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  • List of Health and Fitness Blogs
    By Health Blog on May 3, 2011 | 6 Comments6 Comments  Comments

    Know of a great health and fitness blog? I plan to collect and update this list as I find new health weblogs or when new blogs are submitted. The health blogs are listed alphabetically and I’ll try to check on them from time to time to make sure they’re still being updated and worth visiting.

    List of Health and Fitness Blog

    List of Health and Wellness Blogs Online

    Send your health blog to me (leave a comment below) and I’ll add it to the blog list below if I love it.

    • Dr. Pullen – An almost daily health blog by doctor Pullen who is a family physician practicing in Puyallup, WA, USA. Informative posts for getting healthy and staying well.
    • Dr. Weil’s Blog – If you have read Dr. Weil’s books or listened to his audiobooks and like his ideas, you’ll also enjoy his daily blog. Filled with health news and tips on keeping healthy, with an alternative slant.
    • Men’s Health Blog – Entertaining list of health & fitness blogs for men which looks at topics like erectile dysfunction, working out, exercising, building muscle, losing your belly and other manly topics.
    • New York Times Health Blog – The health and wellness blog from the NY Times looks at news on keeping healthy and getting fit.
    • Wall Street Journal Health Blog – The WSJ health blog looks at pharmaceutical companies in the news, health discoveries, fitness tips and new developments in the health industry.
    • WebMD Blogs – List of all the health blogs on the WebMD website. Include blogs by experts on cholesterol, diabeties, diets, weight loss, healthy living, erectile dysfunction, health insurance, food, healthy cooking, breastfeeding, fitness, drugs, medicines and much.
    • Wheat Belly Blog – The blog by the author of the popular Wheat Belly book continues his discussion on the evils of wheat in our diet. Dr. William Davis has some great advice on his site.

    The list of health and wellness blogs will grow over time :-)

    Popularity: 18% [?]

  • Rids of Spinal Anguish
    By Health Blog on October 11, 2010 | 1 Comment1 Comment  Comments
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    back pain

    Now a days the more comfort raising more issues. It has become common that every one is striving for strain free and sweat less work. For which most of us prefer jobs in office rather than in field. Its not the case with only employee, but also with students who start sitting from the age of 4 and they continue until the end of the life. Despite of playing hours a student generally sits for 5 hours. This sophisticated life also raises many health issues. Among this most major issue is back pain.  Many of us generally concentrates on health tips of diet, heart etc., but no one will concerns of back pain unless we face it.

    Spine- keen point of back:

    Spinal is the group of bones which is of four regions. From the neck to the pelvis, its of cervical region, thoracic region, the lumbar region and the sacral region. All this regions work together and provide the support for holding body’s upper part weight. A tunnel exists along all the bones of back providing the protection from neck to the end of the spinal. Calcium and phosphate are the two minerals which make the bones strong and tuff to face the damage to certain extend. Considerably less amount of mineral can lead to back pain issues.

    Ligaments and Muscles of Back:

    Ligaments and muscles are the attached supports offering the maximum energy on it. Ligaments are the one which holds the muscles and bones from the neck to the tip of the bone. This ligaments are of elastic to certain extend and they offer flexibility of only one side to maximum extend.  Any accidents or back pains are due to the cause of poor performance of ligaments.

    Muscles are the founders of spinal cord having the complete flexibility and providing maximum support to hold the weight of the body and easy movements. Muscles are the one having the maximum stretching and contracting ability unlike the ligaments.

    Rid of Backpain

    Rid of Backpain

    Joints and Nerves:

    Facet joints are the part of spinal cord which are of four parts got attached to each other and will rub during its movements. They got located at the back side of the spinal cord and their purpose is to protect the spinal bones. These joints are meant for the free movements of the body. On irritation or injury, they cause severe pain in complete back pain.

    Nerves, the messenger  is the other important relevant concepts of spinal cord. This passes through the spinal cord bones from the brain and gets connected to the rest of the body. This makes the body to interact with every part of body.

    All together forms the complete working of your spinal cord. Any injury or stress or lack of minerals can lead to the  pain which may be resolvable or may not be. So proper treatment and rids are pretty essential to gain the relief in shorter time.

    Immediate Rids:

    Try to give rest to the back, when it feels stressed and tired as back is the main part of the body and nothing can be done without it. Its quite important to provide maximum relief.

    Move your Body: Don’t get fixed to the desktop more than hour. Even in office try to move your body, have a small walk and provide relief to back for every half an hour.

    Ice for Inflammation: Apply ice over the swelled part of back which reduces the pain and yields an instant relief.

    Compress Massage: Prefer for compression or massage on back where you feel pain. With this the over flow of blood over back will returns to its normal flow.

    Consult Doctor:Frequent pain of back need to be resolved soon by consulting doctor, as the risk of severe cases of back pain can be avoided.

    Popularity: 10% [?]

  • Lean Back and Relax for a stress reliving spa
    By Health Blog on October 8, 2010 | No Comments  Comments

    The simple and easy way to relax your body is to go either for a massage or to a spa. I prefer to go to spa as it offers more facilities and also provides more comfort. Though there are various spas in the country, I personally prefer the special spa residing at Dallas; I call it as Dallas massage therapy center. No other massage center can match to their superior service. Not only that, they have various packages and offers though out the year. If you are planning to go for a massage therapy or yoga classes, don’t miss this famous health club.

