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Oct 29, 2019

Three Tips for Good Health

  • First let me apologize for the bad static on the recording. Won't happen again.  
  • 12-year study of 26,000 American women.
  • Those who ate a diet very close to the Mediterranean Diet were found to have lower risks for inflammation as well as improvements in blood sugar, blood pressure, weight,...

Oct 21, 2019

Longer Purpose-Driven Life

  • What it is: study authors defined it as having an aim in life and goals.
  • Study shows lower risk of death from specific causes:
    • Cardiovascular disease
    • Blood conditions
    • Overall 
    • Digestive conditions
  • This was an "observational" study so association was not "proven".
  • The study authors cited 3...

Oct 14, 2019

Martial Arts Workouts For Your Health

  • Martial Arts are good for building agility, flexibility, and controlling emotions among many other things.
  • Studies have also found that they help with cognitive improvements, reductions in falls, and increases in balance, strength, and endurance. 
  • Tai Chi has been studied the most...

Oct 7, 2019

Pain - a self-fulfilling prophecy

  • Brain-imaging study confirms that our expectations can create our level of pain
  • Learn what the nocebo effect is as compared to the placebo effect
  • Mind-body connection is confirmed again in effects on illness, pain, and recovery
  • Positive expectations do help to speed recovery