4 Signs Of Heart Disease

Heart disease is the number one killer of both men and women in the United States. Every person is at risk for heart disease, which is why it is so important that you take care of your body and learn the early warning signs of heart disease. If you catch the problem early enough, you should be able to treat the problem before it becomes too serious. Here are a few things you should be on the lookout for. Read More 

Running Into Back Pain: What Runners Should Know About Lower Back Pain

Runners are generally healthy people, but an alarming number of these athletes—whether recreational or professional—suffer from back pain. If you are an avid runner but also complain of back pain, you are certainly not alone. Here are the basics of back pain and why you, as a runner, might have an increased risk of suffering from back pain. Three Types of Back Pain Doctors identify three primary types of back pain: muscle-related, bone-related, and discogenic pain. Read More 

Mouthwash And Your Oral Health

While you might think that all mouthwashes are the same, different types perform different functions in your mouth. Many are more than cosmetic and are used to strengthen your teeth. Some help to fight tooth decay, while others are designed to deal with halitosis (bad breath). In addition, certain specialized mouthwashes are provided by your dentist to address serious dental issues, such as an infection. Consult with your dentist so you can choose the mouthwash that will work best for your specific needs. Read More 

A “Big” Problem: Determining If Your Enlarged Heart Is A Good Thing Or Indicator Of Bad Health

One of the biggest indicators of heart disease is cardiomegaly. Cardiomegaly is a condition more commonly known as an "enlarged heart," and it can indicate a serious medical condition--or supreme fitness. When the left ventricle region of your heart is particularly enlarged, it is not always easy to determine whether or not your heart is functioning efficiently because you are athletic, or poorly because you are suffering from heart disease. Here is an introduction to cardiomegaly, the left ventricle, and the importance of determining whether your heart is enlarged as a result of great health or poor health. Read More 

5 Reasons To Visit A Chiropractor

Living with back pain can be devastating. Millions of people suffer each year from this type of pain and visit a chiropractor for the necessary amount of care. However, there are other health benefits of visiting this back specialist that should be considered. Knowing other reasons to visit a chiropractor may motivate you to do so. Reason #1: Spine alignment One of the most common reasons for seeing a chiropractor is to have your spine aligned correctly. Read More