Take Control of Your Arthritis It’s starts with stiffness in your fingers and eventually leads to discomfort in your knees and elbows. Your grandparents had it. Your parents had it. And now, you figure, it was just a matter of time before you, too, developed arthritis. Well, you think, this is it. So much for..
Importance of Good Posture: Even if they didn’t realize it at the time, all those years of our parents telling us to sit up straight and not slouch not only helped us look poised as we were growing up, but they also had a positive effect on our posture. Posture refers to how the body..
Get Fit, Get Healthy, Get Outside Now that the gray days of winter have passed for another year, it’s time to get outside and enjoy the beautiful weather of spring and summer. And while kicking back by the barbecue and lounging on the beach are both legitimate nice-weather activities, it can’t hurt to get active..
Straighten Up with a Scoliosis Screening The human spine has a natural curve that can be seen when looking at it from the side. Sometimes, however, the spine develops an unnatural curve in which it is bent forward, backward or to the side which results in an “S” or “C” shape. This unnatural curvature is..
7 Reasons to Thank Your Mother for Good Health As children, we think we know best when we want to eat three meals of chocolate cake and apple pie. We’re positive there is nothing wrong about staying up all night and skipping soccer practice because we’re tired. And surely it would have been perfectly fine..
Asthma: Take a Breath of Fresh Air “I can’t go running because I have asthma.” “I wish I could take up mountain climbing, but my asthma makes that impossible.” “If I didn’t have asthma, I could spend more time playing with my kids.” Do any of the above statements sound like something you’ve ever said..
10 Tips for Eating Healthy on a Budget Many people believe that in order to eat healthy, they have to shop at the top-tier grocery store that sells strictly organic and natural foods. Not only can this be costly, but it’s also not necessary for eating healthily. Good eating habits can be created on a..
Celebrate National Humor Month with Laughter April is National Humor Month. What better way to kick it off than with a few harmless practical jokes on April Fool’s Day followed by a month of smiling, laughter, jokes and fun? There is a saying that laughter is the best medicine. Fortunately for all of us, this..
Dissecting Digestive Disorders Digestive problems are among the most common health issues in North America, but this shouldn’t come as any surprise when you consider how complicated the digestive system really is. The digestive system consists of the digestive tract and several organs throughout the body, including the mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine..