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Top Causes of Back Pain

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Four out of every five people suffer from an achy back, as back pain has been cited as one of the most common complaints among Americans, with approximately 80% of all Americans having experienced low back pain at least once in their lives, according to the Mayo Clinic. Back pain can range from dull, constant … Read more

What Causes a Brain Aneurysm?

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Though aneurysms can appear anywhere in the brain, they are most common in arteries at the base of the brain. Specifically, a cerebral or brain aneurysm occurs when a weak spot in the brain’s arterial wall bulges and begins to fill up with blood. It may also be called an intracranial aneurysm, and at times, … Read more

Pain and the Brain

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Everyone experiences pain at some point, some more frequently and more intensely than others do. There is a reason why everyone experiences pain differently and it has to do with how the brain handles and processes nerve signals. Let’s take a look at just how pain works. Pain assists as the body’s own warning system. … Read more