You know it’s coming from the stiffness in your shoulders or the tightness in your scalp—a tension headache! Medically, they are not dangerous, but tension headaches affect your ability to concentrate, making it difficult to accomplish daily tasks well or even drive safely—not to mention the pain you experience when one strikes! Did you [...]
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If you ever feel shooting pain, numbness, or tingling down your leg, there’s a good chance you’re experiencing sciatica nerve pain. This painful condition affects up to 40% of the population at some point. Sciatica can result from injury, overuse, wear and tear, and often, inactivity! Let’s learn about sciatica and the best ways [...]
Gardening is a great way to keep active and have fun! Did you know that it offers other health benefits too? People who garden are less likely to experience anxiety, depression, and obesity and report feeling more positive about life in general. As the weather warms up and your garden starts calling to you, [...]
Today Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) affects up to 11% of children. Difficulty concentrating, behavioral struggles, poor academic performance, and emotional outbursts have led to many children depending on psychiatric drugs to navigate school and their relationships—despite the risks and side effects. While there isn’t an outright cure for ADHD, there are holistic and [...]
Did you know that more than 20 million Americans suffer from chronic digestive problems and that 1 out of 4 surgeries address digestive complaints? Digestive problems describe a wide range of ailments that include pain, bloating, constipation, reflux, and various inflammatory diseases. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is one of the most common digestive issues [...]
Up to 70% of people will experience neck pain at some point. Neck pain that lingers for longer than 12 weeks requires attention to prevent it from becoming a long-term problem. This painful condition is difficult to ignore and usually interferes with daily activities like driving and exercising. The good news is that treatments [...]
Lower back pain affects millions of Americans every year and is in the spotlight as the leading cause of disability incidents in the workplace. Fractured bones, damaged disks, sprains, and even unknown causes of back pain can affect how you work, get around, sleep, and exercise! Many instances of mild lower back pain improve [...]
Heel pain is a common complaint, especially among athletes and older adults—where it affects 10% of adults over 50. Overuse due to rigorous exercise regimes, or simply being overweight can lead to pain under or around the heel of one or both of your feet. The average American walks about two miles a day [...]
The average American sits for 10 hours a day. This includes time spent traveling, at the office, and relaxing at home. While high levels of inactivity are considered normal, they are certainly not healthy! Did you know that a lack of activity causes 8.3% of deaths of people over the age of 25? Sitting [...]
Car accidents are common in Atlanta GA. In fact, Atlanta ranks fourth highest on the list despite being the eighth most populous state in the US. In the last few years, there were more than 300 000 reported car accidents each year! While some accidents are more serious than others, even the smallest incident [...]