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Gout, explained

  Gout is an excruciatingly painful condition caused when uric acid levels build up in the body. It’s a complex form of arthritis and the most common inflammatory arthritis. Approximately  2.5% of adults in the UK will get Gout, with men being more susceptible than women.

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Teeth grinding and jaw clenching.

Nearly 30% of people experience teeth grinding and jaw clenching which is medically called bruxism. Almost 10% of those that grind do it so severely that their teeth are reduced to small stumps.  Bruxism affects all ages groups, children to adults, causing severe tooth damage, jaw disorders, and headaches.

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Herniated spinal disc explained

A herniated spinal disc is the most common cause many painful conditions, when this happens, the natural cushion between the vertebra of the spine is damaged or ruptured, causing the spinal disc to push out into areas usually occupied by nerves. Note; other terms for a herniated disc include; a slipped, […]

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