment carries a number of significant flaws. Drugs and medication have a lot of side effects. These include constipation, dry mouth, nausea, skin problems, and even possible addiction. Also, painkillers do not really treat the cause of your pain. They only cure the symptom.
Complete remedy is not a guarantee with these pills and tablets. For a much better option for pain relief, consult your Local Chiropractor Gold Coast and Nerang today. Here are some advantages of Chiropractic Care over the usual pain relief medicine. Continue Reading →
iStock_000011922944_Large.jpgJust because it’s new – just because it’s ‘scientific’ – just because the doctor says it’s good for you – just because the government pays for it – just because other people are taking it DOES NOT mean it’s either safe or effective.
In a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). May 1, 2002 it is revealed that one fifth of all new drugs have life-threatening adverse effects. Some dangers don’t become evident for many years. Continue Reading →