Can Mobile Phone Use Lead to Brain Tumors?

There are currently close to 6 billion mobile phone subscriptions worldwide, and increased usage of cell phones has understandably led to a greater level of interest in how safe they are. The main concern for our health is that mobile phones emit and receive electromagnetic radiation as a result of their need to communicate with […]

Can Dietary Choices Help the Spinal Cord Heal Itself?

Degenerative damage to the spinal cord due to aging can cause serious problems over time, particularly cervical myelopathy, a disease of the spinal cord that is often a result of rheumatoid arthritis or osteoporosis. This condition can cause serious neurological disability such as difficulty walking, pain in the arm and neck, numbness in the hands […]

Is Your iPad Causing You Neck and Shoulder Pain?

It is estimated that up to 300 million tablet computers such as the iPad may be sold by 2015, which seems entirely possible, given their ubiquitous appearance on trains, in cafes, and even at the supermarket. It has already been shown that frequent texting on your mobile phone can cause problems with neck pain, but […]

How Coffee Affects Your Health

We seem to hear different things from the medical community every few years about either the positive or negative effect that coffee has on our health. So what is the most current information? Is coffee good or bad for your health? The answer, in short, is that it’s a little of both.   Too much […]

Stay Healthy at Work With These Office Exercises [Video]

Whether you are looking to get a little more fit, but are having trouble finding the time, or you want to break up your day at the office this video is for you. In it I’ll show you some simple exercises to work your chest, arms (triceps) and your back. Also, there are some easy […]

Morning Exercises – Start Smart [Video]

Here we show you how to stretch properly in the morning to help get you going. Whether you just want to move better, or you are stiff from back pain, neck injuries or in general these two simple exercises will help you start smart.

Manage Migraines

You’re in agony, in a darkened room, with no sound. Your throbbing head feels as though it is splitting in half and you’re nauseous, maybe even vomiting. You have a classic migraine and you just want the pain to go away…and never come back. What causes a migraine headache? There are many triggers – the […]

Types of Headaches

You feel a pounding headache coming on, but what kind of headache is it? Are you aware that there are many different types, each with a unique set of causes and symptoms? The most common types of headaches include: Tension-type Headaches Know someone who complains? Or reaches into the medicine cabinet too often? Send them […]

Is It True That Chocolate is Good for You?

Chocoholics take heart – literally that is! Seems that a bit of the old chocolate bar might actually be good for the ticker! Finally, a comfort food that we can all live with – in moderation of course! Indulge from time to time! Dark chocolate contains flavonoids that can improve heart health. Several studies have […]

Just How Dangerous is Genetically-Modified Food?

There is a lot of concern today about genetically-modified foods and for good reason – no one really knows how safe they are! Genetically-modified foods are the result of manipulating of the DNA of an organism. Some people assert that the environment has manipulated DNA for years through mutation and natural selection, and by man […]