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Seniors Bad Back Health

Although back pain can affect people of all ages, it is particularly prevalent in people aged over 60, who are more likely to be facing issues caused by the degeneration of the joints in their spine. Research indicates that back pain is related to earlier mortality, suggesting that steps need to be taken to stop it in its tracks, as early as possible.

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Deadly Truth About Opioid Epidemic

There was an interesting news headline the other day…”Opioids could kill nearly as many Americans in a decade as HIV/AIDS has killed since the epidemic began in the early 1980s.” In fact, death from opioid use has tripled over the last 15-18 years…it is no respecter of persons, not age, sex, or ethnicity. So how do we stop this epidemic, and still manage our pain?

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SIBO

If you have recurring constipation or diarrhea or a combo of both that has been resistant to treatment you may have more than just Irritable Bowel Syndrome, you may have a more complicated condition that causes a subset of I.B.S problems called Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO).

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