The U.S. Army Way!
When you were young, you may have found great joy hanging from your knees on the monkey bars. I know I did!
According to recent science, it’s time to rediscover the joy of being upside down—especially if you’ve been looking for new ways to treat back pain.
Numerous studies… read more »
8 Top Benefits of this Ancient Stress Pain Reliever
Ignatia has been valued since ancient times for its calming effects on the nervous system.
This natural, homeopathic remedy comes from the seeds of the St. Ignatius bean, which are found on the Strychnos ignatia tree common to the Philippines and other parts… read more »
Squint, furrow your brow, or purse your lips … and you may be contributing to the headache you’ll get later in the day.
Tension-type headaches are the most common form of headache, according to the International Headache Society. You may blame stress, bad posture or a poor night’s sleep, reaching for… read more »
The dietary fibers inulin (or fructan) and beta-glucan are two of the most common types of naturally occurring prebiotics, which are non-digestible substances that stimulate the growth and/or activity of beneficial microorganisms like probiotics in your digestive tract.
But these fibers also act as fermentable carbohydrates, which means they’re broken down… read more »
And an AWESOME Apple Cinnamon Water Recipe!
Autumn is officially here, and with the cooling temperatures you may find yourself sprinkling the warming spice cinnamon in your coffee, on your toast, or baked into a batch of muffins.
But there’s good reason to make cinnamon a year-round treat – and to use… read more »
Why Do You Forget as You Age?
Starting around the age of 50, most people notice some slight changes in their memory. You might forget what day it is, misplace your wallet, miss paying one of your bills or have trouble thinking of the right word when you need it.
While these… read more »
And 20 Other Everyday Activities that Burn Calories
You know you can burn extra calories by stepping up your exercise program, but did you know you can burn calories without even trying, while engaging in activities you already do anyway?
It’s true (and inevitable), as even seemingly inactive activities like thinking burn… read more »
By Martin Rossman, MD
A 27 year-old junior executive was having anxiety attacks at work and felt tired and flu-like much of the time. So he followed a guided imagery CD to help him relax and invite an image of his anxiety.
First, he saw a frenetic honeybee flying about in an… read more »
Beware These Drugs!
Back pain is one of the most common reasons why people visit the doctor, and, once there, many expect to receive a concrete diagnosis and a quick fix for their pain. The end result, according to new research published in JAMA Internal Medicine — [i] reviewed in the… read more »
Two new studies may prompt clean-shaven men to throw away their razors … it turns out men with beards are more attractive, as rated by both women and men. Even better (depending on your priorities …) is research showing bearded men edge out their clean-shaven peers in terms of health… read more »