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Monthly Archives: October, 2013

4 Effective Ways to Reduce Stress

Stress reduction is a popular topic these days and for good reasons. Chronic stress can lead to a weakened immune system and increase the risk of diseases. Over a prolonged period, this can damage the body and emotional well-being in a number of ways. Some symptoms of chronic stress include depression, weight gain, panic attacks …

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My Transformation Cleanse

I love to cleanse a couple of times a year. It gives the body a break and cleans out any toxins and mucus accumulated from food and the environment. And I eat pretty clean but as long as I do regular cleanses and eat well I don’t have any seasonal allergies that used to plague …

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New Research Indicates that Massage Therapy Helps with Pain Management

There is new research showing that massage therapy can be an effective pain management tool for people suffering chronic pain. The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) has put together recent research suggesting that massage therapy helps with pain relief and controlling symptoms in people suffering from rheumatoid arthritis, metastatic cancer, as well as post-cardiac surgery …

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Increasing Back Pain in Young People

Several years ago when the ipad just came out, I saw someone using it at Starbucks and thought, that is causing terrible posture. I had a feeling that posture would cause neck and back pain and now it’s showing to be true. It definitely keeps massage therapists busy treating all the back and neck pain. …

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