Health

Improving your posture

Bad posture has been blamed for every possible ailment of the human condition, but most particularly for those common musculoskeletal problems such as backache, headaches and muscle fatigue. Most everybody remembers their mother telling them to "stop slouching" or "sit up straight" at some point during their teenage years (or even later!). But what is "Good Posture" as opposed to "Bad Posture"? What is posture anyway? If my posture is bad, how do i fix it?

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Scoliosis: a basic guide

Scoliosis is a condition that has been misunderstood, misrepresented and mistreated for many years. This post will help you learn what it is, what it isn't and what you can do to manage it yourself.

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Good Nutrition & Diet

To maintain health and vitality, human beings require nutrients. These can be considered to fall under one of six categories: Proteins Fats Carbohydrates Vitamins Minerals Water

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Addressing Menopause

Women are increasingly concerned about the potential dangers of fluctuating hormone levels during and following menopause – but synthetic hormone replacement therapy has come under fire for its potential risks.  What’s a woman to do? Consider natural alternatives.   In the past 40 years, menopause, once unmentioned and borne in silence in Western society, has come to be regarded as one of the key life events that can compromise women’s physical, mental and emotional well-being. With the increase in women’s life expectancy and their expectation of retaining vitality and vigor far longer than their mothers, women initially were offered a solution in the form of hormone replacement therapy. However, HRT is a fairly crude attempt to offset the decrease in natural hormone levels occurring at menopause by introducing a variety of synthetic or animal estrogenic compounds and/or progesterone, at various levels, with dosage largely adjusted by a process of trial and error.

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Fighting PMS With Sound Nutrition

As many as one in five women suffer from premenstrual syndrome (PMS)

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