Articles: HEALTH

4 Health Benefits of Aromatherapy

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Aromatherapy is a commonly known relaxation technique, but it also can be used to ease many health related issues. If you’re looking to improve your health or just want a new way to relax, check out the benefits of aromatherapy. What is Aromatherapy? The National Association of Holistic Aromatherapy defines aromatherapy as “the art and […]

3 Reasons to Add Brain Exercise to your Workout Routine

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Everyone knows that physical exercise is important for maintaining overall health, managing weight and looking and feeling great at any age. But, did you know that your brain needs exercise, too? Most of us don’t think of our brains as an organ that needs care and attention, like we do our heart, lungs and skin. […]

7 Steps to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

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Upon entering the exam room, I saw the familiar faces of an elderly woman and her adult son who faithfully accompanied his mother to office visits. Her prior visits to the office consisted mainly of conversations about her quality of life, reviewing the results of routine labs and fulfilling her medication refill requests. However, this […]

How to Grow an Organic Garden

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While there are loads of reasons to eat organic foods, the cost can be a bit steep. There is an alternative, however – growing your own vegetables and herbs. By growing your own organic garden, you can eat inexpensive organic foods while enjoying these great benefits. The Benefits of Growing Your Own Organic Food Exercise: Growing your […]

3 Ways to Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a painful condition affecting millions of people each year. Although increased use of technology means that the number of people with this condition is likely to increase over the coming years, luckily there are ways you can prevent being one of them. What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is […]

How to Sleep Better in 4 Steps

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Do you spend your nights half-awake, just waiting to get some rest and drift off to la-la-land? If so, I have good news: you can learn how to sleep better, without relying on prescription pills that can have nasty side effects. Learning how to sleep better is important not only because sleep is crucial to […]

10 Tips to Reduce Stress

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Stress got you down? Feeling like it has sunk its teeth into you. Drained your energy? Or worse still ruined your sex life? Everyone has to deal with stress at some point in their life. It is something we can all count on. It is a constant. But there are tried and true ways you […]

Why You Need to Stress Less

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If you’re anything like most patients I see, your life can be full of stress, deadlines, and bad relationships, not to even mention dealing with the dreaded multi-tasking over-aggressive Dale Earnhardt want-to-be in rush-hour traffic every now and then. But did you know that stress is bad for your health? Some experts believe that stress […]

Lifestyle Tips To Avoid Getting Cancer

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One out of every four deaths is attributed to cancer. And more than 1,500 people in the U.S. alone die of cancer every single day. But one-third of all cancer deaths is said to be caused by lifestyle choices. While the following tips to avoid getting cancer might sound obvious, they often take a little […]

Health Benefits of Yoga

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Many studies have been conducted about the health benefits of yoga, and the story is clear; yoga is great for you! From reduced stress to improved fitness levels, learn why you should grab a yoga mat and join in for some “ommmmmmmm”. 9 Health Benefits of Yoga 1. Stress Less Many different research studies have […]

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