How Much Sleep Do You Need?

The Importance of Getting Enough Sleep Sleep is more than just a period of physical and mental “downtime.” Getting restful sleep and enough of it...

Best Sleeping Positions

Most people have a sleeping position that they find to be the best way to sleep. However, every position has its health benefits and...

Back Pain and Its Causes

Persistent back pain affects millions of Americans to some degree and is a leading cause of disability. One of the challenges is that there...

Aromatherapy for Sleep

Essential oils are oils that are extracted from plants and have their characteristic fragrance. They are typically obtained through a distillation process and are...

Germs and Hand Washing

One of the most effective and easiest ways to prevent the spread of disease is proper hand washing. As we go throughout the day...

Symptoms of High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

High blood pressure, otherwise known as hypertension, is a very common condition in adults and can be caused by a wide range of factors,...

Common Poisonous Spider Bite Symptoms

As people get outside more this time of year, interaction with nature is a foregone conclusion and bug bites become all too common. Unfortunately,...

Four Side Effects of Dehydration

Do you know all the effects of dehydration on the body? It’s important that you drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water every day. Drinking...

Allergic to Spring?

Spring is a lovely season, full of flowers, sunshine and. . .sneezing. That part is no picnic. With plants blooming and pollen circulating, the...

Dry Needling vs. Acupuncture: What’s The Difference?

Dry needling is a treatment that uses thin, stainless steel needles (called filiform needles) that are gently inserted into tissue or muscle to stimulate...

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