The Healthy Back Institute is a team of the most dedicated, talented, and caring people you’ll ever meet. One “piece” of what helped make each of us who we are are the books we have each read (and reading is a passion we all happen to share here!) So I decided to ask each team member to […]
By Dr. Mark Wiley, The Healthy Back Institute Whether you have back pain, sciatica, neck or shoulder pain, headaches, PMS, tendonitis or something other… you have by now likely sought out alternative practices to relieve your suffering. Maybe the prescription meds helped a bit, but only for a while. You learned — or felt — that […]
Michael Brantley, a star outfielder for the Cleveland Indians, suffered back pain even before the season began. Like many others in professional sports, he apparently was — and possibly still is — trying to “play through the pain.” Meanwhile, many, many others who work in other jobs suffer back pain and similarly try to “play […]
Science has shown that it causes heart disease, diabetes, obesity, and certain types of cancer … and now new research shows poor sleep can lead to Alzheimer’s, too!” Specifically poor deep sleep. Deposits of beta-amyloid proteins in the brain are a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease. Using brain imaging and other diagnostic tools, researchers evaluated 26 […]
Did you see Morgan Spurlock’s “Supersize Me” documentary? The film, which came out in 2004, chronicled the filmmaker’s life as he subsisted on nothing but McDonald’s for 30 days. Along with gaining more than 24 pounds, Spurlock had fat accumulation in his liver along with mood swings and sexual dysfunction after the month-long period. It […]
You know those rows of candy, chips, chewing gum and mints, and little fridges full of soda and energy drinks, that line the grocery store checkout lanes? These grab-and-go items make up just 1 percent of a typical supermarket’s merchandise … but account for 4 percent of its profit.[i] Let’s face it … most people […]
I’ll be short and simple here… If you really want to do something, change something, achieve something, watch this. More importantly, listen to this… again and again if necessary. Because whatever it is, you can do it. And share this truth with others, too.
A highly demanding job may not always seem like a good thing, but it may give you a coveted edge over your peers. I’m not talking about climbing the corporate ladder either. Research published in the journal Neurology found that people who do challenging work enjoy better protection against memory and cognitive decline in old […]