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How Many Pedometer Steps Per Day Are Enough?

By Wendy Bumgardner

How many steps per day are enough? You may wonder whether 10,000 steps per day is the right number to set as the daily target on your fitness tracker. Where did that number come from and is it a good goal for most people? Does it really indicate that you are getting enough exercise for Read more

How to Support Autism Awareness Month this April

Ladislas de Toldi , Contributor

What is Autism Awareness Month? 

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a complex developmental disorder that affects a person’s ability to communicate and interact with others. More than 3.5 million Americans currently live with ASD, and 1 in 68 children are born with a variation of it, so it’s likely you know, whether Read more

Dr. Christine Horner – Radio Interview

Click on the following link to hear Dr. Christine Horner’s latest radio interview where she mentions the Life Vessel.

She discusses the Life Vessel around 4 minutes 12 seconds and then again around the 1 hour 11 minute mark.

Please click on the picture below to listen.

Ep #510 – Dr. Christine Horner – Energy Medicine, Sleep, Ayurveda, Sailing Through Chemo & Easy Principles To Radically Improve Your Health!

10 Ways To Celebrate National Stress Awareness Month

by Will Bowen
Since April is National Stress-Awareness Month, I thought the best way to celebrate it would be by creating less stress in our own lives. So here is a list of 10 positive ways you can respond to the stress in your life and keep your own stress levels in check.
Everyone feels stressed from Read more

The Power of Music To Reduce Stress

By Jane Collingwood

The soothing power of music is well-established. It has a unique link to our emotions, so can be an extremely effective stress management tool.

Listening to music can have a tremendously relaxing effect on our minds and bodies, especially slow, quiet classical music. This type of music can have a beneficial effect on our Read more

10 Healthy Late-Night Snacks

By Shereen Lehman, MS

It’s late at night and you’re hungry. Maybe you’ve had a busy evening and just got home or perhaps you just can’t sleep and your stomach is letting you know it’s empty. So, what are some quick and healthy snack ideas that are good for a late-night snack? Here are some of Read more

10 Ways to Celebrate National Stress Awareness Month

Everyone feels stressed from time to time. If left unchecked, it tends to be a real joy-killer. This, of course, makes it harder for us to live Complaint-Free, happy lives. Stress can also lead to a number of major health problems, ranging anywhere from anxiety to severe depression and from mild acne to life-threatening heart Read more

What Are Common Headache Triggers?

By Colleen Doherty, MD

There are lots of headache triggers — some easier to avoid than others. If you cannot avoid or minimize them, coping is your next best option. Here is a look at 10 common headache triggers in no particular order.
Holiday Headaches
Certainly the stress of seeing family, hosting, and all the delicious foods and Read more

The Surprising Psychological Benefits of Music

By Kendra Cherry

Listening to music can be entertaining, but is it possible that it might make you healthier? Music can be a source of pleasure and contentment, but research has also shown that there are many different psychological benefits as well.

The notion that music can influence your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors probably doesn’t come Read more

Stress and Heart Disease: A Clear Relationship

By Richard N. Fogoros, MD

Most physicians now believe that emotional stress can contribute to the development of heart disease.

Stress appears to lead to heart disease in at least two ways. First, if you experience chronic emotional stress, you may be more likely to develop atherosclerosis, the disease process that produces coronary artery disease (CAD), stroke Read more