Natural Pain Remedies

You could pop a couple of NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) to reduce the pain and soreness that can be associated with exercise, or you could eat some sweet potatoes, oranges, strawberries, ginger, and pineapple, for example. Each of these foods (and there are many others) has natural anti-inflammatory properties and can actually help to strengthen… Read More

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Optimise Your Fitness Training Regimen by Adding CBD Supplements

Cannabidiol can be a vital part of many workout routines, because athletes find it so effective at: Reducing pain from overexertion; and Boosting efficient recovery. The non-psychoactive substance is pressed from the flowers of a relative of the cannabis plant that cannot produce marijuana’s mind-altering effects. The compound is legal in all 50 states, of… Read More

How CBD Oil Can Help With Pain Management And Staying Fit

When you have to deal with a recurring injury or chronic pain, the ability to stay fit and healthy can be drastically diminished. Getting up and moving around can be nearly impossible for some people and can lead to even more complex health issues. Even on the days where you feel great and have lots… Read More

Is Muscle Fn14 Gene Expression Associated with Fat-Free Mass Retention during Energy Deficit at High Altitude?

Research Paper Title Muscle Fn14 gene expression is associated with fat-free mass retention during energy deficit at high altitude. Background Intramuscular factors that modulate fat-free mass (FFM) loss in lowlanders exposed to energy deficit during high-altitude (HA) sojourns remain unclear. Muscle inflammation may contribute to FFM loss at HA by inducing atrophy and inhibiting myogenesis… Read More

Meditation: Yoga & DNA

“MEDITATION doesn’t just calm the mind – it may affect our DNA too. “Mind-body practices” such as mindfulness meditation are claimed to protect against stress-related diseases, but how these might improve physical health is unclear. Ivana Buric of Coventry University, UK, and her colleagues [(2017)] have now conducted the first systematic review of studies that have examined gene activity… Read More

Ferritin Levels: Iron Deficiency & Overload

Research Paper Title Interpreting Raised Serum Ferritin Levels. Abstract A 60 year old businessman attended his general practitioner after an insurance medical examination at which abnormal liver function tests had been noted (alanine aminotransferase 70 IU/L (normal range 10-40 IU/L) and γ-glutamyltransferase 120 IU/L (normal range 0-37 IU/L)). He was otherwise fit and well and not taking regular medication. His… Read More