Health&Fitness Talk

Supporting Healthy Life Styles

Massage and Migraines

When migraines hit they can be a debilitating condition. Some get them once in a blue moon, others once a month and for a few unfortunate souls it’s a daily event. There is a lot we still don’t fully understand about Migraines such as their underlying causes, triggers and mechanisms…

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The Facts on Massaging Away Cellulite

The desire to get rid of cellulite has spawned over the last few decades a multi-billion dollar industry around the world. Massage therapy has also been caught up in this trend with many therapists out there selling the idea that massage can help get rid of this bane on the thighs femininity…

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Deadly Domestic Violence

After the incident in Kansas City where a linebacker for the Kansas City Chiefs shot and killed his girlfriend domestic violence is in the spot light again. In the Us a woman is assaulted or beaten every 9 seconds. Everyday, at least 3 women are killed by their spouses or boyfriends in the US. …

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Suicide – A Serious Public Health Issue

As the suicide rates continue to climb the CDC states “suicide is a serious public health problem.” Suicide can have long term harmful effects on not only families and individuals but communities as well…

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Breaking Bad Habits

Habits are a part of our everyday life. Some we consider good habits like brushing your teeth, taking a shower etc, others we consider bad, like loosing your temper, biting your nails or alcohol/drug abuse…

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Do Cell Phones Really Cause Cancer?

With over 5 billion cell phones in use and the number climbing everyday the question about a relationship to developing cancer has become a regular topic of conversation. So what’s the answer? …

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The Power of Onions

Onions, that unassuming vegetable that we slice and chop, fry and saute. We add them to salads and sandwiches as well as soups, sauces, and pretty much anything else you can think of. Why? For most people it’s the flavor it provides…

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How Safe Are Energy Drinks?

Since 1997 when Red Bull hit the market, energy drinks have become the newest “trendy” thing. There are now several other “energy drinks” on the market, and you can find them everywhere. In addition to that every time you turn on the TV or open a magazine there’s an advertisement touting the wonders of these drinks.

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Tips For Diabetics
By Ed Barillas- Staff Writer Diabetes has an effect on more than 23 million Americans with 90 % of them having type 2 diabetes.  Diabetes was the sixth leading cause of death and the fifth leading cause of disease in men and women 2007.  So any tips and advice... Read more
Prevent Heart Disease
By Ed Barillas- Staff Writer preventing it by following some simple suggestions and by adopting a healthy lifestyle you can help yourself considerably regardless of past family history, age or sex. Do not smoke or use tobacco. Smoking is one of the primary risk factors in developing cardiovascular disease.... Read more