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spineadvisor: Neck & Back Pain eNewsletter from November 25, 2009
Happy Thanksgiving from SpineUniverse
Holiday Back Pain Hot Spots
The Kitchen, Table, and Couch

Happy ThanksgivingThanksgiving is a wonderful holiday—a time for eating every pumpkin-flavored confection known to humankind and reuniting with distant relatives (who still think of you as your 6-year-old self). The best part, though, is the coming together to give thanks for all the good things in our lives.

But Thanksgiving can quickly turn into a painful charade of hot ovens, screaming toddlers, and way too much couch time.

Most people spend Thanksgiving split among three places—the kitchen, the table, and the couch. So what does that have to do with your back? Well, everything actually. Learn how these hot spots are associated with back pain—and what you can do to prevent it.

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Keeping Your Cool on the Big Day
Tame Stress to Reduce Back and Neck Pain
Tame Stress to Reduce Back and Neck PainDoes the looming holiday season make you feel:
  1. Holly and Jolly?
  2. Stressed and Depressed?
If you answered B, that doesn’t make you the Grinch. It just means you need some tips on how to manage your stress. And this article may offer some helpful advice.

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Holiday Recipe
Healthy and Festive Eating

Green Beans with AlmondsPass on the green bean casserole and opt for this healthy alternative from our sister site,

Green Beans with Almonds

What You Need

  • 3 pounds fresh green beans, stem ends removed
  • ½ tsp butter-flavored buds or butter-flavored cooking spray
  • 1/8 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 ½ tsp crushed dried thyme
  • 2 tbsp slivered almonds, toasted

What You Do

  • Cook beans in a large pot of boiling water to cover. Reduce heat and simmer until....Get full recipe
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Back Pain & Diabetes
Many Back Pain Patients also Suffer From Type 2 Diabetes

Back Pain & Diabetes
In a recent poll on, 49% of visitors indicated that they also suffer from Type 2 Diabetes.

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Losing weight is a positive step for helping your back pain and diabetes regimes. Visit's Type 2 Diabetes: How to Lose Weight page for tips.
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