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What are the Benefits of Coconut Water

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Coconut water is a famous beach-day treat for those who are familiar with most tropical settings. Celebrities, athletes and fitness coaches believe in the powers provided through coconuts. Here are some of the benefits to drinking coconut water. Hydration – There’s a reason that you feel instant relief after taking a few sips of coconut water. The water contains potassium, …

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What is Aloe Vera

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Aloe vera is a plant that’s been used to treat various health conditions for thousands of years. It’s usually safe to use also vera directly from the plant or you can buy it in gel form. Aloe vera creams, gels, and ointments contain the clear gel found in aloe vera leaves. These products can be applied topically to treat various …

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Can You Drink Too Much Water?

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We all need water. Every cell in the body needs water to function well. The problem arises when you drink too much water, which is called overhydration. There’s no single formula to determine how much water you should drink daily. Most doctors recommend eight glasses a day as a good starting point. You should adjust your intake around this amount …

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Back Pain Prevention and Treatment

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Back pain is a fact of life for many people. Research shows that up to 80% of the population will experience back pain at some point during their lives. It is also one of the most common reasons for visits to the doctor’s office (1). Sometimes back pain is sharp and intense, caused by a wrong movement or an injury, …

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Natural Sleep Aids & Supplements

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A lot of Americans have trouble sleeping and if you are one of them, you may have already tried herbal teas, tinctures, and other supplements to help you get better rest. It’s always important to speak to your doctor first about everything you take, because natural sleep aids can cause side effects or interfere with how other medications work. Here …

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Can I Crack My Own Back?

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It seems like everyone has back problems. These could be temporary or even long term. Many people decide to take this up on their own and attempt to give themselves a chiropractic adjustment by watching some videos online. Instead of doing this, more people should be turning to chiropractic care instead. The spine is strong but the spinal cord, which …

A man who has neck pain.

How to Treat Neck Pain

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Neck pain affects almost everyone at some point, and it can also be accompanied by headaches. Even the slightest activities that involve movement of the neck can cause pain. This pain can affect everyone differently – some may experience pain in one part of their neck or head, or behind their eyes, while others may experience a pounding sensation. Pain …

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Monkeypox

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It seems like every time you turn on the news now all you hear is Monkeypox. As of August 9th, 2022, there are roughly 9,492 cases of monkeypox in the United States and about 976 cases in Florida (1). Monkeypox is a rare disease caused by infection with the monkeypox virus. Monkeypox virus is part of the same family of …

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Common Car Accident Injuries

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Vehicle accidents are an unfortunate reality of driving. Any time you hit the road, you’re putting yourself at risk of getting in an accident with another driver. While there are plenty of ways to drive safely and protect yourself from getting in an accident, sometimes there’s just nothing you can do to prevent an accident. Even though it might not …