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Health Articles by Dr. Lavine
Do strong abs equal a healthy low back?

Do strong abs equal a healthy low back?

Strong abs don't lead to a healthy low back, but differentiated use of the abdominals does.
Are you a night owl? It’s genetic

Are you a night owl? It’s genetic

Are people who stay up late and struggle to get up in the morning just choosing to make life difficult for themselves? Or is it their genes?
Your body’s two operating modes

Your body’s two operating modes

Your brain and hormonal systems have preset modes to control your behavior.
Intermittent fasting — a new path to better health

Intermittent fasting — a new path to better health

It's not only what you eat, it's when you eat.
Nutrients in context

Nutrients in context

The nutrients in food are most easily absorbed when they're part of the overall food matrix.
How touch strengthens your immune system

How touch strengthens your immune system

Touching is a powerful way to strengthen the immune system.
Stretching your IT Band doesn’t help much – but here’s an alternative

Stretching your IT Band doesn’t help much – but here’s an alternative

To relieve stress on the IT Band you have to learn to shift your weight properly.
This exercise is way better than the bridge

This exercise is way better than the bridge

The forward pelvic shift is a better alternative to the bridge exercise for core support and low back pain prevention.
Research on NeuroTactile® Therapy and Heart Rate Variability

Research on NeuroTactile® Therapy and Heart Rate Variability

Latest research on NeuroTactile® Therapy using heart rate variability as an outcome measure.
Why your low back aches when you get up from sitting

Why your low back aches when you get up from sitting

The reason why your low back aches when you get out of a chair.
Your cure for insomnia

Your cure for insomnia

Tips to get a healthy night's sleep.
Restless leg syndrome and gut bacteria

Restless leg syndrome and gut bacteria

Restless leg syndrome has been linked to small intestine bacterial overgrowth.
How to become a morning person

How to become a morning person

Proven strategies to shift your sleep-wake cycles to conform to societal demands.
Simple gluteal exercise

Simple gluteal exercise

Simple gluteal strengthening exercise.
Many people with “carpal tunnel syndrome” are misdiagnosed

Many people with “carpal tunnel syndrome” are misdiagnosed

Carpal tunnel syndrome is most often only one part of a combined pattern of stress affecting the neck, shoulders and arms.

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