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October 30, 2020 exercisehealthnutrition

Current times have fundamentally altered the way in which we live our lives. We are staying in our homes more and more, and this inertia can result in the development of health problems. Even though we need to keep our bodies functioning optimally as we age, indulging in any kind of outdoor physical activities now becomes more cumbersome due to the colder weather. Taking into account that hindrance, it becomes important that we pay closer attention to what we are eating. Poor diet and excess weight are key factors that can depress the immune system. Therefore, eating a healthy, well-balanced diet is necessary to maintain a healthy weight and provides the nutrition that allows our body to enhance immunity.  


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Within recent years, the medical community has come to a shocking conclusion about the nature of pain. It used to be believed that pain was only a received sensation, e.g. the prick of a needle hurts due to the actual puncture of the skin. Today, it is understood that pain is actually a sensation given by the mind and body to prevent further damage from occurring. When a needle is inserted, it sends signals to the brain which translates those signals into what we know as pain, a message to our conscious to stop whatever it is we are doing.

This knowledge plays an immense role in how doctors go about remedying that pain. For instance, chiropractors understand that this pain response as well as other muscular responses, while designed to protect the body, can actually sometimes limit its healing process. For this reason the pain and muscular damage must be relieved to aid in proper healing. A lot of chronic pain is the result of chronic inflammation, and the evidence is quite strong that diet can contribute to increased systemic inflammation. But your diet is also one of the best ways to reduce it.


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