The Most Effective Allergy Relief I’ve Found

The Most Effective Allergy Relief I’ve Found

Before I went to a Phoenix chiropractor, I tried just about every remedy for allergies known to man. My whole life has been one long quest to figure out a way to combat my horrible allergies. I was that kid who had to stay indoors during half the year because going outside caused coughs and sneezing and rashes and you name it. I always had handkerchiefs, was always coughing, and usually had some sort of rash requiring various salves and ointments. Nothing seemed to work and just getting through childhood was a real ordeal. It didn’t get better as I got older, either.

I moved through treatments like a ghost. I’ve had more tests to determine what I’m allergic too than I can remember. I’ve had shots, supplements, dietary changes, nose sprays, pills, and even acupuncture and nothing worked for long. I trudged through most of the year like I was in a haze, largely because I was. Read the rest of this entry

I Get Regular Adjustments Now Too

I Get Regular Adjustments Now Too

My mom has been getting spinal adjustments for well over 10 years. She used to go just once a year, but now that she is getting older, she goes a few times a year. She has always tried to get me to go too, but I did not see a reason to visit a chiropractor in Valley Village because I was never involved in an accident or any type of injury that would require a visit to that type of specialist. My mom explained that a chiropractor is more than that, but I turned a deaf ear. I realize now that was disrespectful, but I honestly thought I knew better.

Well, not that long ago, I woke up in some pain. Read the rest of this entry

A Sore Wrist and Immediate Pain Relief

A Sore Wrist and Immediate Pain Relief

Thanks to a Salinas chiropractor, I am no longer worrying myself to death about a wrist injury. I was outside working near my carport when a spider startled me by falling on my neck. While in the process of running around shrieking at full volume and swatting at my neck, I tripped over one of my daughter’s toys in the yard and fell right over. I broke my fall with an outstretched arm and everything seemed to be ok. I went about my business once I knew the spider was gone and didn’t think anything else about the incident until the next day.

I noticed the wrist pain when I got up and realized I’d probably sprained my wrist during the fall. Still, I thought I had nothing to worry about. Sprains aren’t that bad and usually clear up in a few days, maybe longer if it’s really bad and this didn’t feel that bad. I’ve had worse. Read the rest of this entry

My Manual Waste Management Job Really Wreaks Havoc on My Back

My Manual Waste Management Job Really Wreaks Havoc on My Back

Have your ever thought about the work of a garbage man? Well, a waste management worker? That is me. I pick up what people throw out and toss it into the back of a truck. Some routes are all automated. The driver uses a hydraulic lift to pick up the cans and dump them. Some routes are manual. That is where I come in. I ride the back of the truck and empty the cans. I actually make a decent amount of money doing this, and it is my San Leandro chiropractor that keeps me working.

I remember one incident where I was about three hours into my shift of lifting cans and bags and throwing them into the back of the truck. Read the rest of this entry

My Back Flared Up Once More

My Back Flared Up Once More

It has almost become routine, although when it started I used to really sweat it. There is a lot of things to worry about when you pick out a chiropractor actually, so I was willing to drive a little ways to go see a good one that I found. It is in fact a lady chiropractor in Carmichael CA that I first found a few years ago when I was living there. Since it would take a lot of time and effort to find another one I could trust, I just decided to get in the car and drive the forty minutes to get there. It was not that big of a deal for her really. Read the rest of this entry

I Can Walk Without Pain

I Can Walk Without Pain

A chiropractor in Cary NC got me on my feet again and I couldn’t be happier. Visiting the chiropractor was the last thing I did in a long list of attempts to get my leg back in working order after living through a fairly serious automobile accident. It’s a wonder I even survived, which I think happened to an air bag and the fact that I was wearing my seat belt. Without that I fear I wouldn’t be here to worry about leg pain. Fortunately I am alive, but it meant a long path back to recovery.

Knowing what I know now, I should have went to the chiropractor immediately. After the accident I thought I would let the doctors handle it. Surely they know exactly what is required to get rid of leg pain due to an injury. I’m sad to report they apparently know nothing about it. Read the rest of this entry

Best 5 Blackberry Apps for Fitness

Best 5 Blackberry Apps for Fitness

Blackberry is one of the most reliable Smartphones which has a loyal following from business men. Blackberry World has a plenty of apps for fitness, sports, business, kids and social networking. Fitness apps for Blackberry are mostly in the paid section but all of them are worth downloading. Fitness and sports applications will make sure you keep your body in shape and stay fit always. Here is a comprehensive list of what seems to me to be the best blackberry apps in the business section.

Brio Calorie Tracker
Keeping count of calorie intake is must for any person. This app helps you with this task and is designed to help you maintain a record of daily caloric intake for a healthier life. There is a desktop synchronization feature which backs up and restores your calorie history and records.

Calorie County by Fat Secret
Knowing calorie count in each food item you consume is important. Calorie Country app gives full nutrition information, to plan and keep track of your diet, a way to record calories you burn, and to journal your progress. You also will have access to an online account so that all the information is in sync.

Total Fitness for Blackberry 1 The app is a huge database of 5,000 food items containing nutritional information. The fitness app has over 60 weight-training exercises. Track your body weight, body fat, blood pressure, pulse and body measurements and gauge your body tone.

Diet Fitness Diary
The app keeps a good measure of the amount of calories one has burned and amount of calories one has consumed. The app gives tips to trainers to The app is available for download at $7.99.

FoodGauge
All food is not made equally. Here is an app which reminds you of that with its unique rating system. When one enters the nutrition label information into the calculator, this tool will provide you with the foods numerical score. The application is available for download at $2.99.

