Heal Depression Without Antidepressants

  By Dr. Peter Bongiorno, ND, LAc Depression can take away a person’s sense of self and also severely impair the quality of life of the people around them. Affecting about one out of every 10 people, the World Health Organization ranks it as the second most burdensome disease in the world, meaning that it […]

The 6 Best Foods to Eat After Exercising

By its very nature, exercise puts stress on your body. This is actually a good type of stress, though, one that will help your muscles to become stronger. However, it’s important to refuel your body properly after a workout in order to replenish lost nutrients and energy stores.

The 7 Smartest Habits of Pain-Free People

Pain is the most common reason why Americans visit their doctors. It’s also a leading cause of disability (including the leading cause of long-term disability).[i] Costs relating to pain — including health care costs, lost income due to decreased function, and more — are estimated to reach up to $635 billion annually in the United […]

Happiness is Key to Health — Studies Prove It

Here at The Healthy Back Institute, we’re dedicated to helping you live a pain-free AND happy life. I stress happy because, really, it’s all about the quality of your life as much as the quantity, right? But did you know the two actually go hand in hand? The happier you are the healthier you’re likely […]

6 Health Fads That Can HURT You

Health fads can be quite tempting to try, as they often promise you weight loss, better health and energy, and countless other benefits. But you know what they say … if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Such fads get tricky, though, when they seem to make sense or claim to […]

When Pain Impacts Your Libido

By Susan Bratton Pain can severely impact your libido, but it doesn’t have to destroy your intimacy. Pain numbs your sex drive because desire is “life force.” Desire can get used up battling illness or negative emotions. Pain medications, including anti-depressants that use SSRI’s produce a state of satiety due to raised serotonin levels which […]

Acetaminophen May Cause ADHD

Here we go again! We’ve been telling you for a LONG time to beware of acetaminophen (Tylenol, etc). Recently the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finally started to catch up. They just finished asking health care providers to stop prescribing acetaminophen in doses higher than 325 mg, for fear it could cause potentially fatal […]

7-Day Back Pain Cure Recommended Resources

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Spinal Stenosis Action Plan

Spinal stenosis is a condition in which the spinal canal narrows, compressing or “squeezing” the spinal cord and nerves inside. (“Stenosis” means “narrowing” in Greek.) Most commonly, the narrowing occurs in the lower back, which is called “lumbar spinal stenosis.” (When it occurs in the neck, it’s called “cervical spinal stenosis.”) Pain exists, however, only […]

Pineapples to Stop Pain? (And an Awesome Grilled Pineapple Recipe!)

There’s good reason why Hippocrates said “let food be thy medicine,” as housed inside perfect ‘packages’ like pineapples are amazing, complex substances that can nourish and heal your body. Inside pineapples, especially the core and stem, is bromelain, a mixture of proteolytic enzymes that has been used for centuries to treat indigestion and reduce inflammation.[i] […]