4 Health Benefits of a Stand Up Desk

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If you’re like the average person, you clock almost 55 hours a week on your duff (in a chair at work, in the car as you drive and in front of a T.V.). The truth is the more you spend your life sitting down, the more likely you are to suffer from chronic back pain, heart disease, diabetes, obesity, cancer, and possibly even an early death. Shockingly, working out isn’t an antidote.  Enter the standing desk, which allows you to work on your feet. Standing on the job not only counteracts couch-potato illnesses but also alleviates back pain to boot. For the quest of better health, it’s time to rise…to your feet…in front of your desk.
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He’s Got Your Back

strong back by flickr Mimoza291

It does not take much to subluxate your spine. Believe it or not, subluxation can often be a result of such little impact like missing a curb, bending over the sink while brushing your teeth, starting an old school lawnmower, bowling or even sneezing! The culprit should be no surprise to anyone…STRESS causes your muscles to tense and tense muscles make it easy for bones to become misaligned or subluxated. Just like the seemingly insignificant actions that create spinal subluxation, it doesn’t take much to get your life out of alignment and send you careening down the road to ruin. Friend, take a minute and get to a quiet place get a personal diagnostic test!
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Up to 40% of Back Pain Caused by Infection?

hydrocodone by flickr  Instant Vantage

In the event that your back pain is being caused by a bacterial infection, building up your immune system should be your first line of “treatment.” You’re probably well aware of the importance of eating well, exercising and getting proper sleep to boost your immune function, but do you also know the importance of proteolytic enzymes?
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If you’re one of the millions of people who suffer from lower back pain, then you know that there is often not one surefire treatment that cures the pain. Medical approaches usually focus more on addressing the anatomical problem. However, treating pain is take a more full, well-rounded approach to work best.

The topics in Home Cures That Work are simple ways to help your spine and back stay in alignment and maintain a stronger, healthier you. Even if you are in very bad pain and are undergoing extensive medical treatments, we encourage you to still try to remember the simple things you can do for your back to help it heal and get stronger and healthier over time.


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