Keena Hooker

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Can Changing the Fats in Your Diet Help With Chronic Pain?

The people studied had this level of pain for at least two years and were taking an average of six headache medications at the start of the study. Some of the participants had chronic migraine.<p>Researchers at the National Institutes of Health, led by Christopher Ramsden, M.D., have been looking at …

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8 Foods That Will Help You Get a Better Night's Sleep

You've brewed countless cups of chamomile, taken your fair share of restorative yoga classes, and even tried to shut the lights off just a little bit earlier. After all, quality z's affect everything from your eating habits to your immune system—and we doubt you have time to be bogged down by a …

How to be happy: follow these five easy steps

From a young age we are told to aim high. Yet the more driven we are, the more likely we are to feel miserable, says happiness expert Raj Raghunathan. Here’s what we should try instead<p>The key to happiness, according to the latest research, is knowing where to look. We’re conditioned from a young …

Happiness

How fat cells work and why it’s impossible to “burn” them off

When we think about our weight it’s often tied to how much fat we have in our bodies.<p>But in early 2016, scientists debunked body-mass index (BMI), a calculation of someone’s percentage of body fat based on their height and weight, as a measure (paywall) of overall health. The authors argued that …

What I Tell My Patients To Eat For Clear, Glowing Skin: A Hormone Expert Shares

<i>Dr. Sara Gottfried is a Harvard-trained MD, bestselling author, and leading expert on hormones. That's why were thrilled to team up with her for a</i> …

Wellness

Insomnia Linked To Abnormal Brain Connections In New Sleep Study

Insomnia is thought to affect one in three people in the UK.<p>People who suffer from insomnia are more likely to have damaged brain connections, a new …

The Most Important Thing For A Long Term Relationship That Many People Overlook

None of us are untouched by love. It is a basic human need to be desired and nurtured, and although there are many degrees and standards by which we …

30 Thoughts to Keep You Positive

There’s a lot out there written on conflict from how to ask what you really want and how to understand what the other side really wants.<p>But what I …

Here's How To Eat For Better Workout Results

Because housing a bag of cheese puffs after your run is apparently not the most productive strategy.

Nutrition

7 lethal things you must abandon when you get married

Marriage changes who you are. It changes your title, your social status and your name. So it's no wonder this change is going to require you to leave …

12 Tips To Fight Inflammation

Reduce inflammation in the body and be healthier and leaner—guaranteed! Inflammation is connected to obesity, fat gain, accelerated aging, …

3 Mental Training Tips for Getting Better at Dealing with Pain

Pain. Suffering. Misery.<p>As an endurance athlete, you’re going to encounter pain. You’re also expected to be able to tolerate and manage that pain. …

Top 10 Pitfalls to Weight Loss: Don't Make These Common Mistakes

A lack of <i>consistency</i> may be the most harmful trait if you are trying to lose weight. But, even if you are motivated and consistent with your exercise …

The 9 best ways to get rid of muscle cramps

You’ve probably been stopped in your tracks by a spasm the size of a golf ball in your calf, a charley horse, or a tremor that constricts your …

7 Timeless Strategies for Finding Inner Strength (When You Need it Most)

<i>“Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.”<br>― Maya Angelou</i>I’ve been volunteering as a counselor for underprivileged kids for the better part …

3 Mindfulness Practices That Blow Meditation Out Of The Water

Michael Singer, author of <i>The Surrender Experiment</i>, tells the story of a conversation he had when he was a young man. At a pause in the conversation, …

Mindfulness

Tips for Improving Your Sleep Quality for Ultimate Next-Day Energy

With all that being said, hopefully this can be a good starting point for you to figure out what does and doesn't improve the quality of your own sleep.<p>My Sleep Routine: Tips For Improving Your Sleep Quality For Next-Day Energy was originally posted on CapitolStartup.com<p>Even though the post …

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