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How Much Should I Exercise? Tips For Cardio And Strength Training

Experts flood the health and wellness field, each offering sometimes contradictory advice for appropriate amounts of physical activity. Wondering "how much should I exercise?" Fortunately, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has analyzed the data and issued guidelines that people can follow to stay fit. Here's what you should know. How much should I exercise?  [...]

2019-01-02T12:17:06-07:00January 14th, 2019|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on How Much Should I Exercise? Tips For Cardio And Strength Training

Start Exercising: It Could Change Your Life

Could exercise change your life? In one simple, precise, and perfectly accurate answer: yes. Here's why and how you can start exercising in 2019. Why is it so important to start exercising? We’ve heard the statistics. Two-thirds of people in the U.S. are considered overweight. We also know our lifestyles have greatly changed in the [...]

2019-01-02T11:16:51-07:00January 7th, 2019|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Start Exercising: It Could Change Your Life

How To Get More Sleep To Decrease Your Pain

We all know that lack of sleep can make us feel a little off the next day. Groggy, unable to concentrate, and irritable: these are all sure indications of too little sleep (or sleep of poor quality). While the occasional night of tossing and turning is common for most people, too many sleepless night strung [...]

2018-11-14T11:29:26-07:00November 26th, 2018|Tags: , |2 Comments

6 Natural Herbs For Pain To Add To Your Meals

Nature’s pharmacy offers a cornucopia of anti-inflammatory plants and herbs that research has shown can benefit people experiencing chronic pain. Traditional medicines such as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID)—a class that includes aspirin and ibuprofen—are commonly used by chronic pain sufferers but these can lead to significant side effects including potential stomach ulcers and kidney damage. [...]

2018-10-30T16:35:49-07:00November 12th, 2018|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 6 Natural Herbs For Pain To Add To Your Meals

Hot Teas As Cold Weather Cures For Pain And Other Ailments

Tea is a time-honored tradition that was brought to our culture from the Far East through the English empire. Human history is literally steeped in tea. In ancient China, tea was frequently used for medicinal purposes. It eventually made its way to Europe and, especially, England where it became popular in the 17th century. The [...]

2018-10-02T17:15:52-07:00October 29th, 2018|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Hot Teas As Cold Weather Cures For Pain And Other Ailments

This Is How To Break Bad Habits, For Good

We all have our regular tendencies and practices, but the difference between a routine and a habit is that routines are relatively easy to adjust and change, while habits can be especially difficult to give up. That is the bad news. The good news is that you can change your habits. Doing so can help [...]

2018-09-05T12:16:01-07:00September 10th, 2018|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on This Is How To Break Bad Habits, For Good

How To Manage Pain During Travel: By Air Or During Road Trips

No matter how you're traveling, it's likely that you'll run into some issues. Here's our best tips for how to manage pain during travel, whether you're going by plane or car. Managing common travel issues for pain patients  The best way to manage pain during travel is to prepare for it beforehand. We have more [...]

2018-08-14T18:19:26-07:00August 27th, 2018|Tags: , , |Comments Off on How To Manage Pain During Travel: By Air Or During Road Trips

Your Environment Affects Your Eating Habits: This Is How To Improve It

Traditional advice to have a better diet is repeated so often that most of us can recite it in our sleep: eat less, move more, eat more fruits and veggies, cut back on sugar, etc. This is solid advice and can result in better health, but there may be one factor that undercuts all of [...]

2018-07-26T16:29:21-07:00August 13th, 2018|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Your Environment Affects Your Eating Habits: This Is How To Improve It

How To Stay Safe While Gardening With Pain

With the warmer weather comes the itch to get outside and play in the dirt, but gardening and yard work can be a challenge when you’ve got a pain condition. However, this doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy gardening or yard work if you have a pain condition. By taking a few precautions and keeping [...]

2018-02-27T18:26:51-07:00March 12th, 2018|Tags: , , |Comments Off on How To Stay Safe While Gardening With Pain

Sugar And Chronic Pain: What You Need To Know

Sugar is one of the most common food additives that adds no nutrient, but lots of calories. On top of that, eating too much sugar can also lead to and increase weight gain and many conditions like diabetes and heart disease. The American Heart Association suggests that adult women should only consume 25g and men 37.5g of [...]

2018-02-16T14:58:15-07:00March 5th, 2018|Tags: , , |3 Comments