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Physical and Mental Health Care

Health has to do with how well the various systems of the body function. Maintaining physical and mental health is an essential and core component to living a healthy and successful lifestyle. It is so essential, that without health, it's difficult to achieve anything positive. People who are healthy are less prone to illness and medical conditions, and more prone to excel in other areas of life-wellness. Take charge of your health care and gain the benefits of investing in you and making healthy choices. Your life matters!

Smoking can cause back pain and joint problems


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People who smoke are more likely to develop back pain than those who don't smoke.

How's Your Breathing?

It's all about breathing
To learn to breathe is learn to live. Breathing is vital and yet most of us take it for granted and often forget we are even doing it. Breathing can be both a conscious and subconscious function. In other words, we can control our breathing or our mind and body will automatically control our breathing for us.

How to become more physically active



Acupuncture

Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese therapy used to promote health and alleviate pain by encouraging the body to promote natural healing and to improve functioning. Acupuncture is based on the ancient Chinese philosophies of Dao or Tao, yin and yang.

Lower Back Pain Condition - Acute Back Pain - Chronic Back Pain

The most common cause of lower back lumbar pain, or backache is usually a muscle strain or other soft tissue damage. This type of condition is usually not serious but can be uncomfortable, or severely painful and debilitating. Lower back pain from a muscle strain will usually get better within a few days to few weeks of simple care.

All About Sleep Apnea
From Detection to Prevention and Treatment

How many of you know that heavy snoring may be a symptom of sleep apnea?
Sleep apnea is a severe sleep disorder that happens when your breathing is interrupted while you sleep which usually leads to choking sounds or loud snoring. This is when people who have sleep apnea tend to suffer from short breathing pauses which may vary from person to person.



Psychological factors of back pain

A person's perception plays a big role in whether they become sick or healthy. The mind and body work together in shaping our experiences, one directly affecting the other. There are some people with a high tolerance for pain, and can accept pain and discomfort naturally, while others have a pain-prone personality that tend to developed physical problems such as chronic pain.

Chronic back pain - Is it physiological or psychological?

How do we know if chronic back pain is physiological or psychological?
Chronic back pain is usually complex, and finding relief, or a cure, may require a combination of treatment options. Even with medical advancements and technologies, it may be difficult to identify, isolate, and successfully treat the cause of the problem.

Fitness
Mental - Physical

It’s no secret that spending too much time sitting or lying down can have numerous unhealthy physical and emotional effects, especially when it is done for a long period of time. Unfortunately, health problems caused by living a relatively inactive and sedentary lifestyle continue to grow. Sure it feels good and who doesn’t want that, but at a certain point it’s really bad for you.





Dealing with Dementia Behavior Problems

Mid-to-late stage dementia often presents challenging behavior problems. The anger, confusion, fear, paranoia and sadness that people with the disease are experiencing can result in aggressive and sometimes violent actions.

Learn more about which strategies are most effective in dementia behavior management.

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Good Health

Maintaining good health is an essential part of achieving happiness and success in life. Pain and discomfort can stop you from living an active and productive lifestyle, because when the body doesn’t feel good, the mind doesn’t either.

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