Well, Happy New Year!! Best wishes for a healthy and prosperous new year and many more. Today we have articles with advice for your new year resolutions. Are you Type A or B and how does that affect your back health. A new mattress for the new year? Maybe. Long lasting pain killers.
For the new year it’s time to look forward not back. Holding on to old resentments can hurt you mentally and physically. This article self help article by Debbie Mandel at Examiner.com gives insight into how repressed anger and fear affect your back and health in general.
Stand with a wide stance. Move around a lot. If you have to stand a lot, take breaks and sit to rest your back and feet. These are just a few of the tips from Katherine Braun at the Huffington Post. And like she says “keep your body attached to your brain.” Don’t push yourself.
Do Type A or Type B personalities have bad sitting and driving postures? According to this research, you are more prone to back pain if you are this particular ‘Type’. The story is in DNAIndia.com by Pratiksha Zunke.
Should you get an extra firm mattress? Or one with memory foam? Or latex core organic. Or maybe just an air mattress? Dr. Moshe Lewis at SFGate Health has some really good information and advice for anyone looking to get a better mattress and a good nights sleep.
For those suffering chronic pain and taking opioids on a regular basis, the new extended release forms of medication could be a new alternative. At Medscape, Doctor Charles E. Argoff, MD, discusses the newly FDA approved Zohydro™ ER extended release opioid. He discusses the risks and benefits to these new types of pain killers.
Dr. Erin Waychoff, CEO of Pain Stop Clinics shares some of her own habits to live pain free.
Everybody has some advice you for the new year. Five easy ways to improve your health for 2014 from ABC News. These goals actually sound reasonable.
And lastly, here’s health and fitness expert Mackie Shilstone discussing diet, exercise and reducing stress. It’s not a long discussion, but some good tips here.
That’s all for now.
Again, Happy New Year!!