How Hot Tubs Help
According to the Mayo Clinic, “fibromyalgia is a disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory and mood issues. Researchers believe that fibromyalgia amplifies painful sensations by affecting the way your brain processes pain signals.
Every year come the fall and winter, it is easy to tell that cold and flu season has arrived. We begin pulling out tissue boxes and cough syrup as each member of the family falls prey to the sniffles.
Exercise has been proven to improve the health of those suffering from type one and two diabetes. In general, improved circulation and weight loss have led to improvements. There have been studies conducted that show that immersion in a Jacuzzi can lead to similar benefits.
According to Dr. Cynthia Labella, Associate Professor in pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, as reported by ABC News, kids are becoming increasingly competitive as athletes, spending more time on one sport. According to a study from the Government of Canada, almost 50% of students today participate in sports activities. According to the study, approximately 1 in 4 families have a child that plays soccer regularly.
According to the Arthritis Society of Canada, arthritis is the third most common chronic condition reported by adults in Canada, and the single most common chronic condition in Canadian women. Caused by a number of factors, swelling and rubbing in the joints is extremely painful. The study also reports that a significant increase in the number of arthritis sufferers will occur as our aging population grows from 4.6 million in 2011 to an estimated 7.5 million individuals over the age of 65 by 2036.
A study conducted by the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention has indicated a growing trend in disturbed sleep patterns in North America. The study has confirmed that many people are sleeping less and the sleep they are getting isn’t as effective as it could be. They report that at least 70 million American suffer from chronic sleep conditions, and many more suffer from occasional sleeplessness.
The annual Gallup survey report (2007) has shown that stress has become more prevalent in North America than ever before: “more than 3 out of 4 Americans say they sometimes experience stress in their daily life, including roughly 4 out of 10 who experience it frequently.