A Successful Weight Loss Diet Starts form the Inside

If you’re like most women, you’ve been on a million weight loss diets, from Weight Watchers and Atkins to South Beach and celeb diets. You voraciously read magazines for their weight loss tips and gravitate toward the headlines that promise you can lose weight fast. The chances are good that you have, indeed, lost weight on many of these…

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Mastering Workplace Stress Management

For an average employee, the demands of a job is stressful enough. But, for an employee with an anxiety disorder, meeting his work’s demands is twice, even thrice as stressful. Getting treatment and undergoing medication for anxiety can be quite expensive so quitting one’s job is not an option.   There are ways to manage workplace stress but first, you…

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Stretching to Avoid Back Pain

Stretching to Avoid Back Pain

Stretch exercises is a great way to avoid back pain, since it stretches the muscles, joints, bones, etc, thus promoting fluid and blood flow. Stretch workouts include shoulder shrug, triceps, arm, leg, trunk, torso, and other stretches. To help you avoid back pain we can perform a few workouts to help you stretch those muscles. Starting with the shoulders,…

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Leaning Towards Back Pain

Leaning Towards Back Pain

We all lean toward back pain when we fail to note warning signs. Before the back begins to ache, our body sends messages, transmitting them along a channel of nerves, fibers, roots, muscles, etc, thus reaching the brain. The brain spills out the details of the messages sent, which includes the message, stop leaning toward backaches. Backaches are often…

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Getting Around the Weight Loss Plateau

The typical human form is capable of achieving a number of incredible feats that seem to suspend or defy the way science tells us things work. Athletes, through sheer willpower, can end up lifting something that their bodies should not be able to without suffering anything worse than muscle spasms. People can adapt to extreme physical trauma caused by…

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Ligaments and Tendons Causing Back Pain

Ligaments and Tendons Causing Back Pain

Once the fibers, nerves, and muscles are affected, it causes direct actions to the tendons and ligaments. Tendons are tough bands that connect to muscles and bones, which these inelastic cords or bands of tough white fibers connect to tissues that attach to the muscles and to the bones as well as other areas of the body. Sinew or…

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How the Skeletal Muscles Cause Back Pain

The skeletal bones make up more than 200 short, long, irregular, and flat structures. Inside the bones is calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, and RBCs, or marrow, which produces and generate red blood cells. The bones work alongside the muscles. The muscles and bones afford support, defense for the internal organs, and locomotion. The skeletal muscles are our source of mobility,…

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Facts vs Myths About Back Pain

Let’s begin by learning some facts to separate truth from myth with regards to back pain. First, under one percent of acute lower back pain is the result of a serious infection or condition like cancer or a spinal injury. For those under 50, the rate is even lower. Back pain is the number one disability for those under…

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No More Upper or Lower Back Pain!

I remember once when I was working a trade show, and was leaving my hotel room with my luggage. I closed the door to my room, turned the corner, and felt a sharp pain in my right knee. Fortunately, there was no one in the hall. I put my luggage down, and proceeded to massage and knead the area…

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Neck Pain: Simple Ailment with Complex Effects

Having a neck pain can be frustrating. It may bring uncomfortable and painful feeling that may lead to the decline of one’s physical or mental performance. This condition may be experienced by countless individuals at some point of their lives. Studies show that two-thirds of American adults have experienced at least one episode of neck pain in their lives….

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