Do Your Breasts Hurt When Exercising?

do your breasts make it harder to exercise

It can be hard to find the time and motivation to fit in regular workouts, but 17 percent of women say they’ve skipped workouts because of a perhaps lesser-known reason -- their breasts.[i] Breasts were actually the fourth greatest barrier to physical activity uncovered by researchers in a study published in the Journal o … Read More

Filed Under: Women's Health
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Is Antiperspirant Dangerous? (Plus the surprising time “experts” say to apply it.)

is antiperspirant dangerous

Any time you apply a chemical substance to your body, be it hand lotion, shaving cream or underarm antiperspirant, you run the risk of exposure to potentially harmful toxins. In the case of antiperspirant, one of the main “chemicals” of concern is aluminum (which is actually a heavy metal, not a chemical). Aluminum is the … Read More

Filed Under: Environmental Toxins
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

How Often Should You Replace Your Pillow?

how often should you replace your pillow

America has very much become a “throwaway” society, but there’s one area where we may be holding on to an item for too long … our pillows. Most people use the same pillow for more than three years, according to a study by Ergoflex UK.[i] For some, it becomes like a security blanket, something you can’t possibly imagine sleep … Read More

Filed Under: General Health
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Pain-Free People Know 7 Things That Pain Sufferers Don’t

things pain free people know that pain sufferers don't

Nearly half of U.S. adults (47 percent) struggle with at least one type of chronic pain, according to a survey of 353,000 people from Gallup-Healthways.[i] Among them, 31 percent have neck or back pain, 26 percent have leg or knee pain, and 18 percent have another kind of pain. Further, among those in their late-40s to la … Read More

Filed Under: Pain and Inflammation
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

My STRONG Recommendation If You’re on “Dancing With the Stars”

It’s nearly impossible to watch an episode of “Dancing With the Stars” (DWTS) without marveling over the sheer athleticism of the contestants. Competitive ballroom dancing is easily one of the most taxing, most demanding of physical feats. As reported by the Associated Press (AP):[i] “Even Olympians have been felled by the … Read More

Filed Under: Pain and Inflammation
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

8 Fastest Ways to Freshen Your Breath Naturally

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Brushing and flossing your teeth regularly is probably the best way to keep bad breath, or halitosis, at bay. That and avoiding some of the most common bad-breath offenders, like tobacco products, onions and garlic, can keep your breath fresh most of the day. But you probably know that already. So let’s say you’ve forgone … Read More

Filed Under: General Health
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

19 Awesome Uses for Apple Cider Vinegar

The first vinegar is said to have been created on accident, after grape juice was left to sit out for too long. The juice first turned into wine and then into vinegar, and today the literal meaning of vinegar (in French) is actually “sour wine.” Vinegar has been valued since ancient times for its medicinal properties. Eve … Read More

Filed Under: General Health
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Is It Best to Shower in the Morning or Evening?

It’s one of the great questions in life: should you shower in the morning or at night? Each side definitely has its devotees, while others simply allow their schedule to dictate when’s the best time to wash up. But let’s say you have time both morning and night for a shower. Is one truly better than the other? It turns ou … Read More

Filed Under: General Health
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

11 Signs of Dementia to Watch For

… Plus an 8-Question Dementia Risk Quiz Earlier this year, stunning new research was published showing the biological processes that lead to mental decline and eventually dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, start 18 years before symptoms appear.[i] The researchers followed more than 2,000 participants for 18 years a … Read More

Filed Under: Alzheimer's
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

FDA Revs Up WARNING on Ibuprofen, Aspirin, and Other NSAIDS

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has known for years that taking popular nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil), Aleve and Celebrex may be dangerous for your heart. It was 2005 when the agency first warned that taking NASIDs increases your risk of heart attack or stroke, … Read More

Filed Under: Medications
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,