Posts Categorized: Health and Fitness

Good posture – the four fundamentals.

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We are designed to stand up straight – with excellent posture; stand tall, scan the horizon and try to spot tonight’s dinner; then lope into action to catch it.  There are four fundamental parts of the old brain involved in standing up effortlessly tall: two help us bend forwards and two bend us backwards, so…
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First there were four and now there are five lobes of the brain – a key component in weight loss and getting healthier.

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The Insular Lobe of the brain is a recent discovery; because it is tucked away beneath the Parietal and Temporal lobes, it was largely ignored until we developed the MRI scanner.  And then neuroscientists found that, no matter what they were searching for, the most active part of the brain was always this Insular lobe…
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Ten possible causes of insomnia.

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When we fall asleep at night, we are designed to stay asleep until the next morning, when we should wake refreshed and ready for the next day’s action.  Small noises and sensations should not wake us up and neither should pain nor the desire to wee.  Part of our brain stem, called the Reticular Formation,…
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