• Symptoms of Dehydration You Should Be Aware Of

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    You know your body better than anyone else. There have been countless stories about people reporting that they have not been feeling well, only to go to a doctor who tells them they are fine. They go home but still do not feel “right,” and go to get a second opinion, where they find out that indeed, something was wrong and it was left diagnosed. If you have been feeling “off” as of late, it could be related to dehydration. There are many signs you can keep an eye out for that can signal whether you are dehydrated or not, and if left untreated, you can start to feel seriously ill.

    Simply put, the body needs water to function. We are made up of 75 percent water, and dehydration is when the amount of water entering the body is less than that amount of water leaving the body. Even mild dehydration can Continue Reading

  • How Millions of Americans Are Combating the Rising Cost of Health Care

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    Young and Old, Americans are Paying for Pain

    An estimated 12 million individuals between the ages of 5 and 22 years suffer a sports-related injury annually and leads to 20 million lost days of school. More than 80% of ankle sprains are a result of inversion, or inward rolling, of the ankle. Recent reports have shown that around 25,000 Americans suffer from ankle sprains each day. Sports-related injuries account for about $33 billion in health care costs each year. With these mounting costs Americans searching for ways to keep their health costs low.

    Walking it Off May Not Be Enough

    Many active Americans may not know the extent of their injuries.About Four in 10 people try to take the “walk it off” approach and continue to exercise to relieve lower back pa Continue Reading