Health and Massage

Massage affects the body as a whole. To understand how massage therapy works, some of the physiological effects of massage need to be briefly examined. Massage is known to increase the circulation of blood and flow of lymph. The direct mechanical effect of rhythmically applied manual pressure and movement used in massage can dramatically increase …

Why Use Health Supplements?

Uses of supplements Health supplements are used for a number of reasons like body building, weight loss, skin therapy, anti-stress therapy and even to battle memory loss. They are used along with proper diet and exercise to deal with the problems. Most of these are very effective and harmless. These are approved for usage after …

Comparison of Health Insurance Schemes for Senior Citizens

It is absolutely vital that as one approaches old age, one has a substantial health insurance cover. The probability that one’s health care expenses would increase substantially is almost a given. In this piece we look and compare the different health insurance plans that are available in the market for senior citizens. While every health …

Community Needs Health Assessment

In 2012 the Internal Revenue Service mandated that all non-profit hospitals undertake a community health needs assessment (CHNA) that year and every three years thereafter. Further, these hospitals need to file a report every year thereafter detailing the progress that the community is making towards meeting the indicated needs. This type of assessment is a …

Is Frequent Masturbation Causing Penis Health Problems?

Although masturbation is a normal and healthy sexual impulse, there can be such a thing as too much masturbation. Unfortunately, the embarrassment most men feel when talking about issues of a sexual nature means that many of them are completely unaware about how much damage excessive masturbation can do to their penises. How much is …

Podiatry Treatment Addresses Many Health Challenges

While many consider podiatry to be an exclusive realm of all things below the ankle, the truth is that treatment of injuries and other problems of the feet affect the whole body. When the biomechanics of walking are misaligned by damage to the feet, it can cause overarching issues in the legs, knees, hips, and …

Top Mobile Apps for Monitoring Health and Fitness

Healthcare costs are rising for consumers and for companies providing health insurance to their employees. One solution many companies have explored to help mitigate healthcare costs has been to encourage individuals to focus on preventative care and overall healthy lifestyle choices. When people develop healthy habits, the need for medical care tends to go down …

12 REAL Wellness Steps to Good Health

Introduction I recently wrote a critique of Dr. Ken Cooper’s “12 Steps to Good Health.” One reader suggested that I offer my own 12 Steps to Good Health. So I did. Enjoy. 1. The WELLNESS REPORT Subscribe to the AWR and read a total of 12 editions. This should not be difficult. Subscriptions are free …