Cervical Disc Disease is the result of the slow decay of time. The human body wasn't built to last forever, and the vertebrae in the neck are no exception to that rule.
The cervical discs are the cushions between the seven vertebrae located in your neck. Over time they flatten out, become dislocated or other … Read More
Filed Under: Cervical
Written By: June 27,2011
It’s estimated that 5 million Americans, mostly women, suffer from fibromyalgia.[i] Most are not diagnosed until middle age, although symptoms often begin earlier, and many are not correctly diagnosed at all.
Often considered an arthritis-related condition, fibromyalgia is not actually a form of arthritis. However, it is … Read More
According to Dr. Dwight Lundell, a heart health pioneer who has performed over five thousand heart surgeries and author of The Cholesterol Lie, what you've been told causes heart disease has no scientific backing whatsoever.
Perhaps the biggest myth about heart disease is its supposed connection to high cholesterol. Lunde … Read More
Filed Under: Back Pain
Written By: October 17,2014
A herniated disc occurs when the outer part of the donut-shaped disc between the vertebrae weakens and the inner part (a gel-like substance) protrudes outward, something like when a balloon squeezed from one side.
Typically, people don’t feel any pain until and unless this protrusion touches a nerve.
Many people live o … Read More
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, causing close to 600,000 deaths a year.[i] Often, this is related to plaque build-up in your arteries, known as atherosclerosis, which can hinder blood flow or lead to a blood clot. This, in turn, can cause a heart attack or stroke. … Read More
By James L. Oschman, PhD
Chronic disease is reaching epidemic proportions in the Western world. In the United States it’s become so problematic it even represents a major factor in the growing national debt.
Treating patients with chronic disease accounts for 75% of the nation’s healthcare spending, surpassing $2.3 trillio … Read More
"I think I slipped a disc,” is one of the most common phrases I hear from back pain patients.
The truth is, you can’t really slip a disc. Your intervertebral discs are fused to the vertebrae of your spine. They help keep each bone aligned and supported.
You can imagine intervertebral discs by thinking of a thick, spong … Read More
Are you suffering from debilitating pain in your low back or legs? Even if you’ve receive a diagnosis of a herniated disc, it’s probably still little comfort…
Did you know the medical community has not standardized the term for a common spinal condition. So, if you’ve been told you have a herniated disc, a slipped disc, a … Read More
7 Serious Diseases with Back Pain as a Symptom
(and a FREE Solution!)
What if it's not just a backache?
Back pain should always be taken seriously. What you may have written off as "strain” or "overwork” could actually be an early warning sign of a major health problem.
That’s because it's not always your muscles caus … Read More
Filed Under: Back Pain
Written By: January 18,2013
Have you ever wondered what the ridges on your fingernails or that pain in your heel might mean? How about that mysterious streak of discolored hair that’s definitely not a sign of old age?
More often than not, a weird symptom that pops up one day might indicate nothing at all. No need to become a hypochondriac over … Read More