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Sharing Chiropractic Pain Relief with Others

Posted by: Jack Russell on: January 8, 2016

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I do not like to see people suffer in pain needlessly. I am not a really outgoing person, but I can strike up a conversation with someone in line at the grocery store. I was in line with a man in front of me who was obviously having a backache. If you have ever had an aching back, you probably can recognize the moves a person in pain will make. They have to keep shifting their weight, and they try to lean on things such as shopping carts. I spoke up telling him about my San Jose chiropractor when he turned around and I saw his face.

You could tell by his expression there was pain. He had his head cocked to one side because of the neck and shoulder pain with his upper back hurting. He asked me if it was that obvious that he was hurting. I told him it was to me at least, because I know what it is like to have back pain. Read the rest of this entry »

It Was Nice to Be Able to Get Extra Help

Posted by: Jack Russell on: August 29, 2016

After learning that I had an infection in my jaw bone, I was a bit stunned. I had no idea that such a thing was possible. I knew that people could get a blood infection, but that’s about it. What also surprised me is the amount of pain that I was feeling. I learned I could get geniune painkillers, Kush, HGH and more as well. That was good to know, because I felt that I was going to need to look into that.

It all started when I let a bad tooth go too long without it being looked at by a dentist. By the time I finally decided to have one look at my tooth, I learned that my tooth could not be saved. For the first time in my life, I would need to have a tooth extracted. I knew that this was a big deal, especially since I would need to have some sort of replacement work done at some point so that I wouldn’t be left with a gaping hole in my mouth where I need to be able to chew food. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Deal With Dental Phobias

Posted by: Barbara Lopez on: January 18, 2016

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Defining the Dental Phobia
A dental phobia is also considered to be dental anxiety. This is a fear and a raised anxiety that will come with the receiving of dental care. This can be simply described as a person who has a fear of the dentist. The thought of having an appointment with a dentist can bring up terror in an individual with a dental phobia. This entire phobia can lead many individuals right on a path of avoidance. They may opt to avoid dental care so that they do not experience the feeling of being terrified.

The Fears Can be Overcome
A dental phobia does not need to lead to a lack of good oral hygiene and care. There are approximately 5 percent to eight percent of Americans who will not seek dental care. They avoid their dentist because they are afraid. You may be interested to know, there are so many reasons that people develop dental phobias. The following ideas and tips will help anyone to deal with the dental phobia. These include:
* prepare yourself with knowledge prior to your appointment; most people will experience a build up of fear at the thought of having a cavity filled. You can actually ease your own fears by reassuring yourself that new technology has improved every visit to the dentist. You will most likely not experience your childhood pain. Remember that the up-to-date dentist has many new tools that provide a comfortable visit for patients
* you may want to inquire about the host of new medications that are available. Ask your dentist if he can write a prescription for a product that may reduce pain. This is one option and idea that does calm dental anxiety for many. It may or may not be your choice
* you may also want to try Nitrous oxide; this is viewed as a rather moderate method of sedation. It has been called a laughing gas. The overall recovery time may be a bit longer with the use of this method. Many people will laugh their way to good oral health
* meditation and a clear focus does help many people; you might want to try to calm your own fears with visualization. Many people calm themselves by imagining that they are in a serene setting. Positive self-talk will help. Others focus on one item in the office to distract their fears

Just Do it
There are those who have made the choice to just do it. This may require asking someone to set up your appointment and accompany you on you dental visit. You can keep in mind the following items:
* it takes courage to admit that you have anxiety and a phobia
* many people find comfort with the added support

Bottom line, don’t let your fear get in the way of regular dental checkups. Visit your local dentist and find out how they can accommodate your fear, while still providing treatment.

My Family Cares Too Much

Posted by: Jack Russell on: February 5, 2015

Most people don’t want to have someone watching them at all times to make sure that they don’t get any kind of injury. I hate it when people try to coddle me because I’m old and they want to treat me as if I’m a brittle piece of glass. I may be old, but I can still hang with the young ones. Of course, that still doesn’t mean that I don’t take a spill from time to time. I didn’t want my family worrying about me when I became injured, so I got Medical Guardian service.

The service acts as a way to watch over me when there is no one else around. If I should get some kind of injury that I can’t handle, the service will send someone to my aid. It’s like I have my own personal angel that can bring me to safety. Read the rest of this entry »

How Much Money Do People Spend on Herbal Remedies?

Posted by: Jack Russell on: October 16, 2014

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How much money do people spend on herbal remedies? I am mostly thinking about weight loss remedies, but there are a lot of others. For example there is this stuff that is called Jamaican stone and it is supposed to be a remedy for sexual problems. You are supposed to rub this weird looking stuff on the penis and the result is allegedly that you will cease to have problems in the endurance and performance area. I have no idea if it works or not and obviously not every person has heard of it. Just as a base line, you can think about Viagra. You have heard of that stuff and you know that it works. Every person in the world agrees that it works, although perhaps it does not work for all of the people who have these sorts of problems.

