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A Good Night Sleep is Essential

A good night's sleep is just as important as eating healthy and exercising. Getting enough quality sleep can help protect your mental and physical health, safety, and quality of life. Unfortunately, sleep deficiency is a common problem for many people. It may be the result of schedules, lifestyle choices, medical conditions, or medications. Here are…

Stressed Out? You Might Want to Unplug!

If texting, emailing, and the demands of social media have you feeling a bit stressed out, it might be a good time to unplug and carve out time for some real self-care. In the age of social media, people often feel pressured to engage in performative wellness with picture-perfect healthy meals, gym check-ins, and decluttered closet…

Not All Massages Are the Same

Massage therapy has been practiced for thousands of years for its numerous health benefits. Today, there are many massage therapy styles that include a wide-variety of techniques. These include rubbing, pressing, or manipulating muscles and other soft tissue with hands, fingers, forearms, and elbows. Massage therapy can support overall wellness, aid in injury relief, and help…

Help Mom Stay Pain Free

If your Mom is suffering from any kind of chronic pain, it can really take a toll on her physical and emotional well-being. As you ponder ideas for Mother's Day, it might be helpful to include different ways that will help her stay pain-free. Whether you live nearby or far away, here are some ways you…

Spring is Here!

As the weather gets warmer, it's a great time to begin your spring cleaning and outdoor gardening. After a long, cold, winter, it feels good to get organized and get your hands a little dirty. Whether you're cleaning out closets or planting a vegetable garden, spring cleaning can be strenuous work. Although you may feel accomplished after…

New Treatments for Migraines

Whether you suffer from migraines yourself or know someone who does, migraines can be serious and debilitating. Migraines are a prevalent neurological disease that affect one billion people worldwide. They tend to run in families and are most common between the ages of 25-55, although children can suffer from migraines too. While most people experience an attack once…

Tennis Elbow? How to Minimize the Pain

Tennis elbow, also called lateral epicondylitis, is a painful condition that involves the tendons that join the forearm muscles to the outside of the elbow. Although a small percentage of tennis players have the condition, it is actually more common among people performing repetitive movements. Chefs, painters, carpenters, and auto workers, among others, are particularly prone…

Green Food for St. Patricks Day

While you're enjoying your green milkshake, green bagel, and green cake on St. Patrick's Day, don't forget to include some natural green leafy vegetables in your meals. Dark green leafy vegetables are good sources of vitamins, minerals, and fiber. Studies suggest that the nutrients found in kale, spinach, collard greens, cabbage, swiss chard, arugula, and other dark…

What is Salt Therapy?

Salt therapy, also known as halotherapy, is a natural wellness practice that involves relaxing in a room with dry salt particles. Offering benefits to the respiratory system and other health issues, salt therapy is similar to spending time in the salty sea air. In fact, a 45-minute session is equal to three days by the sea. Dry…

Health Trends for 2019

Every year, as people work on their New Year goals, wellness trends begin to emerge. In the past, carb-cutting, intermittent fasting, and green beauty have all taken center-stage. Building on current trends, it is likely that the blending of old and new practices will continue to support our emotional, spiritual, and physical well-being. Here's what's predicted…

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