Categories Archives: Wellness

Bad to the Bone:  Osteoporosis and Exercise.

A frail, severely slumped elderly woman who coughs and fractures a rib or pushes a door and breaks a wrist, is the image of osteoporosis. It is true that older women are the demographic most commonly afflicted with osteoporosis, the debilitating disease w ...

Let’s Ride!.

Three area trails offer bicyclists a choice of easy outdoor getaways. The Safety Harbor area offers numerous opportunities for bicycling enthusiasts to enjoy easy recreational rides filled with scenic beauty and native wildlife. Three outstanding rides ca ...

Spring Cleaning for Your Best Health.

Thank goodness spring is a time of renewal. Because if your post-winter yard is like mine it looks like it was hit by napalm. As the foliage perks up so will our spirits and energy levels. But there’s an often overlooked aspect of spring as important to ...

Party-Proof Your Liver.

I was chatting with a girlfriend the other day when the conversation turned to the approaching holiday season… particularly the plethora of parties and the partaking of copious amounts of holiday cheer. “Yep, I love the holidays”, she said, “b ...

Love The Skin You’re In.

Microneedling Offers Long Lasting Skin Rejuvenation What originally started as a handheld tool with a barrel at the end of it has evolved into an electric pen that creates microscopic punctures in the skin with virtually no pain, stimulating the brain  ...

Take a Deep Breath.

Breathing, it is something we all do, all the time, and yet many of us do it very poorly. Take a deep breath. Now exhale and let it go. If you are like many people, as you inhale, your shoulders rise to your ears. Then as you exhale, your belly relaxes fo ...

Aaah-Choo!.

Stop Sneezing and Start Living Right If you’re among the millions of Americans made miserable by the spring pollen assault, take heart. Hmmm. I should rephrase that. If you count yourself among those allergy sufferers content with OTC and pharmaceutical ...

Get the Best From Your Exercise.

Yoga: Tuning In I began teaching group fitness back in the 80’s. Remember the high-impact jumping up and down and “No Pain, No Gain” and “Go for the Burn!” Well, that was me! I was super energetic and perky. Then I thought I’d earn a little mo ...