HEATHLY LIVING BLOG

P Stands for Perfect Your Posture

Posture is a buzzword these days, and not for the right reasons: With an increasingly slumped, slouched, ergonomically disadvantaged lifestyle in which we're controlled by our phones and other gadgets, posture and our overall health is suffering – big time. While...

Raise Your Hand If You Have Back Pain

As adults, we get used to a variety of daily or near-daily aches and pains, particularly as we age. But what about our children? Don't they seem immune to many, if not all, of the pain complaints we have – despite the fact that for the most part, they're exponentially...

What If Aspirin Really Doesn’t Help Your Heart?

If you were taught to take aspirin every day as a way to prevent heart attacks and related cardiovascular events, you may need to go back to school. Several new studies suggest the risks associated with taking aspirin on a daily basis may outweigh the benefits. The...

Free Adjustments to All Area Linemen & Utility Workers

We APPRECIATE all the hard work, long hours and sacrifice of the hundreds of linemen in Southwest Georgia who are working so tirelessly to restore everyone’s power. That’s why during the next two weeks, South Georgia Spine, Joint and Rehab is offering FREE ADJUSTMENTS...

Is Vaping Still Bad for Your Lungs?

Another day, another question about the safety of e-cigarettes. Touted by proponents as a way to help cigarette smokers transition away from traditional cigarettes, vaping has quickly become a topic of contention because of its popularity among nonsmokers,...

What’s in Your Child’s Lunchbox?

Another school year means another chance to send your child off to class with a lunchbox filled with nutritious, concentration-maximizing food. Unfortunately, that's frequently a chance not taken, particularly with the proliferation of ready-to-go, packaged snacks and...

Back to Basics: Understanding Back Pain

Despite the amount of information available on the Internet these days, many people still do not have the proper facts on back pain. Perhaps it's due to information overload or just misinformation. Regardless of the reason, there are too many people suffering from...

Oral Antibiotics May Cause Kidney Stones

Ever experienced a kidney stone? If you have, our deepest condolences. If you haven't, consider yourself highly fortunate. Kidney stones are small "pebbles" of salt and mineral that can accumulate in the urine. Depending on their size, kidney stones can cause...

Foods That Fight Inflammation

In recent years, researchers have come to appreciate that our diet can substantially influence the inflammatory state within our body. This view of inflammation is different than the standard view that characterizes inflammation as a response to injury, such as a...

How to Avoid Surgery and Stay in the Game

The growth of organized amateur sports over the past 30 years has spawned an unexpected and unwanted increase in sports-related injuries. Many young athletes suffer sports-related injuries that can turn into lifelong problems. Here are some basic facts about knee...

NSAIDs Up Miscarriage Risk?

The title says it all: Use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), commonly known as Advil, Aleve, Excedrin, Motrin, Celebrex, Bayer, Midol and various other pain relievers (click here for a comprehensive list) increases the risk of a miscarriage. More...

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