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Choosing The Right Allergy Medicine For Your Dog

Choosing The Right Allergy Medicine For Your Dog

Your dog can suffer just as much as you do from allergies. One look at your puppy’s runny eyes, red ears and flaky skin can let you know there’s a problem it’s important to have a veterinarian examine your dog to rule out thyroid disease or other types of problems; but often allergens are the culprit.

Allergy medicine for your dog is available. There are to two major types: corticosteroids and antihistamines. A look at each of the types will give an overview of the benefits and drawbacks of these treatments. There also are other, non-medicinal ways to reduce your pet’s allergy suffering.

Corticosteroids

Prednisone is one commonly used corticosteroid for dogs. This type of allergy medicine for your dog works well and fast. However, there are a number of side effects, some of which are mild but others that are potentially lethal. Corticosteroids can possibly suppress your dog’s immune system. Short-term use of this allergy medicine for your dog is okay but long-term use should be avoided. Give these drugs in as low of a dose as possible.

Antihistamines

Antihistamines are a much safer allergy medicine for your dog than corticosteroids. But it may take a while to find the most effective type for your dog. Also, antihistamines will probably have to be administered to your dog several times a day. Giving pills to your dog is not fun, and doing it three times a day can become a real chore. Antihistamines can also make your dog drowsy and may not work for all dogs, and some experts say antihistamines only work in 20-30% of dogs.

Non-medicinal treatments

Supplementing the allergy medicine for your dog that you decide on with non-medicinal treatment has shown benefits. Often, changing your dog’s diet can help as your dog could have a food allergy but this is hard for veterinarians to diagnose. The best way to figure out what’s irritating your dog is by process of elimination. Switching to a high-quality, all-natural dog food could be what is needed.

Bathing you dog frequently can also help supplement an allergy medicine for your dog. Use a shampoo with all-natural ingredients, like oatmeal and aloe vera. A bath can help soothe your pet’s irritated skin and cut down on the amount of medicine your dog needs.

Helping your dog fight his allergies can improve his quality of life. Finding the right allergy medicine for your dog, whether it’s antihistamines or corticosteroids, is important. The right medicine along with non-medicinal supplemental treatment can aid your dog tremendously.

Strip Clubs And Fitness

Strip Clubs And Fitness

As another generation of fitness coaches and aerobic instructors strive to motivate a nation to get in shape, there are a number of different types of aerobic activities that have become more popular in recent years. As a nation, we are fatter than ever and our obesity level continues to rise as it affects our long term health and longevity. One of the more recent crazes to hit the fitness world is the advent of striptease aerobics in which participants do cardiovascular exercises intended to raise the heart rate in more ways than one.

Strip clubs across the country are getting a run for their money as women turn to this form of exercise in an attempt to lose weight and perhaps liven up their bedroom at home. Some women that are employed by strip clubs actually teach these classes on the side for extra income. The women state that they are able to foster healthy female relationships in an industry where they are generally exposed mostly to male consumers. Being surrounded by women for a few hours each week is both fun and fulfilling.

In the meantime, women that attend the classes are encouraged to explore their sexuality while having fun and, of course, losing weight. The routines may seem racy, but are designed to get your heart rate up and keep it there. The cardiovascular component to the exercise is not easy and most women that work as strippers will say they stay in shape because they are up literally dancing all night.

Now women have a fun way to get their exercise in while learning more about the way their body moves. Men are not exempt from this latest fitness craze. Instructors get inspiration from Chippendale dancers and help men have more fun in the aerobic gymnasium as well. Men often feel awkward when they first start the lessons, but eventually loosen up. They find that the increased flexibility and stamina is helpful both in and outside of the bedroom.

Overall, this type of stripping fitness routine is a fun and sexy way for both men and women to lose weight while learning more about the way their body moves. Many women find it a fun way to ensure their husband stays home at night instead of heading out to local strip clubs. Most men will only do it in the privacy behind their closed bedroom door, but still reap the benefits of losing weight and feeling great.

Fitness Equipment – Body-solid Gyms

Fitness Equipment – Body-solid Gyms

Body Solid home gyms offer an exerciser a perfect way to achieve his or her fitness goals at home, without ever having to step foot in a gym or health club. In the long run, this saves both time and money.

Body Solid gyms are some of the safest and most comfortable on the market. Constructed of high strength carbon steel, the gyms are both stable and strong, and the company did ergonomic studies to ensure that the gyms designs were both user friendly and designed to fit the body properly.

The Body-Solid EXM1500S Selectorized Home Gym comes with a lifetime warranty, and it covers every piece of the gympads, pulleys, cables, frame, etc. This home gym features a 160 lb weight stack, a lat bar, a straight bar and a utility strap.

The Body-Solid Iso-Flex G4I Home Gym is a very versatile gym. The Iso-Flex features 3-dimensional independent iso-flex press arms which allow the user to work primary muscles along with secondary muscles. This means users will be provided with a full, well-rounded workout just by using one machine, no additional equipment is necessary. This also provides the exerciser with a more defined muscle, since all the muscle groups are working.

The Iso-Flex G4I also features a swiveling dual pulley lat station, so that the user can do conventional lat pull downs as well as cable pulls to develop the muscles fully. It also has a chest supported mid row station that uses the independent press arms and back pad to balance and isolate the mid and lower lats. There is a self-aligning cuffed leg developer for use with quadriceps and hamstring work.

Body-Solid home gyms are excellent pieces of fitness equipment. They will provide any exerciser with a complete, at home workout, saving both time and money.