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  • I Don’t Like Meditating. Here’s Why I Do It Anyway

    I Don’t Like Meditating. Here’s Why I Do It Anyway

    I don’t like meditating. But when I do it regularly, life is better. Stress is lower. My health improves. Problems seem smaller. I seem bigger. As much as I’m loath to admit it, I’m not a fan of meditation. It comes unnaturally to me, despite my 36 years of martial arts study and interest in self-improvement, health-hacking, and general enlightenment. I realize this speaks poorly of me as a person, kind of like my opinions on Aikido, jazz music, pumpkin pie, and “A Prairie Home Companion.” That I’m not fond of them doesn’t mean they’re bad, it means I’m not as good as I could be.

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  • Complementary Therapies for Chronic Migraine

    Complementary Therapies for Chronic Migraine

    If you experience migraines, your doctor may prescribe you a preventive or acute treatment to manage the condition. Preventive medication is taken every day and helps to keep your symptoms from flaring up. Acute drugs are taken as an emergency in the instance of a migraine attack. You may have to try out a few different medications until you find one that works for you. It can be frustrating, but everyone responds to treatment differently, and you have to find your best fit.

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  • Acupuncture: An Ancient Treatment for a Current Problem

    Acupuncture: An Ancient Treatment for a Current Problem

    Acupuncture is widely understood to be a non-traditional (not a traditional part of western medicine) treatment option for back pain or neck pain. While acupuncture is often not the first line of treatment sought for most back or neck problems, an increasing number of patients, as well as physicians and other health professionals are starting to use acupuncture as a means to reduce neck pain and back pain. Acupuncture is a form of Chinese medicine that can be traced back to at least 2,500 years. The general premise of acupuncture is that the body contains patterns of energy flow. The vital energy or life force of the body is referred to as qi (pronounced "chee"), and the proper flow of qi is considered to be necessary to maintain health.

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  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice for the public

    Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice for the public

    Basic protective measures against the new coronavirus - Stay aware of the latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak, available on the WHO website and through your national and local public health authority. Most people who become infected experience mild illness and recover, but it can be more severe for others. Take care of your health and protect others by doing the following:
    Wash your hands frequently, Maintain social distancing, Maintain at least 1-meter (3 feet) distance between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing, Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth, Practice respiratory hygiene

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  • Relieve Stress with Cupping Therapy

    Relieve Stress with Cupping Therapy

    During this time as we have the Coronavirus Pandemic spread all around the world, stress and stress relief is a major cause for worry for people of all ages and walks of life. For this reason, looking for solutions for the problem is one of the most talked-about issues today. Cupping therapy is a potentially safe, non-invasive treatment that can help you release the stress and avoid the potential medical and psychological ailments that accompany stress. But, why is cupping effective? And, how can it help you? Read ahead to understand the therapy.

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  • How Is the Coronavirus Outbreak Affecting Your Life?

    How Is the Coronavirus Outbreak Affecting Your Life?

    The coronavirus has changed how we work, play and learn: Schools are closing, sports leagues have been canceled, and many people have been asked to work from home. On March 16, the Trump administration released new guidelines to slow the spread of the coronavirus, including closing schools and avoiding groups of more than 10 people, discretionary travel, bars, restaurants, and food courts. How are you dealing with these sudden and dramatic changes to how we live? Are you practicing social distancing and are you even sure what that really means?

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  • Coronavirus Myths Busted by Science

    Coronavirus Myths Busted by Science

    As the novel coronavirus continues to infect people around the world, news articles and social media posts about the outbreak continue to spread online. Unfortunately, this relentless flood of information can make it difficult to separate fact from fiction and during a viral outbreak, rumors and misinformation can be dangerous. Here at Live Science, we've compiled a list of the most pervasive myths about the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19, the disease it causes and explained why these rumors are misleading, or just plain wrong.

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  • Coronavirus, Common Cold, Flu or Allergy

    Coronavirus, Common Cold, Flu or Allergy

    Some symptoms of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, overlap with those of the common cold, allergies, and the flu. That can make it tricky to diagnose without a test. Even President Donald Trump asked pharmaceutical executives earlier this month if the flu vaccine could be used to stop the coronavirus. (The answer is no, but it's still good to get a flu shot to lower the chance that you get the flu and take up crucial healthcare resources.)

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  • All You Need to Know About Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    All You Need to Know About Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    What is Coronavirus disease 2019? Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The virus that causes COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus that was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China.

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  • How to Sleep with Lower Back Pain?

    How to Sleep with Lower Back Pain?

    Lower back pain makes it hard to fall asleep, and it can startle you awake at any hour of the night. To help you reclaim your sleep schedule, here is a simple guide to sleeping with lower back pain: Sleep on your side to relieve pain from a pulled back muscle - One of the most common causes of lower back pain is a pulled back muscle, which occurs when a muscle in your lower back is strained or torn as a result of being over-stretched. Symptoms from a pulled back muscle typically resolve within a few days, but the intense pain can make it difficult to fall asleep at night. Worse yet, the longer you lie in the bed, the more deconditioned your body gets and the worse your symptoms may become.

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