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I am a grown-up and I was just told I have Scoliosis. How could this be? I went through the same Scoliosis screenings in school that everyone went through and nothing was ever found! Also, what about my kids? Will they get Scoliosis and how do I find out earlier?It's a hard thing to find out, as an adult, something that should have undergone correction when you were a child. Unfortunately, only the more severe cases of Scoliosis can be detected in the general screenings most kids experience....
I saw a movie the other night that was advertised as a comedy. Without getting too opinionated, I would like to mention one feature of this movie which was anything BUT funny. There was a character in the movie, a female high school student who was wearing a big metal appliance. It was a brace commonly prescribed for scoliosis sufferers. The brace held her head and neck in a stiff posture and then wrapped around and buckled a steel rod to her back. Her inability to move normally and her unusual ...
Sciatica is the inflammation of the largest and longest nerves in the body. Up to 40% of the population experience this pain at some point in their lives.What is the sciatica nerve? It first branches from the nerve roots that descend off the lowest part of the spinal cord and is about as wide as a thumb. Each of the two branches threads through the pelvis and deep into either side of the buttocks and passes down the hip, along the back of the thigh to the foot.What symptoms are associated with s...
Remember that old Geritol commercial that talked about "iron poor tired blood"? Truthfully, blood doesn't get "tired" but it was a way for the product's maker to illustrate the idea of a deficiency of iron in the blood that caused a variety of symptoms, especially that you often felt tired.It is similar with "slipped disc", a term you have probably heard before. "Slipped disc" illustrates a condition where the pad of tissue between two spinal bones...
My Back Won't Track" or "Pain In My Sacro-Iliac" - these and a host of other descriptive terms are often used to describe discomfort in the lower back. A term seldom used today, but used frequently by our grandparents and great-grandparents to describe back trouble is "lumbago." Regardless of the labels, low back pain is still low back pain.Over 75 million people in the United States suffer from back pain. Common treatments are pain pills, muscle relaxants and surger...
 While millions of men world-wide are affected by the effects of premenstrual tension syndrome (PMS) among women, few men are capable of truly understanding it.PMS symptoms can involve breast tenderness, water retention, headaches, back and leg aches, irritability, nervousness, anxiety and depression.The monthly menstrual cycle is regulated by the body's nervous and glandular systems and any disturbance to these systems either physically or mentally can produce symptoms of PMS.Physical ...
      Foods are listed according to their ability to decrease the alkaline reserve of your body. The higher the number the more depletion of the alkaline reserve               serving     serving   Scallops 1/2 cup 226 Barley 5/8 cup 21 Oysters 5 209 Veal Chops 1 21 ...
Foods are listed in order of their positive affect in replacing alkaline reserve, ie, raw spinach at 556 is approx. 100 times more effective than green peas at 5.    serving       serving   Raw Spinach * 4c 556   Muskmelon 4-Jan 38 Beet Greens 1c 478.00   Limes 1/2 cup 33.00 Molasses 1T 360 &...
Aspartame is marketed in Australia under the trade names of 'Equal" and 'Nutrasweet". Elsewhere also as 'Spoonful" and 'Equal Measure". Reports indicate that it is consumed by more people than any other synthetic product in history.(1) In 1992, 14 million pounds (6.4 million kilograms) were consumed.Contained in: Antibiotic syrups, chewable and effervescent vitamins, foods of all description, diet drinks, lipsticks and many unlabeled products. There are no res...
Well-intentioned parents who limit their child's dietary fat in the name of good health may be depriving their growing son or daughter of essential nutrients.The study of children with and without high cholesterol found that unsupervised, parent-imposed low-fat diets were also lower in zinc and vitamin E compared with diets that did not restrict fat.  Zinc is a mineral that is essential for growth and development and helps the immune system fight infectious diseases. Vitamin E, an impor...
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