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More about naturopathy

Naturopathy is a form of healthcare that combines modern treatment with traditional methods. It includes alternative, natural therapies to modern medicine. Naturopathy focuses on: the body’s capacity to heal itself, preventing health problems, a personal responsibility to optimize health. A 2019 review of studies found that methods that use naturopathy may be effective in:
* cardiovascular disease
* musculoskeletal pain
* type 2 diabetes
* polycystic ovary syndrome
* depression
* anxiety
* some other chronic conditions
Naturopaths work on a more personal level, spending more time covering individual needs. They create treatment plans that consider all aspects of a person. Naturopathy can be useful alongside modern medicine, and many say these methods allow the body to activate self-healing mechanisms. Naturopathic healthcare can also be a cheaper alternative to conventional healthcare.
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What is lordosis and what causes it?

Lordosis is the medical name for an exaggerated inward curve of the spine, often in the neck or lower back. Lordosis usually does not cause symptoms. However, if it is severe, it can cause pain and may require surgery. Lordosis refers to an exaggerated inward curve of the spine. Some people call the condition “swayback.” Lordosis most often occurs in the lower back, in which case it is called lumbar lordosis. If it occurs in the neck, the medical name for it is cervical lordosis. The spine can also curve outward, in a hump shape, and this is called kyphosis. It typically affects the middle or upper back, rather than the lower back or neck. Lordosis is an exaggerated inward curve of the spine, often in the neck or lower back. There several causes and risk factors, including congenital conditions, uneven posture, and injuries. A doctor can often diagnose lordosis with a physical examination, and imaging scans can help. Usually, a person with mild lordosis does not need treatment, but they may benefit from physical therapy or over-the-counter medication if the curve causes pain. Severe lordosis may require surgery.
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