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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