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How Chiropractic Wellness Care Can Help Women With Infertility Problems

  There have been a growing number women with infertility who are getting help with Chiropractic wellness care. A series of twelve research papers published in the Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research suggests that Chiropractic adjustments, performed to address nerve interference caused by spinal distortions, could offer hope to many women who suffer from infertility problems.   These studies found that Chiropractic had positive results regardless of the woman’s age, number of year’s infertile, previous medical intervention or health history including miscarriages, blocked fallopian tubes, amenorrhea, colitis, or trauma.   Subluxations Can Prevent Fertility The first in the series, “Insult, Interference and Infertility: An Overview of Chiropractic Research,” reviewed 14 retrospective articles on the possible effect of spinal problems on fertility. All of the women in these studies were found to have vertebral subluxations that were blocking off nerve...

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Hypothyroidism

  Functions of the Thyroid The thyroid is a small ductless gland weighing less than one ounce, located in the neck along the trachea or windpipe. The thyroid is the only place where iodine can be absorbed into the body.   Iodine comes from the different foods we eat and is necessary in small quantities to make thyroid hormones: triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4).  These hormones are then circulated throughout the body where they control metabolism in every cell.  Metabolism is the body’s conversion of oxygen from the air we breathe and calories from the food we eat to energy.   What is Hypothyroidism? “Hypo” means too little or under normal, and “thyroidism” is the disease of the thyroid. Therefore, “hypothyroidism” is the disease of too little thyroid activity or decreased thyroid activity. Hypothyroidism is the result of too little thyroid hormone....

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Chiropractic Helps Ease Painful Menstrual Cycles

  During menstruation, women suffer from painful menstrual cycles and also have uterine pain while and after menstruation. These cramps are also called dysmenorrhea. This word is derived from the Greek words “dys”, “meno” and “rrhea”. Menstruation is marked by a sharp pain along with nausea, headache, digestive problems and lower back pain.     Side Effects of Prescription Medications for Dysmenorrhea At times, women are prescribed birth control formulations which are made especially for those who have very painful menstrual cycles. Although there has been no concrete proof of link between breast cancer and oral contraceptives but it does lead to other problems like blood clots in the legs, brain, heart and lungs, heart attack and immune system suppression. Usually, Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or NSAIDs are used to fight the pain that is caused by cramps. Although medicines...

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Chiropractic Benefits Pregnant Women And Helps Children

  Spinal Manipulations With Chiropractic Have Benefits For Pregnant Women And Helps Children   A lot of people are unaware of the fact that chiropractic adjustments are extremely beneficial to women during their   pregnancy and beneficial for babies and children. It is quite common for faster and more comfortable deliveries among the women who receive spinal manipulations throughout their pregnancy. Pregnant women are much more predisposed to back pain than non-pregnant women, primarily due to the extra weight and spinal pressure placed by the growing fetus. For each stage of the pregnancy, the table and adjusting techniques are modified to suit the patient. The stabilization and reduction of the vertebral subluxation complex can be related to the many uncomfortable symptoms that are associated with labor and pregnancy. An important element in creating the healthiest foundation possible for developing...

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Anorexia nervosa, Eating Disorder

  What is Anorexia?   Anorexia is an eating disorder with an obsession with weight loss, refusing to eat, and where starvation affects the personality. It is also associated with bulimia.  Anorexia is more common for teenaged girls in developed countries.   For bulimia and anorexia, the main causes are understood to be a fear of becoming overweight, an obsession with body fat, and a fixation with perfection. An anorexic may see themselves as fat, obsessed with death and exercise. Recent studies suggest that a zinc deficiency plays a role in the perpetuation of bulimia and anorexia.   Complications of Anorexia nutritional deficiencies, especially zinc food allergies imbalances of amino acid   Symptoms of Anorexia wasting of the body, especially muscle tissue menstruation stops, sexual development stops yellow, dry skin dull hair low blood pressure low weight anemia sensitivity and pain to...

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Bulimia nervosa, Eating Disorder

What is Bulimia? Bulimia is an eating disorder with overeating and then self-induced vomiting. It is also associated with anorexia nervosa, obsessive weight loss and starvation. Bulimia is more common for adolescent girls and women aged 12 – 30 in developed countries. However, it is difficult to know how prevalent bulimia truly is, because the eating disorder is done in secret.   For bulimia and anorexia, the main causes are understood to be a fear of becoming overweight, an obsession with body fat, and a fixation with perfection. Recent studies suggest that a zinc deficiency plays a role in the perpetuation of bulimia and anorexia.   Complications of Bulimia nutritional deficiencies, especially zinc food allergies imbalances of amino acid   Symptoms of Bulimia thin, normal, slightly underweight (with anorexia, serious weight loss) binging, vomiting after eating, several times a day, or...

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