Category: Headache & Treatments

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DIGITAL DEMENTIA A MODERN DAY HEALTH EPIDEMIC?

Posture is declining at the speed of technology, and you are the answer to halt postural decline. Modern day patients have different needs than patients of the past. A new health epidemic has arrived, it is called “Digital Dementia.”

Overall 1.8 billion people own smartphones and use their devices on a daily basis. Some studies estimate that an average person checks their screen 150 times a day. Data shows that nearly 70 percent of 11 to 12-year-old kids use a mobile phone; 90 percent by the age of 14 (Williams, 2016).

Developmental patterns due to technology utilization have drastically changed, and society is suffering from the epidemic of p

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Low Vitamin D Linked to Increased Headache Risk

News Bite:  Vitamin D may be a component factor in headache a new study demonstrates.


More research is adding to the literature of a link between vitamin D deficiency and headaches, at least for men living in colder climates.

Data from 2600 middle-aged men from Finland who participated in the Kuopio Ischemic Heart Disease (KIHD) Risk Factor Study showed that those with the lowest levels of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) were more than twice as likely to report having chronic headaches as those who had the highest vitamin D levels.  In addition, reports of chronic headache were significantly more frequent in months other than the summer months (June through September).

The investigators note that although past studies have examined the link between vitamin D and headaches, the results have been “inconclusive” because many included small sample populations. When the KIHD study originally started, men in this p

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How to Choose the Best Chiropractor

When an individual has experienced an injury or they’ve developed a condition as a result of trauma from an accident, or due to the natural process of degeneration over time, deciding on the best healthcare provider to receive treatment from is an essential choice. If you’ve been harmed, it’s in your best interest to find the most effective form of treatment according to your special needs and choosing the right doctor can greatly affect your overall improvement.

 

By educating yourself with the proper information regarding the various types of care that different healthcare specialists can provide as well as asking providers the most convenient questions about their treatment methods can help individuals make informed decisions when choosing the best healthcare professional. Not all medical services are right for everyone. In addition, the individual’s health plan may or may not provide coverage for all forms of care. It’s important to