Approximately 72,000 people died in 2017 from drug overdoses, more than the total of deaths from the Vietnam War. Opioids that include the illegal drug heroin, synthetic opiods such as fentanyl, and pain relievers available legally by prescription, such as oxycodone (OxyContin®), hydrocodone (Vicodin®), codeine, morphine, and many others. If you are suffering from musculoskeletal or nerve pain, seek out the care of a chiropractor or acupuncurist which are much safer, non addictive and proven successful treatments for these conditions. When your see your MD , if prescribed an opioid, ask the question " do I really need this and is it addictive?" Call us, we are here to help.
Flu season is here and it's hitting everyone hard. To protect yourself the best you can, make sure you eat healthy foods that are not processed and laden with chemicals and sugars. They weaken your immune system. Try to exercise, take a walk every day if you can and get a good night's sleep! Wash your hands and cover your mouth with the inside of your elbow. Stay well and soon it will be springtime!
Apples are delicious and healthy to eat, but they are #1 on the list of fruits with pesticides. So if you want to eat an apple buy one free of bug spray. Refer here for the list of the top fruits to be sure to eat organic
I have read countless articles on the styles and brand of training shoes. From minimalist to increased cushion, from curve last to straight lasts. But the only two factors that in my opinion that reduce injuries are; Shoes need to be replaced 3 times a year(or more often if you run overdistance). And the shoes need to fit properly regardless of the brand, price and features. All the best Dr. D
Unfortunately, some fruits and vegetables are found to have higher levels of toxic pesticides than others. Try when you can to buy organic produce and if you can't, then wash your food and cook your leafy vegetables. Best is always organic because who really wants to eat bug spray!?
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