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Scoliosis

What is Scoliosis? Scoliosis is a progressive lateral curvature of the spine. When viewed from the side, the spine has natural curves, whereas when viewed from the front, the spine should be straight. Scoliosis can refer to a C-shaped curve, or an S-shaped curve. Scoliosis usually develops during the pre-puberty growth spurt, around the age of 10 -12 in girls and 12 -14 in boys. The most commonly found type of scoliosis is “”idiopathic scoliosis”, meaning the cause is unknown. Research into the cause of scoliosis suggests that there is a genetic factor which affects the control of the growth

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Pregnancy Back Stretches

Simple stretches to take care of your back in pregnancy Low back and hip stretch Take a wide stance with feet turned out.Lean forward and put hands on knees to help aupport body weight. Keep arms straight.Lengthen spine as if to sit down, taking weight on hands. Feel the stretch in the low back.Hold position for as long as comfortable.This stretch helps relieve pressure in lower spine and pelvic joints.Maintaining same position, straighten one leg, keeping other knee bent; this will rotate low back and hips, stretching one side of the back.Repeat on opposite side. Hip Lunge Step forward with

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Vit D3 The Sunshine Vitamin

Vitamin D3 provides many health benefits: it maintains bone density, boosts the immune system and heart health and also improves mood. Vitamin D3 is found in some foods and is made by the skin when exposed to the sun. Immunity Research has shown that vitamin D3 may help protect against acute respiratory infections and pneumonia, especially in older individuals and those with low Vit D levels. Research is also underway on the possible effects of Vit D3 against Covid-19. Mood Studies have shown that people with clinical depression tend to be vitamin D deficient. Increasing Vit D levels have been

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