The Lowdown on High Blood Pressure

Hypertension, more commonly known as high blood pressure, is defined as a systolic reading of 140 mm Hg or higher (the top number of a blood pressure reading) or a diastolic reading of 90 mm Hg or higher (the bottom number). Systolic pressure measures the pressure exerted on the artery …

Spinal Adjustment Noises Harmless, Feels Good

“Chiropractors don’t actually ‘crack’ bones during a treatment,” explains Dr.George I. Traitses, a chiropractor with his own private practice and who handles media liaison for the Ontario Chiropractic Association (OCA). “Sometimes you hear that expression and it can frighten someone who has never had a spinal adjustment.” In fact, there …

The Impact of Physical Illness on Mental Health

Jennifer B. Baxt, LMFT, LMHC, PA While there have been many advances made in the mental health field over the last quarter century, with mental health professionals acknowledging more and more mental illnesses and how they develop, one aspect of mental health is still not widely discussed. This is the …

Stop Sinus Pain the Natural Way

www.ArticleCircle.com In the U.S., sinus problems are the #1 reason people see a doctor. With increasing pollution and chemicals in our environment, there is an enormous rise in the number of people who suffer various forms of nasal congestion and respiratory illnesses. If you suffer from sinus symptoms, then you …

Your Best Bet for Evaluating Back Pain

According to the National Institutes of Health, Americans spend approximately $50 billion a year on medical costs and remedies for low back pain. For many, these costs are an unwelcome but necessary financial burden; however, according to a recent study, people may be able to save money right at the …

Detox

Human bodies are exposed to various environmental toxins from birth. A toxin is described as a poison produced by an organism that causes disease. Environmental toxins also consist of the toxins from alcohol, cigarette smoke, medicinal and recreational drugs, caffeine, heavy metals, exhaust fumes, pollution, pesticides, and preservatives. Sometimes, bodies …