Joint Health

  1. Six Ways Your Health Suffers When You Stop Working Out

    Six Ways Your Health Suffers When You Stop Working Out
    It takes time to build up your fitness level as part of a regular training program, but unfortunately it doesn't take long at all to lose those health benefits after falling off the rails or “detraining." Here's what to expect when you swap neck presses for Netflix or have stopped working out for a while. We can all think of...
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  2. Where Do Omega-3 Fatty Acids Come From?

    Where Do Omega-3 Fatty Acids Come From?
    According to studies published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, omega-3 fatty acids are among the most important nutrients we need for a healthy body and sharp mind. Not only do omega-3s lower the risk of heart disease and stroke, they also regulate cholesterol triglyceride levels, ease joint pain and support brain health. Let’s look at where these essential...
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  3. How Fish Oil Increases Joint Mobility

    How Fish Oil Increases Joint Mobility
    Did you know there are over 300 joints in the human body?  Each one of those joints benefit from omega-3 fish oil sourced from oily fish or fish oil supplements. Here’s how! The ends of the bones in the body are cushioned with cartilage, which buffers unyielding bones from jolts and shocks that are part of daily wear and tear...
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  4. Three More Benefits of Exercise

    Three More Benefits of Exercise
    As you just learned in this week’s video, daily exercise is essential for weight loss and can help to lower your risk of chronic diseases like diabetes. It also has numerous other benefits.  Here are three more: Joint Health: Research shows that regular exercise helps to keep your joints healthy. It restores and preserves their flexibility, range of motion and...
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  5. 5 Tricks to Battle Insomnia and Finally Get Some Rest

    5 Tricks to Battle Insomnia and Finally Get Some Rest
    Can’t sleep? Having trouble dropping off or staying asleep? Waking up feeling unrefreshed or waking up early and unable to drop back off? According to the National Sleep Foundation, one in three people suffer from insomnia, so, if you’re suffering from one or more of these problems, you are not alone. What is Insomnia? Insomnia is not a medical condition...
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  6. 7 Exercises for Better Sex

    7 Exercises for Better Sex
    Regular exercise has many health benefits including weight management, lower risk of heart disease and hypertension and it helps you sleep better. Certain exercises can enhance your sex life too.  Dr. Andrew Weil ran a study on swimmers in their 60s. The results showed that they had sex lives comparable to people 20 years younger. Read on to discover some...
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  7. Dizziness: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

    Dizziness: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments
    From time to time everyone experiences bouts of dizziness.  Symptoms include an unsteady or spacey feeling, lightheadedness, and/or loss of balance.  While dizziness sometimes comes from something as simple as standing up too quickly, it can also result from a number of health problems, ranging from minor to serious.  Knowing what causes dizziness helps people access proper treatment and put...
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  8. Discover Five Healthful Benefits of Dancing

    Discover Five Healthful Benefits of Dancing
    In the world of reality television, dancing programs have become a popular choice for many viewers.  Fortunately, this extends beyond the couch, as many people have begun taking dance classes or dancing with a favorite partner in their spare time. While dancing makes for a fun and enjoyable activity, people may not realize that it also provides a host of...
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  9. Discover the Benefits of Hatha Yoga for Stress Relief

    Discover the Benefits of Hatha Yoga for Stress Relief
    Stress-related anxiety and depression affect millions of people worldwide, but conventional medicines are not always beneficial or preferred.  Natural stress-relieving approaches make excellent alternatives.  A recent review of 25 randomized, controlled studies suggests that the practice of yoga may help reduce stress.  People who practice it experience better regulation of the sympathetic nervous system and the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal system in the...
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  10. Why Too Little Progesterone Affects Your Bones

    Why Too Little Progesterone Affects Your Bones
    There are currently very few published studies on the role of progesterone, but this hormone certainly influences changes in premenopausal women. Scientists now believe that too little progesterone can be as damaging to bone strength as low estrogen levels. Let's look at what is already known about this ovarian steroid and what menopausal women need to be aware of to...
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