MASSAGE THERAPY BENEFITS

Research was performed on 53 healthy adults. Volunteers who received a 45-minute Swedish massage experienced significant decreases in the stress hormone cortisol in both blood and saliva; there also was a decrease in arginine vasopressin, a hormone that is a precursor to cortisol. To schedule your massage therapy appointment, call the Killingly office of ECRC-PT…

EXERCISES IMPROVE FUNCTION

Researchers at the Queen’s University, Kingsland, Ontario, Canada, and Columbia University, New York, conducted a randomized clinical trial involving 136 sedentary older adults who were abdominally obese, meaning they had a waist circumference of at least 40″ for men or 35″ for women. For 6 months, participants were randomly assigned to one of 4 groups:…

ARE YOU DIZZY? MAYBE WE CAN HELP!

As we get older we can add one more health issue to our list. Vertigo is a sudden sensation that you are unsteady or that your surroundings are moving. Health & Fitness: Vertigo is mysterious case for seniors ——————————————————————————– By DIANA ROSSETTI GateHouse News Service Posted Sep 30, 2008 @ 12:00 AM Printed in the…