Health

Monday, 06 November 2017 16:34

Quick One-Page Anti-Inflammation Diet

This is a one-page, quick and simple diet for reducing inflammation in the gut and body.  It helps get rid of yeast overgrowth like Candida.  

There is no counting "points" or anything similar.  Eat as much as you want!  Most people find this diet to be a good "healthy human being" diet, and it may help with treating a wide variety of cancers, illnesses, and diseases.  

You may have already found my previous articles discussing stretches and exercises for lower back pain, and the follow-up article after I started seeing a GOOD chiropractor.  For me, the neck exercises were helpful after my lower back issues were straightened out.  My worst pain was in the L4 / L5 disc, which the chiropractor popped back into place after 4 adjustments.  This was the first step in my recovery.  Now, I'm trying to re-train my muscles such that my posture is correct.

Thursday, 06 April 2017 15:26

Computer Eye Strain Eye Exercises

  1. Figure 8's
  2. Hot Dog
  3. Palming

I recently found this article:
Real-Time 432 Auto-Pitching Video Player

And I wanted to chime in and share my findings - I think they're on to something!  I used VLC on my Mac Mini to change the frequency to 432Hz, then opened the same song in iTunes using the default frequency. 

The VLC / 432Hz configuration sounded much less harsh!  Amazing. 

Click here for instructions for configuring your VLC software to play at 432Hz.

It turns out that in 1936, the powers that be decided to re-tune "A" to be 440hz instead of 432hz.  So since then, we've been listening to music that irritates us at a cellular level.  It causes stress an disease:  

Tuesday, 22 November 2016 10:10

Free eBook: The Science of Breath

You may have already read some of my blog posts on lower back pain and chiropractors.  I've found that while a chiropractor can get you out of pain using spinal adjustments, yoga will strengthen your muscles and correct your posture (when done correctly).  The first thing you learn about doing yoga is the importance of correct breathing and how it relates to your posture.  I've done a bit more reading and it turns out that breathing is much more powerful than many believe. 

pdfScienceOfBreath.pdf

I am posting this free book because it is public domain, I do not own it nor claim copyright.

I am writing this post as a follow-up to my previous post about stretches and exercises to help manage lower back pain.  I’ve been using these stretches and exercises to manage my lower back pain for over 5 years, but now that I’ve been to a chiropractor, it’s time to share my new perspective and thoughts:

1.  First and foremost, I should have seen a chiropractor FIRST. 

Instead, I went to my family doctor, an orthopedic specialist, a physical therapist, and a spinal (injection) specialist.  Oops!  All of these people I visited offered advice on how to “manage” the pinched nerve and bulged disc.  The chiropractor’s objective is to actually fix the underlying cause of the pain.  My first chiropractic visit lasted almost 2 hours and the initial adjustment took place in the last 5 or 10 minutes of that visit.  

I find it ironic that humans are the only animal ‘lucky’ enough to walk upright, when so many suffer from lower back pain. I’ve got a slightly bulged disc in my lower back that was diagnosed in 2007. I've been through the whole process: X-Ray, MRI, pain medication, and physical therapy.

Some people suffer from lower back pain due to an injury or accident, I believe mine is mainly due to bad posture and lack of exercise. I seem to go through cycles; one week, I’m doing push-ups and sit-ups, my back feels great, and I start slacking on the exercise. I get lazy. Then the pain comes back and I start doing push-ups again. Rinse, lather, repeat.

  • "I think one of the things that really separates us from the high primates is that we’re tool builders. I read a study that measured the efficiency of locomotion for various species on the planet. The condor used the least energy to move a kilometer. And, humans came in with a rather unimpressive showing, about a third of the way down the list. It was not too proud a showing for the crown of creation. So, that didn’t look so good. But, then somebody at Scientific American had the insight to test the efficiency of locomotion for a man on a bicycle. And, a man on a bicycle, a human on a bicycle, blew the condor away, completely off the top of the charts.

    And that’s what a computer is to me. What a computer is to me is it’s the most remarkable tool that we’ve ever come up with, and it’s the equivalent of a bicycle for our minds.” ~ Steve Jobs