A Quick Look at Different Types of Back Surgery

A Quick Look at Different Types of Back Surgery

The majority of people around the world will suffer from back pains at one point in their life. It is never a pleasant experience and can cause major disruptions to your everyday life. Not all back pains are the same, and there are many different reasons that can lead to them developing. The most common is muscle strain, where you may have lifted up something heavy using your lower back muscles, and not your legs….

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Deciphering the Pros and Cons of Cosmetic Surgery

Deciphering the Pros and Cons of Cosmetic Surgery

There are many reasons why someone will want to have plastic surgery. The first reason that will pop into everyone’s mind is related to how a person looks and feels about themselves. Though this is obviously a very strong factor in someone deciding to have cosmetic surgery, there are also other instances where it may be required following an accident or some sort that has resulted in scarring. Plastic surgery is a surgical procedure that…

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Understanding What You Need To Know About Cervical Cancer

Understanding What You Need To Know About Cervical Cancer

Have you or someone you know just been diagnosed with cervical cancer? Unfortunately, you are not alone as more and more people are being diagnosed with this horrible condition on a daily basis. And, this is because the disease is growing to become one of the most common cancers among women in Singapore. In fact, it is the 10th most common cancer right now. Despite this, it is likely that there is still a whole…

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Why Does My Back Pain So Much? – Back Ache Solutions

Why Does My Back Pain So Much? – Back Ache Solutions

One of the most common medical conditions is back pain. It affects people of all ages and walks of life around the world. It is a condition that will affect a high percentage of people during their lives and many times it goes by without doing much pain. But sometimes it stays for longer period and creates too much pain. Most of the time, the problem is not something too serious and will be temporary….

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Insulin Prices are Being Slashed for Medicare Beneficiaries

Insulin Prices are Being Slashed for Medicare Beneficiaries

Nearly 7.5 million Americans diagnosed with diabetes use at least one form of insulin.  About 45% of America’s insulin users are Medicare beneficiaries. It’s no secret that insulin can be expensive for diabetics of all ages. However, Medicare beneficiaries tend to experience fluctuating high costs throughout the year for their same insulin prescription. Because of the way Medicare Part D is designed, Medicare beneficiaries can experience four different insulin prices within one year. The cost…

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The Family & Its Roles in Successful Addiction Recovery

The Family & Its Roles in Successful Addiction Recovery

 “In this country, don’t forget, a habit is no damn private hell. A habit is hell for those you love. And in this country, it’s the worst kind of hell for those who love you.” – Billie Holiday, from “Lady Sings the Blues”    Addiction can sometimes feel like a tsunami hitting your family head-on, a tidal wave of diverse, and often suppressed emotions that rise to the surface, rearing their ugly head and laying…

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Top 6 Vitamins And Minerals to Boost Your Energy

Top 6 Vitamins And Minerals to Boost Your Energy

Vitamins and minerals play many essential roles in the proper functioning of the body. Among these bodily functions include the generation of energy. Vitamins and minerals are required in trace amounts for the processes involved in generating energy. Therefore, a vitamin or mineral deficiency may be the reason why you always feel tired and low on energy levels. Thus improving your intake of the essential vitamins and minerals could be vital to boost your energy…

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Different Sanitary Products for Menstruation

Different Sanitary Products for Menstruation

We ladies spend 4-5 days of every month menstruating and hence dealing with continuous fear of spoiled clothes. Whether we are at work or at home, we have to be careful about this during periods. Taking a sanitary pad from your desk to washroom is another struggle, especially if you work in a male dominated team. I am not saying that it is something to be embarrassed about but let’s accept it, we are not…

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5 Things You Should Do When You Become A Victim Of Medical Malpractice Or Injury

5 Things You Should Do When You Become A Victim Of Medical Malpractice Or Injury

Although the medical industry has some of the stringiest codes of ethics, cases of medical malpractices still exist. Some doctors are driven by greed and spite to cross the line of ethics to earn a little more money. In 2018, a list of researches from the prestigious John Hopkins University found that about a tenth of all deaths in the US result from medical errors. This translates to around 250,000 people losing their lives every…

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Discover Amazing Benefits of Wheatgrass Juice

Discover Amazing Benefits of Wheatgrass Juice

“Wheatgrass juice”, this has become more common these days than a normal orange juice. But what exactly is it? And how does it help us? Wheatgrass comes from the wheat family and is a cultivar of young grass that is harvested before wheat seeds would begin to come. The consumption of wheatgrass dates back to thousands of years with evidence supporting its usage by ancient Egyptian and Mesopotamian civilizations for its health benefits. It can…

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How to Strengthen Your Core Muscles With 8 Simple Exercises

How to Strengthen Your Core Muscles With 8 Simple Exercises

Many people think of the core muscles as our front body abdominal muscles. Our core extends far beyond the abs, including everything besides our arms and legs. These core muscles work as stabilizers for the body working as the center of gravity. This is where all movements begin. The body’s stabilization system should be functioning optimally to effectively utilize the strength, power, and muscular endurance that they have developed in the prime movers of the…

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5 Tips to Help You Improve Posture, and Your Health

5 Tips to Help You Improve Posture, and Your Health

Good posture is more important than many people recognize, and an incorrect posture can lead to a number of health problems. Your spine is much more than a structural element in the human body; it is also an information superhighway, as a conduit for information that comes from all over the body to the brain. If the spine becomes compressed or restricted, this can slow or disrupt the flow of information from our bodies to…

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Workplace Ergonomics : How Does it Affect Us?

Workplace Ergonomics : How Does it Affect Us?

Ergonomics is a process of designing a product and arranging an environment or system to make it fit/healthy for its user. Now, most of us have heard about this term “workplace ergonomics” in our offices and we think it is related to our chair position. But actually, its much more than that, it is about making our workplace better for us so that it doesn’t affect our health. It includes the furniture that we have, lighting…

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How Taking CBD Oil Everyday Affects Your Overall Well Being

How Taking CBD Oil Everyday Affects Your Overall Well Being

Seeing “CBD” in the title might make some readers think that this article is about supporting the use of psychoactive substances for people’s well being. Lack of information and scientific research has resulted in the widespread misconception that anything related to cannabis plants could be about intoxication or getting high. CBD stands for cannabidiol, a type of non-psychoactive chemical compound found in cannabis plants. It is different from tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which is a psychoactive chemical…

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Pelvic Floor Muscles and Exercises : All You Need To Know

Pelvic Floor Muscles and Exercises : All You Need To Know

What are pelvic floor muscles? Pelvic floor muscles support the pelvic organs (bowel, bladder and uterus in women and bowel, bladder in men). Consider it as a mini trampoline with three holes in it (one for each organ) and can move up and down.  It looks like this:   Main Functions of These Muscles: Organ support – Bowel, bladder and Uterus are supported against gravity by these muscles.  Stability – These are one of the…

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Multiple Health Benefits of Gardening at Home- Green Earth

Multiple Health Benefits of Gardening at Home- Green Earth

Gardening is the most fun and inexpensive activity that boosts both physical and mental health. It doesn’t matter whether you have a whole garden in your home or just balcony or kitchen garden, results are all the same – lots of happiness. We have listed few positive effects of gardening here but there are many more.   Makes you Responsible Taking care of a plant is not less than taking care of a child. Yes,…

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