Difficulty sleeping, both in falling asleep and in staying asleep may be related to a vitamin D deficiency. Vitamin D, also known as the sunshine vitamin, is made by the body in response to exposure to UV light. During the winter, vitamin D levels fall as the length of the day shortens and people wear...Read More
One of the biggest problems that I commonly see in practice is either frank or subclinical magnesium deficiency. Magnesium deficiency can cause high blood pressure, muscle tension/pain/spasm, anxiety/depression, as well as a number of other maladies. Diagnosing magnesium deficiency is often somewhat tricky, as there are no readily accessible, reliable tests that measure the body’s...Read More
Speeding Up Recovery Time For most people, recovering from a broken bone is an exercise in patience. For an active person, being told that you have to significantly reduce or cease activity in order to let the bone heal is equivalent to torture. However, there are a few things you can do to help speed...Read More
Stress and How to Get Relief Stress that is short term can be beneficial in that it serves to focus our attention on important matters. However, when stress becomes ongoing and chronic, it can cause immense problems for the sufferer and may end up in depression. It can adversely affect our performance at work and...Read More
Survival Guide for Holiday Stress Whichever holiday that’s presently looming, you know they’re not always the relaxing times you’d like them to be. This is especially the case at Christmas. Shopping and visiting and hosting and eating and drinking … it all becomes a mad blur that can leave you needing, well, a holiday. Humans...Read More
Travelling? Traveling can be rough on the body. Whether you are traveling alone on business or on your way to a sunny resort with your family, long hours in a car or an airplane can leave you stressed, tired, stiff and sore. “Prolonged sitting can wreak havoc on your body,” says Dr. Scott Bautch, a...Read More
Winter Accident Prevention It is no surprise that snow, ice and freezing weather can create problems for people. Slips and falls abound, for one thing. Those who like to indulge in winter sporting activities, however, are far more likely to receive injuries, especially if they have not conditioned their bodies in advance. Skiing, skating and...Read More
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