Thursday , October 21 2021

Individual & social life

Body Mass Index (BMI)

Body Mass Index (BMI) The weight that is higher than what is considered as a healthy weight for a given height is described as overweight or obese. Body Mass Index, or BMI, is used as a screening tool for overweight or obesity. Adult Body Mass Index (BMI) Body Mass Index …

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Best herbs to grow at home

Best herbs to grow at home

Labels on store-bought herbs rarely reveal how plants are raised, let alone how long the ingredients are exposed to light and high temperatures while stored in their plastic containers. Grow your own to ensure the best quality and potency of your herbal remedies! “The primary benefit is being able to …

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ortopedic massage

Orthopedic Massage vs. Medical Massage: Are We Using the Correct Terminology? By James Waslaski Several weeks ago, after discussing my mother’s “medical” condition with her surgeon, I realized how vital it is for our profession to establish the differences between medical and orthopedic massage. My mother had a critical medical …

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massage

What is massage? Massage is a “hands-on” treatment in which a therapist manipulates muscles and other soft tissues of the body to improve health and well-being. Varieties of massage range from gentle stroking and kneading of muscles and other soft tissues to deeper manual techniques. Massage has been practiced as …

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there is another sleep disorder that people are less likely to discuss

Understanding Sexsomnia Everyone has heard of the sleepwalker, the sleep eater and the sleep talker. However, there is another sleep disorder that people are less likely to discuss: sexsomnia. What is Sexsomnia? Sexsomnia, also called sex sleep, was first identified in 1996 and is a classified sleep disorder characterized as …

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