Say These 2 Words to Cancel Damaging Mental Stress

I want to show you one simple way to mitigate stress in your life. But before I do, let’s talk about what causes stress in your mind. It goes like this: Where we get into trouble is when we take the past and put it into the present... And then, we take the present AND the past and stick it into the future. Tha … Read More

Filed Under: General Health
Written By: Steven Hefferon, CMT, PTA,

8 Amazing Health Benefits of Bromelain

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https://youtu.be/nRPYBv8LJ3k What’s the first thing that comes to mind when I say the word “pineapple”? You might be thinking “pina colada”… or even “hula dancers.” But for me, when I see a pineapple, the first thing that comes to mind is powerful joint pain relief. As sweet and refreshing as the fruit is, pineap … Read More

Filed Under: Proteolytic Systemic Enzymes
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

5 Foods With Antiviral Powers

Disclaimer: This is not medical advice. This article is for informational purposes only. The foods listed below are not cures or treatments for diseases. For millennia, healers have used certain plant foods and herbs to combat and prevent viruses and bacterial infections. These plants and herbs contain bioactive compou … Read More

Filed Under: Nutrition
Written By: HBI Editorial Team,

The Single Best Stretch for Lower Back Pain

The other day we talked about how muscle imbalances are the cause of multiple sources of back pain, whether it's sciatica, herniated disc, spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis. We talked about working at a root cause level to address the issue at a root cause. Today, I want to go over one simple stretch for lower back pain. … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain
Written By: Steven Hefferon, CMT, PTA,

Is One Muscle Responsible for Your Back Pain? Try the Test to Find Out

Can one muscle be responsible for your back pain, your sciatica, herniated disc, spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis? Could it be responsible for you being unstable or unable to go in and out of bed, in and out of the bathroom, in and out of the car, walking, walking faster, walking up and down steps? Could one muscle b … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain, Back Pain Exercises
Written By: Steven Hefferon, CMT, PTA,

Peek Inside My Supplement Cabinet: What I Take Daily for Immune Health

Note: The following is not medical advice. Consult your doctor before starting any new health regimen. Lately, a lot of readers, friends, and family have been asking me what I keep in my supplement cabinet for immune health. I’ve spent two decades researching optimal health and wellness through holistic fitness, diet a … Read More

Filed Under: Supplements
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

How to Safely Buy Food During the Pandemic

Visiting the grocery store right now doesn't have to be a super stressful situation. You can still safely and calmly shop for food during the Coronavirus pandemic -- but you will have to take some new precautions. By knowing how the virus spreads and understanding the risks, you can shop confidently when you need to go … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain
Written By: HBI Editorial Team,

Grocery Tips: 12 Best Foods That Fight Arthritis and Joint Pain

BONUS CONTENT: 7-Day Meal Plan for Ultimate Pain Relief In these challenging times, we need to be smart about what we eat. Each bite has the power to either reliever or aggravate joint and arthritis pain. That's because certain foods can cause inflammation and others can relieve inflammation. RELATED: The 5 Worst Food … Read More

Filed Under: Arthritis, Healthy Eating, Nutrition
Written By: Steven Hefferon, CMT, PTA,

Is It Safe to Take Ibuprofen for COVID-19?

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You've probably seen reports online warning against taking ibuprofen for COVID-19. So does taking ibuprofen -- which is sold as Advil -- when you have a fever or symptoms make the disease worse? The answer is complicated... Here's what we know so far: There's no conclusive evidence yet that ibuprofen can worse … Read More

Filed Under: General Health
Written By: HBI Editorial Team,