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Weight Loss Can Reduce Back Pain El Paso, Texas

Industrialization/modernization has impacted our food, the way we eat and our weight. Processed fast food can be purchased pretty much anywhere. We no longer expend physical energy to hunt and forage for food. Because of this back pain is probably the most common and most troublesome condition that individuals experience. Eight out of 10 will struggle with back pain at some point in their life. Low chronic back pain can become aggravated by a variety of triggers.
Mechanical stressExcessive strainMuscle weaknessPoor sleep positionNo exerciseExcessive weight These can all contribute to making back pain even worse. Obesity is defined as a disease. It is a serious disorder that affects adults and children. Being overweight can contribute to the development of coronary heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, and colon cancer. And it can also contribute to symptoms associated with:
OsteoporosisOsteoarthritisRheumatoid arthritisDegenerative disc diseaseSpinal stenosisSpondylolisthesisOs…

Understanding Metabolic Syndrome

According to healthcare professionals, metabolic syndrome is a collection of conditions or disorders that can increase the risk of developing a variety of health issues, including diabetes, stroke, and heart disease. A combination of several of these risk factors, such as high blood pressure, high blood sugar levels, and excess waist fat, can ultimately increase the risk of a patient being diagnosed with metabolic syndrome and its associated health issues.

What is Metabolic Syndrome? Metabolic syndrome affects approximately 23 percent of adults and the most common underlying causes of this collection of conditions or disorders include, excess weight and obesity, sedentary lifestyle, genetic factors, and age. As previously mentioned above, having 3 or more metabolic syndrome risk factors can increase the risk of developing a variety of other health issues, including diabetes, stroke, and heart disease, among other health issues.

Metabolic syndrome is characterized by three or more of t…

Spore-Based Probiotics and The Gut

Do you feel:Unpredictable abdominal swelling?Stomach pain, burning, or aching 1-4 hours after eating?Aches, pains, and swelling throughout the body?Greasy or high-fat foods cause distress?Inflammation in the intestinal lining of your stomach? If you are experiencing any of these situations, then you might be experiencing the leaky gut syndrome. How about trying spore-based probiotics to dampen the effects of leaky gut.
Spore-Based Probiotics The human body has many functions as there has been researched on how probiotics can help gut flora. With the usage of spore-based probiotics, what they are, and how they function with the GI (gastrointestinal) tract. The research shows how spore-based probiotics are more functional than the commonly used LAB (lactic acid bacteria) probiotic supplements and how spore-based probiotics may benefit and support the digestive system to make sure that it is functioning correctly. Anyone using spore-based probiotics will realize that it can aid the over…

Symptoms of Upper Cervical Disorders El Paso, Texas

There are different kinds of head and upper cervical disorders that are also known as:
Upper neck disordersCraniovertebral junction - CVJ - abnormalityCraniocervical disordersSome are present at birth while others are developed later in life. Whether congenital or acquired, they share many of the same symptoms.


Neck Pain/HeadacheWhere your skull and spine meet is where upper cervical disorders take place. Neck pain along with headaches along the back of the head are the most common symptoms. People with craniocervical disorders often experience neck pain and headache in combination and symptoms worsen with head and neck movement. Even just a sneeze or cough can cause pain. Neck pain can also spread to the arms if spinal nerves are compressed.




Spinal Cord Compression The more complex upper cervical disorders involve spinal cord compression. When the spinal cord gets compressed, nerve-problems can happen that make daily function a challenge.
With spinal cord compression, neurological sy…

Back Pain and Back Extension Stretching El Paso, Texas

You don't have to be highly athletic to do back extensions. They're common in yoga, Pilates, and other stretching and strengthening exercises. Health and fitness begin with the desire to improve oneself. When desire and belief are strong enough, it leads to action. When done properly and consistently, success follows. Considering all that the back goes through in a typical day, it isn't much of a stretch to think that pain could present at times. This is especially true if the back is not properly aligned.

Strong back muscles can reduce injuries and improve posture. There are some muscles along the length of the spine that support the spine. One of the most important deep muscle groups in your back is the erector spinae. If this muscle group becomes weak, back pain can start to present.




Back Extension Back extensions can be done:
Using a machineWith an exercise ballNo equipment or objects at all described below When beginning it's a good idea to consult a certified pers…

Dr. Alex Jimenez Podcast: Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of risk factors that can ultimately increase the risk of developing a variety of health issues, including heart disease, stroke, and diabetes, among other problems. Central obesity, high blood pressure, high blood sugar, high triglycerides, and low HDL or good cholesterol levels are the 5 risk factors associated with metabolic syndrome. Having at least three of the five risk factors may suggest the presence of metabolic syndrome. Dr. Alex Jimenez, Alexander Jimenez, Truide Torres, Kenna Vaughn, and Astrid Ornelas explain the 5 risk factors associated with metabolic syndrome, in further detail, as they recommend diet and lifestyle modification advice and guidelines, such as the ketogenic diet or the keto diet, as well as demonstrate the biochemical and chemical pathways that the body goes through during ketosis to help people with metabolic syndrome improve their overall health and wellness. From eating good fats and staying hydrated to exercise and bett…

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