The stomach is the one of the organs that most people treat lightly. They only think of it as a place where swallowed food stays and flows downwards. On the contrary, for doctors it is the most difficult organ to cure. For example, heart and liver transplants have been practiced widely and relatively become successful so far. However, it has been unsuccessful in the stomach transplant procedure. We can tell how sensitive of an organ the stomach is.
Are you one of those people that begin every year by making a New Year’s resolution that is all too soon forgotten? Do you always promise that this year you will work on your health by joining a gym or by going on some crazy diet? After all, everyone knows that it is important to take care of your health.
Doctors of chiropractic think of pain as the body’s way of signaling a deeper health concern. They don’t consider pain an isolated problem requiring a drug solution. Like a car’s dashboard warning light, pain alerts you to issues needing attention. The big cover up: what’s wrong with painkillers. Treating pain with medication is like taping over a car’s warning light, you no longer see the warning, but the problem remains and will only further deteriorate without attention.
Every $1 spent on fluoridation saves $120 in dental treatment costs. The proper amount of fluoride from infancy through old age helps prevent and control tooth decay. Fluoride exposure during the ages when teeth are forming (from birth through age 8) can also result a range of changes within the outer surface of the tooth called enamel fluorosis. Enamel fluorosis is a hypomineralization of the enamel surface of the tooth. Clinically, this appears as a range of cosmetic changes varying from barely noticeable white lines or spots to pitting and staining of the outer enamel layer.
As America ages, more and more elderly people every year are faced with the need to make a lifestyle change. However, many are reluctant to face this change because they are operating on an out-of-date paradigm, typically envisioning a musty, run-down “old-folks home” as the only option.