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Gaining Muscle – With and Without Weights!

In order to gain muscle, a lot of people simply head to the gym and start lifting weights – jumping from workout station to workout station and trying to figure things out as they go along – only to end up in a place where they are left wondering why the heck they are not gaining any muscle or getting ripped the way they would like. The mistake most of these people are making, however, is that they are not taking the time to learn about the foods they should be eating in.

Gaining Muscle – Avoiding the Wrong Foods and Working Out Right

In order to gain muscle, a lot of people simply head to the gym and start lifting weights – jumping from workout station to workout station and trying to figure things out as they go along – only to end up in a place where they are left wondering why the heck they are not gaining any muscle or getting ripped the way they would like. The mistake most of these people are making, however, is that they are not taking the time to learn about the foods they should be eating in.

How You Can Prevent Traumatic Brain Injuries

A traumatic brain injury can be caused by car or motorcycle accidents, assaults, falls and so on. In babies and toddlers, the most common cause is shaken baby syndrome. It can lead to problems with speech, walking and overall motor function, as well as cognitive deficits. There are several ways of reducing your chances of suffering from a traumatic brain injury and if you read on, you will be able to discover them.

Who Should See a Chiropractor?

There are many readers out there that may not be as familiar with the practice and this article aims to fill in a basic understanding of what chiropractic doctors do. And – who is or is not a good candidate for care.

What Do Children’s Ear Infections, Bedwetting, and Asthma Have in Common?

Chiropractic care has been active in the United States for over 100 years. The science behind chiropractic has evolved and studies have been able to prove comparison results between common medical care and traditional chiropractic care. Studies began producing conclusive evidence as early as the 1980’s in regards to the positive impact chiropractic’s has on children and their immune system, tissues, and neural health.

Avoiding Shopping Is One of My New Stress Management Strategies!

I find shopping an extremely stressful task, for reasons which are listed in this article. Reading this article may help you to identify aspects of shopping that make you stressed, so that you can avoid them in the future.

3 Easy Steps For Prevention of Warts

While many people are out to look for the cure for warts, the wisdom of old lends us an infallible truth in the saying which goes thus; “prevention is better than cure.” Many of the cases of warts infection can be prevented, thereby eliminating the pain, discomfort and embarrassment that accompany the infection. In this article, I will attempt to show you a few ways in which you can prevent yourself or your loved ones from having an infection.

Flexibility: The Key to Pain-Free Joints and Muscles at Any Age

In my medical practice, many people come to me for help with different aches and pains due to arthritis, stiffness of joints, tight muscles, and combinations of these. Patients range from young men and/or women in their twenties to retirees in their sixties and beyond. Flexibility is the key to relieving this problem. When your joints and muscles stay limber and flexible, you can avoid or delay aches, pains, and stiffness. Doing flexibility exercises on a regular basis is the best way to keep your joints and muscles pain free.

Regulations and Restrictions on Transporting Medical Supplies and Waste

Medical supplies and medical waste are among the many items transported over roadways. Just as the disposal of these items is regulated, there are guidelines and restrictions for transporting medical supplies and waste.

Famous Athletes Who Use Chiropractic Care

Have you ever wondered how athletes are able to compete day in and day out? Did you know that some of them use chiropractic care to alleviate some of their pain? Read more…

How Vitamin D Can Be Used to Prevent Common Cold

A lot of people take vitamin D supplements during cold season in order to keep sickness at bay. Even though scientists have not been able to prove that the supplements have the capacity of preventing common cold, otherwise known as upper respiratory tract infection, some research findings have indicated that having a higher level of the vitamin may reduce the risk of catching cold.

Baseball Injuries of the Wrist and Hand – The Tommy John Surgery and Little Leaguer’s Elbow

With a 13-3 record during the spring and summer of 1974, Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Tommy John was having an incredible year. Then, mid way through the season, the left-handed sinkerball thrower significantly tore through the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) on his throwing arm. The UCL, located on the inside aspect of the elbow, comes under extreme stress during the throwing motions and it is impossible to pitch at the major league level without it intact.

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