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Stress Management Strategies for Better Health

Most people would agree that we live in incredibly stressful times. Working long hours at a difficult job, having relationship problems, watching the news, or worrying about money can lead to heightened stress levels, sleep problems, and an overall decline in the quality of life.

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Nutritional Deficiencies: An American Epidemic

A healthy diet is the primary source of the minerals and vitamins we need for mental and physiological functioning. Yet despite how crucial these nutrients are, almost 90% of the U.S. population is nutritionally deficient. How can this be? There are several reasons why the

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Leaky Gut and Athletes

The intestinal barrier is part of your gastrointestinal (GI) tract, which is only one thick cell layer. Typically, it’s porous enough to allow for the absorption of nutrients while preventing large molecules and bacteria from getting into the bloodstream. ‘Leaky gut’ occurs when this intestinal

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Treat Fascial Pain with Injection Therapy

When you get a headache or suffer a back spasm, is it due to an issue originating in those areas of the body? It’s likely not, despite what you think or may have been told. To find the real source of the pain and treat

Exercise Can Help Overcome Loss of Bladder Control

Loss of bladder control, sometimes referred to as urinary stress incontinence, can impact your daily life. An unexpected cough or sneeze can trigger urine leakage, leading to discomfort and even embarrassment. Fortunately, targeted physical activity and support from a qualified integrative medical provider in Cincinnati

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Reducing Arthritic Pain

Imagine that every step you take feels like a symphony of creaks and cracks. This is a common experience of people with osteoarthritis, the most common type of arthritis. This condition impacts millions of people around the world. When the cartilage cushioning joints begin to

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Where Does Pain Come From? (VIDEO)

Did you know that the food you eat can actually be causing the pain you are having? Has your doctor ever really touched you and provided a thorough exam? Our process to determine your pain is quite different than what you are used to. If your

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Managing Lower Back Pain At Home

We at Blatman Health and Wellness Center want you to be healthy and pain-free. However, your quality of life can be compromised when you’re constantly dealing with lower back pain. We offer various treatments aimed at eliminating your pain and discomfort. Treating back pain requires

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Migraines – Some Causes And Natural Ways To Alleviate Pain

While the exact mechanisms behind migraine headaches are not fully understood, we do know that specific foods, environmental factors, and even some over-the-counter headache medicines can trigger migraines. There is also an ever-increasing body of knowledge about effective ways to prevent migraines without the use of

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Understanding Chronic Pain

Chronic pain can be excruciating, mild, continuous, or totally incapacitating. Perhaps what makes this condition so frustrating is that the pain signals remain active in your nervous system for months, even years. The common sources of chronic pain include joint pain, headaches, backaches, muscle pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, sinus pain, tendinitis, and

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Understanding The Signs of Sciatica

Sciatica refers to lower back pain or tingling, numbness, or pain in the leg due to pressure on the sciatic nerve. This nerve starts in the back and runs down each leg. The pain can even reach into the feet and toes. Treating sciatica involves addressing

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Dealing and Healing

At one time, chronic fatigue was considered psychosomatic, meaning that the source was primarily mental, emotional, or stress-related. However, we now know that chronic fatigue symptoms can have more than one cause unrelated to emotional or mental issues. It is usual for everyone to feel

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Just What Is Myofascial Pain?

Throughout our bodies is fascia, the web-like network of tissues that connect our muscles, organs, and bones, holding them together. A specific type of fascia is myofascia, the fascial tissue connecting the muscle fibers. Myofascial pain is common but often misunderstood and misdiagnosed. In this

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Best Natural Skin Care Tips

What is the largest organ of the human body? The skin, of course! Our skin is a crucial part of our body that requires daily attention, and it benefits most from natural care. In contrast, if you use chemical skincare products, you incur more damage

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Statin Use and Tendon Injuries

Statin medications have been prescribed for people with cholesterol problems. Since they were first introduced on the market, various reports have revealed their benefits and dangers. Most doctors who prescribe statins know to look for the potential adverse effects and warn patients about them. Common

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