Acupressure is a 5,000-year-old Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) therapy involving the placement of physical pressure (using fingertips or other devices) on specific locations on the body. The goal is to bring relief of problematic symptoms b... Read more
When you're told that exercise improves your heart health, you probably think of cardio exercise, right? After all, "cardio" is short for "cardiovascular" exercise, named as such because it utilizes the cardiorespiratory syste... Read more
Diabetes is a disease that can be prevented in most cases and treated successfully in the rest. But improper management of this disease can cause serious complications in many different areas of the body. If you have diabetes or are at risk for devel... Read more
Beginning an exercise program can be very overwhelming-- even painful if you aren’t careful. Warming your body up prior to exercise is very important for your health (and safety) and will also help you enjoy your workouts more. Warming up f... Read more
High-flying fighters. Hand-to-hand combat. Is this what you picture when you think about Tai Chi? Perhaps it is time to re-examine your notions about this ancient Chinese discipline, which is most commonly used as a system of medit... Read more
I had an account with SP a couple of years ago... and felt it did a lot of help. I was seeing results and I felt motivated and happy. Then my father passed away... I fell off the wagon and put on 30+ lbs. I was no longer motivated, no longer happy... Read more
In life things do go wrong. It pays to always have something to fall back on when you feel the need to bing. We are not dealing with the why here. Do we really need history of your pain to try to change? Let's just move forward. Like a habit, physic... Read more
Got this idea from THE SPARK book! I like it! Starting at 200 lbs
1. One pound reward=new song for my MP3
2. Five pound reward= a day off to do ( or not do) whatever I want all day long
3. Ten pound reward=Kindle book of my choice ( I am usua... Read more
I have been trying to loose weight for eight years now. I had gained 83 pounds during my pregnancy. My husband is VERY good at spoiling me. LOL But I struggle with anxiety and panic disorders. I have had very hard time getting my heart ra... Read more
If your itching, any number of reasons can cause it, but be aware that this could by an early sign of diabetes. Uric acid in your system could be the culprit or sugar. For a diabetic the itches can drive you mad sometimes &it can happen with or wit... Read more
I thought I was a freak when I complained to my doctor that my feet go numb!!! on the ET and she responded "What? I've never heard of that" so I got on SP and found a lot from others about this. My tip....lift your feet at the upper point of the circ... Read more
The winner is: HITEKFRED! You might have tried massage, but have you tried acupressure? Acupressure delivers therapeutic pressure as a way to stimulate discrete points on the body or relieve pain or tension.
I recently started seeing acupres... Read more
Keep your batteries charged well into the eveningRecharge the Right WayIf you feel a yawn coming on not long after lunch, you’ve fallen for the P.M. slump. Stay awake the healthy way with natural energy boosters. From simple tricks to smart sna... Read more
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkTeams, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.