There’s a health and wellness crisis ahead of us…here are 7 ways to avoid it. It’s predicted that by the end of the 21st Century 75% of all deaths, world wide, will be as a result of chronic degenerative diseases such as heart and vascular disease, diabetes, obesity, cancer, etc. It has also been suggested, [...]
Our bodies don’t distinguish between the real stress of a physical danger like a near motor car accident or the self-inflicted stress of becoming anxious because of our thoughts, such as getting tense and upset about being late. Unchecked emotions and thoughts cause actual physiological change in our bodies taxing the endocrine system, and particularly [...]
The Institute of Functional Medicine defines this science-based medical approach as “an evolution in the practice of medicine that better meets the healthcare needs of the 21st Century.” Functional Medicine is a shift away from the traditional focus on treating an isolated set off symptoms to treating the whole person. The Functional Medicine practitioner takes [...]
Here’s a double bonus for this week.. 2 tips !! We’re getting there; only 2 to go after this.. 7. Undertake regular maintenance therapy Mechanical back problems are unfortunately not curable as they are related to lifestyle situations, e.g. stress, posture, lifting, carrying and driving, which are all things that are a part of life. [...]
Exercise The spinal joints rely on the muscles to support them, therefore regular back strengthening exercises provide great support for the vertebral joints and definitely help to prevent both the chronic, on going lower back pain, as well as the potential to strain the joints when lifting, carrying etc.