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Can dry needling help athletes recover faster?

By Steve Kravitz

Dry needling therapy provides quick relief for muscle strains and can improve flexibility. Steve Kravitz, founder of Steve Kravitz Physical Therapy, outlines how this treatment works, and how it can help… Trey, a member of a well-known theatre cast, strained his calf during a performance. When he came to Gena Thurston, DPT, CIDN of Steve Kravitz Physical […]

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The surprising dangers your children face

By Pete Dunlap

Pete Dunlap, the founder of Digital Detangler, highlights dangers facing children in the modern world, and how parents can help prevent them… When it comes to children, sometimes our zest for safety comes at the expense of real dangers. Having safe areas for playing and sleeping is important, but also consider these dangers that can […]

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Burger fit with Alane Boyd

By Rachel Rowney

Author and entrepreneur Alane Boyd is very candid about her historical struggles with weight loss. After years of yo-yo dieting, a visit to her doctor shocked her into changing her relationship with food. “My whole life, I have struggled with my weight, and I was at a breaking point where I said that I needed […]

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Natural treatments for your seasonal allergies

By Karina Hammer

As allergy seasons draws closer, Karina Hammer a certified holistic wellness coach, offers natural solutions to symptoms… Itchy eyes, runny nose, congestion, and sneezing… If you suffer from any of these symptoms, you are not alone. Nashville ranks in the top 30 “Allergy Capitals”, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. Our immune […]

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Understanding Fibromyalgia

By Angelina Szuch

What is fibromyalgia and what causes it? Angelina Szuch of Banyan Healthcare offers her expert insight… Fibromyalgia is a common but widely misunderstood disorder. People often associate it with widespread muscle and joint pain, stiffness, disrupted sleep and fatigue. Fibromyalgia sufferers frequently complain about struggles with memory or “fibro fog”, anxiety and depression. Symptoms can […]

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Your thyroid is a powerhouse: Three things you should know

By Angel Scott

Fitness, nutrition and lifestyle coach Angel Scott outlines the importance of understanding the role of the thyroid gland in daily health and wellness… Changes in your weight even when your eating and exercise routine is consistent; feeling anxious or depressed even when there is no obvious cause; the ongoing feeling of exhaustion even after an […]

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Anxiety no more!

By Rachel Rowney

Cortney Edmondson, an activist, advocate and motivational speaker, discusses her mental health journey, and the tools that helped her overcome her anxiety… For Cortney Edmondson, it all started with a simple conversation with a stranger. “I’m a Nashville native and I love to meet people who are new to Nashville. I met this guy, and […]

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The benefits of floating

By Rachel Rowney

Floating is emerging as a favorite way to de-stress and relax. To find out more, editor Rachel Rowney visited Float Horizen in Nashville… The popularity of floatation therapy, often within a sensory deprivation tank, has grown significantly in recent years. With claims that it is a powerful way to re-center yourself in a busy world, […]

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Optimizing your health through nutrition

By Lacy Wright

Lacy Wright, dietician, lifestyle eating and performance (LEAP) therapist and speaker at the upcoming Nashville Health & Wellness Fest, reveals how changing her diet saved her life… Sadly enough, it is no surprise that today’s medical statistics point to a rise in obesity, diabetes, chronic illness, and cancer. The average diet reflects a high concentration […]

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An insight into the Enneagram

By Rachel Rowney

The Enneagram personality test has emerged as a hugely popular model and tool for individuals to understand themselves and communicate with others. Editor Rachel Rowney explores the new craze for knowing ‘your type’… If in the last year, you have heard friends, colleagues or family members referring to themselves as a single digit number, or […]

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A Q&A with Chef Charity Morgan

By Rachel Rowney

Charity Morgan has spent over 15 years working as a chef and has recently hit the headlines as a result of her collaboration with several players from the Tennessee Titans, working with them on plant-based diets. Chef Charity sat down with Nashville Health & Wellness Magazine, ahead of her presentation at the Nashville Health & […]

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How to encourage your parents to exercise

By Jim Owen

Remember when you were young and your parents constantly reminded you to stand up straight, eat your vegetables, and go play outside? Those roles often reverse as the years go by. Now you’re the one trying to persuade your parents to do what’s best for them. Grown children understandably get alarmed when they see once-vigorous […]

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