My Wife’s Triumph Over Uterine Fibroids

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By Steven Hefferon, CMT, PTA, CPRS It all started about a year after we got married. During our first year of marriage, like most couples, our focus was on starting a family, which meant we did our best to make that happen. So far, so good. But after almost a year of trying without success, […]

Why Not to Wear Heel Lifts

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By Steve Hefferon, CMT, PTA   Here at the Healthy Back Institute we discourage people from going straight into heel lifts. Sufferers need to understand why wearing lifts might end up prolonging their pain. Heel lifts can work against you achieving the physical balance necessary for a pain-free pelvis or back. Knowing the right question […]

Top 5 Ways to Eliminate Your BELLY POOCH For Good

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More than half of Americans (54 percent) have serious belly pooch, which officially is known as abdominal obesity (a waistline of more than 35 inches in women and 40 inches in men).[i] In the last 12 years alone, the average waist size in the US expanded two inches for women and one inch for men […]

How Systemic Enzymes Fight for Your Brain Health …

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Your body requires millions of biochemical reactions to keep you alive day-in and day-out. These reactions wouldn’t be possible without enzymes, which can perform up to several million catalytic reactions per second.[i] The enzymes work by speeding up these biochemical reactions significantly – keeping a pace that’s fast enough for your very survival. While your […]

5 UNHEALTHIEST Breakfasts for Your Waistline

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Breakfast is said to be the most important meal of the day, but one survey found only 34 percent of U.S. adults take the time to eat a morning meal.[i] Whether or not eating breakfast is truly beneficial, as opposed to skipping it, is up for debate – there’s evidence both for and against it. […]

7 Everyday Activities that SURPRISINGLY Cause Back Pain

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Up to 84 percent of Americans will suffer from low back pain at some point during their lives.[i] Sometimes there’s an obvious precursor to the pain, like a car accident or arthritis … but much more often, there is not. The pain is labeled “non-specific” back pain in these cases, which is another way of […]

Your Eye Color Determines How Pain-Sensitive You Are?

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Pain is a highly individual complex experience involving biochemical and neurological reactions. Your experience of pain from, say, stubbing your toe will be entirely different from that of your spouse or colleague – even if the same amount of force is exerted. What shapes an individual’s pain sensitivity or tolerance is a complex product of […]

10 Best Foods to Eat RAW for Beautiful Skin

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Have you heard? Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, announced last summer that she was eating a raw-food diet at least one day a week. Her motivation? To achieve radiant skin.[i] Even if you’re not a fan (or follower) of the Royal Family, this news is worth noting. Not about Kate Middleton – the fact […]