Weight Loss Lecture Series: The Science of Why You Can’t Lose Weight
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The Science of Why You Can’t Lose Weight (Presenters: Alvin Antony, MD | Jennifer Yap, DO | William Mayo, PAC MS) Saturday May 21st: 10:30 am     Limited Seating Free to the first 25 Responders. Must RSVP by May 7th.   After May 7th Registration is $25. Email: info@carolinasportsandspine.com to RSVP Phone: 252-442-4024 to Reserve your seat Online: carolinasportsandspine.com use Contact Us page to register Topics Covered:  The Science of Why You Can’t Lose Weight Learn which foods boost weight … Read More

The Top 5 Anti-Inflammatory Herbs
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The Top 5 Herbs to Reduce Inflammation   Modern Western Diet is pro-inflammatory mainly because of all the processed foods that we eat and imbalances in the omega-6’s to omega-3’s.  Eating more natural unprocessed foods and food rich in omega-3’s can reduce inflammation, decrease pain and help you lose weight.  Further, certain herbs and ingredients carry potent anti-inflammatory properties.  Try to incorporate these anti-inflammatory herbs and ingredients into your cooking and you could be on the right path to weight … Read More

The 7 Most Important Decisions You Can Make to Avoid Back Surgery (Part 1/7)
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Radiofrequency ablation for back pain (This is a 7-part series that will help you explore decisions that could help you avoid Back Surgery. Always talk to your doctor before starting any health program to see if it’s right for you.) First, we need to understand a little about the sources and causes of back pain.  Unfortunately, there are many sources for a person’s back pain. the main sources are muscles, ligaments, tendons, discs, joints and nervous tissues.  Anyone of tissues … Read More

Oxidative Stress, Sunglasses and Green Sludge
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Oxidative stress is the “rusting” that happens in our bodies.  Oxidative stress happens as a result of free radical exposure, not the free radicals that live at Berkeley.  It is the cellular damage that we experience everyday as a result of exposure to the sun’s damaging UV rays and radiation, toxins like the ones found in tobacco smoke, and excessive calorie intake which creates even more free radicals.  If you have every seen an old lady who worshiped the sun, … Read More

What can the Dalai Lama teach us about our health…..
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“Man Sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to die, and then dies having never really lived.”  Dalai Lama Many times I will ask my patients…”What do you really have if you don’t … Read More