Bag hurting your back, again?

Carrying around pounds of possessions in a heavy bag can lead to disabling back pain. Here’s how to choose the best bag for your back — and wear it the right way — to avoid pain.

In today’s society, many people are carrying around more and more things around in backpacks, briefcases, computer bags, and purses. The […]

April 21st, 2017|

Is Your Handbag Killing You?

There’s an injury making the rounds that gives a whole new meaning to the phrase “fashion emergency.” The problem involves an often ignored body part (the shoulder), and the culprit is all the rage—one of those fabulously trendy, stylishly oversize bags that wreak havoc on us.

Not that there’s anything wrong with owning a big, gorgeous tote. […]

April 7th, 2017|

Constant Constipation?

Yes, you read the title right. It’s time to talk about constipation. You may find this subject well, uncomfortable, however you’ll suffer more discomfort due to the chronic constipation if you do not share with your doctor all of what is, or in this case, isn’t happening in your body. In addition, studies show that […]

March 23rd, 2017|

How to Choose a Mattress

Getting a good night’s rest is essential for short and long-term health, so it’s important to choose a mattress that complements your body’s physical needs and sleeping patterns. Other considerations, such as your partner’s preferences and your budget, may also factor in to your decision-making process when you’re mattress shopping. Continue reading for information on different […]

March 8th, 2017|

The Best (and Worst) Positions for Sleeping

For something so simple (even babies do it), sleep isn’t such an easy thing. Both too little and too much time dozing has been linked to a host of health problems, from obesity and heart disease to dementia and diabetes. And sleep position can play a role in snoring, heartburn, and even wrinkles! Read on to […]

February 23rd, 2017|

5 Steps Men Can Take to Reduce Stress

Stress is a part of life whether from jobs, family events, health issues, or balancing busy schedules. But while we all experience stress, women and men handle stress differently due to hormonal responses of the body. Both men and women release equal amounts of the hormones cortisol and epinephrine when encountering stress. These hormones cause the […]

January 25th, 2017|