Most of us take our blood circulation for granted – until there’s a problem. The large arteries, blood vessels, and other components that make up your circulatory system matter. If something goes wrong, the results can be severe. Let’s look at the pulmonary circulation system. Why is it so important? What are some potential risks … Continue reading “Why Good Blood Circulation is Important for Overall Health”
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like ibuprofen are on just about every store shelf in America. Millions of people use them whenever they feel the slightest bit of discomfort. But even though these medications are seemingly everywhere, that doesn’t mean they don’t carry with them potentially major risks. Why People Use NSAIDs People turn to NSAIDs … Continue reading “NEWS: Can Ibuprofen (NSAIDs) Increase Risk Of Heart Attack?”
Meditation practices can be intimidating for a lot of people. In fact, just stepping foot inside a yoga studio is enough to send some people running for the door. But, an estimated 1 in 3 American adults dies every year from heart complications, and the simple act of sitting down and focusing for a few … Continue reading “Top 5 Benefits of Meditation for Heart Health”
Life’s tough. You spend most of it figuring out what it is you need to do just to get through it. And, by the time you’re nearing retirement, your habits are pretty much set in stone. You’ve earned them, right? But, does it always pay to be stubborn? To stick to your regular patterns? It … Continue reading “8 Ways to Lower Your Risk of Heart Disease”
Most people only get massages when they want to pamper themselves. But massages can be a powerful tool for healing your body. It’s been shown to help… Reduce the risk of cardiac arrhythmias and heart attacks Improve mobility and reduce arthritis pain Improve blood flow, lower blood pressure and aid hypertension Inhibit stress hormones, release … Continue reading “Massage: Luxury or Therapy?”
Many people have never had a massage. Maybe you’re one of those people! If you’ve finally decided to try a massage, there are some things you should know to prepare you for your session.
You’ve decided that massage is for you…that’s great! But, you don’t have time, energy, or money to go see a therapist. That’s OK. I can teach you a 15-minute massage routine you can do on yourself…in your own home!
For many people massage is a luxury. Even those with chronic pain from arthritis, joint damage, or muscle strains often can’t afford to see a therapist. Well, if you’ve seen my recent post about self-massage, you’ve learned a great routine that only takes 15 minutes and will leave you feeling refreshed and re-energized.
Sleep…it’s so restful after a long day…until it’s not. You know the frustration of restless legs, getting up to pee, the constant chatter in your mind. You may have even resigned yourself to sleeping less and wilt in front of the T.V. until your eyes droop.
There are moments in your life, good and bad, that you will never forget. For me, one of those moments was a phone call from a few months ago. At 5 am my wife was awakened by her phone ringing. Before she could even say hello, I could hear someone crying on the other end.