Posts Tagged ‘ Depression ’

Rest First? Or Seek Treatment?

May 29, 2015
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What I’m going to look at in this posting relates to how quickly one should start addressing a complaint of low back pain. Historically, people suffering from low back pain have been told to rest, sometimes for very long periods. It’s time to right this wrong. I have treated plenty of people who 20 years…

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Poor Diet Increases Depression Risk

June 1, 2010
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A recent Australian study has lent support to the theory that “a poor quality diet plays a role in increasing the risk of depression in adolescents” (Nicola Garrett, 6minutes.com.au). The study followed over 7,000 adolescents, the authors concluding that ”compared to individuals with a low score on a healthy diet scale, being in the category with the…

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Can we predict if you will get low back pain?

July 20, 2009
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What they were attempting to do with this study was take a bunch of people who were not suffering low back pain (defined as none in the last 4 months), analyse them, take a series of measures and scans, and then follow them for a few years to see who developed low back pain. They…

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Are bad sleeping habits driving us mad?

July 20, 2009
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If you’ve read more than one or two of my posts then you’ve probably noticed certain subjects seem to come up repeatedly, and the benefits of a good night’s sleep would be one of them. Kind of contradicts all the posts I do about having coffee now that I think about it…. This article looks…

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