To Your Health Newsletter

March, 2015 (Vol. 09, Issue 06)
The No. 1 Stress Buster

What do you feel when you're stressed? For many people, the physical reaction can include a sense of painful, stiff weight on the neck and shoulders; as if some force is pulling you down, urging you to curl up into a little ball and avoid the stress triggers.That's stress in a nutshell, and one of the consequences, as you might imagine, is poor posture. According to a recent study, stress might not only cause poor posture; the opposite might also be the case.

Weighty Matters

Why We're Fat & What to Do About It

What to Do About Whiplash

Prevention & Treatment Tips

Healthy Bacteria

A Primer on the Value of Probiotics

Rehab Corner

Get Back on Your Feet After an Ankle Sprain

Don't Settle for Going Through the Motions

OK, so you're sticking to your exercise program faithfully, day after day, week after week. That's an important step in your quest for lifelong fitness and health. But why aren't you enjoying it like you used to - and why aren't you seeing the results you've grown accustomed to seeing in the mirror? Here are a few exercise variations to keep you motivated.

6 Essential Minerals
for Women's Health

Untreated mineral deficiencies can cause serious health problems including endocrine (hormone) imbalances, osteoporosis and anemia. The main sources of minerals are certain types of whole foods, but following a diet that contains all the necessary nutrients can be a challenge for any woman. Here are six key minerals and why they're important for women.

The Salt Problem: Sodium on the Loose

What's wrong with a little sodium? Nothing; in fact, sodium is an essential nutrient that regulates blood pressure, blood volume, osmotic equilibrium and pH. That said, far too many people exceed the minimum requirement by several thousand milligrams, if not more. How? A recent study points to some of the potential culprits in the American diet.

Skin Wellness: From the Inside Out

As the seasons transition from winter to spring, there are a few things you can do to make sure your skin looks healthy, feels healthy and actually is healthy.

The Parent-Child Connection

If you're a parent, you know there are no hard-and-fast rules to follow when it comes to raising children. That said, there are some general do's and don'ts that can make life a whole lot easier.

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