Ways to Lower Cholesterol

The need to lower cholesterol arises because of the presence of excess cholesterol in blood serum can lead to a whole range of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases. These diseases include high blood pressure, narrowing and hardening of arteries, heart disease, stroke, and paralysis. These diseases spring up because the liver dumps excess cholesterol on the…

Cold Laser Therapy Can Do The Trick

Several ailments send us to the chiropractor–everything from back pain to arthritis to a muscle strain. Alignments can cure some issues, while others are not affected by alignments. What some people need is more extensive therapy to cure the bigger issue. In recent years, therapy by lasers has grown and technology has evolved. Doctors and…

Does Root Canal Treatment Work?

I often hear patients say, “My neighbor says to not get a root canal, because he’s had three of them and each of those teeth have been pulled. Do root canals work?” Although root canal failure is a reality, it happens more often than it should. When a root canal failure is present, root canal…

Soft Drinks: America’s Other Drinking Problem

Do you stagger out of bed in the morning, bleary-eyed and sleepy, stumble to the fridge, and grab a carbonated drink to get you going? Does your mid-morning break consist of a cold can from the vending machine to boost you out of your mid-morning slump? If so, you may be one of the many…

Lumbar Puncture: This (Really) Is Spinal Tap

I couldn’t resist the title’s corny riff on the name of the rock band and their movie, but the kind of spinal tap featured in this article was a spinal tap before Spinal Tap was Spinal Tap. (Does that make any sense?) Known more formally as a lumbar puncture, this kind of spinal tap is…

Everything You Need to Know About A Herniated Disc

The herniated disc affection is a disorder that occurs when a part of the intervertebral disc breaks and the nerve roots are either fragmented or compressed. The spinal cord in its vicinity can also be affected inside the spinal canal. To understand better the concept of a herniated disc, you need to learn more about…

Long Strange Trip

It has been more of an amazing trip than a strange one. I could go all the way back to my childhood and relive all the old pains. Why would I do that? For today, I'm just going to go back three years to 2014. It all started when I woke up one morning and…

The Link Between Diabetes and Periodontal Disease

Diabetes sufferers are well aware of the various related health problems which can be caused by the illness. One problem which often gets overlooked is the link between diabetes and periodontal disease. Periodontal disease is the general term for diseases of the mouth which affect the gums and the bones that hold the teeth. A…

How To Treat Toe Nail Fungus Disease

There are various treatment options available to treat nail diseases. There are both topical and oral treatments that have been successfully used. While there are prescription medications that can be prescribed to nail infections most people prefer a more natural approach to avoid unpleant side effects. The type of treatment you choose will depend on…

Two Kinds Of Food Allergies

There are generally eight food allergies that are common among most individuals. In this article we are going to look at the seafood allergy and peanut allergy as the two kinds of food allergies you can suffer from because these two kinds of food allergies are the most common out of all the food allergies.…