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Back Pain May Not Be From That Bag You Carry
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Back Pain May Not Be From That Bag You Carry

back painBecause you have back pain, and carry a bag, does not necessarily mean they are related…

You carry a heavy bag or backpack and you have back pain. Are these circumstances related? While they could be, chances are there are other things causing the back pain. Nonetheless, that backpack can be aggravating a condition which already exists. After all, not everyone who carries a heavy bag suffers from back pain. So what could cause that back pain?

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Tooth Decay Symptoms and Calcium Deficiency
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Tooth Decay Symptoms and Calcium Deficiency

tooth decay symptomsTooth decay symptoms are obvious, but are they themselves a symptom?

Sometimes, when you diagnose one problem, it indicates another. Such is the case with tooth decay. While it may not be pleasant to discuss tooth decay symptoms, especially with your dentist, it may not be the whole story. Once diagnosed, this condition may, itself be a symptom of another: calcium deficiency.

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Drug Addiction You Have, But Don’t Know About
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Drug Addiction You Have, But Don’t Know About

drug-addictionDrug addiction is not limited to “drug addicts” anymore. You may be addicted to a drug without knowing it!

We all think we know about drug addiction but, most of us think we will never experience it. Surprisingly, many more people can be considered “addicts” by definition than one would ever suppose. But that is only half the story. Many substances are, by definition, considered to be drugs. Many of these you may be taking in right now. Let’s look at some of them.

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4 Types of Withdrawal You May Be Going Through
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4 Types of Withdrawal You May Be Going Through

withdrawal sugarEveryone thinks of street drugs when it comes to withdrawal but what else causes it?

Street drugs aren’t the only thing that causes withdrawal. In fact, symptoms of withdrawal can occur from quitting virtually anything. Many of these, however, you don’t even know you’re going through. Here are the four most popular ones along with a little advice on how to combat them.

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3 Better Workout Strategies
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3 Better Workout Strategies

better workoutBetter workout strategy is the key to fitness

Lately, people seem obsessed with getting a better workout. Diets also seem inadequate. Lacking knowledge of basic body function, diet and exercise have limited results. It can be very frustrating. So, let’s look at three workout factors that can change the game. Here are three better workout strategies.

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Improve Your Golf Swing From Within
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Improve Your Golf Swing From Within

improve-your-golf-swingCan you improve your golf swing without the swing?

Any golfer wants to play better. To improve your golf swing, however, you need to make some changes. And, it turns out, they are not all mechanical. Most techniques teach you how to move your body, how to “use the power of the club” and not your arms. Any golf advice or tips boil down to this. But, is there something beneath that swing that can give you the extra edge? Can you really do something above and beyond the norm? The answer will surprise you. It comes from within.

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5 Shin Splint Pain Relief Must-See Remedies
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5 Shin Splint Pain Relief Must-See Remedies

shin splint pain reliefShin splint pain relief may not be necessary with 5 preventive measures

Shin splint pain relief is not as complicated as one might think. These injuries are “microtears” in muscle and bone tissue. But this does not mean they are difficult to heal or prevent. While there is much advice about treating or preventing shin splints, 5 factors may help prevent them altogether or at least make them less severe.

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3 Charley Horse Instigators You May Be Causing
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3 Charley Horse Instigators You May Be Causing

charley horseCharley horse spasms can make you feel helpless but are you helping them along?

Wake up in the middle of the night and feel the Charley Horse cramp coming on. Which way do you bend your foot to stretch? It’s too late. You writhe in pain! You didn’t deserve it, but did you instigate it? There are 3 indications that you may have caused this painful cramp in your calf inadvertently.

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5 Personal Trainer Musts For Best Fitness Results
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5 Personal Trainer Musts For Best Fitness Results

personal trainer fitnessPersonal trainer searches minimally should include 5 things

Setting fitness goals can be an overwhelming ordeal, let alone reaching them. Getting a personal trainer is an outstanding solution to set goals which are ideal, real and attainable. But if you are to hire one, what qualities should you seek? These 5 musts can make the difference.

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Physical Medicine ‘Super-Charge’ With Nerve Support
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Physical Medicine ‘Super-Charge’ With Nerve Support

physical medicine injuryPhysical medicine can be an effective treatment but, with nerve support, achieves a new level

Physical medicine is ever more popular these days. With injuries on the rise, more effective care is needed, especially considering the limited effectiveness of medications. Physical treatment, however, tends only to be “skin deep” leaving a deeper component unhandled: nerves. While physical treatment can “unblock” nerves, they themselves must function.

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