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5 Exercise Myths That Are Holding You Back

Getting into a consistent exercise routine is a constant struggle for many people with sedentary lifestyles. There is a lot of false information out there, which can make starting a new workout incred…

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3 Ways You Are Unknowingly Stressing Your Back

In most cases of back pain, poor posture is to blame. For those who maintain good posture while standing, it's important to remember that you need to maintain good posture in any position you put your…

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A Psychologist’s Advice on Healing Emotional Pain

If you want to heal emotional pain, you have to re-condition your responses to emotional states. Rather than hiding emotional wounds, focus on treating and caring for†them.†The first list I put togeth…

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How Texting Actually Affects Your Body

How much time do you spend texting? According to Pew Research Center, almost three quarters of cell phone users text on a regular basis. A typical 18-24 year old sends/receives an average of 50 texts …

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Back or Joint Pain? This Herb can Help

Anyone with back pain knows how difficult it can be to get lasting relief. A long-standing Native American herbal remedy can help, according to research in the journal Phytotherapy Research. Native Am…

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The Herb that Helps Alleviate Menstrual Cramps

Every woman who has ever experienced painful menstrual cramps knows the importance of pain relief. For some women cramps can be mild while others experience debilitating pain that can affect their abi…

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The Spice that Stops Muscle Pain in its Tracks

Who hasnít felt that heavy, achy feeling of overworked muscles? You know the kindóitís the type that settles in a day or two after exercising beyond oneís current level of fitness. I tend to experienc…

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10-Minute Tip for Sore Muscles: No Painkiller Required

Exercise has amazing benefits, but the soreness that follows can be unkind. Of course, you could pop an ibuprofen for quick relief, but it does come with†side effects. Scientists suggest a drug-fre…

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The Leaf That Helps You Fight Pain and Infection

Popeye, the poster boy for spinach, had the right idea. The leaf has grown to be synonymous with good health. Loaded with vital nutrients and vitamins, spinach helps aid in heart and bone health and m…

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An Overlooked Cause of Knee Pain (And How to Treat It)

More than one third of Americans report being affected by knee pain, according to the American Osteopathic Association. If you have been suffering from creaky, achy knees, try to enumerate the reas…

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