Typically the first response to pain is to take a pain pill like Tylenol or Advil. While this is an understandable response, this hurry to mask our pain symptoms, leads to us ignoring our body's only way of letting us know that something needs attention. For example, a headache is usually an indication of hunger or stress. A sore throat could be telling you that you need to rest your voice. If you mask these pain messages without addressing where they're coming from, you risk worsening the pain in the long run.
Posture is vital to your overall health, but it can be tough to correct poor posture because the muscles that create your posture cannot be contracted consciously. That typically leaves people wondering what they can do to correct their posture. Here are 5 tips I've given to patients over the years:
For most families, holidays involve travel. Whether you're jetting off to see extended family or driving to your parents house for the day, it's important to be aware of the best ways to avoid stress and discomfort while traveling.
Getting older can suck big time, especially if you don't take good care of yourself. No matter where you plan to retire, you likely want to be able to enjoy it. Here are a few things you can start doing ASAP to make sure you can tackle old age with ease: