Domestic Violence in The World of COVID

In a typical year alone, 243 million women and girls experience intimate partner violence. However, since the pandemic’s start in 2020, calls to help centers have increased as much as five times, according to research from UN Women. The damaging effects of domestic violence reach far into our society and unfortunately, the full scope is … Read more

Everything You Never Wanted to Know About Flesh Eating Bacteria

Don’t Google Necrotizing Fasciitis if you have a weak stomach, you’ve been warned! What this disease can do to the body is not pretty. Luckily, we have this scientific graphic from that talks about the microbes (flesh eating bacteria) that cause flesh-eating disease and how deadly they are. 4 different types of flesh eating … Read more

Most Problematic Diseases in Every Country Around the World

What’s the biggest health burden for each country around the world? From NY Requirements, this infographic looks at which transmissible diseases are the biggest health burdens for every country around the globe. The infographic uses data estimates from the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Global Health Estimates (GHE) and it looks at 40 different communicable diseases. … Read more

Metabolism Explained in an Infographic

Your metabolism is a very important part of living your healthiest life and should not be overlooked. The problem is that there is so much misinformation all over the internet that it’s difficult to know exactly what’s the truth and what isn’t. That’s exactly why I crafted this simple infographic that explains the truth behind … Read more

Follow This Checklist If You’ve Been Injured in a Car Accident

Akridge Chiropractic is a leading chiropractic care center located in Kennewick, Washington. For over 20-years, the founder of our practice, Dr. Scott Akridge, has been providing natural pain relief to local residents. Over the past couple of years, we have increased our focus to helping individuals who are suffering from injuries related to an automobile … Read more

11 Early Signs That You Might Be Pregnant

How do you know if you’re pregnant? If you’re trying to conceive, or if you think you might be pregnant, it’s important to know the early signs and symptoms of pregnancy. Many women experience early signs of pregnancy in the first few weeks after conception. While each woman’s experience is different, there are some common … Read more

What Causes Rosacea? (Infographic)

What is rosacea? Rosacea is a chronic skin condition that causes redness and inflammation on the face. The cause of rosacea is unknown, but it is thought to be related to genetics, sun exposure, and the environment. Rosacea can affect any part of the face, but it typically occurs on the cheeks, nose, and forehead. … Read more

Opioid Addiction Treatment

Anyone who takes prescription opioids is at risk of developing a substance use disorder. Many addicts begin to use drugs due to an accident or illness, after which a doctor prescribes them an opiate painkiller. Research shows that taking opioid-based medications for 3-5 days greatly increases the risk of dependence. The length of therapy plays … Read more