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Gaining Control of the Body with Biofeedback

Gaining Control of the Body with Biofeedback

What do your heart rate, skin temperature and blood pressure all have in common? They are all automatic functions controlled by the nervous system. In other words, they are bodily processes that don’t require conscious thought. Though we never think ...

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The Importance of Protein Past Fifty

The Importance of Protein Past Fifty

Even if you’re not trying to bulk up, protein should still account for a specific portion of your diet. Adult women need about 46 grams of protein per day, whereas males aged eighteen and up need 56 grams. Our bodies’ ...

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Preventing Common Sports Injuries

Preventing Common Sports Injuries

It goes without saying that participating in organized sports is a great way of getting and staying in shape. Unfortunately, such activities also place the body at risk of injury. While there is no way to completely avoid getting hurt ...

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How Stem Cells Made Old Mice Young Again

How Stem Cells Made Old Mice Young Again

It’s hard not to be excited by the prospect of stem cell research. With their ability to develop into various tissue and organ cells, researchers believe that stem cells could one day be used to address serious health problems. Furthermore, ...

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Could Stem Cells Prevent Muscle Loss?

Could Stem Cells Prevent Muscle Loss?

Even if you don’t much about them, there’s a good chance you’ve heard about “stem cells” at some point in the past. Stem cells play a major role in the body, and therefore get plenty of attention from medical researchers, ...

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Growing Human Muscle – With Pig Tissue

Growing Human Muscle – With Pig Tissue

Regardless of your level of physical activity, it’s a good bet that you’ll suffer at least a few physical injuries in your lifetime. Many of these bumps and bruises are relatively minor, and the body recovers fairly quickly. Unfortunately, this ...

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Can Getting a Massage be Good for Your Health?

Can Getting a Massage be Good for Your Health?

Massages are generally thought of as a technique for helping the body to relax. Judging by the amount of money Americans spend on them, it seems that massages are very effective in helping customers unwind. The American Massage Therapy Association ...

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Treating Muscle Spasms in Your Back and Neck

Treating Muscle Spasms in Your Back and Neck

At some point in your life, you’ve probably injured a muscle performing some kind of activity, and might have suffered from muscle spasms afterward. Muscle spasms are a nagging problem for many Americans, and can be bothersome for days on ...

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