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Is Your House Making You Sick? 07105 NEWARK Is Your House Making You Sick? Mold Its spores can cause a stuffy nose, cough, sore throat, and itching. If you have mold allergies, lung problems, or a weak immune system, these spores can lead to a serious lung infection. Mold grows where there’s moisture, so watch for leaks in plumbing,… Read more »

What Is a Herniated Disk? 07105 NEWARK What Is a Herniated Disk? The bones of your spine, called vertebrae, are separated by rubbery disks. If one of them tears, you have a “ruptured” disk. When the jelly-like substance inside leaks and pushes on a nearby nerve, it’s called a “herniated” disk. What Causes It? It’s often hard to… Read more »

Why Your Arm Hurts 07105 NEWARK Why Your Arm Hurts Heart Attack Arm or shoulder pain can be a sign, especially if you also have pain or pressure in the center of your chest and shortness of breath. A heart attack can be sudden, but sometimes it’s gradual. The feeling might last a few minutes, or stop… Read more »

Not Eating Good Food Worse Than Eating Bad Food 07105 NEWARK Not Eating Good Food Worse Than Eating Bad Food People in almost every global region and income bracket would do well to recalibrate their diets — not only to reduce sugar and sodium but also to boost intakes of whole grains and fruits. In fact, of the 11 million deaths in… Read more »

Mistakes That Can Affect Your Cholesterol 07105 NEWARK Mistakes That Can Affect Your Cholesterol Your Numbers Your cholesterol levels tell your doctor about the fats in your blood. Unhealthy levels are linked to hardening of the arteries, which can cause heart disease, heart attacks, and strokes. Your numbers include “bad” (LDL) and “good” (HDL) cholesterol, and triglycerides, a common… Read more »

What It Means When Lungs Crackle and Wheeze 07105 NEWARK WHAT IT MEANS WHEN LUNGS CRACKLE AND WHEEZE A new study describes how the mechanics that produce those noises with every breath are likely a cause of injury and inflammation. The findings, based on evidence from experiments on microfluidic chips and on animal models, could eventually change treatment of lung diseases,… Read more »

Statins lack desired effect for half of patients, study finds 07105 NEWARK Statins lack desired effect for half of patients, study finds Those who showed ‘sub-optimal’ response to cholesterol-lowering drugs also 22% more likely to develop heart disease Around half of patients who are prescribed statins do not see their cholesterol drop to desired levels within two years, new research suggests. Guidelines from… Read more »

What causes high cholesterol? 5 foods to add to your low-cholesterol diet plan 07105 NEWARK What causes high cholesterol? 5 foods to add to your low-cholesterol diet plan Here are five foods that make up a good diet for lowering cholesterol while also reducing your risk for certain conditions such as high blood pressure, heart attack, and cancer. What causes high cholesterol?  Having high levels of… Read more »

Knee Osteoarthritis Exercises 07105 NEWARK Knee Osteoarthritis Exercises 1. Hamstring Stretch Stretching keeps you flexible and improves your range of motion, or how far you can move your joints in certain directions. It also helps you lower your odds of pain and injuries. Always warm up with a 5-minute walk first. Lie down when you’re ready… Read more »

Bad Habits for Your Back 07105 NEWARK Bad Habits for Your Back The motto of Chiropractic Lane is “Motion is Health” – moving makes your body more healthy and that includes your back!  These are some suggestions to put you in the right mindset to always have a good back. 1.  Sit Hunched: Do it too much, and it can… Read more »