Wellness

An osteoporosis diagnosis doesn’t mean the end of an active lifestyle. In fact, exercise, together with proper nutrition, is often recommended as a way to help increase bone mass, therefore, preventing fractures in the future. As Dr. Leslie Morse, assistant professor in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School and a physiatrist at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, writes in Harvard Women’s Health Watch, “Bone tissue responds to day-to-day signals, and when you stop moving, it gets the signal to start removing bone, so it’s important to stay as active as you can.” So you know your diagnosis and understand you… Read More »


As we get older back pain becomes more noticeable. When you live an active lifestyle, this pain can be miserable and hinder your quality of life. An ounce of proactive measures may be worth a pound of pain pills. Let’s look at some of the best tips to help you with back pain prevention. Exercise The first step of prevention is exercise. Exercise is essential to preventing back pain, especially when it comes to strengthening your core. That fundamental strength is critical to avoid dealing later with pain. One trendy choice is to practice yoga. Yoga is one of the… Read More »


Swimming is a great low-impact, total body workout that is a great way to stay in shape. However, spending too much time in the pool can have negative effects on your hair and skin. Caused by chlorine and other chemicals, your hair and skin can become dried, damaged, brittle, and in some cases, your hair can even be bleached green. Luckily, these adverse effects are easily avoidable by following these seven prevention steps. Protect Your Hair and Skin Coconut Oil Applying coconut oil to your hair before swimming is a great way to protect it by adding a layer of… Read More »


Sleep is so precious. Getting a good night’s sleep will help you begin your day with energy and excitement. Sleep does, however, provide more than energy and getting rid of those bags under your eyes. Sleep is an important piece of the puzzle that is your overall health. The proper amount of sleep provides your body with essential benefits that are needed, while a lack of sleep can be harmful to your body. Too Little Sleep Not having enough sleep can cause someone a lot worse side effects than yawning and irritability. Memory loss is just one example. While you… Read More »


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