Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Chiropractic Treatment

Chiropractic Treatment Try it if you have pain that comes on right after a sudden movement (say, you move furniture or pickup a small child), or headaches. How it works: Chiropractors use techniques to adjust your spine, sometimes combined with electrical stimulation, massage, heat, or ice. The theory is that pain …

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Mind and Body Strategies

Try if you have headaches, back and neck pain, Fibromyalgia, GI disorders such as IBS and Crohn’s Disease.How they work: Here’s a look at three proven forms: Mindfulness-based stress reduction helps you focus attention on the present, so you can clearheadedly observe problems and work to solve them. In guided imagery, …

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12 Struggles Only Moms With Anxiety Will Understand

Which kid WOULD you save first in a fire? One of the worst things that ever happened to me as a mother didn’t actually happen to me. I’d just had my second son when I saw I had seen a news segment about cars exploding into flames while fueling at …

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The Best Ways to Beat Pain (That You’ve Never Tried)

A growing number of women are turning to alternative treatments and finding real relief for their headaches, back pain, GI disorders, and more. Follow this simple guide for key to-dos and DIY tips. Cathy Iannetta, 44, can hardly remember a day in her life without a headache. “They started in …

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How to Slash Your Stroke Risk

  You may think of a stroke as just that—a stroke of bad luck. But in fact, many strokes (and heart attacks) are preventable if you modify one big risk factor: high blood pressure, or hypertension. Unlike other red flags such as obesity or smoking, high blood pressure is usually …

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Knowing the Warning Signs of a Stroke Could Save Your Life

Getting the right care after a stroke is critical. Learn what you can do to protect yourself. When you have a stroke, every second counts. Receiving good care fast is key to avoiding long-term damage. For an ischemic stroke (the most common kind, when a clot impedes blood flow to …

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