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Sudden Back Pain

What can be done when back pain suddenly strikes? It is helpful to know what pain is, and first aid measures that can be taken at home or at the office before seeking advice. This note assumes that back pain is musculo-skeletal, and does not have a pathological, systemic or infective cause. If it persists […]

Jul 24, 2013
The Importance of Breathing

Breathing is fundamental to life. It is through breathing that the body obtains oxygen necessary for metabolism, and excretes carbon dioxide, a by product of metabolism. The efficiency of breathing has a profound influence on health – poor breathing habits can lead to symptoms ranging from muscular pain to digestion problems to mood alterations. The […]

Jul 23, 2013