Sleep

By Rita Giordano

Young children with developmental disorders, including autism, are at substantially greater risk of being overweight or obese than the general population of children the same ages, according to a new study from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, the University of Pennsylvania, Thomas Jefferson University, and five other research centers.

If you live with chronic pain, one of the most important things you can do for yourself is to learn how to manage pain flare-ups. A pain flare-up is a substantial increase in the intensity of an underlying chronic pain problem. While the change in pain level can be dramatic, it is not a new pain, but rather a significant exacerbation of a pain problem that already exists.

Dr. Peter Abaci Presenting at RSDSA Conference

Peter Abaci, MD is the co-founder and medical director of The Bay Area Pain and Wellness Center, author of, "Take Control of Your Pain", and a frequent contributor to WebMD, Pain Pathways, and Huffington Post. His objective is to teach you how to have a great life with CRPS.

This presentation is part of the broader discussion on integrated Solutions to CRPS, treating the whole person, and optimizing wellness.

The holiday season can be a challenging time for pain management.

Getting a truly restful night’s sleep is such a key ingredient in your cellular health and overall well-being. Missing out on even one deep sleep and REM cycle can reduce your vitality for the next day by 50 percent – it cuts your vitality in half! This increases your tendency to develop poor eating habits and overdose on caffeine, and it stresses your brain function, vision, hearing, and basically overtaxes your entire body.

Woman sleeping on yellow pillow

This is Health Revolution Radio, today's topic: The Importance of a Good Night's Sleep

Guest Speakers: Michael Sullivan and John Mckellar

Health advice to my younger self

The idea behind “How To Prevent Acne While You Sleep” was actually inspired by a pretty cool company using technology to keep skin clear in bed, which I’ll talk about more below. Since trying their product, I have gotten motivated to revamp my entire night routine. Believe it or not, your bedtime habits and routine have the ability to greatly impact your health and consequently your complexion.  The term beauty sleep...

A Power-over-Pain Handout

Kerry Eid, SPT • Kathleen Metzker, MPH • Lindsay M Edwards, MA, LPC, R-DMT
Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions, Philadelphia Pennsylvania 


 

Girl holding face in pain

There is never a good time for a migraine headache, but migraines can be especially troubling during the hectic holiday season that is upon us. In fact, this time of year can be a real challenge for many when it comes to headache prevention. While good cheer is the name of the game, the holidays can be a time for late night parties and gatherings, frantic schedules, long-distance traveling, end of year business wrap ups, and stressful family...

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