Holding Headaches at Bay

“Do you get headaches?” I asked Cindy. She had come to see me for massage to address her neck and shoulder pain but hadn’t mentioned headaches. “Well, yes,” she said. “I’ve always had headaches and, now that you mention it, they seem to be worse when my neck hurts.”...

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Healthy Aging and Your Skin

Trends and Treatments for Baby Boomers:  With more than 70 million baby boomers in the United States poised to join the ranks of those aged 65 and older in coming years, this generation has embraced a new twist on aging gracefully. These individuals don’t think of themselves as old,...

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Energy Boosters

  No amount of coaxing, pleading, or pedal pumping could get the engine in the rental car to turn over. It was going nowhere. The travelers had filled the car with unleaded fuel, but it had a diesel engine. It had been able to run a little way on...

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Invest in Your Health

  “Invest for the long term” is great financial advice, but it’s also great healthcare advice. Never is investing for the long term more important than when you are making day-to-day decisions about your health. There are short-term gains from taking care of your health, to be sure, but...

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Why You Need a Monthly Facial

Most people don’t understand the benefits that a good professional facial can offer. As a skin professional it is my duty to let you know. Most people will wait until they encounter a skin concern (weird breakouts, dry itchy skin, dark spots, etc.) or have an upcoming special event...

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Six Massage Questions You’re Afraid to Ask

I’m a bit uncomfortable taking all my clothes off when I go for massage. Do I have to be completely naked to receive massage?Some people go under the sheets without a stitch on, others wear underwear, and some people prefer to wear shorts, sweatpants, or even their regular street...

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Age is a State of Mind

  According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, preventing disease and injury is critical to reducing the expected growth of health-care costs headed our way, as more than 70 million U.S. baby boomers cross the 60-year-old threshold. Moreover, disease prevention is critical to, well, your health!Whether...

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Is Your Vision Causing Muscle Tension?

  Do you have tension headaches or chronic tension in your upper body? How about neck and shoulder stiffness? Maybe you experience strain in the temples, forehead, neck, shoulders, or back, especially after a long period of working at a computer or reading a book? If so, your tension...

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What Makes Thai Massage Authentic?

  What Makes Thai Massage Authentic? Nowadays there are several hundred massage styles, including several Thai massage ones. A hundred years ago massage was not so popular and widespread in the west. Compared to today, there were very few massage styles. In the last few decades many styles of...

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The Wonders a Pregnancy Massage Can Do

The Wonders a Pregnancy Massage Can Do Pregnancy is one of the periods that most women look forward even though it comes with a number of body changing challenges they have to endure. Even as women anticipate the birth of their children, they have to endure a great deal...

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