At any rate the point is that if it did not work every body would know it and if it does they will find out. It apparently was originally discovered by accident, the fact that Viagra had this effect. It was supposed to used for some other purpose, but the people in the test came back and told the scientists in charge of the trials about the side effect that it had. I would guess that a lot of them asked for more of the stuff. I never hear people say that this weight loss drug works and that you should definitely try it. In fact if any of that stuff really worked you can be sure that it would be well known. If it helped one person they would tell two people or ten people. Then if it worked for those people they would turn around and tell a bunch of other people until every one was skinny.

Regret Has Me Looking for a Herpes Cure

Posted by: Jack Russell on: February 27, 2014

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Herpes Treatment | How “Stop Herpes Now” Helps People Get Rid of ...The outbreaks had begun again after me not having any for about five years or so. When I first got herpes, I had a terrible outbreak of sores. They got really bad and were so painful I needed to take medications just to be able to move. It was excruciatingly painful where the sores were. It took several weeks for them to clear. My doctor put me on a viral suppression medication right away. I took it for two years before tapering off the drug. Now I am still hoping for a herpes cure, but even a good therapy or treatment to suppress outbreaks would be helpful right now.

This virus seems to me to be opportunistic when it comes to outbreaks. I have not had a problem for three years since I stopped the viral suppression herpes medication. Then I ended up getting the flu and shortly after recovering from the flu I had to have surgery to remove my infected appendix. I was on IV antibiotics, and then I got a bacterial proliferation of bad bacteria in my gut that lead to being really ill with diarrhea.

Great Products for Moisturizing Your Face

Posted by: Jack Russell on: February 5, 2014

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My skin has been getting kind of dry, and it is more of a prevalent condition, it seems, as I grow older. I do not really want to start to look old yet, and I am going to take steps to make sure that it does not happen quite yet. I am hoping to find some products that will help me out, and I would really like to find the best anti aging moisturizer that is available at this point in time.

I need to find something that will really work well to keep skin moist, and also protect it for a long period of time. Ideally, I would like to find a product that will keep my skin moist for at least 12 hours. I know that it is still winter, and the air is very dry, so my skin is going to dry out faster than normal. That needs to be avoided, and I do not want to have to use a product on my face too often, in order to achieve the desired results.

Rather, I would like to find something that I can apply, at the most, two times a day, and it will keep my skin moist and looking beautiful for the whole day. I have a lot of fine lines that are beginning to develop on my face, due to aging, and I would like to try to get rid of them as well. It is really a mood killer to get old, because I have spent so much of my life thinking that I am beautiful. I am afraid that one day I will wake up in the morning, and just not feel like I am beautiful anymore. I do not want that day to come, and hopefully I can make sure it does not arrive any time soon.

I Had to Make Some Changes

Posted by: Jack Russell on: January 4, 2014

Herpes CureWhen I was first diagnosed with herpes, I thought it was the end of the world. I had heard a lot about sexually transmitted diseases, and nothing that I remembered was good. My doctor gave me some medication, but he told me that I should spend some time educating myself too since this could be a recurring problem. Though he told me that there is not a cure for this, I did an online search for herpes cure 2013 anyway. I was hoping that I would be able to find something that could help me.

I knew that there are pills that help people with all kinds of things, and I was hoping to find my own magic pill that would instantly erase this virus from my body. I didn’t find that, but I did find a lot of information that was extremely helpful to me.

So What Are the Rules About Chiropractors and Insurance

Posted by: Jack Russell on: September 21, 2013

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I have been thinking about going to see a chiropractor in newport ky. A friend of mine recommends him and I am just wondering if it is covered by my insurance. Of course I tried to get an answer from the company and the insurance company, but to be honest I am not sure that what they said made sense. The guy I talked to in our office said that you had to read the policy to know and it did not sound like he knew and of course they acted like they wanted to make sure I was not going to sue anyone. Of course I just have a nagging pain in my back and I am not supposed to take too many aspirins for it.I have no desire to sue anyone over anything.

He Helped Alleviate My Pain

Posted by: Jack Russell on: September 20, 2013

Since I was around 20 years old, my menstrual cycles have been pretty hard and painful for me. I was diagnosed with endometriosis, which is a very painful condition that too many women go through. What this meant was I was in pain during my period more so than other women, and it sometimes lasted several days longer than most other women too. My doctor told me he wanted me to see a ventura chiropractor to see if he was able to help me with the severity of my symptoms. I had never heard of this, but I went ahead and made the appointment because I was willing to try most anything.

Once I was in the office with the chiropractor, I was actually a little embarrassed because of the reason I was there. I am usually pretty straight forward with my condition, but I was at a back doctor’s office. That was my attitude anyway until he corrected me. He explained that he had quite a few patients who suffer from the same condition as me, and he even sees women who just have heavy periods too. He told me that the nervous system is what controls our menstruation cycles, and it finally clicked on why I was sitting there.

He was able to help me with a lot of my issues, and I will be forever grateful to both my doctor for suggesting I make the appointment as well as my chiropractor for helping to alleviate the symptoms. I still have endometriosis, but he has made it so my pain levels have been decreased significantly. Any time I have any health problem now, I mention it to him when I am in for one of my alignments. More often than not, he is able to help alleviate the pain from any of them!