Your Computer, Your Sleep, and Your Heart

By |2021-04-01T19:22:45-04:00June 2nd, 2014|Health Fun Facts|

Turn the TV/computer off and go to bed! Getting 5 hours of sleep doubles your chances of heart attack, according to a British study that tracked 10,000 people over an eight-year period. People get less sleep today than they did in the past mainly because of using electronic devices late into the night. The Brain [...]

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The Big Five Stress Agents

By |2021-04-01T19:22:45-04:00March 12th, 2014|Hormones, Nutrition & Food|

You need to know that most of the fault for any failures you might be having comes at the hands of the BIG FIVE STRESS AGENTS: 1. Big Myth – Poor information that continues to fool the public year after year, leading the unaware to poor choices about health, dieting, and fitness. 2. Big Medicine [...]

Chronic Fatigue: More than Just Being Tired

By |2021-04-01T19:22:45-04:00October 18th, 2013|Adrenal Fatigue, Chronic Stress|

If you’ve ever known anyone who has been diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, you know that the disease is characterized by much more than just exhaustion. Chronic Fatigue feels like a never ending attack of the flu in that the body continually aches all over. Combine the pain with the sense of being extremely tired [...]

Be Honest

By |2021-04-01T19:22:45-04:00October 16th, 2013|Weight Loss|

Hello everyone, this is your team of natural integrative health specialists at A Back and Neck Pain Center, encouraging residents of Brazil to be honest about their weight problem. To create a change in our body, our health or our lives we must first be willing to be honest about where we are in this moment.  What is [...]

Fish, Good for Your Sanity!

By |2021-04-01T19:22:45-04:00October 11th, 2013|Nutrition & Food|

Junk food makes people insane! The increase in mental disorders in the last several years could be attributed to the increase in the consumption of an unhealthy diet. Foods with omega-3 fatty acid (mainly vegetables and fish) help keep the brain healthy. People eat 1/3 less vegetables and 2/3 less fish than they did 50 [...]

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Don’t Go to Bed Angry

By |2021-04-01T19:22:46-04:00July 18th, 2013|Chronic Stress, Sleep Disorders|

Do you suffer with stress? Do you also suffer with insomnia? Well then, today’s blog is for you. If you go to bed angry, you surely will not sleep well. Don’t be amazed if you find yourself tossing and turning all hours of the night, and feeling ill an exhausted the next morning. Instead of [...]

Choosing Better Snacks

By |2021-04-01T19:22:46-04:00July 16th, 2013|Healthy Aging, Heart Health, Nutrition & Food|

Are you a junk food junkie? Today, I would like to teach those of you who are hooked on junk food about making better choices that can help them to lose weight. See the bowl of fruit to your right? This is one of the healthiest snacks that you can enjoy, which can also help [...]

Arthritis

By |2021-04-01T19:22:46-04:00July 15th, 2013|Healthy Aging, Pain Management|

It goes without saying that arthritis is a painful condition. Today’s blog is about chronic pain due to arthritis. It’s not just the elderly that suffer with this condition. Nerve damage or other existing medical conditions can cause an individual of any age to experience pain in their joints. Simple activities such as signing a [...]

What Is Dementia?

By |2021-04-01T19:22:46-04:00July 13th, 2013|Brain Function, Healthy Aging|

As one ages, it is important to be on guard against common diseases such as dementia. Dementia can literally be translated from its original Latin as meaning “without mind.” Dementia is sort of an umbrella for the many diseases that can affect the brain, such as Alzheimer’s Disease. When it takes its toll on a [...]

Obesity and Heart Disease

By |2021-04-01T19:22:46-04:00July 7th, 2013|Heart Health, Nutrition & Food, Weight Loss|

Did you know that those who are overweight drastically increase their risk of heart disease? When the body has more weight to carry around, especially if the individual has a serious case of distention in that they have a very protruded abdomen, it forces the heart to work harder. Those who are obese usually also [...]