Bursitis may make joints feel achy or stiff, and there may be pain when one moves or presses on these areas. Dr. Mandell exhibits three simple exercises that can help in recovering specifically from shoulder bursitis.
The Environmental Working Group (EWG) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to protecting human health and the environment. Their mission is to empower people to live healthier lives in a healthier environment.
EWG has introduced a new online tool, Food Scores, that scores food on three factors: 1.) Nutrition, 2.) Ingredient Concerns, and the 3.) Degree of Processing. Details on the methodology can be found here.
Food Scores includes 80,000 foods, 5,000 ingredients and 1,500 brands, and has taken more than 3-years to produce. Foods are rated on a 1 to 10 scale, with the best foods scoring 1 and the worst foods scoring 10.
This video explains how consumers are now empowered to make healthier food choices.
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Two simple plant-based essential oils have the ability to break-up and kill certain bacteria.
Bacteria have the ability to change their genetic makeup overtime, for their own self preservation, they have their own defense mechanism. The result is that, once very useful antibacterial medications are no longer effective.
Dr. Steuer explains in this video that by combining melaleuca (tea tree) and oregano creates a very effective anti-bacterial solution.
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Dr. Peter Glidden says that it is time to fire your typical medical doctor. In his opinion, MD’s are not qualified to treat chronic diseases.
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Chair pose is a popular yoga pose. In this video, Mel of SmarterBodies shows you how it is traditionally done with a twist. Then she shows how to do the twist and not put undue stress on your neck, shoulders and knees. The result is greater emphasis on the core muscles with a fuller and safer twist.
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People who have trouble getting to sleep often have difficulty relaxing. An ongoing series of mental and physical irritations prevent sleep from arriving – their mind races, their body is restless, and their breath is uneven.
Relaxation techniques specifically designed to soothe tight muscles, increase regular respiration and clear the mind are particularly useful to ward off insomnia.
Meditation is a relaxation technique that can help one find the way to dreamland. Guided visual meditation technique includes closing the eyes, thinking of a peaceful object or scene, visualizing its detail and taking calming breaths.
Bedtime Zen has created this holistic, natural guided meditation to help people fall asleep more quickly and regularly. YouTube comments include, “This is amazing! So relaxing. Didn’t think it would actually work but it sent me straight to sleep. Thank you.” The video combines background music and sounds, with a soothing voice that will gently guide you to sleep.
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Chaz, a certified yoga instructor and creator of YOGAmazing, has created a series of yoga poses for people suffering from fibromyalgia. The 20-minute video will take you through a sequence of gentle poses.
Comments on the video’s YouTube page include statements like, “Wow. Excellent workout. I have fibro and this really helped with my aches and pains, even after the first time I did it.”
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Howard talks about how Transcendental Meditation saved his mom and has helped him greatly. And Jerry shares how he wish he had done TM when he was doing the Seinfeld show.
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