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Bikram Yoga: Not All It Is Claimed To Be: Part 2
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Bikram Yoga: Not All It Is Claimed To Be: Part 2

On March 8, 2012, I wrote a blog post about the claims and potential dangers of participating in Bikram Yoga. To my surprise, I got a lot of feedback. That’s why I’m posting an update on this topic a little over a year later. Surprisingly to me, the article was very polarizing. A significant number […]

Maintain Your Posture and Reduce Pain at Work
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Maintain Your Posture and Reduce Pain at Work

Approximately 26 million Americans experience back pain. And while chronic illnesses and injuries contribute to many of these incidents, a large percentage of sufferers experience back pain due to sitting at a desk for long hours. If your job involves long periods of sitting, poor posture and lack of mobility can create constant pain in […]

Wake Up to Sleep: A Resource for Sleep Apnea Treatment
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Wake Up to Sleep: A Resource for Sleep Apnea Treatment

Four hours? Five hours? For many people, four to five hours of sleep per night seems to be a regular occurrence. While you may feel rested after three cups of coffee and two energy drinks, the truth is you’re not doing your body any favors. In order for the average person to feel fully rested […]

Types of Addictive Behaviors and Lifestyles
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Types of Addictive Behaviors and Lifestyles

When you think of addictions your thoughts may automatically go to drugs, alcohol or even gambling. You may not realize that people can have addictions to things like working out, eating disorders or even taking supplements. What at first seems like ways of becoming healthier, can quickly spiral into dangerous behaviors that cause serious problems in some […]

Neck Inflammation
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Keeping Inflammation At Bay

Inflammation is characterized by the swelling, pain and warmth that happens when the immune system reacts to an infection or injury. It is a natural response of the body. It can, however, be a significant problem for people with many existing ailments. For sufferers of arthritis, hypertension, heart disease, asthma, diabetes and many other illnesses, […]

Tips to Help Thinning Hair
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Tips to Help Thinning Hair

Have you noticed that your hair doesn’t look as thick and healthy as it once did? You are by no means alone – hair loss is an extremely common problem all over the world. However, does that mean there is nothing you can do about it? With the wealth of tips out there, and the […]

Breast reconstruction after a mastectomy
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Breast reconstruction after a mastectomy

One in eight women in the US will develop invasive breast cancer at some point during their lifetime, according to the American Cancer Society. While incidence levels have been stable since 2004, over 226,000 cases will be detected every year, resulting in 40,000 deaths. There are many treatment options put forward depending on the type […]

Keeping Your Eyes In Tip Top Shape?
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Keeping Your Eyes In Tip Top Shape?

Eyes are, without a doubt, two of the most important parts of the body. This isn’t because they’re some kind of window into the soul, nor is it because of their beauty for those lucky enough to own a pretty pair. No, it’s simply because they give you the ability to see the world for […]

Care for Your Ears
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Care for Your Ears

There are many things that people take for granted when it comes to their health. Unfortunately, in many cases these things they can fail an individual slowly over time or – sadly – suddenly stop working. One of these is hearing, which is arguably the most important thing a person has alongside sight and speech. […]

How To Become A Better Lacrosse Player
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How To Become A Better Lacrosse Player

Lacrosse is a challenging sport that requires a combination of skills. In fact, the sport features elements from baseball, hockey, soccer and football. When young players begin lacrosse, they can improve their natural talents by strengthening their bodies and improving their speed and power. Equipment Of course, having the right equipment is definitely a must. […]

Review/Giveaway: Relax the Back Back & Neck Massage Cushion
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Review/Giveaway: Relax the Back Back & Neck Massage Cushion

As a physical therapist, I have treated a lot of people with back and neck pain. And during those years, numerous patients have asked me what brand of massage cushion/chair they should buy for at home or at work to help alleviate their tight muscles. At that time, I was unable to recommend a certain […]

bodybuilder
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Make the Most of Strength Training

Being physically fit can be very beneficial, allowing you to do more things. People often believe that attaining a six pack and building significant muscle mass is beyond their reach. This isn’t true because as long as you have the determination and sufficient self control to overcome temptation, it can be achieved. Despite what many […]

Study
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Study: Breakthrough Research Shows Promise for Cerebral Palsy Treatment

Cerebral palsy, often abbreviated as CP in medical literature, is a term that encompasses a group of different motor conditions, which are non-progressive and are not contagious. It affects various area of the body and may limit a person’s ability to function normally, especially when it comes to movement. The specific causes of this condition […]

Delivery
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Should You Keep Afterbirth Remnants for Health Reasons?

There has been a tradition in hospitals to keep the placenta after birth so that some of the nutrients that were lost could be returned to the mother later if necessary. There are also some medical uses for the placenta that have shown that it can reduce the severity of conditions related to birth such […]

Choices
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What You Can Control and What You Can’t

In life we have few certainties. We hope for good health and the more proactive among us embrace lifestyles that facilitate this. A nutritious diet full of whole foods, an exercise regimen that includes cardiovascular exercises, positive thinking—these are all ways to produce and sustain health in life. But we cannot control the physical universe, […]

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