Monthly Archives: January 2011

Chronic Pain Shrinks Your Brain

An impor­tant arti­cle by Craig Roberts, DC cov­ers the neg­a­tive effects on the brain of liv­ing with chron­ic pain and the ben­e­fits of chi­ro­prac­tic spinal manip­u­la­tion to con­trol long-last­ing spinal pain. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Your Health Manifesto

Being healthy today isn’t easy. You have to take an active role in fight­ing back against the soci­etal trends that con­spire to make you less healthy than you could be. Arm your­self with these pow­er­ful ideas to help you take con­trol of your health. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Runners with Knee Pain

If you have out­er knee pain when you run, you may have ili­otib­ial band fric­tion syn­drome. Dr. Lavine has pub­lished an arti­cle updat­ing our knowl­edge of its caus­es, diag­no­sis, and treat­ment. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Effects of Sedentary Lifestyle — They’re Even Worse Than You Think

The more we learn, the more it seems that a large por­tion of the health prob­lems of mod­ern life are caused by the fact that we sit too much. Read­ing this arti­cle will def­i­nite­ly moti­vate you to get of your der­riere. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Helping Lower Back Pain from Standing

Do you expe­ri­ence “Muse­um Goers’ Syn­drome?” That’s when your low back aches if you’ve been stand­ing too long. Dis­cov­er the rea­sons your low back hurts from stand­ing and what you can do about it. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Essential Tool for Chronic Pain Sufferers: Dr. Lavine’s Daily Log

Dr. Lavine offers fibromyal­gia and chron­ic pain suf­fer­ers an essen­tial record-keep­ing tool: Dr. Lavine’s Dai­ly Log. Use it to track your progress. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Political, Social and Economic Forces Conspire Against Your Health

Build your aware­ness of the social and polit­i­cal forces that make it chal­leng­ing to stay healthy. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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It’s Official — You’re Working Too Hard

An epi­dem­ic of over­work is caus­ing a range of health prob­lems, from back pain to sleep dis­tur­bance, depres­sion to heart dis­ease. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Anti-Inflammatory Foods Fight Back Pain

Evi­dence is grow­ing that the foods we eat can pre­dis­pose us to pain and inflam­ma­tion. Dis­cov­er the foods to eat to fight back pain. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Little-Known Ergonomic Strategy to Protect Your Back

A sim­ple shift in the angle of your chair can pay off with a major reduc­tion of low back pain. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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