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  • Trigger Points: What They Are And Ways To Relieve The Pain They Cause

    30 December 2015

    If there are specific areas in your back that are very tender and sore to the touch, these areas are most likely trigger points. A trigger point is a tightened muscle that feels like a knot in most cases, and you can have trigger points in any of the 400 muscles in your body. If you suffer from these, getting a trigger point massage can be highly beneficial. In addition, finding ways to avoid triggering your muscles can also help.

  • Hip Impingement And Young Adults: What Should You Know About It?

    22 December 2015

    If your regular doctor diagnoses you with hip impingement, you may wonder how the condition will affect your life, especially if you're a young adult. Hip impingement can cause tremendous pain in your hips over time. In a number of cases, hip impingement can lead to osteoarthritis and other bone conditions when you're older. Learn how hip impingement develops and the treatments available for it. How Does Hip Impingement Affect You And Is There More Than One Type?

  • Helping Your Child Prepare For Their First Physical Exam

    11 December 2015

    Even children who see a pediatrician for regular check-ups might feel nervous about their first physical exam. This exam is usually requested before children can participate in competitive sports at the junior high or high school. If your son or daughter isn't interested in sports, a physical exam at this age is still recommended. As a parent, you can help your child prepare for this examination. Explain What is Different About the Physical Exam

  • Three Times That Your Marriage May Benefit From Counseling

    8 December 2015

    You would like to think that you and your partner would always be able to solve all of the problems within your marriage. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. There are times that you may need to seek the counsel and advice of a professional marriage counselor. Although these times, as well as the amount of counseling needed, may vary from couple to couple, there are a few key times that many couples benefit the most from some level of professional counseling.

  • 4 Small Steps To Reduce Your Risk Of Heart Disease

    12 November 2015

    Taking a proactive approach to reducing your risk of heart disease can seem overwhelming. However, simple steps to improve your risk factors can not only lower your risk of heart disease and related conditions, but can also help you and your doctor determine if you need additional testing, monitoring or treatment. Improve Your Cardiovascular Fitness Exercise is one of the best ways to improve your cardiovascular fitness by helping to shed unwanted pounds, increasing your heart strength and lowering your resting blood pressure.

  • Three Types Of Anti-Aging Treatments Your Skin Care Spa May Provide

    30 October 2015

    A skin care spa offers various types of personalized treatments to pamper yourself with, with facials being among the most common. If you're looking for a more youthful and radiant appearance, with a way to diminish the effects of aging skin, make an appointment for anti-aging treatments at your skin care spa. Three common methods for anti-aging include microdermabrasion treatment, a glycolic peel and a vitamin C facial.  So if you are approaching middle age and concerned about the effects of aging skin, or if you want to minimize the appearance of superficial fine lines on your forehead or around the mouth, your esthetician may recommend one or more of the following anti-aging treatments for you:

  • How Should You Treat Dark Facial Spots Or Lines?

    15 October 2015

    If you've recently begun to notice light brown spots or lines around your lips, on your cheekbones, or elsewhere on your face or neck, you may be dealing with melasma -- a skin discoloration that can be brought on by sun exposure, thyroid disorders, or even the hormonal changes of pregnancy. While generally harmless, melasma can be embarrassing, particularly when located in areas that can make it appear you have excess facial hair.

  • Will Vision Therapy Help Your Child Perform Better In School?

    25 September 2015

    Some children are intelligent, active, and social and yet perform poorly in school. What may seem like a behavior problem causing children to act up in school or have difficulty reading may actually be a vision problem. Have you considered that your child might need vision therapy to help them do better academically? The first step is to identify whether a learning-related vision problem is causing poor performance or not. If a learning-related vision problem is identified, preparing for vision therapy is next.

  • Three Simple Ways To Reverse Spinal Compression

    14 September 2015

    Spinal compression is a condition that many people suffer from without noticing. A lot of sufferers chalk their discomfort up to aging; however, spinal compression is a standalone condition that can be reversed by adopting a structured regime. Below are three of the best ways to reverse discomfort brought on by spinal compression: Stretching The quickest way to relieve the symptoms of spinal compression is to simply decompress your spine through stretching.

  • 3 Tips To Help You Reach Your Weight Loss Goal

    31 August 2015

    When you begin a new diet, it can seem daunting and difficult to lose any excess weight. But, with the right strategy, weight loss with diet and exercise can become achievable. Here are three tips that can help you reach your weight loss goal. Include Treats with Your Healthy Eating When you start a diet, it can be daunting to consider eating healthy food every day if you are not allowed any sweet treats.