Skin cancer prevention progress report from the CDC.
Summer’s here, and so is the Texas sun and heat. Be careful this summer as the months of June, July and August are when temperatures and humidity peak to its highest.
Want a sharp mind? Try getting more exercise
Regular exercise comes with plenty of well-known health benefits, such as improved heart health, weight loss, stronger joints, increased energy, reduced odds of diabetes, lower blood pressure and improved mood.
Athletes, coaches and personal trainers use a variety of equipment, some of which you may have never seen or used before. And while some of it may seem strange, each serves a unique purpose.
People who exercise in the morning are more likely to stick to their fitness routines and reach their goals than those who work out later in the day. But being jolted out of sleep by an alarm can make anyone feel bitter about waking up to work out.
A healthy diet is the corner stone of a healthy lifestyle. Here are 7 superfoods that are easily accessible to most people, can be readily eaten, and will significantly improve your health & wellbeing
There are 6 cervical discs located in your neck, which act as shock absorbers and prevent your cervical vertebrae from grinding against each other during neck movements. As your body ages, however, the cervical discs lose water and become stiff. These biochemical changes along with a slouching posture, improper nutrition, direct trauma, lack of exercise, and tobacco abuse can cause disc herniation, which is the displacement of the disc material beyond the intervertebral space.
Diets are started with the best of intentions – to lose a couple of inches off the waistline, get into better shape, and improve overall health. However, as the weeks and months pass by, the initial weight loss that generally occurs slows down resulting in boredom and lack of motivation. Sugary treats may seem irresistible and before you know it, you have regained all the lost weight and then some!
Everyone experiences the occasional aches and pains in their joints. Such conditions rarely require urgent medical attention. In most instances, self-care measures such as application of an ice pack or a warm shower and some rest may be all that is required to relieve the joint pain. However, there are certain instances where a delay in seeking treatment may cause permanent joint damage.
Not being able to perform simple activities such as getting out and socializing or routine daily tasks due to pain can be quite frustrating! Pain, especially the type that lasts for a long time, can affect all aspects of your life. The causes for such pain could be due to accidental injuries, bone and joint conditions, and a variety of other causes.