The 6 Best Stretches to Relieve Your Neck Pain Quickly
Does your neck hurt? Has it been hard for you to accurately diagnose where it’s coming from and what’s causing it? The answers are logical and surprisingly insightful. Neck pain can often be caused by tight, sore muscles in your body. Experiencing stress of any kind can typically make your muscles stiff and inflexible, which can manifest as neck pain.
Causes of Neck Pain
Overuse of your neck muscles in an inappropriate position, which is usually caused by poor posture while doing everyday activities particularly in relation to computer or laptop use, can be a prime reason for muscle strain. This can lead to muscle spasms, headaches, and restriction of neck movements, usually leading to chronic neck pain.
Another possible cause of muscle sprain of the neck is sleeping in the wrong position. This … Read More »
7 Effective Exercises You Can Try At Home To Relieve Shoulder Pain
Ever encountered a shoulder pain after weightlifting or lifting your arm up to clean that top shelve? Most would brush it off as a common problem and hope the pain would go away, but it hardly does. Worse, it could develop into a serious problem.
The Cause? Biceps Tendinitis!
You might be moaning at the extremely scientific sounding name, but it is essential to know what’s causing that pesky pain you’re experiencing in your shoulder all the time! The Biceps tendon is a muscle in your shoulder but specifically, it is the tendon that connects your “big guns” to your shoulder bones.
It Can Get Worse And It Will Get Worse
Biceps Tendinitis is the inflammation of the tendon due to years of heavy lifting, or countless overhead motions that we do when we … Read More »
Feeling Short Of Breath Often? You Should Try These 5 Effective Home Remedies
If you tell your doctor about how easily you might be getting winded – he will probably link your being short of breath to a heart or lung issue, and he’d be right. Being short of breath can be linked to something as simple and commonplace as lung congestion or being overweight, and something as serious as heart disease and COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease).
It’s a big world of medical procedures and scientific names – and to get to the bottom of your shortness of breath, you’d have to consult a doctor.
However, you can try a few tested and trusted home remedies for this to nudge your sinus cavities open and perhaps even clear the congestion in your respiratory system. Here are a few home remedies and breathing … Read More »
How Drinking Chicken Soup Can Protect You From Cold And Flu
Chicken Soup For The Soul may be a good read, but drinking this bowl of steaming hot goodness is a far better way to fight off colds and coughs. What we may brush off as an old wives tale, has found scientific backing from the experts – chicken soup is a good aid that helps fight off cold, coughs and flu. While it’s not a substitute for medicine, it is certainly one home remedy that’s very effective.
So how exactly does this steaming goodness work its magic on cold and flu? Let’s count the ways.
1. Give You An Antioxidant Dose
Chicken soup can fight off infections for it contains a natural amino acid called cysteine. A form of this amino acid, called N-acetyl cysteine, is a powerful antioxidant and as we all know, … Read More »
If You Have This Key Behavior, You’ll Be More Successful Than 90% Of People
An important CEO decided to retire from his chocolate-making business empire that he had spent the past 40 years building. Gathering his two sons into the office, he announced that the younger son would take over with immediate effect.
The older son was so upset and didn’t understand why his younger brother would now be CEO of the family business. He questioned his father for hours asking why this was so.
Speaking to the older son, the father said: “Go out and find me an idea for a new chocolate flavour. Go to our suppliers and find out what new flavours we can invest in.”
The older son went off and returned proudly saying: “They can potentially supply us with new flavours including raspberry, coconut, and pistachio!”
Steve then asked the same of the … Read More »
Feeling Tired Because Of Low Blood Pressure? 6 Remedies To Clear The Symptoms
Low blood pressure (hypotension) happens when someone’s blood pressure is so low that it causes symptoms such as fainting, nausea, dizziness, tiredness, blurred vision, coldness and heart palpitations.
That isn’t to say that all low blood pressure is bad, as some people have naturally low blood pressure due to a healthy and active lifestyle. Normally they have a blood pressure reading of 120/89 mm Hg, which is lower than normal but still healthy. They don’t experience any negative symptoms because their blood pressure is still within the healthy range.
However, people with hypotension have a blood pressure reading of 90/60 mm Hg or lower. This causes symptoms such as dizziness because the heart struggles to pump enough blood to the organs in the body. These symptoms may be worse when … Read More »
Feel Drowsy After Meals? Eat These 5 Foods Next Time To Stabilize Your Blood Sugar
If you don’t have a family history of diabetes, chances are, you must be wondering why this article is of any interest to you. However, the fact is, eating unbalanced meals that cause blood sugar spikes can lead to the development of diabetes in your later years, family history notwithstanding.
A sure sign of your meals causing a blood glucose spike is if you feel particularly tired or drowsy after eating, since a higher than average blood glucose level does not make you more energetic, rather it’s exactly the opposite.
The reason you should care about that is because the constant high blood sugar level spikes can lead to dysfunction of insulin in your body and eventually lead to diabetes. You cannot change the fact that you will age, but … Read More »
How To Pick The Most Cost-Effective Charities For Your Donations On Giving Tuesday
Giving Tuesday is on November 29th and is the biggest day for donations in the year.
But, how exactly do you give wisely on Giving Tuesday?
There are millions of charities out there. Some charities are local and give back to their immediate communities, addressing local issues like homelessness and poverty in cities around you. Others give back on a global scale and do good by addressing suffering and increasing abundance around the world through charities that address world hunger, disaster relief, epidemics and pandemics, etc.
So what does that mean for your donations? Well, every time you donate, you make a choice of how much good you want to do with your money. By making a donation, you are using your money to produce a certain amount of “good” in the world. By donating … Read More »
8 Tips for Creating New Habits
“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle
You are in a slump and decide you need to make some changes in your life. You decide that the time has come to really solidify your life goals and create some new habits in order to reach them. You realize that you are master of your own destiny and only you can change your life by changing your habits. Knowing you need new habits and creating them, however, is not always easy. The good news is that once established, your new habits will become automatic and you won’t have to think about them anymore. Your new habits will become your regular habits and will become part of your daily life. The following tips will get you started on your … Read More »
4 Tips For A Memorable Christmas Holiday Season
All around the globe, the approaching holiday season brings with it a few days or weeks of excitement. Merry moments and family-togetherness are its major features and most families would never afford to miss this. Everyone wants to have fun-filled and merry moments as always imagined all through the year. But, how do you really make it a “wow” experience? How do you intend to give the kids and every other family member moments to remember all through next year, so much so that they wish the next holiday season could be in the next few weeks? Just thinking about the season holiday and wishing it will be the best doesn’t make it so, but what you do or how you plan the holiday season does.
Many people still believe it’s all about showering … Read More »