7 Inflammation-Fighting Foods

Chronic inflammation is a common characteristic of a wide range of conditions including heart disease, cancer, stroke, obesity, arthritis, and depression. While not all inflammation is preventable (as we get older, our immune system weakens and we’re more likely to experience chronic inflammation) there are measures you can take to reduce inflammation. One of the [...]

February 6th, 2017|0 Comments

8 Surprising Benefits of Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a form of traditional Chinese medicine which improves the body’s functions and promotes self-healing. This is done by inserting fine, sterile needles into specific body locations and applying heat or electrical stimulation. Acupuncture is based on the theory that energy (or chi) flows through your body along meridians, or pathways. Practitioners believe that [...]

December 12th, 2016|0 Comments

Benefits of Stretching

Ever seen what happens to a rubber band when you stretch it? There has been a debate in the fitness world for decades about whether you should exercise cold and head out on the trails first thing, or if there are benefits to stretching either before, after, or both. Have you ever found an old, [...]

October 29th, 2016|0 Comments

How to Reduce Blood Pressure

When you go to the doctor for a checkup, they go through a list of routine tests. Among them is the blood pressure test. Most people have no idea why it is such an indicator of your overall health. Not only can it help to diagnose acute illness, but it is also instrumental to assigning [...]

October 20th, 2016|0 Comments

Using Ginger and Eucalyptus to Fight the Flu

Is there anything worse than that time of year when everyone around you is sneezing, coughing and hacking? If you want to get well quick, without taking a whole lot of medication, the good news is that the best aids are those that aren’t dispensed through the pharmacy.  Currently there’s no cure for the Flu or [...]

October 20th, 2016|0 Comments