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Smoking Increases Risk of Back Pain by More than 50%

The Truth About Health: Smoking Increases Risk of Back Pain by More Than 50%

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According to the American Journal of Epidemiology, smoking can double an adolescent’s risk of developing long-term low-back pain.

502 high school students were studied for a one-year period. Researches investigated the influence of various risk factors on pain development including high growth spurt, poor flexibility, poor abdominal strength, physical activity, work, mental health and smoking. Data was collected from student questionnaire and physical measurements.

17% of participating students reported low back pain. A major growth spurt (more than two inches in six months) was the most noticeable risk factor, tripling the odds of pain.

All of the other contributors to pain, such as smoking, working out, poor ...

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Reduce Fatigue with Acupuncture

The Truth About Health: Reduce Fatigue with Acupuncture
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Blockages of energy flows in the body have long been recognized by practitioners of Chinese medicine as the cause of reduced health and disease. This “life energy” that flows through the body, knows as Qi (pronounced chee) is responsible for illnesses when it is not flowing properly. Restoring the natural flow of Qi returns the body to harmony and positive results occur. Acupuncture can help return the flow as well.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is one such blockage problem that can be successfully treated with Acupuncture...

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