Tuesday, January 08, 2019 by: Mary Miller Tags: acupuncture, alternative medicine, arthritis, chocolates, exercise, fitness, good sleep habits, goodhealth, healing arts, healthy relationships, hot and cold therapy, massages, Meditation, natural cures, natural pain relievers, natural painkillers, natural remedies, omega-3 fatty acids, pain relief, physical activity, turmeric, Yoga (Natural News) Chronic pain can often hamper your overall well-being and quality of life. This pain is often associated with arthritis, which is characterized by swelling of the joints. Some people may use painkillers or anti-inflammatory medication to deal with the pain, but these options often come with unintended side effects. Fortunately, you can eliminate pain naturally without any ill side effects using these natural remedies. Physical activity Exercise is an excellent way to bring quick pain relief. Physical activity triggers the release of endorphins in your body. Endorphins are … [Read more...] about Try these natural pain relievers to beat the pain without the meds
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Exercise just might be your next heart-healthy prescription: Sweaty workouts may be able to lower your high blood pressure just as much as prescription meds can, new research just published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine suggests.Researchers collected data from 194 clinical trials that focused on medications designed to lower systolic blood pressure (the top number in your BP reading), and 197 trials that included data on the impact of structured exercise such as cycling, running, swimming, and strength training. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below After crunching the numbers, researchers found that blood pressure was lower for those taking antihypertensive medications than those who were working out.But, when they limited their analysis to people with high blood pressure, well, that told a different story: In that case, exercise seemed to be just as effective as most medications in lowering their levels. Exercise has long been considered one of the top ways to help … [Read more...] about Your Sweaty Workout Can Help Your Heart Just as Much as Meds Can
For decades, medical education has followed a timeworn path — heaps of books and lectures, then clinical rotations exposing students to patients. But as technology explodes into patient care (surgeons can preview operations using virtual 3-D images built from a patient’s scans), the gap between medical education and real-world care has “become a chasm,” said Marc Triola, director of New York University Langone’s Institute for Innovations in Medical Education, created in 2013 to address the issue. “The health care delivery system is changing every day,” he said, “and our medical education system has been lagging.” In what looks like an urgent game of catch-up, medical and nursing schools are retooling how and what they teach. This is also getting a boost from concern about the looming shortage of primary caregivers. While “the national narrative is that we need more” doctors and nurses, said Erin Fraher, director of the … [Read more...] about Med school 2.0: Training the next generation of doctors and nurses
Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union have a solid marriage and enviable careers, but they also have something else that makes them such a power couple: an awesome workout routine. Wade and Union have been open about how they stay healthy and in shape, both separately and together. Here's what they have shared. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below Dwyane Wade's WorkoutWade has been one of the NBA's most popular players since he first entered the league in 2003, and the three-time champ works hard on and off the court to keep in shape. Wade has worked with various trainers, but the best-known is Tim Grover, a strength and conditioning guru and owner of training facility ATTACK Athletics. He has also worked with Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant. Grover had worked with Wade for years, but he most noticeably helped Wade recover when he was struggling with bone bruises in 2013. As Wade told to Stack.com in 2013, "My body is my temple, so I made sure that I dedicated myself to him [Grover] … [Read more...] about Here’s How Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union Stay Fit Together
HUFFPOST PERSONAL 10/10/2018 08:30 am ET Tres DeanGuest Writer We’re culturally conditioned to recognize that crawling from darkness back into light is a challenge, one that will try to break us at every turn. What I’ve found nobody prepares us for is how difficult it is to keep the darkness at bay after we escape it. In the fall of 2016, I found my mental health sinking. My post-college graduation transition into adulthood was proving a far rockier road than expected, and between that, romantic frustration and a job that ran me into the ground, I was quickly in a far worse place than I had ever been. There came a point when I realized I was dangerously close to a suicidal mindset. When I found out there’d be no way for me to get medication or therapy on short notice, I checked myself into the psychiatric ward of a nearby hospital. My friend picked me up to drive me there around 2 and, knowing I’d be eating hospital food indefinitely, we stopped … [Read more...] about Getting Help For My Mental Health Was Hard. Staying Better Is Harder.