Glance at the magazine covers while you’re waiting to check out at the grocery store and it’s likely that you’ll see dozens of headlines trying to grab your attention with the latest and greatest weight-loss tips and tricks. Spotted this week alone: “Lose Your Belly in Just 2 Weeks,” “Eat More, Weigh Less,” and “The Fast Diet Doctors Love.” We wish it were that easy. Perhaps if it were, weight struggles would not plague millions of Americans and the United
The long, lazy days of summer are winding down, and the stores are stocking pencil boxes and binders where coolers and pool floats once were. Back to school means getting back into a routine: packed lunches, homework, and earlier bedtimes. But it’s not just the kids who need their rest; we all can benefit from better sleep.
The advantages of a good night’s sleep are countless. When we are sleeping well, we feel better: our systems work more efficiently, our muscles
If you’ve ever had a migraine headache, you know how debilitating it can be. It’s a pain you wouldn’t wish on your worst enemy, so you definitely don’t want to experience it yourself! For some, migraines can affect their ability to function in the world, maintain relationships and jobs, and severely limit their quality of life. Thankfully for migraine sufferers, acupuncture offers a viable solution and much-wanted relief.
While some people may think that a very bad headache qualifies for
TMJD, or temporomandibular joint disorder (commonly referred to as simply TMJ), can be a painful problem for those who suffer from it. TMJ is a result of problems with the jaw joint and surrounding muscles associated with chewing and moving the jaw. For some with TMJ, it’s more of a nuisance when the jaw clicks upon opening it too wide; others, however, experience pain with chewing and may also grind their teeth during sleep, further exacerbating the problem. Luckily for
Whether you’re a pro tennis player or a business professional at your computer all day long, you may suffer from lateral elbow pain or epicondylitis, which is commonly referred to as tennis elbow. It is caused by repetitive motion over a period of time. For athletes, it may be a result of swinging a racquet, club, or bat or even lifting weights for a number of reps. For everyone else, tennis elbow is a side effect of hours upon hours