With the breakneck pace of modern life, some people sometimes have to cut down on sleep to keep up. These days, eight hours of sleep is a luxury not everyone can afford. But the truth is, to maintain your health, you can’t afford not to. During sleep, the human body undergoes a series of stages […]
If you have been planning on quitting cigarette smoking but can’t seem to get around it, here’s a newsflash for smokers with back pain problems: studies show smoking increases the risks of lower back pain. According to a team of Finnish researchers, smokers have 31% increased risk for back pain, showing strong association with disabling, […]
For most people suffering with back and neck pain, sleep may not be as pleasant. To better deal with such dilemmas, it is helpful to understand and know what you can do to alleviate your condition and prevent further damage. With proper guidance and a proactive attitude, you don’t need to simply manage the condition, […]
We all know that the line “woke up at the wrong side of the bed” is merely a figure of speech. Truth is, the best way to start the day is a good night sleep – and having the perfect pillow can definitely help. Using a wrong type of pillow can usher a host of […]
Lack of sleep can be an annoying problem, but combining it with niggling back pain can spell nightmare. While there are a number of possible underlying causes of back pain, the primary culprit may just be right under your nose – your mattress.