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More evidence links dog ownership to better heart health 07105 NEWARK More evidence links dog ownership to better heart health No one can say if it’s the walks or the unconditional love, but there’s something about owning a dog that goes hand in hand with better heart health, suggests a study in eastern Europe. Researchers examined more than 1,700 adults in the… Read more »

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis Most Common Cause of Heel Pain Do your feet hurt when you take those first steps in the morning? Does the sharp pain come back after you sit or stand for a while? You could have plantar fasciitis — and if so, it’s a good idea to treat it ASAP. If you ignore… Read more »

Reasons You’re Not Losing Belly Fat 07105 NEWARK Reasons You’re Not Losing Belly Fat You’re Into the Wrong Foods Unhealthy eating is the biggest driver of big bellies. Too many starchy carbohydrates and bad fats are a recipe for that midsection to expand. Instead, get plenty of veggies, choose lean proteins, and stay away from fats from red meats…. Read more »

Why Statins Cause Muscle Pain 07105 NEWARK Why Statins Cause Muscle Pain Scientists have discovered the reason statin drugs used to treat high cholesterol often cause muscle pain or weakness. According to research recently published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, this class of drugs affects the skeletal muscles, but not the heart muscle. “That… Read more »

Why Does Your Back Hurt? 07105 NEWARK Why Does Your Back Hurt? If you’re like most people, it’ll affect you at least once in your lifetime. It’s one of the most common reasons people miss work, because it can make it really hard to move around. Many things can cause it, and most can be helped by things… Read more »

Pilates 07105 NEWARK Pilates By Kara Mayer Robinson How It Works Pull out your gym mat and get ready to do a series of movements that will stabilize and strengthen your core. The exercises are usually done in a specific order, one right after another. The movements have names, like “The 100,” Criss-Cross,” the “Elephant,”… Read more »

10 Highly Effective Home Remedies For Sciatic Nerve Pain 07105 NEWARK 10 Highly Effective Home Remedies  For Sciatic Nerve Pain Sciatica is a symptom rather than a medical diagnosis and it is a pain caused by the irritation or compression of the sciatic nerve. Sciatica is usually followed by these symptoms: Pain which is very extreme during sitting Pain which causes difficulty… Read more » 07105 NEWARK 10 Stretching Exercises to Make You As Flexible As My Puppy Leo Flexibility plays a more important role in our well-being than we may realize. Experts believe that good flexibility helps you to achieve better results in your training, increases mobility and muscle coordination, reduces muscle pain, and prevents injuries. Good… Read more »

DASH Diet to Control High Blood Pressure? What is That? 07105 NEWARK DASH Diet to Control High Blood Pressure?  What is That? Just a DASH Will Do One of the tools your doctor may use to dial back your blood pressure is DASH — Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. It’s not a diet but a way of eating. You cut back on salt,… Read more »

What is a TRIGGER POINT? Can My Body Feel Better With This Therapy? 07105 NEWARK What is a TRIGGER POINT?  IS TRIGGER POINT THERAPY AND HOW CAN IT HELP YOUR BODY FEEL BETTER? Even if you haven’t heard of “trigger points,” you probably still know what they is. Basically it is a way of saying a muscle knot or kink, trigger point therapy refers to easing pain… Read more »