Getting a full night's sleep is as important to good health as maintaining a proper diet and getting enough exercise. Yet a third of Americans get less than 6 ½ hours of sleep each night - much less the recommended 7-8 hours.
Lack of sleep is associated with an inflammation causing increase of cytokine molecules. Long term … Read More
Filed Under: Sleep
Written By: September 24,2009
Imagine the pain of a sharp razor blade slicing open your lower back, through your buttocks and down the back of your leg. Then again, if you suffer from sciatica, you may not need to imagine it at all.
Sciatica is not an actual condition, but describes a very real set of back and leg pain symptoms. Fortunately you can almo … Read More
Here is what we know already. Today's obesity epidemic puts everyone on notice that letting yourself go is no longer an option.
Getting out of shape can lead to life-threatening health complications - cardiovascular disease, diabetes, high-blood pressure. Exercise is a must.
But where do you find the time to exercise? … Read More
Filed Under: Fitness
Written By: December 19,2008
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Here at The Healthy Back Institute we're HUGE fans of inversion therapy for two BIG reasons:
First, because it feels fantastic on your back. You just don't realize how much pressure your spine is under all-day, everyday until yo … Read More
We received so much feedback in response to the email I sent recently about the passing of Tim Russert and heart disease that I thought you might find this article about asprin very informative.
I hope you enjoy the article...
An Aspirin a Day Keeps the... Doctor Here to Stay
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in … Read More
Plenty of people pay lip service to working to slow down their metabolism by taking pills or fad dieting, but the truth is very few people actually understand how their metabolism works or what it takes to boost the metabolism. If you suspect that your metabolism needs a kick in the pants–it likely does–then we need to do a … Read More
If you have recently undergone back surgery on your neck or lower back yet have failed to feel relief from pain, you may be suffering from an underlying problem. The problem with this is that many treatments fail to respond to these underlying problems.
Scar tissue is a post-surgical reality, even with the least invasive fo … Read More
If you experience painful knots in your neck, shoulder and arm areas, your mid and lower back, even your hips and legs, you are not alone. 86 million Americans suffer from various types of chronic pain.
Dr. Janet Travell treated President John F. Kennedy's chronic back pain. Dr. Travell and her colleague, Dr. David Simons … Read More
Nothing feels better than waking up fully refreshed after a good night of sleep. It would be great if each one of us could get the doctor recommended 7 to 8 hours each night, but life often makes that virtually impossible. Between late nights at the office, familial obligations and post-work relaxation we’re lucky to get clo … Read More
Filed Under: Insomnia
Written By: January 24,2008