Dixie Somers

Dixie Somers

Dixie Somers is a freelance writer who loves to write for business, health, home, and women’s interests. She lives in Arizona with her husband and three beautiful daughters.
4 Holistic Remedies for Chronic Pain

Dealing with chronic pain can feel impossible. One of the best ways to survive chronic pain is to find little ways to alleviate it throughout the day. 

While you may not be able to totally obliterate your pain, there are several holistic remedies that will help you get through even the worst days.
Don't Let It Get You Down! 4 Tips to Help You Through an Injury

Whether you've been hurt in an auto accident or sidelined in a sports mishap, spending a few weeks (or even months) recovering from an injury probably isn't your idea of a good time. 

Living with an injury is often frustrating, limiting, and painful, especially if the injury makes it harder to do your job or participate in your usual hobbies. The good news is, with the right care and enough time, your body has an amazing ability to bounce back from trauma. 

These four tips will help you stay positive throughout your recovery.
Just an Ache or Something More? 3 Ways to Tell If Your Back Pain Is Serious

Low back pain is one of the most common chronic pain conditions around the world. Indeed, recent statistics suggest about 31 million Americans currently suffer from some degree of low back pain. One common question patients have is when to take their back pain seriously. 

Below, we'll go over three ways you can tell if your back pain is a sign of a more serious condition.
I've Been Hit! 4 Common Sports Injuries and What to Do About Them

Nature probably didn’t intend for human beings to play sports, at least not the way humans play them. 

The variety of injuries that can happen to the fragile human body in pursuit of strenuous pleasure astonishes. Yet, humans persist. 

Here are only four of the injuries that are often incurred while playing sports and what to do about them.
Keeping Yourself in Mind: 5 Tips to Help You Stay Healthy

I should start exercising more. I need to eat better. I don't drink enough water. I wonder if this is normal. 

Many of us have thoughts every day that tell us to take better care of ourselves, but how often do we listen to them? Health is everything, and some simple tips can help you stay on top of your own well-being and live a better life.
It's All About Working Together: 3 Healthcare Professionals You Should Add to Your Team While You're Still Young

You're never too young to take care of your health. In your 20's, you might feel like a regular doctor or host of specialists isn't necessary. Sure, you get sick once and awhile, but it's nothing some Tylenol can't fix. 

Most young people only go to the doctor when something is really wrong with them, but preventative medicine is an important aspect of your well-being. To stay healthy and strong throughout your life, it's a good idea to find some healthcare professionals now that you can rely on for years to come.
3 Things You Can Do to Make 2019 the Year of Health

Now that 2019 is in full swing, it’s time to take a look at where you stand regarding your health goals for the year. Statistics show that 80 percent of people fail their New Year’s resolutions by February. 

If you’ve stuck to the plan so far this year, congratulations! Keep going. But if you’ve already given up, this is your simple three-step plan to get back on track.
What a Pain! 3 Things You Can Do for Back Pain

Health experts suggest that about 80 percent of individuals will deal with back pain at some time during their lives. Back pain can be cause by a variety of different actions, such as over-straining during work tasks or sudden moves during athletic activities. If you suffer from chronic back pain, a number of measures can help to relieve pain and allow you greater flexibility and range of motion.
The Eyes Have It: Vision Protection in the Age of Technology

Considering the ubiquity of electronic screens in the modern world, it should come as no surprise that problems with the eyes are becoming extremely common. 

Indeed, eye issues related to prolonged screen time has led the American Optometric Association to recognize Computer Vision Syndrome as a real medical disorder. 

Taking proactive steps to protect your visual health has never been more crucial. Let's go through three easy ways you can protect your eyes from the negative impacts of electronic screens both at work and at home.