    They offer facials, waxing, body massage, Dead Sea Mud Wrapping Remedy, Remedied Salt Scrub, Shiatsu, Dallas massage, Thai Massage, Myo-Fascial Release, many more… etc. If you combine 2 or 3 services, you get 20% and 30% off. They do sell lot of products too ranging from Skin Cleansers, Peels, Mud Clays, Mositurizers and more. All of them are organic, natural and non-toxic. So, if you are ever going to Dallas, don’t miss this massage Dallas health center. You will definitely get impressed and you will visit it again and again for sure.

    Popularity: 6% [?]

  • Long-term weight loss plans
    By Health Blog on October 3, 2010 | No Comments  Comments

    It is not fun to be overweight. Apart from the irritation of being teased by friends, you also have some other personal problems to deal with, including difficulties in moving and problems with sleep. More non-immediate problems may include heart diseases, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Weight loss programmes are in vogue to help obese or overweight people address their issues more effectively and on a long-term basis. A good weight loss regime gives you the confidence to not put on excess fat while you still have the luxury to eat and live on your own terms.

    The secret to long-term weight loss
    The simplest secret to long-term weight loss is regular exercise with a healthy weight loss diet. Slimming supplements can take you to a certain level, but your lifestyle must take over from there. It is what you eat and how much physically active you are that set your waistline right and keep it that way. So to start burning fat, you must get out of your head the false notion that a controlled low-calorie diet helps everyone. It does not. Each person is different and what works for one may not work for another.

    Exploring weight loss options
    It is important to know what options you have to shed fats, get in shape and stay in shape! A weight loss diet may be helpful for you only if you are ready to exercise regularly. If you are leading a completely sedentary lifestyle, even slimming diets may not work for you. Similarly, weight loss pills can help you lose the extra fat your body consumes when you down those cheeseburgers with gusto. Some weight loss tablets act as fat inhibitors and prevent absorption of dietary fat. Fat blocker pills can take up to 6 months to reflect the intended results.

    Common sense weight loss tips
    Do you know your body is more comfortable with smaller meals taken at regular intervals than with heavier meals taken twice a day? Experts say that taking soy cheese or a pear every 2-3 hours is a perfect start to a long-term weight loss regimen.

    Eating slowly not just allows you to savour the taste, but also gives your brain the time it needs to realise whether or not it is full. So do not gobble your food. Take your time, enjoy.

    Setting your perspective right is important for any long-term weight loss programme. Ask yourself where you want to see yourself around this time the next year – healthier or just slimmer? The first option is far better than the second, so plan your lifestyle accordingly.

    Popularity: 7% [?]

  • Healthy Diet for Fatty Brain
    By Health Blog on September 30, 2010 | 1 Comment1 Comment  Comments
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    Healthy Food for Brain

    From the day of birth we start learning many things, we remember them and we implement and retrieve when it’s required. This process continuous from the day one to your last breathes of our life. This is because of our human brain which makes us to perform this many things and remembers all of them. In order to retain some energy and find some growth in body, we consume and chew many food items. We also prefer for various nutritious and protein based food rather than normal one. When it’s the case with outer visible part of body, then what’s the case with brain which makes us do such things, which handles such issues, which maintains database used by us for our life time. Yes, it also desires for some nutritious food which enriches its ability to work firmly and give accurate content when it’s needed. Else it also faces some problems while storing and retrieving important information. This article enlightens rich food which is essential for the effective working of human brain.

    Brain Needs: A low saturated fats with less sugar and rich in lean proteins improves the strength of brain and effects on memory power. There are many types of food items which are enriched with these nutritious and this can protect the brain and nourishes it. Apart from all brain needs some balanced chemicals which work for good sleep, providing pleasant mood and sharpness to react effectively. This can be possible when a person acquire maximum healthy and nutritious diet of brain.

    Food for Neurotransmitter:
    Prefer for the food which offers choline. Choline is quite essential for the acetylcholine. Acetylcholine is a neurotransmitter in brain passing the messages to other parts of brain and stores the information in different parts of brain. Egg is highly rich for choline. Apart from choline, neurotransmitter also needs B-vitamin and proteins which can be perceived by consuming moderate level of beef, lamb, and turkey. Turkey enriches neurotransmitter with tryptophan and it acts as precursor to the brain neurotransmitter serotonin. Selenium is the one which ensures the prevention from any brain damage and it is offered by lamb. A stable of beans can enrich your health as it converts all the food to energy and synthesize acetylcholine.

    Growth of the brain

    Growth of the brain

    Rich Fats for Healthy Brain Growth:
    Structurally brain is of 60% fat. A food with rich of fat can improve the brain growth and enriches the memory power. Many researches and articles ensure us that the fatty food can prevents the brain’s oxidative damage of brain organs which are meant of fat. Vitamin E, Vitamin B3 can protect the cognitive decline of the brain.

    Anti Oxidant rich Food:
    Anti oxidant are the one which preserve the brain from free radical damages. This can be possible when the diet includes the rich magnesium, copper, Riboflavin, Vitamin B6, folate. All this important proteins can prevent the brain damages, enriches the neurotransmissions. This will more in fruits like strawberries, cranberries, blue berries and grapes. Apart from these potatoes, spinach also has a prominent role in enriching these proteins in human.

    Grains preventing Migraine:
    Consume grains which are rich of magnesium. Magnesium can prevent the brain nerves from migraine which generally occurs due to the stress. Grains like quina, barley and brown rice can relax the blood vessels and improves the blood flow.

    Popularity: 4% [?]