What You Can Do To Combat Stress

Get rid of the toxic effects of stress with meditation Who does not have stress? You may have big stresses like job or relationship or health related or minor daily stresses like reaching somewhere on time, meeting deadlines or disciplining your kids. Whether your issues are big or small, stress has a cumulative and negative […]

Having Gremlins in Your Head?

You may have a headache every day or you may have an occasional headache. A headache is annoying, painful, reduces concentration and interferes with all your activities. It also makes you short-tempered and affects you in many physical and physiological ways. While you may pop a pill to deal with the headache, it is important […]

Breast Feed to Better Health

If you think that breast feeding your baby is good for you and your baby, you are not wrong. You bond with your baby; feeding helps you lose weight and gives protection to the baby from many diseases like allergies, gastrointestinal complaints; it also contributes to better neurological development. Feeding your baby is helpful to […]

Could pelvic floor exercises be worsening your continence?

Pelvic floor dysfunction is prevalent among women and it is not just an issue related to the older population. It is common in young women too. This is partly because some women don’t even know they’re experiencing pelvic floor dysfunction, like my friend who gets up to go to the bathroom five times a night. […]

HOW TO AVOID WEEKEND WARRIOR INJURIES

It’s important to be physically active and avoid injuries at the same time. This is especially important for a “weekend warrior”. If you are sedentary or your job forces you to sit at a desk for most of the day, it’s extremely important to plan ahead in order to avoid exercise-related injuries. After all, the […]

3 EARLY SIGNS OF ACHILLES TENDONITIS

1) Pain, stiffness, or aching in the achilles when first starting exercise that eases off after you’ve warmed up. 2) Pain, stiffness, or aching in the achilles after exercise when you’ve cooled down. 3) Pain, stiffness, or aching in the achilles for the first few steps in the morning.

3 TOP TIPS TO IMPROVE YOUR MARATHON TIME

Running is addictive, there’s nothing like the buzz that you get from putting one foot in front of the other for miles and miles, it feels great. But is pounding the streets the best way to improve your running?

What does being healthy mean to you?

Do you command yourself to breath 15-20 times a minute? Do you command you skin to repair when it is cut? Do you action your stomach to churn your food? Do you ask your intestines to absorb nutrients? Do you ask your immune system to make antibodies? The human body is a complex organism yet […]

Ruminations on Health and being Healthy

The human body is a complex organism yet its needs are simple. It is an efficient well designed engine of life which requires very little tinkering on our part majority of the time. It has the ability to self regulate, maintain and repair itself. As long as we provide it with a variety of nourishment, […]

Finding Mr(s) Right (the Bacterial kind)

  Yes it’s another post on gut health! More and more research has been conducted on the importance of the human microbiome, essentially the study of the complex relationship between the bacteria in our gut and our health. The bacteria in our gut can affect the amount and type of vitamins being produced. They have the potential […]

Scoliosis Screening Program

What is Scoliosis? Scoliosis is a side-to-side curvature of the spine. It can develop during childhood, teenage years, or adulthood, but is most common noticed during the years of rapid growth in girls nine to fourteen years of age and boys eleven to sixteen years of age. This is most common type of scoliosis, known […]