Types of Headaches & How to Prevent Them

Manage your headaches It is a fast paced life that we live today and we always try to squeeze-in our daily routine, into our hectic schedule. When your body is not adequately nourished, it starts complaining in the form of headaches. Headaches arise in many different forms and are mainly indicators that something is amiss in your body. Pain in …

Staying Hydrated During Hot Summer Months

When the temperatures rise, getting enough to drink is important whether you’re playing sports, traveling or just sitting in the sun. And it’s critical for your heart health. Keeping the body hydrated helps the heart more easily pump blood through the blood vessels to the muscles. And, it helps the muscles work efficiently. “If you’re well hydrated, your heart doesn’t …

Steroid Injections vs. Placental Tissue

There are many examples of when steroid injections might be used, including tendinitis, bursa, and joint arthritis.  Doctors have also used these types of injections to treat foot pain and in the lower back and hip. Advantages of using steroid injections include the fact that they are able to target very specific areas and work much quicker than any other …

Is Organic More Nutritious? New Study Adds to the Evidence

It’s often a split-second decision. You’re in the produce aisle, and those organic apples on display look nice. You like theidea of organic — but they’re a few bucks extra. Ditto for the organic milk and meat. Do you splurge? Or do you ask yourself: What am I really getting from organic? Scientists have been trying to answer this question. …

Foods that can help with insomnia!

It seems we’re a nation of insomniacs. Nearly half of Americans suffer from at least occasional sleeplessness, and 22 percent experience it every (or almost every) night, according to the National Sleep Foundation (NSF). But what if all it took to improve your zzz’s was a few changes in your eating habits? The definitely scientific answer isn’t quite there yet — …

The MAGIC of H2O! It can regulate body temperature among so many other things…..

Our bodies can control over-heating through perspiration from sweat glands in the skin and from evaporation which produces a cooling effect. Blood is also routed into areas close to the surface of the skin where it can be cooled and then carried back to the interior of the body. Conversing in a cold environment, the skin maintains proper body temperature …

HOW MASSSAGE WORKS…

We all love massage, but how does it actually work? There are myriad massage techniques, as well as ways to receive it. Sometimes the massage therapist’s touch will be deep; other times, light. You may keep your clothes on and sit in a chair, or lay unclothed on a table underneath a sheet. The massage could last for a few …

Manage Anxiety and Stress

Tips to Manage Anxiety and Stress  When you’re feeling anxious or stressed, these strategies will help you cope: Take a time-out. Practice yoga, listen to music, meditate, get a massage, or learn relaxation techniques. Stepping back from the problem helps clear your head. Eat well-balanced meals. Do not skip any meals. Do keep healthful, energy-boosting snacks on hand. Limit alcohol and caffeine, …

Your Emotions Do Affect Your Health – Make Those Changes

“We can’t be afraid of change. You may feel very secure in the pond that you are in, but if you never venture out of it, you will never know that there is such a thing as an ocean, a sea. Holding onto something that is good for you now, may be the very reason why you don’t have something …

Plastic Coffee Lids and Your Health!

The Effect of Plastic Products on Autoimmune Disease and Thyroid Function: Stop Using Plastic Coffee Lids! July 27, 201411 CommentsHashimoto’sBy Administrator When managing Hashimoto’s or any autoimmune disease, one goal is to avoid triggers that cause flare ups. Although avoiding dietary triggers — such as gluten, grains, dairy, GMOs, lectins, etc. — is foundational, did you know environmental triggers can cause …