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Posted on March 13, 2015 by Demos Health | 0 comments
Demos Health is proud to announce that four of our titles have been selected as finalists for Foreword Reviews' INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards....
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Posted on March 3, 2015 by Demos Health | 0 comments
Q: I have restless legs syndrome and do not like taking medications. Is there anything I can do that does not include oral medications? A: Yes. Although not as successful as medication, non-pharmacological treatments are available. These include improving sleep hygiene with a regular sleep-wake time, avoiding caffeine, alcohol, and nicotine and, lastly, performing moderate daily exercise. Some patients report that acupuncture and massage are helpful. These...
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Posted on February 21, 2015 by Gina Harney | 0 comments
Today, I have a new workout for you that’s a mixture of two of my favorite things: Tabata and strength. You can read more about Tabata training here, but it’s a time-efficient way to maximize your cardio sessions. You work as hard as possible for 20 seconds, rest for 10, and complete 8 rounds for a total of 4 minutes in each Tabata rounds. Since you’re working to your personal maximum effort, you are huffing and puffing...
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Posted on February 20, 2015 by Demos Health | 0 comments
The road to heart disease starts in childhood. To prevent it, we need to do the same. In this excerpt from the ASPC Manual of Preventive Cardiology, authors Benjamin Oldfield,...
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Posted on February 13, 2015 by Gina Harney | 0 comments
It’s been a little while since I’ve done a reader’s request, so here’s a recent one I received that I thought would be perfect for today. Hey Gina, I love your blog! I had a reader’s request for you: how do you always stay motivated to work out and eat well? I try to do it consistently, but sometimes fall off the wagon for days or weeks at a time. Also, it’s hard for me to stick with it if I don’t...