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The Atlas Vertebra And Blood Pressure Connection

In some cases, high blood pressure may be due to an Atlas misalignment – a condition that chiropractic adjustment can help. Although research is limited, preliminary studies suggest that a misaligned Atlas vertebra may constrict blood flow in the arteries at the base of the skull, which increases blood pressure. If you suffer from hypertension (high blood pressure), your doctor may recommend spinal manipulation as an alternative treatment to help regulate your blood pressure. Read More 

Getting Clear: Cheap Tips For Glowing Skin

Clean, clear, and healthy skin is a common enough goal of many people on Earth – male or female, old or young, rich or poor, etc. – but it can easily seem out of reach if you don't have the time, money, or energy to try out every new skin cure-all that comes onto the market. But does that mean you're doomed to a life of scowling at your own skin in the mirror every morning? Read More 

Nonsurgical Options For Women With Bladder Control Issues: What You Should Know

As a woman, bladder control issues tend to be a lot more commonplace than they are for men. However, this does not mean that you have to put up with urinary incontinence for the rest of your life without doing something about it. While many of the treatment options for urinary incontinence involve surgery, not all of them do. There are numerous methods that you can use to improve your bladder control and reduce incidents of leakage and incontinence that do not involve surgery at all. Read More 

Can A Pediatrician Diagnose A Disorder Like ADHD?

Even when they suspect that their child has ADHD, many parents hold off on obtaining a diagnosis because they are uncertain about the difficulty of the process involved. But diagnosing ADHD doesn't necessarily mean pushing your child through a battery of psychological tests. In fact, you may not need to go any farther than a pediatrician's office, such as Willow Oak Pediatrics. Although you may still need to eventually involve a psychiatrist, these four steps can help you initiate a diagnosis through your pediatrician instead. Read More 

Laser Gum Treatment: A New Trend In Correcting A Gummy Smile

The term "gummy smile" typically refers to noticeable gum tissue when a person smiles or speaks. If you are bothered by what is referred to as a "gummy smile", you might be a good candidate for a procedure known as dental laser gum treatment. This procedure, also referred to as laser periodontal therapy or laser gum contouring, may remove the excessive amount of gum tissue in your mouth,. It is typically performed by a dentist or periodontist. Read More