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Lower Back Pain: Common Problem

by Kimberly Hays June 23rd, 2016
Lower back pain is a common condition. It affects 90% of adults in the U.S. at some point in their lives. It is also a symptom, and not a disease, and most often, actually 80% of the time, a physical examination cannot determine the cause. Usually when no specific
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Building Meaningful Relationships

by Lori Sciame June 16th, 2016
My relationship post this week is in honor of National Men's Health Month. This is because building meaningful relationships with peers has a direct correspondence with a man's mental health.  In essence, although many men tend to not like talking about emotions, they still benefit from the company of male friends.  In tough times, male friends may not discuss issues non stop like the majority of females do, but they still offer support and reassurance; therefore, men need to
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Men Need to Monitor Health

by Jessica B. June 9th, 2016
If you are an average American man, chances are you only see a health care professional when you are ill or concerned about symptoms, but for many, it is too late. Well visits are an important part of your overall health.

This month is Men’s Health Month, and well visits are an important part of maintaining health, particularly for middle-aged men.

It may be difficult to find the time, working full time, and with a family, to squeeze in a doctor’s
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  • Vitamins, Minerals, and Supplements

    by Kimberly Hays June 2nd, 2016
    While the nutrition from the food we eat and the vitamins we take are equal for both men and women as far as national guidelines, we often think that is all that both sexes need. Actually, because men frequently exercise strenuously, and they have to deal with erectile dysfunction and other reproductive organ issues, there are specific minerals, vitamins, and other supplements they should take to meet the body’s
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  • Spirulina: A Special Superfood

    by Lori Sciame May 12th, 2016
    There is a superfood that you need to learn more about if you haven't heard of it yet.  Spirulina, a blue green algae present in both fresh and salt water, has been named one of the best diet additives.  It is full of vitamins and protein, plus some believe that the substance is beneficial in ridding the body of radiation. If the thought of eating algae doesn't appeal to
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  • How to Replenish Quickly

    by Lori Sciame May 5th, 2016
    Anyone who exercises for 90 minutes or more knows how important it is to replace lost energy quickly. What an athlete needs, then, is a substance to introduce fuel back into the body as fast as possible. There are many ways to do this, but ingesting gels or Gatorade are two of the quickest and easiest.  Read this article on our sister website, My Fitness Tunes, to
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All health and medical information is provided for educational purposes and is not meant to replace the medical advice or treatment of your healthcare professional.