Posts Tagged ‘fatigue’

Having Foggy Memory? Don’t Forget to Deal With Stress

By Janet Martin

It is quite normal to forget where you have placed your keys or parked your car once in while. Everybody has dealt with such phenomena. However, if you keep on forgetting a lot of things, then you may need to see your doctor. Remember that even if you are getting older, it doesn’t mean that you should accept memory lapses and fogs as if they are inevitable age-related changes.

For so long, people were led to believe that difficulty in remembering things often are just symptoms of old age. Most of the time, however, fuzzy memory is actually caused by stress and anxiety. If you want to minimize or totally eliminate memory lapses, you should first alleviate stress or deal with what makes you feel anxious and tensed. Read the rest of this entry »

 

Poor Posture Contributing to Back Pain, Neck Pain and General Fatigue

By Angus Macnab

According to the British Chiropractic Association 32% of the population spends more than 10 hours per day sitting. It has been found from research that the 90 degree sitting position causes greater spinal disc movement than any other sitting position. Without careful thought and an understanding of how to maintain good posture throughout the day, whether at work or at home, illness can result caused by muscular, disc and joint disorders and constriction of blood vessels and nerves, all of which can contribute to back and neck pain, as well as headaches and fatigue. Read the rest of this entry »

 

Sports Massage – When Should You Get One?

By Korbin Newlyn

If you are an athlete or exercise frequently, you might go through muscle cramps or fatigue after attempting a new type of exercise routine or if you have been inactive for some time. A sports massage might be just what you would need to make sure your muscles are loosened up and prepared for your next game. Read the rest of this entry »

 

Posture – Why Should I Care?

By Gloria Hansen

Good posture makes everybody look 150 percent better. You look thinner – taller – and your clothes hang better. It is probably the most consistent connective thread running through every man and woman of style.

There is a certain magnetism, self-confidence, and to-the-manor-born charisma about a strong, graceful carriage. It is a body language that works.

But there is much more to good posture than your mother might have told you. It is during a state of ideal posture that the muscles will work most efficiently. Poor posture not only takes away from aesthetics, it compromises how we were designed to function, eventually leading to pain and/or injury.

Old, unconscious habits of misalignment, never detected and thus never corrected, directly cause muscle and joint pain, fatigue and general bodily difficulty. Most of us do not realize this crucial connection, much less know what to do about it. Read the rest of this entry »

 

Fibromyalgia (FMS)

By Laurie McKee

Fibromyalgia is a musculoskeletal pain and fatigue disorder for which the cause is unknown. Fibromyalgia means pain in the muscles, ligaments, tendons, and the soft tissues of the body. Read the rest of this entry »