Monthly Archives: December 2010

Depression and Back Pain

People grappling with chronic back pain often get depressed. But it works the other way around, too – if you’re depressed you can give yourself a good case of back pain. Continue reading

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Top Nutrition Doctor Confesses: My Eating Was Out of Control

I heard an inspiring story from a chiropractic colleague I had lost track of for nearly thirty years. Read about his life-long battle with a compulsive eating disorder. Continue reading

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Sit-ups, Curl-ups and Crunches Make Your Back Worse

Don’t waste your time with sit-ups, curl-ups and crunches. These exercises don’t give you the abdominal results you want and do more harm than good. Read on to learn what the healthier alternatives are. Continue reading

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Guest Author: The Virtues of Wasting Time

Thanks to Francis Shivone for this great article on the positive virtues of wasting time. You’re working too hard, anyway, so take a break and read it. Continue reading

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Herbal Combination Prevents Colds, Flu in Children

Discover the natural remedies that are effective – and presumably a lot safer – for protecting your children from colds and flu. Continue reading

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Comfrey Root – Apply it to Your Back

Maybe my grandma tried it back in the day, but it never occurred to me to use an ointment made from comfrey root to help people with back pain till I read about this study from the British Journal of Sports Medicine. Continue reading

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Part 2 – Keep Your Brain as Sharp as a Samurai Sword

Experts studying the health of astronauts have discovered that restricted skull bones can cause symptoms in space. Craniosacral therapists try to fix these restrictions down here on earth. Continue reading

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