It’s 2:00 in the afternoon, the rays of sun are shining in through the office window, in the distance children are playing on a nearby playground, it’s a beautiful summer day and you are falling asleep at your desk. Literally. You cannot fathom keeping your eyes open until 5:00.
Not happy with your weight, yet finding it hard to lose? The majority of Americans feel this way today. 64% of Americans are overweight or obese, but the problem isn’t just about looking good in the mirror or not fitting into the same clothes you did 5 years ago. The effects of being overweight on […]
An Unexpected Diagnosis My story probably starts somewhere in August of 2012. I was out for lunch with my friend Robert, and he was telling me about this chiropractor that he was seeing , Dr. Matt McAlees. As I was eating my bacon-infused burger covered in mayo, ketchup, etc. (along with copious amounts of soda), he […]
Staying forever youthful has been a common goal since the Middle Ages and has yet to lose its popularity. Unfortunately, drinking runoff water from Ponce de Leon’s 500-year-old “fountain of youth” has not proven useful in reversing the internal clock. However, there are alternative remedies to aging that have shown successful results in preventing how quickly […]
Once thought to be an effect of the aging process, degenerative disc disease (DDD) continues to be diagnosed earlier in life. Most commonly, DDD results from a combination of poor lifestyle habits. The painful effects of DDD can be lessened and eliminated through a multifactorial approach that increases the strength of core muscles and stabilizes the spine. […]
Special Guest Contributor: The Inspiyr Team As many as 6 in 10 Americans want to lose weight. However, many people who are determined to lose weight often gain it right back. Studies show that this could be the result of pre-existing hormone levels. We caught up with weight loss experts Carolyn Dean, MD, ND, and Dr. Rose Kumar, medical director and founder […]
There is a clear association between a “reduction in TV hours and decreased weight gain over one year” for adolescents, yet many Americans fail to even acknowledge whether their children are a healthy weight. About one in three American children are either overweight or obese, according to the American Heart Association.[1. http://www.heart.org/idc/groups/heart-public/@wcm/@fc/documents/downloadable/ucm_304175.pdf] Decreasing daily TV consumption […]
Exposure to the synthetic chemical tributyltin (TBT) disrupts hormone function and may cause the accumulation of total body fat, as well as fat deposits in the liver. The potential for these effects is greatest during childhood. “Early life exposure” to TBT makes a person more likely to gain fat and increases his or her chance of […]