Medications Aren’t the Only Option.
Over-the-counter (OTC) drugs and prescription medications have been the most commonly used treatment to manage pain. But medications aren’t the only option as there as other alternatives.
Want to Be Physically Fit? Work Up a Sweat Once a Day.
According to new research, people who spend more time engaging in physical activity and less time sitting achieve greater overall physical fitness throughout their lifetime.
The Health Benefits of Breathing Through Your Nose
Learning how to breathe properly through your nose can not only help regulate the amount of air going to your lungs, but it can also increase the amount of oxygen you give your body with each breath.
Is Sitting Bad for Your Mental Health?
Last year, most people were ordered to stay home, avoid in-person social interaction, and generally be still until the proverbial dust settled. But what has all that sitting around and waiting cost us?
What’s the Secret to Living Longer? Feeling Younger.
What’s the Secret to Living Longer? Feeling Younger. Have you ever heard the saying, “Age is just a number” or “You’re only as old as you feel?” It’s more than just a motivational saying; it’s a way of life. Scientists are finding that older adults who feel younger than their chronological age are typically healthier (requiring fewer doctor appointments and […]
Breathing Exercises Improve Athletic Performance
Breathing Exercises Improve Athletic Performance Looking for new ways to improve your performance, endurance, and stamina at the gym or on the playing field? The secret is in your breath. Breathing is crucial to life, but it’s often taken for granted (even during rigorous activity) until it becomes difficult. The human body requires two mass pounds of […]
Want to Lower Your Blood Pressure Fast? Just Breathe.
Want to Lower Your Blood Pressure Fast? Just Breathe. High blood pressure affects more than 50% of adults aged 50-60 and nearly 75% of adults over age 60. It’s a chronic condition that increases your risk for heart disease and stroke (the leading causes of death in the United States) and can quietly damage your body […]
The Link Between Too Little Sleep in Middle Age and Dementia
The Link Between Too Little Sleep in Middle Age and Dementia Did you know that the right amount of uninterrupted sleep helps protect the body and mind from illness and disease? It also plays an important role in concentration, learning, memory, mood and overall health. In fact, getting enough sleep gives your body and mind the […]
Seven Daily Habits That Will Change Your Life
Seven Daily Habits That Will Change your Life The trajectory of your life is determined by the choices you make each day. These small, seemingly insignificant choices affect your physical and mental health over time and ultimately determine who you are as a person. These choices become habits and, slowly but surely, become an automatic part […]
Three Ways to Turn a New Behavior into a Habit
Three Ways to Turn a New Behavior into a Habit The snow has melted, people are getting vaccinated, the weather is heating up and everyone is ready to get back to normal. Whether you picked up a few healthy new behaviors over the last year, or are looking to make a fresh start, we’ve got […]