prescription drug abuse

The 3 Most Common Types of Prescription Drug Abuse and Addictions

Prescription drug abuse can stem from taking it constantly, especially if the user is ingesting more than the recommended dosage. Although most people will take these medications responsibly, it has been gathered that more than 20 percent of those aged 12 or above have used these drugs for non-medical reasons at least once in their life. Prescription drug abuse stems from the …

Low Testosterone Causes

6 Proven Ways to Increase Testosterone Levels from Low Testosterone Causes

There are many different diseases and problems that can develop in our lives from low testosterone causes. These affect men much more than women, and are produced in the reproductive system and adrenal glands. During puberty in boys, testosterone is one of the primary drivers of physical changes. These changes are increased muscle mass, deeper voice, and hair growth. Having …

work-related back pain

3 Best Practices to Prevent Work-Related Back Pain

Work-related back pain injuries can occur from many activities, whether it is sports, sleeping on too hard of a bed, or even just lifting heavy objects incorrectly. However, one of the more prevalent injuries may come from the workplace. Common workplace back injuries may include: Pinched Nerves Lower Back Strain Fractured Vertebrae Spinal Cord Damage Herniated Discs Most of the …

back pain treatment

The Four Common Pain Management Misconceptions

Many people have pain management misconceptions that specialists only write for pain medications as their solution for treating acute and chronic pain. However, that is quite false. It is our goal to maintain a healthy dosing of pain medications for our patients. Too much, and you risk long term side effects and damaging the body systems. As physicians and medical …

best drug detox foods

The Best Foods to Eat During a Drug or Alcohol Detox

Most of the time when people think of “drug detox”, they immediately think of getting clean to remove the toxic substance from the body. However, an essential part of the detox process is actually feeding your body to replace the lost nutrients and minerals. A healthy body makes it much easier to avoid a relapse, especially if you are undergoing …

weight gain and hormonal imbalances

5 Facts to Know to Restore Hormonal Imbalances That Cause Weight Gain

Hormonal Imbalances and metabolic issues may be the cause of excessive weight gain, particularly at the waist. This hormonal imbalance causes more inflammation and oxidative stress, and promotes even more fat storage. There are two types of fat: fat under your skin (subcutaneous) and a deeper more dangerous fat (visceral) coating your inner organs (fatty liver). This visceral fat has been linked to …