For Pelvic Pain During or After Pregnancy, Think Chiropractic First

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The prevalence of pregnancy-related low back pain and disability is significant. According to a review of the literature, the mean prevalence of pregnancy-related low back pain is about half of all pregnancies. Most women report a return to pre-pregnancy levels of low back pain within six months of delivery, but some go on to experience chronic low back...

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Steps ... or Time?

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Counting steps or counting minutes – which matters more when it comes to staying active when we're older? A new study involving women in their 60s examined which is associated with greater protection against all-cause mortality and cardiovascular disease. Findings may make you re-examine whether you should be using your smartwatch to track time or count...

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More Plant, Less Animal

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Care about your health and the climate? Then keep the phrase, "More plant, less animal" in mind when it comes to your diet. That's because evidence links a plant diet to numerous benefits impacting your body and the planet. If you're a meat eater, you don't need to become a vegetarian / vegan to make a difference, suggests research; even partial...

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Ease Off the Table Salt

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Too much sodium contributes to high blood pressure, which elevates your risk of experiencing a heart attack or stroke. Unfortunately, most restaurant fare, fast foods, and pre-packaged foods – the type Americans increasingly eat – are absolutely overflowing with sodium. If you're not willing to change any of the above eating habits, another way you can...

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The Power of Ginger

Ginger is heralded as an effective natural way to ease stomach upset, but that's not where the health benefits of ginger end. Another important benefit, suggests research, is its ability to reduce the all-too-common pain that plagues women of reproductive age. Let's see what this new review study says about how ginger may help reduce dysmenorrhea-related...

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The Ultraprocessed Heart

No one wants an ultraprocessed heart – a heart that's affected by eating too many ultraprocessed foods. Let's learn why ultraprocessed foods are so dangerous when it comes to heart health – and how to reduce your consumption of UPFs to benefit your heart and your entire body, from head to toe.

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