Monthly Archives: October 2010

Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain – The Latest Science

I hate chron­ic pain and fibromyal­gia. It seems like a divine injus­tice that peo­ple should suf­fer so end­less­ly and seem­ing­ly need­less­ly. At least research is begin­ning to uncov­er some of the basic phys­i­ol­o­gy behind these con­di­tions. Read on to learn more. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Gain Control Over Depression and Anxiety

The more I’ve learned about depres­sion, anx­i­ety and stress, the more I’ve real­ized two things: 1) they’re extreme­ly potent issues affect­ing all aspects of health, and 2) they’re indi­vid­ual expe­ri­ences which are inti­mate­ly inter­con­nect­ed with our social expe­ri­ences. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Hate Exercise? Fitness is Child’s Play

What ever hap­pened to fun? I mean old-fash­ioned phys­i­cal fun? Is there a Wii in everyone’s future, or will hula hoop, jump rope, pogo stick, and fris­bee make a come­back? Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Secret to Avoiding Falls and Fractures

Thin­ning bones are a big wor­ry for old­er peo­ple. But, regard­less of your bone den­si­ty, if you nev­er fall in the first place, your risk of frac­tur­ing a bone is great­ly reduced. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Low Back Pain, Section 1

Here’s what I wish each of my patients — and all low back pain patients every­where — under­stood about low back pain. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Sickness Cartel — Part 2

A doc­tor of chi­ro­prac­tic responds to an arti­cle about the “sick­ness car­tel” — the alliance of drug com­pa­nies, insur­ance com­pa­nies, hos­pi­tal systems,and med­ical orga­ni­za­tions who have a vest­ed inter­est in keep­ing you in fear of sick­ness. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Sickness Cartel Shows No Signs of Slowing

If you’re try­ing to be healthy (and who isn’t?) you need to be aware of the alliance of large drug com­pa­nies, insur­ance com­pa­nies, hos­pi­tal sys­tems, med­ical orga­ni­za­tions, and large food pro­duc­ers that prof­it from sick­ness. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Yet Another Way to Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease

Noise is a seri­ous pub­lic health issue. This arti­cle reveals infor­ma­tion about the role of noise in the gen­e­sis of heart dis­ease. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Pain Drugs Linked to Hearing Loss in Men

Be aware — many of the most com­mon­ly used drugs have been shown to dam­age to your hear­ing. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Men Doing Yoga

Check out the blog Mind­Body­Green for an inspir­ing sto­ry about yoga from a man’s per­spec­tive. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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