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How Shiatsu Massage Reduces Both Stress & Pain

According to the American Massage Therapy Association, between July 2016 and July 2017, surveys reveal that approximately 19–24 percent of adult Americans have had a massage at least once in that one year time frame. (1) Shiatsu massage, which I’m about to tell you all about it, is one of …

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Vaginal Bleeding: What’s Normal & What’s Not (+ 6 Natural Tips for Women’s Health)

Most women of child-bearing age experience normal vaginal bleeding associated with their menstrual cycle. However, women of all ages can experience abnormal vaginal bleeding, including spotting between periods caused by reproductive system problems, underlying medical problems or because of certain medications. To be considered abnormal, the vaginal bleeding occurs outside …

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Best Pre-Workout Foods (+ Best Foods for Athletes)

by Rachael Link, MS, RD It’s no secret that hitting the gym is important when it comes to gaining muscle mass and improving performance. But if you’re not paying attention to what you’re putting on your plate, it can be nearly impossible to make any progress, even with the most …

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Diastasis Recti + Safe Ways to Get Your Abs Back

Diastasis recti — another name for separation of the outermost abdominal muscles — mostly affects women during pregnancy and/or in the 12 months after childbirth. (1) However, moms-to-be and new moms are not the only ones who develop diastasis recti — it can also occur in men and even children. In …

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