TREAT LOWER BACK PAIN AT HOME

Mechanics of the spine Most instances of low back pain is mechanical in nature, meaning there is some sort of disruption in the way the components of the back fit together and move. The spine consists of a column of
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“ME TIME””

 What is “me” time? There are various definitions of “me” time, for instance: “Time spent relaxing on one’s own as opposed to working or doing things for others, seen as an opportunity to reduce stress or restore energy.” (Oxford Dictionary.)
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Visceral, inner fat, the silent assassin !

Within our bodies lurks a silent, active and extremely dangerous assassin called Inner fat. It goes under a number of aliases – Abdominal fat, or Active fat, or Visceral fat,  as it is known in medical circles.  Visceral fat is
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The sugar scale (posted on 24\2\2015 by Rudi Louw)


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Sleeping Medication

Many people rely on prescription sleeping medication to be able to fall asleep and to have a good night’s rest.  These sleeping medications, usually sleeping tablets, are referred to as sedative hypnotics in the medical profession, and are not designed
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Improve your sleep!

Healthy sleeping habits and a good night’s sleep (at least seven hours) allow the body time to do important physiological maintenance. During the initial phase of light sleep, the vast amount of information received that day is erased, and only
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Health benefits of strength training

What is strength training? Regular physical activity is essential for good health and includes walking and other activities that get the heart rate up. The value of strength training as a key component of overall health and fitness is often
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Staying Active with Joint Pain

It is important to keep joints moving, even if you’re dealing with pain from arthritis or a lingering injury. There are various joint-friendly options for physical activity: ·         short walks throughout the day, instead of a long walk. ·         water
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Interval Walking

Interval training is a form of exercise where the pace of the training is purposely speeded up and slowed down at regular intervals.  Burst of fast-paced walking can gradually be introduced to your walking routine. Walk as fast as you
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The chemistry of laughter

A good bout of laughter can be highly infectious. There are lots of truth in the saying “laughter is the best medicine”. Various chemical reactions take place in the body when you are having a good laugh, and the scientific
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