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7 Ways that Cortisol Causes Neck Pain and Gives You A Gut

By Howard | February 17, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Suzy has been seeing her physician for the last 6 months. She’s been complaining of too much stress and anxiety to handle. It must be from that nasty fight she had with her husband a while ago that made them decide to try a trial separation. Her doctor decided to prescribe Zoloft to treat the anxiety and depression. But in those 6 months, her emotions have not gotten any better. She also noticed that her pants are too tight – even though she has been disciplined to follow her strict diet… no sugar or junk food for this gal! Strange […]

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Better Sleep: How to Rest Easy Naturally

By Howard | January 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

A Guest Post by Gabriel Patel Getting a good night’s sleep is often elusive for many Americans; stress, anxiety, lack of exercise, chronic pain, depression, and mood disorders all play a part in our ability to get rest. Even the foods you eat can play a role in your ability to get to sleep, so it’s important to take a look at your lifestyle to see what kind of changes can be made that will help your body and mind relax at the end of the day. Finding good rest without the aid of medication will help you learn how […]

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Exciting Changes are Coming Soon!

By Howard | December 31, 2018 | 0 Comments
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I have received many questions from our current clients and website visitors lately. They all want to know what’s happening with the program… Here’s the scoop: Right now, all of our clients are being treated with Holistic Medicine – and most are doing remarkably well. But, I wanted to “up my game” to the next level. So… starting on February 1, 2019 all new clients will be treated with Functional Medicine. Existing clients will have the option of either switching to Functional Medicine or continuing with their holistic treatment. Thanks, Howard

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16 Reasons Why Eating Fast Food Causes Neck Pain… Don’t Supersize It!

By Howard | August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments
overeating junk food

It’s been one of those crazy days. Getting up 15 minutes after the alarm clock was blaring… hustling the kids off to school…. no time for lunch at work.   Now – the day is finally over. The kids were picked up from school and are in the backseat of the car. It’s dinner time – who wants to cook now? Deep down, the idea is that the kids deserve healthy food – but there’s just not enough energy left to start cooking now.   So here’s the decision… off to the Golden Arches we go. “Just this one last […]

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Living With Chronic Neck Pain… 9 Secret Tips That Ease the Pain

By Howard | August 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

For most of us that live with chronic neck pain, we know all too well that it’s not a day or two experience. The pain impacts all aspects of our lives. The battle to get an accurate diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plan often seems endless. Unfortunately, for some, there are limited options to help relieve the incessant pain – which often leads to anxiety, depression and other physical conditions. Careers can be ruined, marriages and relationships suffer and life in general deteriorates. Just reading this list is probably enough to be a bummer! FAMILY LIFE: WHAT TO TELL LOVED ONES… […]

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7 Ways to Crush Chronic Neck Pain Caused by Being Stressed Out

By Howard | August 10, 2018 | 0 Comments
Stressed out woman

Let’s face it… we live in a high-pressure, fast-paced world that is jerking us in different directions constantly. Our stress and anxiety levels have skyrocketed compared to what people dealt with only a few years ago.   So, the question is: could your aching neck be due at least in part to this stress? You bet! Stress and anxiety cause the body to prepare for a “flight or fight” response. Think of your caveman relatives that came across the saber tooth tiger. Run for your life or fight… those are the only two options.     HOW THE STRESS RESPONSE […]

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Is There a Connection Between Thinning Hair and Neck Pain? Yes, Indeed!

By Howard | August 6, 2018 | 0 Comments
hair and neck pain

Hair loss and neck pain may seem like two completely separate issues, but there is a very important connection – the thyroid gland. Just look at the picture below to see the position of the thyroid gland in the neck.     When problems occur with your thyroid gland – and we’re talking about low thyroid function (hypothyroidism symptoms – the most common problem)… lots of strange health issues begin to appear, including:   Trouble concentrating Memory Issues Diarrhea or constipation Sensitivity to cold Increase in appetite… usually with weight gain Dry skin Brittle nails and hair Thinning hair Loss […]

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Wonder Whether the Weather Causes Neck Pain? 4 Facts to Know: Part 2

By Howard | August 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
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  In Part 1 of this article, we looked at different weather factors that might affect your chronic neck pain. To briefly recap, there are largely two weather events that have been researched: cold temperatures and barometric pressure (air pressure).   The research overall has been inconclusive. Patients with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis were studied in varying weather conditions. Some rheumatoid arthritis sufferers were affected by low air pressure… others were affected by the cold.   Osteoarthritis patients often were less affected by the cold, but noticed more pain issues when a storm was approaching and the pressure dropped.   […]

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Wonder Whether the Weather Causes Neck Pain? 4 Facts to Know: Part 1

By Howard | July 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s been two hours since picking up the latest sci-fi novel that is stealing attention from everyday happenings. While digesting this book, subconsciously rubbing the back of your neck, the  feeling of achiness sets in.   A view out the windows shows that, as usual, the throbbing neck portells a coming storm. Oh sure… you’ve heard the stories – from aching knees to throbbing backs – predicting the soon-to-be-storms.   But – is this normal? Is there any scientific evidence that weather actually can cause pain? And… why is it that some of us seem to be greatly affected by […]

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10 Reasons Your Neck and Shoulders Hurt While Jogging

By Howard | July 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

If you are one of the head-strong people that try not to let chronic neck pain slow you down… Kudos to you! Maybe you’re one of the more disciplined type that even tries to jog regularly.   If you are, maybe you wonder… does jogging help relieve neck pain?     JOGGING: HELP OR AGGRAVATION FOR CHRONIC NECK PAIN?   Most people realize that starting on a high-impact jogging regime without proper warm-up, correct shoes, some reasonable fitness level and a good sports bra for women will lead to various aches and pains… including neck pain.   Clearly, this is […]

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