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A Challenging Season of Allergies Ahead

Good news, everyone! All systems are go for a exceptionally challenging transition for sufferers of seasonal allergies. The nose serves as an entryway to our bodies. In defense against potentially harmful particles, we have an allergic response to expel the inhaled offenders. For those that suffer from allergies, this response has been generalized to harmless […]

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The Benefits of High-Impact Excercise

The benefits of high-impact exercise for bone health are well known. This is the basis of a multitude of fitness programs that focus on weight-bearing exercise to increase bone density. But how much force do you actually need to make a difference? A study from the University of Bristol explored this question by measuring the […]

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De-stress Your Neck

… and we’re back with part 2 of our headache discussion! Remember that cluster headaches and migraines are both related to central nervous system dysfunction that causes inflammation of the trigeminal nerve. Management of both headache types include anti-inflammatory medications, triptans, and/or breathing 100% pure oxygen, all with the goal of reducing irritation of the […]