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What is Dry Needling?

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What is Dry Needling?

Dry needling is used to treat muscle knots or trigger points as they are also known. Although dry needling is similar to traditional acupuncture, it differs in that it treats the muscle pain directly and is not based on traditional Chinese medicine. Dry needling is also known as medical acupuncture, as the basis of this therapy is derived and explained by western neuroanatomy and modern scientific study of the musculo-skeletal and nervous systems.

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How Thoughts and Feelings Affect Back Pain

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How Thoughts and Feelings Affect Back Pain

The theory, also called TMS (tension myoneural syndrome), is based on the belief that it is a psychosomatic illness which is causing chronic back, neck, and limb pain, which is not relieved by standard medical treatments. Although his theory has yet to be accepted by mainstream medicine, he has successfully treated and cured thousands of patients based on his theory.

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Is skipping meals bad for you? The real answer might surprise you.

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Is skipping meals bad for you? The real answer might surprise you.

With all the health and dietary advice going around, it can be hard to figure out what is right for you. Have you ever been told that breakfast is the most important meal of the day or that eating many small meals during the day is better for losing weight? I have. Lets take a look at the most recent research to set the record straight on how the frequency and intervals of our meals affect our body.

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Is Taurine the fountain of youth?

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Is Taurine the fountain of youth?

Taurine, a largely overlooked amino acid, has been named "The Wonder Molecule" (1) by some scientists. Others have labelled Taurine as the "Nutritional Factor for the Longevity of the Japanese" (2). 

Our reviewer happened to stumble upon this supplement while looking for a natural energy enhancer, and decided to give it a go. This is what she found:

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