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Body Conditioning, Exercise, Healthy Living, Lifestyle change, Live longer -

Working in heart surgery, I see many of my patients at a point where they’ve had their first heart attack. Even at that time, it’s not too late to do something about it for most. Many people stop smoking, start exercising and eating healthy at that point – but some are permanently damaged with no way back. Unfortunately there is no way to replace a heart. Why wait until that point? We can all do something to get ourselves into better shape right now. Even if you’re one of the lucky ones who’s BMI is normal, exercising and eating healthily can reduce risks of other causes of heart disease like high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes. So let’s get started with 5 exercises you can easily do at home.

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Back pain treatment, Back support, Magnetic treatment for back pain -

Have you ever heard someone say, ‘it’s just a bit of back pain, I’ll be okay. It’s only my age’? Although that certainly is partly true, it implies that nothing can be done about it which leads to so many people, maybe even yourself, suffering in silence. That’s not surprising though: what can you do? Go and see the doctor who will either give you 1) dangerous painkillers like ibuprofen (increases stroke/heart attack risk, triggers asthma, causes stomach ulcers and bleeds to name a few), 2) even more dangerous back surgery 3) a physiotherapy referral which might come through in...

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The chances are, as you clicked onto this article you consciously changed your position realising that you were slouching. Great! I’ve made a difference already. However, as soon as you leave, your awareness will slip back to something else. Maybe the neighbours are throwing plates again, or the chicken you were supposed to cook 3 days before the expiry date smells like the inside of a garbage freight container. Either way, as your concentration slips away to life’s other demands then poor posture finds its way back in to your life whilst bringing all its bad buddies with it. Here,...

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Cervical traction, Neck Pain, Neck Physiotherapy -

Do you have neck pain needing painkillers to relieve? Looking for a solution that helps deal directly with the problem and not just masks the symptoms? This article is for you. I’d like to start by saying neck pain is complex and that it always is a good idea to seek medical advice before starting a new treatment.  Cervical Traction is a technique used to lightly stretch the neck to relieve the pressure on any trapped nerves, muscles or ligaments in the neck. There are some conditions where stretching the neck would not be desirable, listed below: Severe osteoporosis Rheumatoid arthritis...

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Everyone wants to know the secret tricks of how to whiten teeth. Bright, yellow-free tusks have been one of the most universally aspirational ideals for ages, and if anyone ever tells you that they’re 100% satisfied with their smile, you can bet your ass that they’re either lying to you, lying to themselves, or both. The good news is that there are distinct factors that lead to discoloration, and ruling them out early can keep your teeth brilliant for a long time. Most people get to these tricks too late, long after the damage has been done. Get a head start...

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