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Posts Tagged ‘diet’

Dehydration and Your Spine

May 14th, 2021 by Lauren

We’ve all heard it’s important to drink water throughout the day. Some people specify drink 8 cups a day. It’s true, water is important for many parts of your body, including your spine. Let’s take a closer look at why hydration is important for your spine. Spinal Discs The spine is composed of a few […]

Are You More Prone to Back Pain Than Others?

January 8th, 2021 by Lauren

Are you frustrated that your back pain is back? Does it seem like you’re more prone to chronic back pain than others? Well, you could be. Chronic Back Pain What do we mean by chronic back pain? Back pain can mean different things to different people. For example, middle back pain is different than lower […]

Foods for a Healthy Spine

August 28th, 2020 by Lauren

Different foods can be good for spine health. Let’s talk about a few foods for a healthy spine. Foods with Anti Inflammatory Benefits Reducing inflammation helps minimize pain throughout the body, including in the spine. Too much inflammation can put pressure on sensitive nerves around the spinal column or stiffen the many joints in your […]

Do Supplements Help With Back Pain?

March 6th, 2020 by Lauren

The number of dietary, vitamin and herbal supplements available seems to be constantly growing. Can any of these supplements help with back pain? Possibly. But there are also risks associated with taking supplements. Let’s talk about those first. Supplement Risks Natural Doesn’t Always Mean Safe Just because a supplement comes from a plant doesn’t mean […]

Could Your Diet and Chronic Pain Be Related?

October 15th, 2018 by Lauren

Yes. Scientists say your diet and chronic pain could be related! A typical American diet can make the body susceptible to pain, while some diets can do the opposite. The Link Between Diet and Chronic Pain Taking anti-inflammatories is a common recommendation for those who suffer from back or neck pain. That’s because the reduced […]

In this article we’ll explore the relationship, if any, between back pain and gluten. Back Pain And Gluten Intolerance Are back pain and gluten related? In recent years there have been an increase in the number of individuals diagnosed with an allergy or intolerance to gluten. These conditions are referred to as Celiac disease and […]

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