Back pain isn’t just ancient … it’s prehistoric!
Researchers from the Berlin Natural History Museum have uncovered bad backs in dinosaurs.
The finding is the first of its kind and reveals the back pain was caused by spondyloarthritis, a type of arthritis that causes bone to grow between joints, leading to severe pain a … Read More
Filed Under: Back Pain
Written By: January 21,2014
I recently featured the 8 healthiest condiments to keep in your fridge. Now it’s time to tackle the bad guys … the unhealthy condiments that have no business taking up precious space on your refrigerator door. … Read More
Find Your Muscle Imbalances
So you can fix them without surgery, toxic drugs,
or expensive medical treatments
Back pain doesn't just happen overnight. While the pain may seem to appear suddenly, the fact is, the problem has been developing for months — or probably even years!
The real reason you have back pai … Read More
If variety is the spice of life, then the more condiments you keep in your fridge, the better. Especially if they’re the right condiments.
By that I mean condiments that are not only tasty (if not, then what’s the point?) but healthy too. Surprisingly, you can actually pick your condiments strategically to add nutrients, … Read More
Hundreds of over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription medicines contain acetaminophen as the active ingredient. This includes not only Tylenol but also popular opioid pain relievers like oxycodone (Percocet), hydrocodone (Vicodin) and codeine (Tylenol with Codeine).
The problem with these medications is that acetaminophen … Read More
Filed Under: Medications
Written By: January 16,2014
When it comes to getting fit, everyone has an opinion about how to do it best. But as you’ll soon learn when you enter the world of fitness, there is no set right or wrong way to exercise, and what works for you may be quite different from what works for others. … Read More
Filed Under: Fitness
Written By: January 14,2014
We’re in the midst of cold and flu season, and if you haven’t gotten sick you can either count yourself lucky or be thankful that your immune system is serving you well.
For the rest of you — it’s estimated that Americans get 50 million cases of flu and 1 billion colds a year[i] — you’re probably interested in knowing what … Read More
Losing weight can seem daunting when it involves a complete overhaul of your lifestyle. Faced with so many factors — diet, exercise, stress — many aren’t sure where to begin … and so fail to even start. … Read More
Filed Under: Weight Loss
Written By: January 8,2014
Getting quality sleep is about much more than having energy in the morning or avoiding those pesky dark circles under your eyes. Lack of sleep is linked to serious diseases like diabetes, cancer, heart disease, depression, immune system trouble and even weight gain and obesity. … Read More
Filed Under: Sleep
Written By: January 7,2014
You’ve probably heard the motto "no pain, no gain,” and when it comes to exercise this is quite true … sort of.
While some pain after a workout is completely normal (and a sign that you’ve been beneficially challenging your muscles) other pain is a warning sign that you’ve pushed it too far. … Read More
Filed Under: Fitness
Written By: January 6,2014