6 Ways I Improved My Joint Health and Became Pain Free
After 30 years of playing golf, I developed some pain in my left shoulder. To be honest, the pain was pretty annoying with a burning sensation. I suspected a heart problem with the shoulder pain because heart disease runs in my family. But after having an MRI, I discovered I had mild osteoarthritis (often called “wear-and-tear”), mild tendinosis (makes sense because one of the symptoms is burning) and mild bursitis.
There Are 5 Days Left of 2022. 10 Ways To Be Proactive.
Now is the time that so many people throw their hands up and say, “Forget it. I will wait until the new year to start healthier habits.” Then, when the new year arrives, those resolutions often don’t stick. Reportedly, research has shown that 91 percent of Americans will not achieve their new year’s resolutions!
‘Tis The Season…For Seasonal Affective Disorder. Ways You Can Be Proactive.
It’s that time of year. The weather is changing, cold and flu season is here, people are gearing up for the holidays, and the realization that there are only about two months of 2022 remaining is hitting us all. It can be an overwhelming time, and, for some, it can be a sad (pun intended) time.
Cryotherapy May Hold Promise for Managing Autoimmune Diseases
Treatment for autoimmune diseases usually aims to control the activity of the immune system. And this is where cryotherapy comes in since it has been shown to do just that.
Don’t Like The Cold? Wait Until You Try Cold Weather Exercise
2021 is in full swing. Of course, many of us have that very common New Year resolution: lose some weight and get in shape. If you are feeling discouraged because so many gyms across the country are still closed due to COVID-19 restrictions, I have some good news for you. A recent study found evidence which suggests that exercising in cold weather could burn more fat.
Be Proactive About Lyme Disease
You may already know that lyme disease comes from a tick bite. It can cause very uncomfortable symptoms, including fever, headache, fatigue and a skin rash. If left untreated, and it often does because the afflicted may not realize that they were bit by a tick or confuse their symptoms for other conditions, lyme disease can spread to the joints, heart and nervous system.
Credible Research Continues to Demonstrate Whole-Body Cryotherapy Benefits
It is often difficult to separate fact from hype about the benefits of the latest “medical miracle,” and especially when it may be endorsed by celebrities. This is very true for cryotherapy – and specifically whole body cryotherapy (WBC) – which boasts a wide variety of well-known adherents. Many people swear it helps with everything from reducing muscle pain after strenuous workouts, firming sagging skin, losing weight and getting a mood boost.
Having Surgery? Consider Swapping Marijuana for Acupuncture to Manage the Pain
Research continues to suggest that medical marijuana and CBD are effective in treating chronic pain as well as a variety of other conditions. These include sleep disorders, anxiety, chemotherapy-induced nausea and even seizure disorders. But recent studies suggest that cannabis may actually have the exact opposite effect when it comes to surgical and other acute pain.
How To Combat “Maskne”
Along with perhaps some strange tan lines, you may be noticing another unwanted side effect of regularly wearing your face mask - acne! Cleverly coined “maskne,” you may be experiencing this yourself even if you don’t normally suffer from breakouts. And if you are already prone to breaking out and battling acne, well this certainly doesn’t help!
Why You May Want to Get Up Close and Personal with Contact Thermography
In a nutshell, contact thermography is a tool that allows us to see what’s going on underneath the skin by detecting differences in temperature between different types of fats. It’s non-invasive, pain-free and utilizes Encapsulated Liquid Crystal plates to locate fat precisely.
Can Cryotherapy Freeze Prostate Cancer To Death?
I’m confident in saying that I know a lot about cryotherapy, but I never really thought much about the use of cryotherapy to treat prostate cancer until I came across a recent article about it. With the exception of skin cancers, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men, according to the American Cancer Society.
Cryotherapy Could Help Fight America’s Opioid Epidemic
The mother in this article discusses her experience with having her teenage son’s wisdom teeth pulled. Before the procedure was even done, the dentist prescribed her son Percocet, an opioid.
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