Why exactly are some people able to maintain a healthy weight while others can try and try with no luck? The process of weight gain and weight loss involves a complicated combination of genetics, complex body systems and the environment.
After a month of holiday parties and a New Year’s Eve that may have been celebrated with a few too many glasses of champagne, many people are looking for a refresh right about now. In fact, Dry January—giving up alcohol for the entire month—may be sounding pretty good. But is it worth it to stop drinking for just a month?
Elimination diets are used to pinpoint the underlying cause of a wide range of health problems, from digestive issues and heartburn to joint paint, allergies, migraines, insomnia, anxiety, depression, and skin issues.
It turns out, reading what your doctor is typing into your medical record can not only help you stop wondering what your doctor was thinking during your appointment—it may also improve your health.
From gift exchanges with friends to company events and late-night New Year’s Eve parties, making it through the month of December to New Year’s Day can seem like a marathon—especially for people who don’t thrive in large group settings.
From a lack of proper sex education to advances in healthcare that are making it easier to choose sexual partners without fear, the true nature of the uptick is complicated.
If you live in the Pacific Northwest, there’s a good chance you aren’t getting enough vitamin D in the fall and winter months.
Self-myofascial release, or self-massage, can help you work deep into fascia, breaking up scar tissue and adhesions, or knots, and making the tissue more pliable.
Whether you’re a skier or a snowboarder, turning and stopping requires lumbar spine rotation that isn’t really an everyday activity—especially if you’re working in an office most days. Plus, going over bumps and hitting hard surfaces creates a lot of compression in the knees and spine. That’s why low back and knee injuries are the two most common issues for skiers and snowboarders,
I am drawn to teach because I know what it feels like to finally find your toes—and yourself—after years of grasping with no luck, and want to help empower others to step into that experience.