Preventing Back Pain: Take Care of the Body to Ensure Less Pain

For anyone who has experienced back pain, he knows how painful and debilitating it can be. Whether the pain is from a herniated disc, a sprained ligament, muscle spasms, or sciatica, most would do anything to prevent it. The National Institute of Health Statistics recently reported that the most common type of pain is back pain and for people under the age of 45 years, it is the leading cause of disability.Read More »

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Lumbar Spinal Stenosis – Causes, Symptoms, Treatments

Lumbar spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the space surrounding the spinal cord and spinal nerves in the lower back. The spinal cord runs through a hollow space in the bones of the spine (vertebrae) called the spinal canal, beginning at the base of the brain and going to the upper part of the lower back. Spinal nerves leave the spinal cord through openings called foramen to go to other parts of the body.Read More »

Does Quitting Smoking Make You Tired?

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Contemplating quitting smoking is certainly a step in the right direction. However, smoking is an addiction and in the earlier days, there are some withdrawal symptoms that you would have to face. It is better to be well aware of the symptoms and signs that might have to be endured when you give up smoking as this will put you in a better position to thwart moments of temptation.Read More »