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Archive for March 2015

Massage for Chronic Pain

If you have ever lived with chronic pain, you know how frustrating life can be. Every day, you deal with aches that have little or no relief, and your body never seems to be at peace. You are not alone; in 2011, a study from the Institute of Medicine found that over 100 million Americans…

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The Many Benefits of Yoga

Yoga is a practice that goes back thousands of years, yet a lot of people see it as a low-impact workout designed to get them into shape. Yes, practicing yoga regularly will improve your flexibility and tone your muscles as well as a lot of other workouts, but it also has other benefits that a…

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Can’t Sleep? Try Yoga!

If you are among the 40 million Americans who are not getting enough sleep (a necessary and basic need), you are not alone. Insomnia, sleep apnea, and trouble staying asleep are all too common for adults. You may worry about the side effects of sleep aids or health issues associated with not getting enough shuteye,…

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Yoga for Back Pain: A Few Tips

Chronic back pain can be caused by many factors, including a stressful job, improper lifting, and a worn mattress. Back and sciatica pain can get in the way of daily activities and make your normal routine more difficult. If you are looking for an alternative to pain pills, yoga may be your answer. As a…

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