How to Prevent Back Pain While Gardening

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This is the time of the year that all gardeners love. Whether its flowers or herbs, vegetables or fruit, gardeners are in their element right now. But that also means, it’s the time of year for a lot of work. All that work, the bending and lifting, it takes a toll on your back. So, […]

Flip Flops and Foot Pain

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Foot pain is a common complaint and can occur as a result of wearing bad shoes, wearing high heels for extended periods of time, wearing shoes without proper support in the arch or instep, and most commonly from being on your feet the whole day. Even though flip flops are a go-to footwear for many […]

Massage for a Herniated Disc

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What is a herniated disc? Herniated discs are often caused when too much pressure is put on an otherwise healthy spine. The spine is composed of many bony vertebrae, separated by jelly-like discs. These discs cushion the joints during impact, allow for movement in the spine and keep the vertebrae in place. A herniated disc […]

Signs of Dehydration

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Hydration is critically important to our health. Water makes up around 75% of our bodies and it is used in countless crucial functions throughout the body. Water acts as an important catalyst for a number of chemical reactions (including working as an enzyme in order to aid with the digestion of food) and forms the […]

Benefits of Breathing Exercises

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Changing the way you breathe can transform the type of breaths you take and help you feel calmer, less stressed and sleep better. Check out these breathing exercises benefits. 1. Improve COPD. Deep breathing exercises is an effective and economical method for improving the physical capacity and general wellbeing of patients with COPD. For people […]

Gifts for Dad that Show You’re Grateful

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Father’s Day is right around the corner and while life right now looks quite different than it did last year, there are still plenty of ways to show your appreciation for all that dad has done for you. Here are a few ideas that help you show your appreciation during this unique time. Make a […]

How to Eat for Healthy Muscles

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Remember Popeye? He would pop open a can of spinach and gobble the contents, and his biceps would quickly bulge, giving him the strength to pummel his opponent. Consuming spinach or any other vegetable is good but there are lots of other foods you should eat to boost your muscle health. Research suggests that nitrate, […]

10 Ways to Reduce Anxiety Naturally

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Some anxiety is a normal part of life. It’s a byproduct of living in an often-chaotic world. Anxiety makes you aware of danger, motivates you to stay organized and prepared, and helps you calculate risks. Still, when anxiety becomes a daily struggle, it’s time to act before it snowballs. Unchecked anxiety may greatly impact your […]

Massage Therapy for Back and Neck Pain

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Back or neck pain can disrupt your day and affect your performance or ability to focus. With time, pain may improve on its own, but ignoring the discomfort can be difficult and may worsen the problem. If you have back or neck pain, your health care provider may suggest non-drug therapies. There’s some evidence that […]

12 Health Benefits Of Getting Outdoors

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If this pandemic has made you a self-professed homebody, you could definitely benefit from a change of scenery. Spending time in nature helps you improve your physical and mental health, ward off illness, and actually make you happier! As the Father of Western Medicine, Hippocrates, once said, “Nature itself is the best physician.” Here are […]