Not all massages are the same. Some offer more medical value; others focus on relaxation. What do you need to know, and how do you choose which is best?
As women age, they experience more compression fractures, vertebral changes such scoliosis, loss of bone mass and osteoarthritis than do men. Any one of these conditions puts women at a higher risk of breaking a bone during a fall, which can add to their pain.
Rosmarinus officinalis, or common rosemary, is an evergreen that’s related to mint – with a distinctive piney aroma. But besides its uplifting scent, why should you reach for rosemary when you’re cooking up your next dish? In this infographic, Kristen Kirkpatrick, MS, RD, LD, dietitian and wellness manager for Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute, explains the health … Read More
Millions of concussions occur each year. If you or a loved one suffer a blow to the head, watch for symptoms of a more severe brain injury.
Your recurring headaches may not be migraines after all. Occipital neuralgia, a nerve-induced headache, may feel like a migraine, but isn’t treated the same. Learn the differences.
Although a migraine is severe to moderate pain that you feel at the top or side of your head, the trouble may actually start at the bottom of your skull. Combining chiropractic treatment with medication often provides relief for migraine pain.
If you suffer from untreated sleep apnea, a momentary stop of breathing occurring repeatedly while you sleep, you could be causing serious damage to your heart. “It’s likely that sleep apnea can cause arrhythmias and heart failure because if you have sleep apnea, you tend to have higher blood pressure,” explains molecular cardiologist David Van … Read More
Traveling to new places can be fun – until a bumpy car ride or turbulent flight makes you feel sick. Motion sickness is a common disturbance of the balance system, which includes but is not limited to the inner ear. “Motion sickness is the nausea, sweating and dizziness some people experience when the balance system … Read More
If you have sinus pressure related to allergies, here’s a remedy you may not have considered before: acupressure. Many of us are familiar with the concept of acupuncture, the ancient Chinese method of healthcare involving thin needles, which are inserted into various points in the body to treat or prevent illness. But far fewer have … Read More
Sex offers more than a feeling of intimacy or pleasure — it also offers incredible health benefits. Besides the emotional aspects and feelings of well being, it can be good for your heart, relieve pain and help you sleep restfully. It also can ease headaches, despite common beliefs to the contrary. How sex helps your … Read More